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Office of the Mayor, Carlos A. Gimenez


Fall season is flu season

Don’t let the flu catch you by surprise. Ease your health concerns and prepare now by learning the everyday steps you can take to stop the spread of germs.

> Clean Hands Save Lives
> Miami-Dade County Health Department
> 2014-2015 Flu Season

Approved budget to take effect on Oct. 1

The Board of County Commissioners approved a final budget to take effect on Oct. 1 during the second hearing on the Proposed Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget held on Thursday, Sept. 18.

> Watch the Final Budget Hearing Archive
> Read the Proposed Budget in Brief PDF icon
> View the FY 2014-2015 Proposed Budget

Youth Sports Championship

The Mayor's Youth Sports Championship Series aims to build and support a strong foundation of organized sports throughout Miami-Dade County, through a series of sport championships coordinated by the Miami-Dade Parks Department and the local governing body of the individual youth sport.
> More about the Youth Sports Championship

Mayor's Shining Scholars Awards

Through the Mayor’s Shining Scholars Awards, you have the opportunity to help recognize students who strive to improve themselves and achieve more.
> Nominate Your Student

Climate Change & Sea Level Rise

Given that Miami-Dade County lies just a few feet above sea level, climate change policy and planning in South Florida leads the nation on the issue. During the Sixth Annual Southeast Florida Climate Leadership Summit , Mayor Gimenez shared his perspectives on how climate change is influencing the County’s thinking on urban, regional, transportation and economic planning, since rising sea levels are linked to rising insurance rates and other costs.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Every Making Strides event is a powerful and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to stay well from breast cancer, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease with breast cancer research, information and services, and access to mammograms for women who need them.

Board of County Commissioners approves final budget

A final budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year was approved by Board of County Commissioners during the second hearing on the proposed budget held on Thursday, Sept. 18. The budget will take effect on Oct. 1.

Miami-Dade County chosen for the 2015 Code for America Fellowship Program

Code for America announced that Miami-Dade County had been chosen for the 2015 Code for America Fellowship Program. The official announcement was shared with more than 850 attendees at the annual Code for America Summit in San Francisco, where Code for America also announced partnerships with Albuquerque, New Mexico; Indianapolis, Indiana; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Somerville, Massachusetts; Vallejo, California; and West Sacramento, California.

Mayor's Week In Review

The Mayor's Week in Review is your weekly update on the latest news and events occurring in Miami-Dade County government. Sign up for the weekly newsletter and stay well-informed on the issues that are important to you, including the approval of the budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

> Read the Mayor's Week in Review
> Sign up for the e-newsletter

Charter Amendment Feedback Needed

Miami-Dade County hosted a series of town hall meetings to gather input about the proposed amendment to the Home Rule Charter regarding the use of Parks facilities. Though the town hall meetings have ended, you can still provide your input.

Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez's 2014 State of the County Address

Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez delivered the annual State of the County Address Feb. 26. Watch the webcast of the address.

Miami-Dade County and The Beacon Council launch geospatial website to attract jobs and investments

Miami-Dade County, in conjunction with The Beacon Council, is launching the website, which depicts available vacant industrial and commercial properties. The website is based on user-defined criteria for Miami-Dade County utilizing geographically based demographic and business information, and also enables broker registration to highlight available parcels.

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

Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez is 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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