The great outdoors
Miami-Dade County is home to 263 parks, providing one of the most unique parks, recreation and open spaces systems in the world.
Made up of more than just playgrounds and athletic fields, it also comprises educational nature centers, nature preserves, and much more.
Mega Match-A-Thon Adoption Event
Miami-Dade Animal Services, the Humane Society and the Cat Network will participate in the ASPCA® sponsored Mega Match-A-Thon pet adoption event on Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. in Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40th Street, Miami. The 12-hour all-day event offers potential pet adopters the flexibility to make time in their weekend schedule to meet their perfect pet match in a festive setting.
Golden and Patriot Passport
Register in person at the following location and receive your Golden Passport EASY Card or Patriot Passport EASY Card immediately. Golden/Patriot Passport users also may obtain passport replacements and parking permits at the Government Center Metrorail station location only.
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Voters in District 10 first elected Javier D. Souto to the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners in April 1993.
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Commissioner Souto to help dedicate "Pedro Pan Street" in Kendall Indian Hammocks Park on Nov. 22
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Javier D. Souto and other County officials will join a group of former Pedro Pan children on Friday, Nov. 22 at 11 a.m. for the co-designation ceremony at the park’s entrance at 8000 SW 107th Ave.
More than 50 years ago, thousands of Cuban youths escaped Communism by coming to the United States as part of Operation Pedro Pan. Many of those children arrived in Camp Kendall, a temporary shelter and processing center located in what is now Kendall Indian Hammocks Park.
To memorialize the camp’s role in that great flight to freedom, the County will name the road running through the park “Pedro Pan Street.”
Dedication Ceremony for the Completion of Phase II of the Ronald Reagan Equestrian Center
Come join Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa, and Senator Javier Souto as we cordially invite you to the dedication ceremony for the Completion of Phase II of the Ronald Reagan Equestrian Center at Tropical Park on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 4 p.m.
Commissioner Javier D. Souto’s statement about saving the libraries
As Chairman of the Cultural Affairs and Recreation Committee which oversees the libraries, I want to sincerely thank Mayor Carlos Gimenez, our dedicated Management and Budget Department staff and all my colleagues on the Board of County Commissioners for finding a solution that will keep all our precious County libraries open at the same level of operation and staffing over the coming year. I also applaud the many citizens who attended our first budget hearing last night to express their passionate support for our libraries. Their voices were heard.
County Commission to honor Miami-born TV star Danny Pino
The Miami-Dade County Commission will honor Miami-born entertainer Danny Pino at its meeting on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. at the Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 N.W. 1st St. Commissioner Javier D. Souto is sponsoring a resolution to proclaim July 16 “Danny Pino Day” in Miami-Dade County in recognition of the popular TV and film star’s outstanding contributions to the entertainment industry.
Statement from Commissioner Javier D. Souto regarding Libraries and Fire-Stations
Due to great number of requests made by constituents, Commissioner Javier D. Souto voted to keep the property-tax rate flat during the Committee of the Whole meeting which took place on July 26, 2013.
Public art installation at Kendall Soccer Park
With the assistance of Miami-Dade County Commissioner Javier D. Souto, funding was generated for a new Public Art Sculpture to be installed at the Kendall Soccer park. Through the Art in Public Places program, the Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces Department along with the Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs came together to celebrate the installation of a 30-foot-tall sculpture created by Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova at the Kendall Soccer Park.
Commissioner Javier D. Souto sponsors a resolution to designate "Senior Zones" in County parks
Due to the large population of elderly residents in Miami-Dade County, District 10 Commissioner Javier D. Souto has sponsored a resolution asking Mayor Carlos Gimenez to report on the possibility of designating areas at County Parks as “Senior Zones” by installing outdoor exercise equipment tailored for the more mature citizens of the county.
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Commissioner Souto invites the public to attend his regular town hall meetings and other weekly events in which residents can relay their comments and concerns about County government.
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