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Welcome to District 8

Commisioner Cava

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 including Redland, Falls, Princeton, parts of Naranja, Leisure City and parts of West Kendall.

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. Check out live and archived videos of Commission meetings to see what we are working on. Please feel free to contact my office with any questions and concerns you may have – I am here to serve you. 

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Your parks, garbage and recycling pickup days, school boundaries, voting precincts and much more.


Daniella Delivers serves as your resource for civic and legislative accomplishments.

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Catch our monthly Miami-Dade TV Show on the District 8 YouTube Channel.

Free training opportunity for nonprofit leaders

The District 8 Nonprofit Academy Cohort II provides nonprofits the tools and information they need to increase organizational capacity, meet performance standards, and build resilience during uncertain times. The Academy will feature hands-on, interactive workshops which will be facilitated by leading experts in the field. Classes begin Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Space is limited, enroll ASAP. Read the evite and learn more about the curriculum.


Greater Falls Area Community Meeting

Thank you again to the nearly 200 Falls-area residents who joined me on July 19 for an important discussion on how best to survey registered voters on the subject of incorporation, and the many more who contacted me via phone and email. Many questions, concerns and good ideas have been brought to my attention. In an effort to be as responsive as possible, attached is an FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) memo. Please note that Leewood, Gloria Floyd and Sable Chase neighborhoods are included.

Mom and Pop Grants

We recently awarded 43 small businesses in District 8 with Mom and Pop grants ranging from $1,000 to $6,000. This year's program priorities were people, plant and profit. Preference points were given to businesses that provided paid and sick leave to their employees as well as living wages. Learn more abou the Mom and Pop program.

Commissioner Cava recognized as Miami's Government Leader by Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava received a Salute to Miami’s Leaders Award in the category of Government from the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.

The Salute to Miami’s Leaders Awards program recognizes and honors Leadership Miami alumni who are community leaders that make Miami a stronger, more vibrant community.

South Dade: More to Explore

This summer, the Office of Commissioners Daniella Levine Cava and Dennis Moss held the second annual South Dade Solutions Summit. This year's gathering of local leaders focused on how to market our unique community. In conjunction with Commissioner Moss' office and Bruce Turkel of Turkel Brands, we unveiled our new official brand. South Dade: More to Explore captures the spirit of the region's diverse population, geography, cuisine and attractions.

A Fair Share for South Dade

Commissioner Levine Cava partnered with Commissioner Moss to host the inaugural South Dade Solutions Summit: business, community and government leaders outlined a success plan for South Dade to improve transportation, economic development and quality of life. Recommendations include the County buying local food and products, promotion of "farm to table" dining, transit investments and greater marketing of our region's unique assets. The plan will be our guiding document framing District 8's agenda over the next three years.

Check out the District 8 first year report Adobe PDF to learn more about how Commissioner Daniella is delivering for South Dade.

Read Commissioner Levine Cava's installation speech

Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava was sworn in during an installation ceremony held by the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners on Nov. 24, 2014.

  • Read Commissioner Levine Cava's installation speech and learn more about issues important to her.
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