As we continue our recovery and cleanup efforts, please visit the Emergency website for the latest information on openings and closings in Miami-Dade County.
Welcome to District 7
Your parks, garbage and recycling pickup days, school boundaries, voting precincts and much more.
Miami-Dade Youth Pre-Apprenticeship Career and Technical Training program
Commissioner Suarez will help launch the program during National Apprenticeship Week Nov. 13 to 19. Students will complete 150 classroom training hours per year during their junior and senior years, receiving instruction from a certified teacher in their choice of among 13 trades.
Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program
The 2017 Mom and Pop Small Business Program provides financial and technical assistance to qualified small businesses. Applications are no longer available.
Commissioner Suarez's Sea Level Rise Memo
Read Commissioner Xavier Suarez's comprehensive memorandum on the topic of Sea Level Rise in Miami-Dade County.
Action Plans for Miami-Dade County
Commissioner Suarez encourages all Miami-Dade and District 7 residents to read through his proposals for enhancing the quality of life in Miami-Dade County. Please send any and all praise, comments, or concerns to email@example.com.
2014 Task Force Report
As a follow-up to my 2011 Task Force Report, I’ve laid out a series of recommendations to streamline Miami-Dade County, increase our ability to provide essential services to the public and address the long-term disparity that plagues our county.
Statement about the Coconut Grove Playhouse
I’m pleased to share that Miami-Dade County, in partnership with Florida International University (FIU) has reached the final step in a long process of transferring ownership of the Coconut Grove Playhouse from the State of Florida, to the County. This facility will be jointly run and managed by both the County and FIU, going forward. In a presentation today at the Cultural Affairs & Recreation Committee Meeting, Cultural Arts Director Michael Spring reported that the County has completed all of the required Title transfer documents, and completed all of the required encumbrances from the State and the Title company. This will allow Miami-Dade County to satisfy the State and comply with the Cabinet’s requirements, in conjunction with the Title company. The encumbrances were initially well over $3.5 million, but through hard work and negotiations in good faith by all parties, the County has negotiated down the encumbrances to less than $120,000 in total.
Director Spring informed our office this afternoon that the State has just granted their approval of all of the documents, and the transfer is now complete. Miami-Dade County and FIU are now co-lessees. He also indicated that they have worked in conjunction with the State, every step of the way, to effect a smooth transfer of Title. Congratulations to Director Spring, along with all staff involved – job well done, and mission accomplished!
Onwards and Upwards – let’s move forward with the Playhouse and restore it for the benefit of all in our Community!
Imagine Miami: A vision for the future of Miami-Dade County
Commissioner Suarez proposes several projects in various areas of Miami-Dade to enhance the region's natural beauty while adding practicality for residents, commuters, and visitors.
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