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2014 Budget Town Hall Meetings

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez will host Budget Town Hall Meetings, where residents will be able to ask Mayor Gimenez and staff about the proposed Fiscal Year 2014-2015 County budget.


> Press Release
> Proposed FY 2014-2015 Budget
> Mayor's website

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

The AIM Initiative

The Actively Investing in Miami-Dade (AIM) Initiative seeks to encourage our best and brightest to join a growing class of young professionals who are choosing to make Miami-Dade County their home, now and in the future.

> More about the Aim Initiative

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez uses social media to host Budget Town Hall Meetings

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez will use social media to host Budget Town Hall Meetings on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Mayor Gimenez held a Facebook meeting from noon – 1 p.m. The Mayor will also host a Twitter chat from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

FY 2014-15 Proposed Budget

Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez presented the proposed Fiscal Year 2014-2015 County Budget on Tuesday, July 8.

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's Week In Review

We began this week with the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners' approval of our performance-based grant agreement with the Miami Dolphins. This innovative agreement places the burden on the Dolphins organization to deliver marquee events to Sun Life Stadium.

> Read the Mayor's full Week in Review
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Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez and Barcelona Mayor Xavier Trias sign friendship, marine agreements

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and City of Barcelona Mayor Xavier Trias Vidal have signed a friendship and cooperation agreement to strengthen relations between Miami-Dade County and Barcelona.

The two Mayors also witnessed the signing of an agreement to cross-promote and enhance all marine related businesses between the two regions.

Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez Budget Address for FY 2014-15

Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez's FY 2014-15 Budget Address. Town Hall meetings will take place in the summer. Public hearings are scheduled for July and September.

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 Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez's statement on Sun Life Stadium renovations

Miami-Dade County is known as a “big-ticket” event destination; including having hosted ten Super Bowls. The economic impact of these events cannot be overstated, and therefore we always want to remain competitive as a host for the Super Bowl and other such events.

I have met with Dolphins owner Stephen Ross and we agree that unless renovations are made to Sun Life Stadium, Miami-Dade County will lose the opportunity to host another Super Bowl. Mr. Ross’ proposal is better than last year’s.

However, there are still hurdles that the Dolphins organization must overcome before I feel comfortable with the proposal. Throughout this process, we will continue to seek ways to enhance our competitiveness while protecting the interests of our community.

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez's statement on Venezuelan protests

Among the principles of a democratic society is the right to free expression, especially when it comes to allowing opposition and protest to government action.  For the past several weeks, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has abandoned these principles through his violent actions against student protestors, and going so far as to arrest opposition leader, former Mayor of Chacao, Leopoldo Lopez.

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 www.miamidadesites.com 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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