For Immediate Release:
August 10, 2011

Media Contact:
Olga Vega


Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz to host public meeting on redistricting


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz will be hosting a public meeting regarding redistricting in Miami-Dade County. The meeting will be held on Monday, August 15, 2011 at 6 p.m. at the City of Virginia Gardens City Hall, 6498 NW 38th Terrace.

Following the release of the 2010 Census data, Miami-Dade County is in the process of updating the Commission District boundaries to comply with Federal, State and local requirements. There was a double-digit population growth in eight commission districts with District 9 leading the list at 33.1 percent, District 12 (Commissioner Diaz's district) following at 20.4 percent, and District 8 third at 18.0 percent.

These changes in commission district population will have ramifications on the boundaries of future commission districts. More information on redistricting, as well as a list of public meetings, can be found online at

Please contact Commissioner Diaz's office at 305-599-1200 if you have questions on the August 15 meeting.

Who: Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz

What:Public Meeting on Miami-Dade Redistricting

When: August 15, 2011, 6:00 p.m.

Where:City of Virginia Gardens City Hall
6498 NW 38th Terrace


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