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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 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.
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.
Catch our monthly Miami-Dade TV Show on the District 8 YouTube Channel.
Traffic Solutions Action Plan
On Feb. 27, 2018, Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava released a Traffic Solutions Action Plan to help tackle the ever-increasing traffic congestion in the Pinecrest through Palmetto Bay, and Cutler Bay to Palm Glades transportation corridor. The Action Plan is a result of ideas generated at community brainstorming sessions held at the Traffic Solutions Summit on February 3 and subsequent meetings.
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:
- Telephone Town Hall meeting recording. If you are opening through your PC, select VLC Media player. If you have difficulties, please email us at District8@miamidade.gov.
- Telephone Town Hall polling results
- Village of Palmetto Bay’s list of proposed traffic modifications
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
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.
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.
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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