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Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava

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.

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Miami-Dade Parks’ Devon Aire Park playground gets a nature-inspired makeover

Visitors to Devon Aire Park, located at 10400 SW 122 Ave., Miami, will find a new playground within a mini forest, where children can discover the fun and adventure of nature play and let their imaginations soar. On Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 3 p.m., the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department and Miami-Dade County District 8 Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava will gather at the park to officially dedicate and cut the ribbon for the new play space. The public is invited to attend.

Commissioner Levine Cava advocates for Medicaid expansion to help fill the healthcare insurance coverage gap

County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava sponsored two resolutions: one that calls for an expansion of Medicaid – as envisioned under the Affordable Care Act – and another to support having a state constitutional amendment on the 2020 ballot to give voters the power to expand Medicaid. It is believed that the majority of Floridians support having access to affordable healthcare for all.

County Commissioner Levine Cava works to protect farmlands from turning into trucking depots

The ordinance, sponsored by Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, will help ensure agricultural properties in South Dade are not used for the commercial storage of vehicles that are unrelated to farming. The item is intended to end the trending problem of property owners renting parking spaces for multiple non-farming trucks, which is negatively impacting the farming industry and residents’ quality of life.

Commissioner Levine Cava votes against using public funds for private rail

At a special Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners meeting on Friday, October 11, Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava voted against a proposal to use taxpayer dollars to expand for-profit rail into Aventura. The proposal, which ultimately passed, will pay $76 million from the Miami-Dade County budget to for-profit company Brightline (now owned by Virgin) to build a rail station connected to Aventura Mall.

Miami-Dade County Commission takes action to save Biscayne Bay

The Board of County Commissioners on Oct. 3 passed a suite of new policies – spearheaded by Commissioner Levine Cava – aimed at tackling the mounting threats to our community’s clean water.

The Status of Women in Miami-Dade County Report 2019

There's still work to be done in the battle to achieve wage equity for women, according to the study prepared in collaboration with the Florida International University Metropolitan Center as subject matter experts is designed to provide insight into areas of disparities and progress towards closing the gender gap. The report is a result of legislation sponsored by Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava in 2015, adopting the UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women and requiring an annual report measuring gender equity in the county.

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