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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Drought Causes County To Issue Outdoor Water Restrictions

Social Distancing has been accompanied by a period of drought in South Florida. Just today, rain was forecast for Coral Gables, yet most of the City did not see a drop of rain. The drought has caused Miami-Dade to implement…

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Census Numbers Still Lagging In Coral Gables

The 2020 Census is underway, and participation is crucial in order to secure proper funding and representation. However, as of Monday, less than half of all Coral Gables households had submitted their questionnaires. “As of April 13, 2020, the national…

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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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Census Participation

April 1st was Census Day in the United States. However, the Coral Gables response rate is only 43.5% of households. The Census began on March 12th and has been extended through August 14th. Census information is crucial to ensure the…

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Can You Walk On The Ganada Or Biltmore Golf Courses?

NO –  All golf courses around town are closed, however in Coral Gables, the Granada Golf Course has become the city’s own Central Park over the last few weeks. While you can walk on the sidewalks on North or South…

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