Office of the Mayor, Carlos A. Gimenez
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez leads business development mission to Spain
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez led a business development mission to Madrid and Barcelona, Spain from June 8-15, 2013. The Economic Development and International Trade unit of the Miami-Dade County’s Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources (RER) organized the mission with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Spain, the U.S. Consulate in Barcelona and the Consulate General of Spain in Miami. The Spain – U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Miami and the following organizations based in Spain: ICEX, AMCHAM SPAIN, ACC10, Foment del Treball, CEOE, Camara Oficial de Commercio e Industria de Madrid also supported the mission.
Let's Make A Deal: Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez makes a friendly wager with San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro
Mayor Castro and the Spurs are doing great things for the City of San Antonio, but I know our Miami HEAT will get the job done and provide the opportunity to enjoy some awesome Tex-Mex from Mi Tierra Café Y Panadería. And if things don’t happen to go our way, we’ll send our friends out west some mouthwatering stone crabs from world famous Joe’s Stone Crab.
Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department to be honored by Florida Sterling Council
Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Sterling Council today announced that the that Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department will be honored with the Governor’s prestigious Sustained Excellence Award for 2013.
The news comes as the Governor’s Office also announces the Pinellas County Tax Collector will receive the Governor’s Sterling Award for 2013, which MDPROS won in 2009. These coveted awards will be bestowed at the 2013 Governor’s Sterling Award Banquet at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes on Friday, May 31, 2013.
Joint Roundtable on Youth Safety Board of County Commissioners Presentation
The Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners presented a proclamation to the County and Miami-Dade County Public Schools, as well as certificates of appreciation for the co-chairs of the working groups that participated in the Mayor’s Joint Roundtable on Youth Safety.
Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez's FY 2013-14 Budget Address
In compliance with the County Charter, I am pleased to deliver this budget address to inform you of my budget priorities for the coming year.
Let me begin by thanking you for your confidence in me. My re-election showed that you support our efforts to improve the management of Miami-Dade County and share my vision for our future. Miami-Dade will be a dynamic global community: a center for investment, commerce, arts and culture with a vibrant, diverse and sustainable economy.
Miami-Dade County chosen to receive first-ever Federal grant for domestic violence prevention
The United States Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) has announced that Miami-Dade County is one of 12 counties and cities around the country to receive a grant ranging from $100,000 to $200,000, for an initiative to prevent and reduce domestic violence and domestic violence related homicides.
The grant comes from the first-ever Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Demonstration Initiative, created by the OVW, to help minimize domestic violence homicides by effectively identifying potential victims and monitoring high-risk offenders.
Joint Roundtable on Youth Safety
|Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez together with Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho, hosted two joint roundtable discussions on Youth Safety with local officials. The Roundtable united local leaders, including Mayors and Police Chiefs of various municipalities within the Miami-Dade community, to work together on public safety initiatives in light of the recent senseless acts of violence that have affected our entire nation.|
County Budget Adopted
|The FY 2012-13 budget continues to fulfill the promises I made to you during the past two years. This is a responsible budget that reduces the tax rate and property tax revenues while maintaining the current level of services and avoiding employee layoffs. Last year was just the beginning. We have made tremendous strides in fulfilling the promises made to our community. However, there is much more to be done.|
County Reorganization Plan
Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez’s reorganization plan will streamline communication and collaboration across departmental functional areas.
Mayor Installation Ceremony Takes Place
Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez is on the job and determined to deliver on his commitment to the community.
Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez Sworn Into Office
|Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez was sworn into office on July 1, 2011, at the Stephen P. Clark Center, in a private ceremony surrounded by his immediate family. Mayor Gimenez's Installation Ceremony took place on Wednesday, July 6 at 2 p.m., in the Board of County Commission Chambers at the Stephen P. Clark Center.|
About Our Mayor
Carlos A. Gimenez was elected as Miami-Dade County's Mayor on June 28, 2011. Prior to this election, Mayor Gimenez served on the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners for seven years.
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