City Closes COVID-19 Testing Site

At the Tuesday, May 25th City Commission meeting. the city manager, Peter Iglesias, pulled his item requesting additional funding in the amount of $50,000 to continue offering Covid-19 testing to residents. The Commission did not feel it made sense to…

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VIDEO: City Holds Press Conference To Mark Phase One Reopening Of Restaurants

Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli and Vice Mayor Vince Lago held a press conference on May 20th, to mark the phase one reopening of restaurants in Coral Gables.

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OPINION: Coral Gables Taxpayers- Backed Into A Corner By The Pension Benefits

By: Katherine Newman, Coral Gables Resident We are running out of choices. In 2001, Coral Gables pension fund was almost fully funded. By 2009, the unfunded deficit had risen to over $165 million. In 2018, even after the stock market…

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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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Coral Gables COVID-19 Testing Site Opens Today

The City of Coral Gables’ COVID-19 testing site will open today, with a capacity of performing 100 COVID-19 tests for residents. As of close of business Thursday, 635 residents had applied for appointments to be tested. The City’s total capacity…

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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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