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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COVID-19 Testing In Coral Gables?

Is Coral Gables working on providing testing for Gables residents? Residents are wondering if Coral Gables will provide in-home testing services like other municipalities in Miami-Dade County or at least a drive-through location. This week the Village of Key Biscayne…

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7000 Old Cutler Road

Remember that time when Coral Gables almost grossly overpaid a property at the Cocoplum (Cartagena) Circle to build a fire station and park? The city wanted to purchase a property located at 7000 Old Cutler Road for a fire station…

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Virtual City Commission Meeting Today At 9:00AM

The City Commission Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 31 @ 9:00am will be held as a VIRTUAL MEETING with elected officials and City staff participating through video conferencing. This virtual meeting will be held on the Zoom platform used by…

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