Welcome to District 13
As your District 13 commissioner, I am honored to have been elected to represent the constituencies of Hialeah, Miami Lakes, Palm Springs North, and other areas of unincorporated Miami-Dade. I invite you to visit my website periodically and use it as a connection to County Government where you can find useful information on services, programs and pertinent legislation.
Please feel free to contact my office with any questions and concerns you may have as I am here to serve you.
Commissioner Bovo invites you to the Great Miami Lakes Historical Scavenger Hunt
Mom and Pop Small Business Grant
Commissioner Bovo's office participates once a year in the Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program. The application period for 2014 will be starting March 3 through March 14, 2014. Applications must be submitted to Hialeah Dade Development, located at 501 Palm Avenue Hialeah, FL 33014, by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 14th. Please contact our office to receive more information about the program.
Una vez al año, la oficina del Comisionado Bovo participa en el Programa de Asistencia Financiera a Pequeños Negocios, mejor conocido como Mom & Pop Grant. El período de solicitud para el año 2014 comenzara el 3 de marzo hasta el 14 de marzo. Las solicitudes deberán presentarse al ‘Hialeah Dade Development’, localizado en el 501 Palm Avenue Hialeah, FL 33014, el viernes 14 de marzo antes de las 5:00 pm. Por favor, póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina para recibir más información sobre el programa.
Mobile Office Hours
Our office will be holding mobile office hours every second Monday of the month in order to meet with constituents in the Miami Lakes and Palm Springs North region of District 13.
- Miami Lakes Library Branch from 1-3 p.m.
- Palm Springs North Branch from 3-5 p.m.
Monthly Town Hall Meetings
Every last Wednesday of the month, our office will be hosting a Town hall meeting throughout the district. The next Town Hall will the Norman and Jean Reach Park Community Center, located at 7901 Northwest 176 Street, Miami, FL 33015 on Wednesday, March 26th from 5:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For additional information, please contact our office at 305-820-8424.
I encourage for you to become a member of one of the many community advisory boards which serve to advise the County Commissioners on a variety of issues.
Free Foreclosure Assistance
Have you been served with a foreclosure lawsuit? Do you need help understanding the foreclosure process? The Cuban American Bar Association (CABA) is offering FREE foreclosure assistance to Miami-Dade County residents. Homeowners with primary residence in Miami-Dade County can be provided legal advice regarding the foreclosure process, Court representation – Assitance in obtaining loan modification.
Contact CABA at (305) 646-0045 or visit their office at 1779 NW 28th Street. No appointment necessary.
Your voice can be the difference in a child's life!
The Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program is looking for volunteers to give the children in their program a voice. The GAL program provides each child in their Program with a specially trained volunteer who visits them monthly, develops a relationship with them, and then goes to court with one of our program attorneys to lend them their voice. Volunteers can give children in need a brighter future by giving their time, and making sure that they are denied no opportunity because of situations beyond their control.
- Visit their website for more information http://www.weareguardians.org/
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