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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. 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.

Dogs of Summer Adoption and Training Expo

Treat your pup this year at the Dogs of Summer Adoption and Training ExpoAdobe PDF in Homestead on May 21st. Check out the on-site adoptions and services and take advantage of the free training workshop.

Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava Presents Nonprofit Academy

Starting April 27, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava will launch the Nonprofit Academy.Adobe PDF The Academy aims to give 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. 

Why Water Matters Summit

On April 9th, Team 8 and the Everglades Foundation will co-host the "Why Water Matters Summit".Adobe PDF Members of the community will come together with experts to discuss the issues like sea level rise, water management and water quality. The summit is open to the public. Please RSVP.

Movie Night in the Park

Join Team 8 for a night of movies Adobe PDF and delicious snacks on March 11 at South Dade Park. We'll be watching Goosebumps!

2016 Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program

Applications are no longer available. Completed applications were accepted from Mar. 2 – Mar. 11, 2016.

For additional information, call Gloria Rice with Neighbors and Neighbors Association (NANA) at 305-756-0605.

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 transporation, 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.

Larry and Penny Thompson Park Cleanup and Picnic

Help keep our parks beautiful! Join District 8 and the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department for a clean-up and picnic Adobe PDF on February 13th. Remember your sunscreen!

2015 Impact Grant winners

The District 8 Impact Grant is awarded to community based organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to advocacy, civic engagement, and service. This year, we awarded 13 organizations small grants ranging from $2,500 to $5,000. These organizations provide direct services and have also expanded their reach to impact policy.

While each grant recipient presented a unique project or proposed to tackle a unique issue, they all had to strictly adhere to the overall advocacy and civic engagement component of the District 8 Impact Grant program. The awards totaled $48,000.

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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