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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:
  1. The long-term management of Biscayne Bay
  2. Health of the marine community
  3. Run-off and other impacts to water quality
  4. Marine debris
  5. Education and outreach
  6. Economic development and vitality related to Biscayne Bay, and
  7. 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].