Commissioner Eileen Higgins

Welcome to District 5, the heart of the Miami-Dade County!

From historic neighborhoods to sweeping bay, river, and ocean views, the eclectic mix of District 5 embodies the best Miami-Dade has to offer residents and visitors alike.

This vibrant district includes the cities of Miami and Miami Beach, including the urban neighborhoods of Brickell and Downtown; the working, industrial Miami River; tree-lined Coral Way neighborhoods like The Roads, Silver Bluff and Shenandoah; the South and Mid parts of Miami Beach; and Little Havana and West Flagler, the colorful center of Hispanic culture.

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All legislative items sponsored by the Commissioner can be found by following the links presented in this index which shows number and title. Click on the File Number to see the full title, text and legislative history, along with other details, for each item.

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News & Events

Commissioner Higgins to host six walk-up vaccination sites

Commissioner Higgins to host six walk-up vaccination sites in District 5 throughout the month of May

Commissioner Higgins awards $577,00 for the construction of AD Oceanside Park

Commissioner Eileen Higgins awards $577,000 for construction of ADA Oceanside Park and the first-ever permanent access bridge and viewing platform in South Florida

Commissioner Higgins' transportation goals

Learn about Commissioner Eileen Higgins’ priorities as Chair of the Transportation, Mobility, and Planning Committee (TMPC).

Commissioner Eileen Higgins' legislation to increase the notification period for evictions was approved by the Board of County Commissioners

Today (Jan. 20), the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners approved legislation sponsored by Commissioner Eileen Higgins, District 5, that increases the notification period for the termination of month-to-month residential tenancies across Miami-Dade County. The legislation extends the notification requirement from 15 days to no less than 30 days.
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