The City of Miami Springs will have its first Public Council Meeting since the emergency declaration due to the Coronavirus.  The meeting will be held on Monday, April 20th at 6pm, but it won’t be held at City Hall.  Instead, the city will be hosting a virtual meeting.  The details of how the council members and staff will join the meeting were not clear, but it’s likely to be a Zoom type meeting.

The public will be able to participate by calling in to the virtual public meeting.  The call in numbers is 305-805-5151 then input the Meeting ID: 863-7957-4137 followed by #.  You will not have to enter a participant ID, so just hit # again when prompted.

Members of the public may email their public comments to the City in advance of the meeting. Please email the City at by 12:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting with the subject line “PUBLIC COMMENT” and the following information in the body of the email:

  • Your Name
  • Address
  • if you are a hired Consultant or City Employee
  • if you are engaged in Lobbying Activities and/or representing an organization

The City asks that you limit your comments to no more than 350 words. Public comments received via email may be read into the record during the public comment portion of the agenda, if any.

If there is a public comment portion of the agenda or the City Council opens a matter for public comment, live remote public comments will be accepted as follows:

By telephone:
To ask to speak during the meeting, please press *9 from your telephone. You will be called on to speak during public comments and identified by the last 4-digits of your telephone number. During the virtual meeting, when your name or last 4-digits of your telephone number is called, you will be unmuted and you may deliver your comments. Please be sure to be in a quiet area to avoid unnecessary noise. Please provide the following information before delivering your comments:

  • Your Name
  • Address
  • if you are a hired Consultant
  • City Employee
  • if you are engaged in Lobbying Activities and/or representing an organization

A time limit may be imposed for each speaker during public comment. Your cooperation is appreciated in observing the time limit.


The meeting will be all about COVID-19.

  • Reviewing virtual meeting procedures
  • COVID-19 Updates from all the Department Heads
    • City Manager William Alonso Overall Report
    • Tom Nash, Public Works Director, on Public Works and Sanitation Activities and Safety Measures
    • Police Chief Armando Guzman, Police Activities and Manpower Safety Measures
    • Omar Luna, Recreation Director, on Recreation Activities
    • Tammy Key, Senior Center Manager, Update on Senior Center Operations and Food for Seniors
    • Paul O’Dell, Golf Director, Golf Course Update
    • Ulises Fernandez, Building Official and Code Enforcement Director, update of Building and Permitting Activities
    • Council Comments/Questions
  • Public Comments (See information above regarding how to participate)

NOTE:  Public commentary can be about anything to do with the City of Miami Springs, including providing feedback on the new Circle that is sure to back up more traffic on the Circle and send cars into the interior streets of Miami Springs.  As stated above, you can email your comments in advance or call in to speak live during this portion of the meeting.

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