Governor Rick Scott signed HB 113 making it a third-degree felony for an adult to knowingly distribute or post harmful materials to a minor on public or private school property. The signing ceremony took place at Hialeah Gardens Elementary School where Governor Scott was joined by Chairwoman Sosa, Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho, school board members and students.
Dr. Richard Zakheim
Chairwoman Sosa presented a proclamation honoring Dr. Richard Zakheim, founder of Miami Children’s Hospital’s Cardiology Department. Serving as its director from 1977 until 2002, Dr. Zakheim and his staff led the pediatric cardiology division to become a world leader in the care of children with congenital heart disorders.
Liga Contra el Cancer
Chairwoman Sosa attended the League Against Cancer’s 38th annual telethon at the Miami-Dade County Fair and Exposition. She presented a donation check on behalf of Miami-Dade County and a proclamation honoring the organization’s president, Dr. Luis Villa, Jr., and its executive vice president, Adriana Cora.
Governor Rick Scott along with Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa and members of the Board of County Commissioners held a hurricane preparedness news conference today at the Miami-Dade Emergency Operations Center. Please visit www.miamidade.gov/hurricane/ to learn more on how you can stay prepared!
Welcome to District 6
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District 6 e-Newsletter!
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Ordinance urging for frequent unannounced inspections and monitoring of establishments that provide food services for seniors
Chairwoman Sosa sponsored an ordinance urging the Florida Department of Health, the Miami-Dade County Health Department, and the Florida Department of Elder Affairs to take necessary measures to ensure that establishments throughout Miami-Dade County that cook, prepare, and/or package food that is served to seniors, through adult nutrition service programs, are subject to frequent unannounced inspections and monitoring. The ordinance will ensure that the services provided by these establishments are in accordance with Florida law, County ordinance, and minimum standards of hygiene. Chairwoman Sosa aims to continue protecting and promoting the health, safety, and general welfare of the elderly Miami-Dade County residents, many of which who rely on the adult nutrition service programs and are homebound, frail, or financially needy.
Resolution for Senior Zones in County parks
Chairwoman Sosa sponsored a resolution directing the County mayor, or designee, to study and make a report on the feasibility of designated areas at regional County parks as “Senior Zones” and installing within these areas outdoor exercise equipment for senior citizens. Miami-Dade County has a large population of elderly residents and they would benefit from being more active and healthy in an outdoor setting
Ordinance on codesignation of Miami-Dade County roads, facilities or property
The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners adopted Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa’s ordinance calling for the Commission Auditor to complete background research on any person, organization, place or thing that is the subject of a naming, renaming or codesignation of Miami-Dade County roads, facilities or property. The Board honors individuals and organizations that have made a direct and significant contribution to Miami-Dade County. Proposed naming, renaming or codesignation is sponsored by the Commissioner of the district where the property is located. All proposals require a public hearing followed by a vote from the Board.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Wed Jun 5, 2013 9:04:48 AM
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