Month: October 2019

Miami Beach Holds Sustainability and Resiliency Committee Session on October 23rd

Commissioner Samuelian shared the most significant news coming out of yesterday’s session may be regarding the delayed Palm-Hibiscus project, and an explanation of the hold-up by Miami-Dade’s Department of Environmental Resources Management (DERM). “The Palm-Hibiscus project, which started in 2016 has been significantly delayed causing much angst and concern with residents” Samuelian shared. “[During that time] …

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He ran Miami-Dade’s ethics commission. Now he’s the new watchdog for Miami Beach.

Miami Beach commissioners unanimously voted Wednesday to allow the city attorney to negotiate a contract with Centorino, encouraging him to focus on identifying wasteful spending. “It’s all about efficiency,” said Commissioner Mark Samuelian. “This is an exciting day for Miami Beach. It is a great day for good government.” … At Wednesday’s meeting, Miami Beach commissioners …

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If Florida makes energy efficiency a priority, we’ll save money and combat climate change

BY MARK SAMUELIAN Florida is at a critical energy turning point. The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) is reviewing the Florida Energy Efficiency Conservation Act (FEECA), which means it can establish better energy efficiency goals for our utilities and improve how they are measuring energy efficiency. The PSC can meet our state’s energy needs, cut …

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