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Grants works in partnership with Departments and Offices to research, compose, edit, and submit Federal, State, Local, and Foundation funding opportunities to support the goals and objectives of the 2025 Strategic Plan.

Additional functions include:

  • Serve as Town liaison to grant funding organizations to ensure effective communication throughout the grant process.
  • Assist Departments and Offices to execute grant contracts and agreements.
  • Provide technical and grant administration support to Departments and Offices.
  • Ensure Project Managers maintain fiscal and performance oversight of grant funded programs, projects, and services.
  • Provide grant related informational support to the Finance Department to establish and manage fiscal accounts.
  • Provide grant related informational support to Procurement for competitive bids and continuing services contracts.
  • Compose and submit applicable progress, expenditure, desk monitoring, and close-out grant reporting requirements.
  • Assist the Town Manager’s Office with completing legislative appropriation requests to acquire discretionary funding for capital projects.

 

 Please see below list of awards for FY 16-17

  • Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant- Countywide (JAGC) for the Town's School Resource Officer Project (OT) in amount of $4,419.
  • Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Grant for the Miami Lakes GREEN 2.0 Project in the amount of $541,494 to construct bike lanes and a landscaped path along NW 146th Street between NW 89th Avenue and NW 87th Avenue
  • Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Highway Beautification Grant for the SR 826/NW 154th Street Landscape and Hardscape Improvements Project in the amount of $100,000 
  • Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant – Direct (2017-JAGD-1913) for the Town’s School Resource Officer Project in the amount of $4,838
  • Street Tree Matching /Neat Streets Miami Grant for the Miami Lakes West Lakes Reforestation Project Phase I in the amount of $15,000
  • General Appropriations for the Miami Lakes Canal Bank Stabilization of Drainage Canal - Phase II, in the amount of $1,000,000.
  • Saris Bike Parking Giveaway-Bike Parking Facilities for Royal Oaks Park Community Center ($800 value)
  • Transportation Alternatives Program - Miami Lakes NW 59th Avenue Transportation Improvements Project - $1,000,000
  • Transportation Alternatives Program - Miami Lakes NW 79th Court Transportation Improvements Project – $1,000,000

 

 Grant Awards

 

 

For more information about Miami Lakes grant activity, please contact:

Renée N. Jéan, MPA
Grants Writer and Administrator
(305) 364-6100 x1225
jeanr@miamilakes-fl.gov

The Town of Miami Lakes continues to embody its motto: "Growing Beautifully." Nurturing its commitment to green living, the Town of Miami Lakes operates the Miami Lakes Moover on one route throughout town! This FREE bus operates as a fixed-route circulator providing connections to existing Metrobus stops and Metrorail, via the Ludlam Limited Route, with a terminal point at Main Street. The Miami Lakes Moover runs Monday through Friday during peak morning (6:00-10:00AM) and peak evening (2:15-7:00PM). Buses arrive approximately every 25 minutes.

Track the Miami Lakes Moovers!

Miami Lakes Moover riders can now track the Moovers in real-time from your computer! Click here to access the online tracking portal to see where the Moovers are and when they'll arrive at your location.

iPhone and Android smartphone users can now track the Moovers from your phones! The smartphone app is available for download on both platforms. The Moover tracking app features a real-time map, a list of stop locations, and service updates. To download search for "TSO Miami Lakes Trolley".

Riders can also call or text to receive real-time arrival information for the Moovers. You can call (305) 771-0690 and enter the stop number when prompted or text "Moover (stop#)" (Example: Moover 101) to 41411 to receive information about when the next Moover will arrive at your stop.

Amenities

To accommodate all passengers, each circulator is equipped with bike racks, flip seats, and ADA-compliant wheelchair ramps. In a concerted effort to improve quality of life in the Town, this service will minimize traffic congestion and commute times and improve mobility.

The Town also offers On-Demand bus services Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 3:15 pm and Sunday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. A 24-hour call-ahead reservation is required. To reserve a pick-up, please call Town Hall during regular business hours of Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm.

If you are interested in using the Miami Lakes Moover, please see the  Moover Route Map. Call (305) 364-6100 to make a reservation for on-demand services.

For information on the Town of Miami Lakes Title VI Program, visit the Title VI Information page.

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Miami Dade Transit

Miami-Dade Transit is the 15th largest public transit system in the USA, and the largest transit agency in the state of Florida.

Currently, Miami-Dade Transit records over 353,000 daily (weekday) boardings on Metrobus, Metrorail, Metromover and STS combined.

Miami-Dade Transit serves the Town of Miami Lakes via six different routes; 29,54,73,75,135,267 all of which connect to our local Moover Bus Route. For detailed MDT schedules please click here.

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SFCS  is a one-stop shop for commuter information for programs and services in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, and St. Lucie counties. The program is dedicated to improving traffic conditions by promoting alternatives to drive-alone commuting.

To learn more about how you can save money, by carpooling, vanpooling, tax incentives all while reducing your stress and pollution, please click here

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