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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.
Your parks, garbage and recycling pickup days, school boundaries, voting precincts and much more.
Help victims affected by Hurricane Michael
Hurricane Michael caused devastation by destructive winds and rain in the Florida Panhandle on October 10. We can do our part to help those in need right now. The deadline to donate items is Monday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m.
Wings Over Homestead Air & Space Show
Commissioner Diaz invites you to join him at the Wings Over Homestead Air & Space Show at the Homestead Air Reserve Base on the weekend of Nov. 3-4. The admission-free event features the spectacular aerial feats of the Air Force Thunderbirds F-16 demonstration team, the Golden Knights parachute team, and much more, including a static display of military planes and vehicles. For more information, visit www.wingsoverhomesteadarb.com.
Commissioner Diaz travels to hurricane-ravaged Panhandle
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Díaz and Miami-Dade Firefighters Local 1403 President Omar Blanco traveled to the Florida Panhandle on behalf of Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and Miami-Dade County to assess the damage from Hurricane Michael and to determine the best viable area for relief efforts and assistance to the communities affected by the catastrophic storm.
Dolphin Station Park and Ride Transit Facility
Coming this fall, the Dolphin Station Park and Ride Transit Terminal Facility located at 11897 NW 12th Street, will accommodate a new Bus Rapid Transit along the Dolphin Expressway connecting to Downtown, along with several other local bus routes, and the potential for growth to include rail.
Miami-Dade County Veterans Treatment Court
Miami-Dade County kicks off the long-awaited Veterans Treatment Court. Watch this Miami-Dade Minute to find out how #OurCounty's veteran community can benefit from this program.
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 email: [email protected].
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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