Village Department


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BUILDING DEPARTMENT

The Building Department is responsible to enforce all State, County and Municipal construction and building related codes in a client sensitive manner. Building inspections ensure compliance with the Miami Shores Village Code, the Florida Building Code and all other applicable State and Federal codes.

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CODE COMPLIANCE

Code Compliance Division performs community-wide inspections to maintain the highest standards of Miami Shores Village. By forging an alliance with the community and its residents, the division staff is able to achieve an exceptionally high compliancy percentage..

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FINANCE

The Finance Department is responsible for ensuring the safety and integrity of the Village's financial resources. The department provides relevant and timely financial data to the public and assures that the safeguarding of procurement practices are followed

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LIBRARY

Brockway Memorial Library provides residents with free access to materials in a variety of formats. The library staff is committed to providing patrons with a high level of personal, educational and professional needs. The library promotes community enrichment and individual achievement through reading and cultural programs.

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PLANNING AND ZONING DEPARTMENT

The Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for both long range and short range planning functions. Planning maintains and updates the Village’s Comprehensive Plan and the Land Development Regulations. All development plans are reviewed for conformity with these two guiding documents.

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POLICE DEPARTMENT

The Miami Shores Police Department is a community-oriented police agency with the philosophy that the community and the police should work together to resolve problems that negatively affect the community. The mission of the Department is to serve all people within the Village with the utmost respect, fairness and compassion.

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PUBLIC WORKS

The Public Works Department is a large, full service organization providing maintenance and repair, and operation of City infrastructure, including utility systems and City buildings and facilities. The Department is also responsible for the City's cleanliness, and manages the solid waste collection and disposal program.

The Department is represented by a multitude of professional, semi-professional and licensed disciplines working in Administration, Streets and Stormwater, Parks and Recreation Maintenance, Fleet Maintenance and Sanitation Divisions.

The Administration Division directs all public works departments in conducting their operations and achieving their goals.

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RECREATION

The Recreation Department strives to provide the residents of Miami Shores Village with the best in leisure programs and recreational facilities. The Department is comprised of several divisions: Administration, Aquatic Center, Athletics, Community Center, Tennis Center and Special Events.

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VILLAGE CLERK

The Village Clerk serves as the secretary to the Village Council. The Clerk is responsible for preparing Council meeting agendas and minutes, supervision of the village boards and committees, preparing and processing contracts, resolutions, ordinances, proclamations, publishing public notices as required by law; and administering the publication of the Village Code and Charter.

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VILLAGE MANAGER

The Village Manager acts as Chief Executive Officer of the Village and is appointed to the position by the Village Council. The Manager supervises and coordinates all village departments, appoints the department directors, prepares the annual budget for presentation to the Council, makes reports and recommendations to the Council and conducts the day-to-day operations of the Village.