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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. 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.
Sign-up for the District 8 Small Business Academy
Response to our Small Business Academy has been tremendous and we currently have a waitlist to attend the workshops held throughout October. The academy is free and topics include:
- How to Write a Business Plan
- Customer Service
- QuickBooks and Simple Accounting
- Marketing, Marketing Research and Social Media Outreach
- Business Credit and Preparing for Loans
- Access to Capital/Lenders Forum
Combatting the Oriental Fruit Fly in South Dade
The Oriental Fruit Fly has invaded South Dade and the State of Florida. County, state and federal agencies are taking aggressive action to fight this pest. Area growers know that their participation in the quarantine, which prevents them from moving fruits and vegetables out of the area, is necesarry to save our farms into the future.
Florida Agricultural Commissioner Adam Putnam declared a state of agricultural emergency and placed traps throughout South Dade. We continue to monitor the situation and will be sending updates on Facebook and Twitter.
I want to thank our community for your patience and cooperation as we work to eradicate the Oriental Fruit Fly. We will work with farmers to seek support and help deal with the economic hardships.
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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