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Welcome to District 12
District 12 encompasses an area of western Miami-Dade County between SW 8th Street and NW 202nd Street, west of Hialeah. It includes the City of Doral, Hialeah, Hialeah Gardens, Medley, Sweetwater, and Virginia Gardens, as well as a large part of unincorporated Miami-Dade County. test
Voters in District 12 first elected José "Pepe" Diaz to the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners in September 2002. Commissioner Diaz was reelected in August 2014.
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Mentor a veteran
Are you a veteran? Would you like to help other veterans who have been caught up in the criminal justice system? Now is your opportunity. The Miami Veterans Treatment Court will host an information session for those interested in being veteran mentors to former servicemembers with arrest records on Tuesday, Feb. 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center, 1201 NW 16th St., Miami, FL 33125.
"Support our Police" Ride & Rally
Commissioner Diaz will participate in the "Support our Police" motorcycle ride and rally in support of law enforcement on Sunday, Feb. 21 at 1:30 p.m. at the Dade County PBA, 10680 PBA Memorial Boulevard in Doral. The ride will end at Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40th Street.
SR 826/Palmetto Expressway will add tolled express lanes
The Palmetto Express project by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Six will add tolled express lanes along the SR 826/Palmetto Expressway from W. Flagler St. to NW 154 St. and along I-75 from the Palmetto Expressway to NW 170 St. in Miami-Dade County. The project will provide continuity to the upcoming I-75 express lanes being developed by FDOT District Four, from NW 170 St. in Miami-Dade County to I-595 in Broward County. For more information about Palmetto Express visit www.palmettoexpresslanes.com or contact Marta Rodriguez, Public Information Specialist at (305) 640-7460 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Respect and share the road!
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz encourages motorists and bicyclists to respect and share the road.
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Report wage theft
The Wage Theft Ordinance, which is governed by Chapter 22 of the Code of Miami-Dade County and became effective on February 28, 2010, applies to private sector employees and employers. Employees who have not been paid in full or at all for completed work may report their employers to the County's Small Business Development Department by filling out one of the forms below. For more information about the Wage Theft Ordinance or assistance completing and sending the forms, call SBD at 305-375-3146.
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