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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.
Visit our District calendar for meetings and community events being held throughout the district.
Your parks, garbage and recycling pickup days, school boundaries, voting precincts and much more.
2016 Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program
Applications are no longer available.
Completed applications will be accepted from March 28 - April 1 by 4 p.m. at the district office.
For more information, call Gloria Rice of the Neighbors and Neighbors Association at 305-756-0605.
File for your Property Tax Exemption by March 1
March 1 is the deadline to file for your property tax exemptions. The Property Appraiser's Office will be accepting exemption applications at these satellite locations. You can also apply for the Homestead Exemption online at www.miamidade.gov/pa.
Volunteer to help a homebound senior
You can help a homebound senior live independently by volunteering for the Senior Companion Program. Senior Companions make seniors' lives less lonely through their regular friendly visits and provision of community resources.
Road improvement projects list
As part of Commissioner Bovo’s mission to constantly improve District 13’s infrastructure, this list provides information on current District 13 road improvement projects by the Public Works and Waste Management Department.
District 13 E-Newsletter
Learn more about programs and events in District 13 by reading Commissioner Bovo’s latest Newsletter!
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 Branch Library from 1-3 p.m.
- Palm Springs North Branch Library from 3-5 p.m.
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 – Assistance 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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