Burn and Fire Prevention SWAT Team visited dozens of Westchester homes

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Commissioner Souto sponsored an event along with FPL called “Safer Homes, Fewer Burns” to help residents prevent electrical and fire injuries. Florida Power & Light Company, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and the UM/JM Burn Center at Jackson’s Ryder Trauma Center Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Commissioner Javier D. Souto, Fire Marshall Chief Arthur L. Holmes, Jr., […]

October 12th, 2012: District 10 Updates

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Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9 AM to 5 PM Town Hall Meetings Twice a Month 2nd Thursday at West Dade Regional Library (9445 Coral Way) & 4th Thursday at Winston Park Club House (8100 SW 132 Ave.) Saturday-At-The-Park: On Hold Mobile Office is undergoing repairs. Sidewalk Project Commissioner Souto would like to inform the residents of […]

Commissioner Souto’s Response to Miami Today News Editorial

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I read your editorial commentary “As big issues wait, commissioners fritter away ‘free’ time.” In the editorial you mentioned my concerns with regards to soccer park approval of a finding of necessity for a proposed Miami-Dade County Regional Soccer Park and Stadium to be located at theoretical 9000 NW 58 Street. This application is being […]

Military discount for Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces

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Commissioner Souto’s proposal to amend the Fee Schedule for the Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces Department to create a Military Discount Fee was adopted by the Board of County Commissioners within the County’s annual budget last week. The Parks Department previously offered Military discounts which included 25% on golf course, with the exemption of Crandon […]

Resolution requesting professional venues for little league & high school finals

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Commissioner Souto is sponsoring a Resolution urging our professional sports franchises to make their professional sports stadiums and facilities available in Miami-Dade County to serve as host facilities for County finals tournaments. For instance the Marlins Stadium would serve as the venue for the County’s little league finals, as well as the high school baseball […]

Update: Sweetwater continues joint efforts with F.I.U. as partners to take parts of Westchester and Fontainebleau

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As you have read in previous editions of our update, the City of Sweetwater has been secretly planning for almost three years to expand its borders to take not only the Dolphin Mall in Doral, which they took last year, but also to expand into Fontainebleau and Westchester to take political control of these two […]

September 28th, 2012: District 10 Updates

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Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9 AM to 5 PM Town Hall Meetings Twice a Month 2nd Thursday at West Dade Regional Library (9445 Coral Way) & 4th Thursday at Winston Park Club House (8100 SW 132 Ave.) Saturday-At-The-Park: On Hold Mobile Office is undergoing repairs. Commissioner Souto on the County Channel Tune to: “Getting To Know […]

Legislation Update: Guardrails

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Commissioner Javier D. Souto’s ordinance extending the guardrail requirements of a safety barrier to include parking lots near bodies of water in unincorporated Miami-Dade was approved on Wednesday by the Infrastructure & Land Use Committee. The new ordinance stipulates that guardrails would be required when new parking lots are constructed, while owners of existing parking […]

Legislation Update: Adopt-A-Pet

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Commissioner Souto is sponsoring two resolutions regarding Adopt-A-Pet which were approved on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at the Health and Public Safety Committee and will go before the Board of County Commissioners in November for final approval. The first resolution requests that the Mayor develop a program to host monthly adoption events at Miami-Dade County […]

Speed Humps Installation in Horse Country

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Commissioner Souto would like to announce that the first speed humps ever installed in Unincorporated Miami-Dade County have recently been installed at SW 122 Avenue between SW 56 Street and 72 Street in Horse Country. This installation is part of a larger road calming project consisting of traffic circles and speed humps throughout the Horse […]

The Sweetwater Application for Annexation

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On September 6th, the City of Sweetwater submitted an application to the Clerk of the Board for the An­nexation of portions of Fontainebleau and West­chester, which will now be sent to the Planning Advi­sory Board for analysis. We have been reporting for months about the city’s ambitious plans to expand its borders to take important […]

Free Bumper Stickers Available At Our Office

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We have these two bumper stickers available free of charge at our district office. We cover many neighborhoods and communities, but residents and voters of these two crucial communities in our district are highly organized and vigilant of anything that may endanger their area and their future. Note: If you live in any other neighborhood […]

2012 Budget

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Commissioner Souto voted in favor of adopting the Miami-Dade County FY 2012-13 Budget on Thursday, September 20, 2012. The FY 2012-13 Adopted Budget further reduces the tax rates by a combined two percent, to offset the growth in prop­erty values. This Adopted Budget includes $4.3 million less in property tax revenue than the FY 2011-12 […]

Rio Cristal Restaurant, 9872 Bird Road

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This week Commissioner Souto would like to recognize a restaurant that has been in business for over 40 years. Rio Cristal is located in the heart of Westchester, 9872 Bird Road. It is world famous for their steak and mountain of fries, very thinly cut. Their food is delicious. They are rated one of the […]


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