Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 21, 2008
Mayor Matti Bower keeps her promise to hear the voice of the people in Miami Beach, Florida with the "Mayor on the Move" program which brings Miami Beach's City Hall into the local neighborhoods for community outreach meetings.
The first "Mayor on the Move" program held on Monday March 17 at 6:00 PM at the Miami Beach Hispanic Community Center located at 1701 Normandy Drive was very successful.
In attendance with Mayor Bower and North Beach Commissioners Richard Steinberg, Deede Weithorn and Jonah Wolfson, there was City Manager Jorge Gonzalez, Assistant City Managers Hilda Fernandez and Bob Middaugh, Police Chief Carlos Noriega and Officers Angel Vasquez and Julio Blanco, Director of Public Works Fred Beckmann, Director of Parks and Recreation Kevin Smith, Director of Parking Saul Frances, Director of CIP Jorge Chartrand, Director of Neighborhood Services (Code Compliance) Vivian Guzman and other City staffers.
"We had a real conversation with the residents and they were very impressed that we actually did bring City Hall into their neighborhood," said Mayor Bower, who is looking forward to the next Mayor on the Move Program on April 14 at 6:00 PM at the Miami Beach Community Church on Lincoln Road.
"Everyone is welcome," said the Mayor. "We want to hear what's on your mind."
About Mayor Bower
Matti Herrera Bower was chosen Tuesday November 20th, 2007 at a run-off election by a commanding 54 percent popular vote to her opponent's 46 percent. She is the city's first female and Cuban-American Mayor. For more info on Mayor Bower see http://www.miamibeachfl.gov/newcity/cityhall/comm_bower.asp