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Welcome to District 12

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District 12 encompasses an area of western Miami-Dade County between SW 8th Street and NW 202nd Street, west of Hialeah. It includes the City of Doral, Hialeah, Hialeah Gardens, Medley, Sweetwater, and Virginia Gardens, as well as a large part of unincorporated Miami-Dade County. test
Voters in District 12 first elected José "Pepe" Diaz to the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners in September 2002. Commissioner Diaz was reelected in August 2014.

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District 12 Map

View the District 12 boundaries and more on the District 12 Map.


Watch live Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners meetings.

Check out the 2nd annual Commissioners Cup!

Be part of the excitement as Mater Academy Lions face the Westland Hialeah Wildcats in the second annual Commissioners Cup on Friday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Traz Powell Stadium, 11380 NW 27th Avenue. Go Lions!

Hurricane Guide 2015

Hurricane season is here and runs through Nov. 1. Learn what you need to do to be prepared when and if a storm comes. Check out the 2015 Hurricane Guide. 

FDOT Work Program public hearing

An FDOT Work Program public hearing to discuss FDOT's Five-Year Transportation Plan will be held on Thursday, Sept. 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the FDOT District Six Auditorium, 1000 NW 111th Avenue, Miami, FL 33172.

SR 826/Palmetto Expressway will add tolled express lanes

The Palmetto Express project by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Six will add tolled express lanes along the SR 826/Palmetto Expressway from W. Flagler St. to NW 154 St. and along I-75 from the Palmetto Expressway to NW 170 St. in Miami-Dade County. The project will provide continuity to the upcoming I-75 express lanes being developed by FDOT District Four, from NW 170 St. in Miami-Dade County to I-595 in Broward County. For more information about Palmetto Express visit or contact Marta Rodriguez, Public Information Specialist at (305) 640-7460 or by e-mail:

Respect and share the road!

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz encourages motorists and bicyclists to respect and share the road.

What's happening in District 12?

Sign up to receive the District 12 e-newsletter and get the latest news on great events, new legislation, and helpful programs in District 12 and around Miami-Dade County. Contact the commissioner's office to make sure you're subscribed!

Report wage theft

The Wage Theft Ordinance, which is governed by Chapter 22 of the Code of Miami-Dade County and became effective on February 28, 2010, applies to private sector employees and employers. Employees who have not been paid in full or at all for completed work may report their employers to the County's Small Business Development Department by filling out one of the forms below. For more information about the Wage Theft Ordinance or assistance completing and sending the forms, call SBD at 305-375-3146.

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