SoLē Mia is committed to ensuring that at least 10% of the estimated 14,000 short- and long-term jobs are filled by City of North Miami residents, but is targeting to employ City of North Miami Residents to fill at least 25% of the jobs. Additional jobs and training opportunities are open and will increase as the project moves forward, so it is important to register with the Local Preference Office (LPO) in advance in order to be contacted and placed when opportunities become available.
In order to qualify for Local Preference you must meet one of the following:
Be a residents of the City of North Miami
Have a business physically located within the City that is current in its payment of business taxes to the City
Have a business which employs such number of residents o the City that equals or exceeds 10% of such business' total staff
Have a business that has agreed to subcontract no less than 10% of the total value of the contract in question to a business whose offices are physically located within the City and is current in its payment of business taxes to the City.