Opinion: “Make Coral Gables Count!”

By: Commissioner Michael Mena As we navigate through the challenging issues presented by this unprecedented global pandemic, I want to take a moment to address what may seem like a much more mundane topic: the 2020 U.S. Census. Our first…

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Commission To Hold First Virtual Budget Workshop On Wednesday

On Wednesday, May 13th, the Coral Gables City Commission will hold its first budget workshop virtually via zoom. Residents can watch the workshop through the City’s Zoom account by clicking on the following link: WATCH HERE. The budget workshop will…

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Agenda Now Available For Tomorrow’s Virtual City Commission Meeting

Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 12th at 9:00am the City of Coral Gables will have its regularly scheduled commission meeting virtually via Zoom. Anyone can join by clicking the links below. You can also call-in if you are having difficulty joining the…

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Opinion: All Structures Are Not Historic

By: Coral Gables Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community, the City of Coral Gables has been focused on the well-being of our more than 50,000 residents and our more than 800 team members…

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Developing: COVID-19 Testing

Coral Gables City Manager Peter Iglesias is actively working on bringing additional testing options to residents per the commission’s directive at the April 20th commission meeting. Below are resources the city has in place today to those that meet the…

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$9.9M Financial Shortfall Estimated for Coral Gables

At the request of Vice Mayor Vince Lago to the City Manager Peter Iglesias, Finance Director Diana Gomez prepared an estimate of expected shortfalls to the city’s budget on April 17th, 2020. The document shows a $9,937,000 shortfall for a…

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Coral Gables City Commission Unanimously Votes To Direct Staff To Formulate Plan For Resident COVID-19 Testing

The Coral Gables City Commission has unanimously passed a directive to have the City Manager and staff prepare a plan to offer resident testing within the City of Coral Gables. The motion was made by Commissioner Jorge L. Fors Jr.,…

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Virtual City Commission Meeting – Participate in your Government & Stay Informed!

Tomorrow, Tuesday April 21st at 9:00am the City of Coral Gables will have its regularly scheduled commission meeting virtually via Zoom. Anyone can join by clicking the links below. You can also call-in if you are having difficulty joining the…

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Miami-Dade County Steps In As Coral Gables Ignores Calls From Residents To Offer COVID-19 Testing

Municipalities throughout South Florida are seeking ways to find the exact impact of COVID-19 and facilitate testing within their city limits. Some municipalities are going as far as offering in-home testing for their residents. However, Coral Gables administration has been…

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Commissioner Jorge L. Fors, Jr. And Wife, Devyn, Welcome New Daughter

Coral Gables Commissioner Jorge L. Fors, Jr. and wife, Devyn, welcomed their new daughter into the world on the weekend of March 29th. Fors posted the following on Facebook, “This past weekend Devyn M. Fors and I welcomed our second…

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