Commissioner Eileen Higgins
From historic neighborhoods to sweeping bay, river, and ocean views, the eclectic mix of District 5 embodies the best Miami-Dade has to offer residents and visitors alike.
This vibrant district includes the cities of Miami and Miami Beach, including the urban neighborhoods of Brickell and Downtown; the working, industrial Miami River; tree-lined Coral Way neighborhoods like The Roads, Silver Bluff and Shenandoah; the South and Mid parts of Miami Beach; and Little Havana and West Flagler, the colorful center of Hispanic culture.
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Senior citizens and Social Security beneficiaries can ride Transit free with a Golden Passport EASY Card.
Small Business Grants are available for small business owners through March 13 in District 5.
All legislative items sponsored by the Commissioner can be found by following the links presented in this index which shows number and title. Click on the File Number to see the full title, text and legislative history, along with other details, for each item.
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Miami-Dade County's Legislative Information Center provides a variety of information about the county's legislative process.
List of Board of County Commission and Committees Agendas available for viewing from June 18, 1996 to present.
List of Board of County Commission Minutes available for viewing from June 18, 1996 to present.
In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the District 5 Mom and Pop Grant Program will be suspending the application submission dates until further notice.
We will post the new dates to submit the application once we reschedule the deadlines. Thank you for your understanding, and please help us by sharing this information with anyone in your network that is planning on applying. For more information, feel free to call our office at 305-375-5924 or email [email protected]
Commissioner Eileen Higgins launches Greener Coral Way, a voluntary sustainability certification program, with recognition ceremonies for founding membersGreener Coral Way is a voluntary, business certification program that encourages Coral Way restaurants to remove or replace Styrofoam and single-use plastic, and address food waste in their operations, while helping the businesses thrive by recognizing them as environmental stewards of the neighborhood.
Commissioner Eileen Higgins testifies before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Aviation regarding the treatment of airport ground workers by airline subcontractorsOn January 15, 2020, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Eileen Higgins, District 5, testified before the Subcommittee on Aviation of the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure on the treatment of airport ground workers in Washington, DC.
The installation ceremony for newly elected County Commissioner Eileen Higgins of District 5 was held on Tuesday, July 10 at 10 a.m. in the Commission Chambers at the Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 NW 1st Street, 2nd Floor.