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Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget Address

At the start of the budget development process each year, it is my responsibility as Mayor, pursuant to the County Charter, to deliver a budget address to the residents of Miami-Dade County, outlining my budget priorities for the coming fiscal year.

As your Mayor, one of my highest priorities is, and has always been, managing an efficient and effective government in a financially responsible and transparent manner. To be a truly resilient community, we must provide services that our community values in a way that our residents and taxpayers can afford.

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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Shining Scholars

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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