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Miami-Dade County now 5th largest U.S. community to join Age-Friendly global network

Miami-Dade County and the Miami-Dade Age-Friendly Initiative received a certificate from AARP Florida accepting them into the Network of Age-Friendly Communities, a network of over 380 cities and communities around the world that are committed to promoting greater health, well-being, and quality of life for people of all ages.

"Older adults are an important part of our diverse, world-class community," said Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez. "Joining this network shows that we remain committed to working with our many community partners to continue making Miami-Dade County a place where our 2.7 million residents can enjoy every phase of their lives to the absolute fullest.

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2017 State of the County Address

Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez delivered the annual State of the County Address on Wednesday, January 18 at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center.


Statement from Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez regarding changes to Cuban Immigration Policy

As the county with the largest population of Cuban-Americans in the United States, the decision to eliminate the so-called "wet-foot/dry-foot" policy will undoubtedly impact our community.

FY 2016-17 Adopted Budget

The FY 2016-17 Adopted Budget and Multi-Year Capital Plan provides a foundation for a balanced five-year forecast.

Miami-Dade County is now Zika-zone free

With Governor Rick Scott’s lifting of the Zika zone in the south area of Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County is now Zika-zone free. We are the first community in the world that breaks the cycle of local transmission - first in the area of Wynwood, then in the north of Miami Beach, and the Little River / Little Haiti, and now in the southern area of Miami Beach.

Highlights from the 2016 Installation Ceremony

Miami-Dade County's Mosquito Control Efforts

Miami-Dade County remains committed to protecting our community from the spread of the Zika virus. As Mayor, I am also committed to making all resources available to keeping us safe.

Employ Miami-Dade: Making a difference in our community

Mayor Gimenez has partnered with the business community along with CareerSource South Florida, the Neighbors and Neighbors Association, Associated Builders & Contractors Florida East Coast Chapter and the Circle of Brotherhood, to help put Miami-Dade County residents to work.

Climate Change & Sea Level Rise

Florida is considered one of the most vulnerable areas to climate change, with Southeast Florida especially susceptible to impacts such as rising sea levels. Miami-Dade County has been on the forefront of these issues for many years.

About Our Mayor

Carlos A. Gimenez was first elected as Miami-Dade County's Mayor in 2011 after a Special Election. He was re-elected in 2012 and in 2016. Prior to this election, Mayor Gimenez served on the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners for seven years.

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