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STREETS DEPARTMENT


The Streets Department has jurisdiction over 427 miles of public right-of-way owned by the City of Hialeah. Administration consists of the Streets Department Director and his administrative staff. The Director sets performance standards, prepares and oversees the department budget, provides operation planning and direction, interrelates with the Mayor and City Council on department matters, and manages department personnel. The other work units consist of Maintenance, Construction, Engineering, and the Stormwater Utility Program.

The Department is responsible for planning, designing, constructing, and maintaining the City's public right-of-ways. It is also responsible for issuing right-of-way work permits and inspecting all construction taking place there. The Streets Department, through interagency agreement with the Miami-Dade County Public Works Department, maintains the secondary canal system right-of-way landscaping located in the City above the waterline. The Department's Stormwater Utility Program administers the City's federal NPDES stormwater discharge permit, the stormwater fee billing system, stormwater master planning, and other related stormwater management program requirements.
 




PUBLIC NOTICE

NEAT STREETS Miami AWards Street Tree Grant to CITY OF HIALEAH

CITY OF HIALEAH, Florida, July 21, 2016 –In an effort to expand Miami-Dade’s tree canopy by leveraging local resources, Neat Streets Miami awarded CITY OF HIALEAH a Street Tree Matching grant for its West 24th Avenue & West 76th Street Roadway Planting Project. Neat Streets Miami launched the street tree program this year to help advance the Million Trees Miami initiative, a community-wide effort to plant one million trees and achieve a 30 percent tree canopy cover by 2020 in Miami-Dade County.

Neat Streets Miami is a multi-jurisdictional county board dedicated to the maintenance and beautification of transportation corridors, gateways and connections.  “We know that by working with our partners and leveraging resources, planting 1 million trees by 2020 becomes a much more achievable goal,” said Neat Streets Miami Chairman, Miami-Dade Commissioner Dennis C. Moss, District 9. “Cities awarded funds this first year of our program should be very proud of their efforts to green their communities – they are providing cooler, more inviting environments with these investments.”

As part of this project, CITY OF HIALEAH will plant 97 (Species: Live Oak, Mahogany, Pink Tabebuia, Dwarf Poinciana, Weeping Bottlebrush, Yellow Elder) trees to provide shade and beautify their community.  The planting will take place along West 24th Avenue between 68th and 76th Street and along West 76th Street between 24th and 28th Avenue.



About Million Trees Miami and Neat Streets Miami

Launched by Neat Streets Miami, the Million Trees Miami Campaign is a community-wide effort to plant one million trees by 2020 in order to achieve a 30 percent tree canopy cover for Miami-Dade County. Neat Streets Miami is a multi-jurisdictional county board dedicated to the maintenance and beautification of transportation corridors, gateways and connections. For more information about Neat Streets Miami visit: neatstreetsmiami.com.