Council members to discuss special election
MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (WSVN) -- Miami Lakes council members are set to discuss a possible special election in the wake of a corruption scandal. A town meeting has been called for Tuesday afternoon.
This comes as a result of Mayor Michael Pizzi's arrest on extortion charges a week earlier. Vice Mayor Ceasar Mestre took his place two days later.
The City of Sweetwater is in the middle of a similar scandal.
Jose Diaz has officially been sworn into office. Diaz replaces Mayor Manny Marono, who was also arrested last week.
The FBI says Marono was involved in a bribery scheme in connection with federal grants for the city.
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