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Estimados Residentes,

En el 18 de enero del 2013, tome juramento como la Presidenta de la Junta de Comisionados del Condado Miami-Dade. Agradezco mucho a mi familia, amigos y colegas por participar en esta ceremonia en la Cámara de la Comisión del Centro Stephen P. Clark.

Además, les recuerdo que las solicitudes para la Exención a la Propiedad (Homestead) se vencen el 1 de marco del 2013. Para obtener una solicitud, por favor visite la página del Tasador Publico.

Como siempre, continuare sirviendo a los residentes del Distrito 6 y les recuerdo que el personal de mi oficina y yo estamos siempre a sus órdenes. Porfavor contactenos al 305-267-6377 en caso si tiene cualquier pregunta o inquietud.

¡Mis mejores deseos para usted y sus seres queridos!

Rebeca Sosa
Junta de Comisionados del Condado Miami-Dade

Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa
February 2013
Peter J. Dolara World Gateway

Chairwoman Sosa, Mayor Carlos Gimenez and the members of the Board of County Commissioners unveiled the Peter J. Dolara World Gateway at the Federal Inspection Services Departure area of Miami International Airport. As Senior VP of American Airlines, Mr. Dolara led the Miami hub to become the largest international gateway in its network, with daily nonstop service to virtually every major business and vacation market in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Coral Villas Park

Chairwoman Sosa celebrated the grand opening of Coral Villas Park and the dedication of the park's new playground. More than 100 residents joined the chairwoman and officials from the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation & Open Spaces Department during the ribbon cutting ceremony. The park is located at 6398 SW 35 Street in Miami.

Honoring Miami Springs Volunteer

Chairwoman Sosa joined Miami Springs Mayor Zavier Garcia and State Senator Rene Garcia at the City of Miami Springs council meeting to present a Certificate of Appreciation to Mary Ann Goodett-Taylor for 30 years of service as a historian of Miami Springs.

Dade County Public Schools

Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa was honored by the Miami Dade School Board Chair, Perla Tabares Hantman, and School Board Member, Carlos Curbelo, with a Proclamation honoring her leadership and commitment to Miami-Dade County.

Sponsored Legislation

On February 7, 2013, the Board of County Commissioners approved Chairwoman Sosa’s resolution opposing Citizens property insurance rates to increase by an even higher rate each year than the current 10 percent. A 13 percent annual rate increase cap is currently being considered by the Florida House. Moreover, the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee has now released a draft bill raising the cap to 15 percent. Concerned with the outcome of rate increases, Chairwoman Sosa has the following statement:

“I oppose any increases to property insurance made by Citizens. Under the existing law, homeowners are already tremendously affected by the increase cap of 10 percent per year. During this grave economic time, this new reform plan will make it impossible for a homeowner to afford their property insurance and continue to provide for their family. Citizens already benefits from a large share of properties in Miami-Dade County and throughout South Florida. The State should carefully consider the effects that an additional increase could have on homeowners.”

View all of Chairwoman Sosa’s sponsored legislation

Miami Children's Museum celebrates Dr. Seuss' Birthday on Friday, March 1, 10 a.m.
2013 Homestead Exemption Applications due by March 1. Learn about important changes to the Low Income Senior Exemption.
2013 Homestead Exemption Application
Free HIV testing at Miami-Dade Metrorail stations on Thursday, February 28.
Mayor Gimenez's State of the County Address on Thursday, February 28, 10 a.m.
Contact Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa

District 6 Office
1000 SW 57th Avenue, Suite 201
Miami, Florida 33144
305-267-6377 Phone
305-267-6366 Fax

Downtown Office
Stephen P. Clark Government Center
111 NW 1st Street, Suite 220
Miami, Florida 33128
305-375-5696 Phone
305-372-6090 Fax

E-mail: [email protected]
Web: www.miamidade.gov/district06

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