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Dear Residents,

I’m honored to have been selected by my colleagues as the Chairwoman of the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners for a two-year term. I invite you to attend our upcoming Commission meetings at the Stephen P. Clark Center located at 111 NW 1 Street, Suite 201, Miami, FL 33128:

• Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at 9:30 a.m.
• Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at 9:30 a.m.

I renew my commitment to you and continue serving the residents of District 6. Please do not hesitate in contacting us at 305-267-6377 should you have any questions or concerns. I’m always here to serve you.

Best wishes,

Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa
District 6
Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners

Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa
March 2013
Visit to Washington DC

Chairwoman Sosa and Mayor Carlos Gimenez traveled to Washington DC with our Federal Delegation to discuss and request assistance with important projects in Miami-Dade County. The following projects were among those discussed: dredge at PortMiami, water and sewer improvements, and additional staffing for Customs & Border Patrol personnel at Miami International Airport.

Secretary of Homeland Security

Chairwoman Sosa attended a meeting hosted by Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to discuss the efforts to increase the number of U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Miami International Airport.

Meeting at the Badia Senior Center

Chairwoman Sosa and Property Appraiser Carlos Lopez-Cantera visited the Badia Senior Center to give information regarding the qualifications for the Seniors’ Homestead Exemption.

South Pointe Elementary

Chairwoman Sosa joined Governor Rick Scott at South Pointe Elementary to announce AT&T’s first private investment in teacher development funding and highlight budget investments in education.

Sand in My Shoes

Chairwoman Sosa attended the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce annual Sand in My Shoes Award that honored Gloria and Emilio Estefan. More than 900 guests attended the event at Jungle Island, where the Estefan’s were lauded for their incredible professional accomplishments and their love and commitment to Greater Miami.

Armando Perez Roura Studio

Chairwoman Sosa was at Radio Mambi for the unveiling of the Armando Perez Roura Studio in honor of the station director.

Meeting in Miami Springs

Chairwoman Sosa joined Miami Springs Mayor Zavier Garcia and Property Appraiser Carlos Lopez-Cantera during a Tax Exemption Town Hall for Seniors at the Miami Springs Community Center.

League Against Cancer

Chairwoman Sosa joined the League Against Cancer in their 6th annual Lourdes P. Aguila Memorial Walk-a-thon at Tropical Park. The walk was in honor of Dr. Cristobal Viera who lost his battle to pancreatic cancer last year.

Sponsored Legislation: Bike305 Month

In order to promote physical activity and a healthy lifestyle among residents, Chairwoman Sosa proclaimed March 2013, and every March thereafter, as “Bike305 Month” in Miami-Dade County. The County has joined efforts with several municipalities in order to support the connectivity of people and places through the County’s bike pathways. This collaboration is a way for County residents to explore and enjoy parks and attractions along or near our trail ways.

The participating municipalities include: City of Coral Gables, Town of Cutler Bay, Village of Key Biscayne, City of Miami, Village of Palmetto Bay, and Village of Pinecrest. The resolution proclaiming “Bike305 Month” follows the Master Plan of the Miami-Dade Park, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, with principles and goals for a seamless, sustainable system of great parks, public spaces, natural areas, cultural areas, greenways, water trails, and streets throughout the County.

View archive of Chairwoman Sosa’s sponsored legislation.

Relay for Life

The journey to end cancer starts with a single step. The American Cancer Society invites you to walk to end cancer at a Relay event. It's your opportunity to not only honor cancer survivors and remember loved ones lost, but also to raise awareness about what we can do to stay well from cancer and raise money to help fuel the world's largest walk to end cancer.

Relay For Life of Hialeah
Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 12 p.m.
Goodlet Park
4200 West 8 Avenue
Hialeah, FL 33012

Relay For Life of Miami Springs
Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 12 p.m.
54 Curtis Parkway
Miami Springs, FL 33166

For more information please call 305-779-2847.

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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