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Increasing Public Trust with Financial Transparency

The City of Coral Gables is committed to increasing public trust by promoting a more accountable and open government. A Financial Transparency Portal is now available, transforming complex financial information into simple-to-understand charts that answer common questions about tax dollars spending. The City of Coral Gables has partnered with OpenGov, a platform that allows users to manipulate data in a number of ways using filters and drill down options for easy reading. If you're interested in knowing what the City spends money on, how much money is spent on Public Safety, or where the general fund revenues come from, click here.
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We're Back to Beautiful on Miracle Mile

It's time to officially unveil the new Miracle Mile at the Back to Beautiful Celebration scheduled for Saturday, April 14 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Live music will fill our Downtown streets, shops along each block will host their own activities, plus other fun performances will make this a great free community event. Free event parking is available 5-10 p.m. in City Garages 1, 2 and 6. Miracle Mile will remain open to vehicular traffic. Read more...
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Application to the County for Annexation of High Pines/Ponce-Davis Moves Forward

On March 27th, the Coral Gables City Commission approved the submission of an application to Miami-Dade County for the potential annexation of High Pines/Ponce-Davis into the City of Coral Gables. The City conducted two community meetings in the area since April 2017 to share information with community residents and obtain a preliminary impression of their interest in becoming part of the City Beautiful. Coral Gables received 651 signed petitions, or 27.3% of all voters from High Pines/Ponce-Davis, supporting the annexation. For the entire area, 60% of responding registered voters support annexation. The County will now review the annexation application, and if favorable, a referendum on annexation will be held among registered voters of High Pines/Ponce-Davis, who will ultimately decide whether to be part of Coral Gables. Read more...
Look Up to the Sky: Colorful Umbrellas!

Coming soon to an open plaza near you.... The City of Coral Gables is partnering with the Coral Gables Community Foundation and Downtown Coral Gables for the temporary installation of these colorful umbrellas that will add a touch of fun to the Giralda Plaza. You'll be singing and smiling in the rain!  Read more...
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Be Good to the Planet on Earth Week

The City of Coral Gables is celebrating Earth Week this April 14-22, culminating with Earth Day on Sunday, April 22. To highlight the importance of natural resource conservation and environmental preservation, you're invited to the following events:
  •  April 14-15, 11 a.m.: Watch the film "Landfill Harmonic" about an orchestra in Paraguay made up entirely of instruments made from trash. Coral Gables Art Cinema. Tickets are $5 and available here
  • April 17, 7 p.m.: Watch the environmental film "Racing Extinction" about the hidden world of endangered species. Coral Gables Art Cinema. Tickets are $8 and available here
  • April 21, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Drop off your hazardous waste and old electronics at the Coral Gables Household Hazardous Waste Collection at City Hall Parking Lot , 405 Biltmore Way. The event is free. Read more...
  • Through April 30: Take the Wyland National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation and a chance to win great prizes. www.mywaterpledge.com. Dump your car: take the 2018 South Florida Commuter Challenge Pledge by choosing instead public transit, carpooling, walking, bicycling or teleworking. www.surveymonkey.com/r/YVBF3M6.
For more information on the City's Environmental initiatives, click here.
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A Journey to Wellness, Free for Gables Residents

Thanks to the Development Agreement between the City of Coral Gables and the University of Miami, Coral Gables residents can participate in a preventive health series, free of charge. Journey to Wellness takes place on Saturday, April 14 from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the Lennar Foundation Medical Center, 5555 Ponce de Leon Boulevard. Learn about the vegan diet and hear from UHealth experts from Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Cardiology, and the Comprehensive Diabetes Center.  Activities include free health screenings, a healthy cooking demo, a free yoga session (please bring your own mat) and raffle prizes. Free parking is available at the Ponce Parking Garage. Read more...
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Now Hiring for Summer Positions

The City is actively recruiting for summer positions such as camp counselors and coordinators, lifeguards, concession specialists, park attendants, recreation program assistants and more. Teens from 16 years of age and up can apply depending on the vacancy, so please check the details of each job description. If you are interested in applying, or know of someone looking for a fun summer job, click here.
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Gables Outreach Program Offers Free Health Services

Thanks to a grant from the Coral Gables Community Foundation, the Regis House is offering free mental health and substance abuse services for families, and individuals who live, work, study or participate in activities in the City of Coral Gables. The Gables Outreach Program provides access to outstanding care and support for clients and families with stigmatized issues that have inundated our community. Interested parties should contact Regis House Little Havana at 305-642-7600 or Regis House Palmetto Bay at 305-254-1928, or email to info@regishouse.org . Read more...  
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Meet Your Neighborhood Team Leader: Officer Bo Williams

If you are a Coral Gables resident living south of Coral Way and north of Bird Road, east of Red Road and west of Douglas Road, Officer Bo Williams is the officer you want to know. He is your area's Neighborhood Team Leader (NTL), one of four specially trained police officers assigned to specific neighborhoods focused on delivering customized police services. NTL Williams works closely with his assigned area to identify and address issues related to crime, traffic and quality of life. You can reach out to NTL Williams by phone at 786-562-6944 or email at ntlwilliams@coralgables.com .
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Stop Aggressive Driving

Speeding is one of the most prevalent behaviors in aggressive driving. Other ways of aggressive behavior on the road are: failure to yield to the right-of-way, improper lane change, improper passing, following too closely and disregarding traffic control. Read more...
Magic and mystery of my Cuba
Caribbean Community Day
Magic and Mystery of My Cuba
Reception: Friday, April 6, 7 p.m.
Books & Books
265 Aragon Avenue
Free Caribbean Community Day
Saturday, April 7, 12-3 p.m.
Lowe Art Museum
1301 Stanford Drive
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Traffic: Allow extra time to reach your destination and obey all posted signs and speed limits.

FDOT is doing drainage work on Bird Road (SW 40 Street) and Red Road (SW 57 Avenue) until April. Expect a right lane closure along Bird Road traveling westbound from Alhambra Circle to Red Road, and a right turn lane closure along SW 57 Avenue.

FDOT is doing roadway construction work along LeJeune Road (SW 42 Avenue) at Bird Road (SW 40 Street) until April. Construction will be done on stages and will require to periodically close travel lanes.

FDOT is doing a roadway project along Bird Road from SW 58 Avenue to Alhambra Circle until May. This will require to periodically close travel lanes.
FDOT is doing roadway construction along LeJeune Road from Almeria Avenue to Majorca Avenue until June. This will require to periodically close travel lanes.

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