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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.

Mom and Pop Small Business Grants

The Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program provides financial assistance and technical assistance to qualified small businesses. This year's grants will focus on the 3 Ps: people, planet and profit.

Applications can be obtained starting Feb. 19 through March 8, 2018.

A mandatory informational workshop explaining the requirements will take place at 6 p.m. March 8 at the South Dade Regional Library, 10750 SW 211th Street, in Miami.

Completed applications will be accepted starting March 9 through 4 p.m. Friday, March 16, 2018.

Community Conversation: 87th Avenue Bridge Proposal

On November 28, Commissioner Levine Cava and the Village of Palmetto Bay hosted a Telephone Town Hall meeting to discuss traffic solutions. Below is a recording of the meeting and other relevant documents:

On August 30, the Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) traffic engineers presented their proposal to pursue a new bridge across the canal at Southwest 87th Avenue, north of 168th Street. Commissioner Cava requested that the Department put their plans on hold to give the community an opportunity to learn more and provide input. Here are DTPW's documents:

Update to Falls Area Residents on Results of Incorporation Survey

Here are the results of Commissioner Levine Cava's recent survey of residents on the proposed incorporation of "The Falls" along with her letter to residents.

Commissioner Levine Cava celebrates three years on the Commission

Commissioner Levine Cava celebrated her third anniversary on the Commission on Nov. 12 by volunteering along with many other District 8 residents to restore a coastal wetland in Cutler Bay and released a report highlighting some key accomplishments during her third year in office.

Hurricane Irma after-report

Commissioner Levine Cava has released a report outlining the most common issues that South Dade residents encountered before, during and after Hurricane Irma, and including a number of recommendations to improve the County’s future disaster response.

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.


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 second year report Adobe PDFand 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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