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For Immediate Release:
May 08, 2015
Media Contact:
Trenae Floyd
trenae@miamidade.gov
305-375-5694

Residents turn out to sing praises, express concerns about Miami-Dade County services


Left: District 1 Commissioner Barbara Jordan shares the floor with Water and Sewer Director Lester Sola as they answer questions from residents.   Middle: Solid Waste Deputy Director Paul Mauriello fields questions regarding home chemical centers.   Right: Miami-Dade Police Director J.D. Patterson shares news with the audience about the reduction of crime in the police district that covers Northwest Miami-Dade County.

(MIAMI, FL) – Residents in Northwest Miami-Dade County had plenty to say during Commissioner Barba J. Jordan’s community meeting held recently at Joella C. Good Elementary School.  One by one, residents took to the microphone singing the praises of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and the Police departments. Others expressed concerns about Solid Waste, Public Works and other utility-related services provided by Miami-Dade County.

“Forums such as these allow me to gauge the effectiveness of Miami-Dade County,” said Commissioner Jordan. “After hearing compliments and complaints, I am able to draft legislation that enhances and strengthens the quality of life for people in District 1.”

Also on hand to address issues raised by residents were representatives from the Mayor’s Office and the departments of Water and Sewer, Transit, Regulatory and Economic Resources, Waste Management, Parks and Recreation, Fire Rescue, and Police. Miami Ocean Studios Chairman Rodolfo Paiz delivered a presentation regarding the upcoming film studio slated to open on a portion of the Landmark property.