Commissioner Danielle Cohen Higgins

Danielle Cohen Higgins was elected to represent District 8 on the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners on August 23, 2022. She was originally appointed to the office on December 7, 2020. Commissioner Cohen Higgins currently serves as Chairwoman of the PortMiami, Resiliency, and Sustainability Committee (PMRSC), and Vice Chairwoman of the Transportation, Mobility and Planning Committee (TMPC). She also serves on the Airport and Economic Development Committee (AEDC). Commissioner Cohen Higgins is the Chairwoman for the County’s Biscayne Bay Watershed Management Advisory Board and a member of the State’s Biscayne Bay Commission.
About Commissioner Cohen Higgins
Commissioner Danielle Higgins

Inside District 8

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District 8 encompass a significant portion of southeastern Miami-Dade County.

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Legislation

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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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This link takes you directly to an advanced search page for Commission Legislation. You can search by Resolution Number, Title, Date or other fields.

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Miami-Dade County's Legislative Information Center provides a variety of information about the County's legislative process.

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See the list of Board of County Commission and Committees Agendas available for viewing from June 18, 1996 to present.

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See the list of Board of County Commission Minutes available for viewing from June 18, 1996 to present.

News & Events

Mom and Pop Small Business Grants

Small Business owners in Miami-Dade County’s District 8 can now apply to receive up to $5,000 in grant funding from Commissioner Danielle Cohen Higgins’ Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program. Applications can be downloaded online or picked up at the District 8 office or Accelerate South Dade through Friday, Feb. 23.

Hand deliver completed applications in a sealed envelope drop box no later than 4 p.m. from Monday, Feb. 26 through Friday, March 1 at the District 8 officeSouth Dade Government Center.

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The Chamber Gazette is a quarterly publication and community outreach tool created and produced by the Division of Media of the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners.