(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- Miami-Dade County Commissioner Rebeca Sosa was appointed to the South Florida Regional Planning Council by Chairman Dennis C. Moss during the Board of County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, February 2, 2010.
The Council's mission is to identify the long-term challenges and opportunities facing Southeast Florida and assist the Region's leaders in developing and implementing creative strategies that result in more prosperous and equitable communities, a healthier and cleaner environment, and a more vibrant economy.
The Council is a planning and public policy agency. Activities respond to statutory requirements as well as the needs of member units of local government. The policy document that guides all of the Council's activities is the Strategic Regional Policy Plan for South Florida.
"It is a great honor to serve on the board of an organization that plays such an important role in advancing regional transportation," said Commissioner Sosa. "I look forward to working to develop consensus among membership and furthering South Florida Regional Planning Council initiatives."
About Commissioner Sosa
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Rebeca Sosa was elected to the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners in June 2001 to represent the residents of District 6 and has been re-elected twice - most recently in September 2006. Since joining the Board of County Commissioners, Commissioner Sosa has submitted legislation designed to improve the quality of life for the residents of her district and Miami-Dade County.