Welcome to District 8
Welcome to the District 8 website! I am honored to serve as your representative. District 8 encompasses Palmetto Bay, Cutler Bay, Homestead, and unincorporated areas of South Dade.
This website is your connection to County government. Visit here periodically to find the latest information on County services, programs, and legislation that affects you. Please feel free to contact my office with any questions and concerns you may have – I am here to serve you.
Your parks, garbage and recycling pickup days, school boundaries, voting precincts and much more.
On Guard for Seniors
As one nears retirement age, it is prudent to formulate a sound plan to secure one’s economic security and have peace of mind. Our Golden Years, you should be a time to relax, enjoy the company of good friends and families without the worries of financial insecurity, scams, and the dreaded epidemic of identity theft. April is National Financial Literacy Month, and it only makes sense for all of us to have a financial plan in place. The Florida Department of Financial Services has a wealth of information you can use to safeguard your financial security. It’s all at your fingertips in the April edition of “Dollars & Sense.”
Vice Chair Lynda Bell to ''roll up her sleeves'' to become "Employee for a Day'' at YMCA in South Dade
Commission Vice Chair Lynda Bell will be "rolling up her sleeves" as an "Employee for a Day" on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, beginning at 4:00 pm, at the YMCA located at 9355 S.W. 134th Street, Miami, Florida 33176. As part of the "Work Days" program she initiated in 2010, Vice Chair Bell undergoes a thorough training from small and large businesses in an effort to better understand the complex issues that these enterprises, their employees and patrons face every day.
Vice Chair Lynda Bell tours PortMiami to inspect expansion projects
In her capacity as Chair of the Economic Development and PortMiami Committee, Vice Chair Lynda Bell recently toured PortMiami while being briefed by Captain Andy Melick, Chairman of the Biscayne Bay Pilot Ships, as she inspected the progress of the many Port projects designed to accommodate expanded cargo and cruise ships arriving from all over the world; with particular emphasis on the Panamax supertankers, as a result of the Panama Canal expansion project slated to be completed by late 2015.
Miami-Dade County Parks Issues Call for Seasonal Job Applicants; Accepting Applications February 24 - March 23 for Summer Positions
The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department is issuing its annual call for seasonal job applicants to fill the summer staffing needs of its summer programming and activities, traditionally the busiest time of year when families and kids on summer vacation frequent Miami-Dade County’s parks for its summer camps, pools and beaches. Applications will only be accepted February 24 – March 23, 2014, for a variety of summer jobs at Miami-Dade County Parks, including pool managers, lifeguards, park service aides, and recreation leaders.
County Commission Vice Chair Lynda Bell taps Ruben J. Arias as new Chief of Staff
County Commission Vice Chair Lynda Bell today tapped Mr. Ruben J. Arias as her new Chief of Staff following the departure of Mr. Eddie Borrego, her former Chief of Staff.
Commissioner Lynda Bell formally installed as Vice Chair of the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners
In a moving ceremony surrounded by family, friends, and residents, County Commissioner Lynda Bell was formally sworn-in as Vice Chair of the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners by Miami-Dade County Court Judge, the Hon. Gladys Perez.
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