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Welcome to District 8
Welcome to the District 8 website! I am honored to serve as your representative. District 8 encompasses Palmetto Bay, Cutler Bay, Homestead, and unincorporated areas of South Dade including Redland, Falls, Princeton, parts of Naranja, Leisure City and parts of West Kendall.
This website is your connection to County government. Visit here periodically to find the latest information on County services, programs, and legislation that affects you. Check out live and archived videos of Commission meetings to see what we are working on. Please feel free to contact my office with any questions and concerns you may have – I am here to serve you.
Your parks, garbage and recycling pickup days, school boundaries, voting precincts and much more.
Daniella Delivers serves as your resource for civic and legislative accomplishments.
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District 8 Infill Housing Program
Commissioner Cava has announced the launch of the District 8 Infill Housing Program with the goal of building housing on County-owned land in South Dade for working families. Housing developers are invited to participate in a competitive process for several parcels of vacant County-owned land which will be developed into affordable and workforce housing. Developers have until the end of October to complete their applications.
Statement on 836 toll road extension
County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava shared the following statement following the approval of the application to extend the 836 toll road outside the Urban Development Boundary into wetlands and farmland in far West Dade.
Commissioner Levine Cava says Miami-Dade is positioned to become leader in solar jobs
The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners on Sept. 5 unanimously supported a resolution directing the County to continue to use the resources of the U.S. Department of Energy’s SolSmart program and to further improve the solar installation permitting process for residences and businesses.
Statement calling for Metrorail to South Dade and immediate transit solutions in the interim
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava convened a meeting on July 17 with South Dade’s elected leaders and TPO Chairman Esteban Bovo to advocate for immediate transit solutions, and particularly for Metrorail at street level to serve our community in the near future.
National Rebuilding Day
Commissioner Levine Cava partners with Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade to provide critical home repairs and neighborhood revitalization in South Dade.
Traffic Solutions Action Plan
On Feb. 27, 2018, Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava released a Traffic Solutions Action Plan to help tackle the ever-increasing traffic congestion in the Pinecrest through Palmetto Bay, and Cutler Bay to Palm Glades transportation corridor. The Action Plan is a result of ideas generated at community brainstorming sessions held at the Traffic Solutions Summit on February 3 and subsequent meetings.
Commissioner Levine Cava celebrates three years on the Commission
Commissioner Levine Cava celebrated her third anniversary on the Commission on Nov. 12 by volunteering along with many other District 8 residents to restore a coastal wetland in Cutler Bay and released a report highlighting some key accomplishments during her third year in office.
Hurricane Irma after-report
Commissioner Levine Cava has released a report outlining the most common issues that South Dade residents encountered before, during and after Hurricane Irma, and including a number of recommendations to improve the County’s future disaster response.
A Fair Share for South Dade
Commissioner Levine Cava partnered with Commissioner Moss to host the inaugural South Dade Solutions Summit: business, community and government leaders outlined a success plan for South Dade to improve transportation, economic development and quality of life. Recommendations include the County buying local food and products, promotion of "farm to table" dining, transit investments and greater marketing of our region's unique assets. The plan will be our guiding document framing District 8's agenda over the next three years.
Read Commissioner Levine Cava's installation speech
Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava was sworn in during an installation ceremony held by the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners on Nov. 24, 2014.
- Read Commissioner Levine Cava's installation speech and learn more about issues important to her.
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