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Biscayne Bay Watershed Management Advisory Board

The Miami-Dade County Biscayne Bay Watershed Management Advisory Board was created by the Board of County Commissioners (BCC), through Ordinance No. 21-72, as recommended by the Biscayne Bay Task Force.

Article CLXIV of Chapter 2, Sections 2-2420 to 2-2426 of the Code of Miami-Dade County establishes a permanent board to advise the BCC and the County Mayor on issues related to Biscayne Bay, including, but not limited to:
  • The long-term management of Biscayne Bay
  • Health of the marine community
  • Run-off and other impacts to water quality
  • Marine debris
  • Education and outreach
  • Economic development and vitality related to Biscayne Bay
  • How conditions in Biscayne Bay may affect residents and property owners
These recommendations could also be used to update Chapter 24 of the Code to incorporate a new management plan and prioritize projects for Biscayne Bay. In addition, the new board will provide a local perspective on Biscayne Bay problems, issues and solutions.


For more information, email the Chief Bay Officer at [email protected].