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Office of the Mayor, Carlos A. Gimenez
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.
Through the Mayor’s Shining Scholars Awards, you have the opportunity to nominate high-school students from public, private, and charter schools throughout Miami-Dade County who have displayed extraordinary perseverance throughout their academic careers.
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.
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.
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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