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Plan ahead this Hurricane Season

2016 Hurricane Season runs June 1 through Nov. 30. Take charge of your safety by making a hurricane plan for your family, including pets, and stocking up on vital supplies.

Hurricane Guide Website
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> Hurricane Matthew Press Conference

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Throughout October we unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors and fighters, while raising awareness about the steps we can take to reduce the risk of breast cancer.

Making Strides Website

Drain and cover

Learn how to protect yourself and property from the potentially serious diseases that mosquitoes carry. Know why drain and cover can go a long way.

> Read about mosquito control

Proposed Budget public meetings

The Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners approved the FY 2016-17 Proposed Budget during the second public hearing on Sept. 22.

Watch the first hearing
Watch the second hearing
Read the FY 2016-17 Proposed Budget
> Visit the Budget website

Miami-Dade County's Mosquito Control Efforts

Miami-Dade County remains committed to protecting our community from the spread of the Zika virus. As Mayor, I am also committed to making all resources available to keeping us safe.

In direct response to recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Florida Department of Health, I have authorized Miami-Dade County’s Mosquito Control team to begin larvicide and adulticide aerial spraying every seven days for the next four weeks, as warranted by our mosquito-population surveillance data.

Mayor's 2016 Budget Address

As Mayor of Miami-Dade County, it is my responsibility to deliver a budget address to the residents to explain my funding priorities.

About Our Mayor

Carlos A. Gimenez was elected as Miami-Dade County's Mayor on June 28, 2011. Prior to this election, Mayor Gimenez served on the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners for seven years.

Statement from Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez on the Commission's approval of Transportation Network Entities in Miami-Dade County

Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez signed a non-binding Letter of Intent with Miami Beckham United. The document confirms the group's intention to negotiate the purchasing of land owned by Miami-Dade County, located on NW 6th Street and NW 6th Avenue near downtown Miami. 

Employ Miami-Dade: Making a difference in our community

Mayor Gimenez has partnered with the business community along with CareerSource South Florida, the Neighbors and Neighbors Association, Associated Builders & Contractors Florida East Coast Chapter and the Circle of Brotherhood, to help put Miami-Dade County residents to work.

Climate Change & Sea Level Rise

Florida is considered one of the most vulnerable areas to climate change, with Southeast Florida especially susceptible to impacts such as rising sea levels. Miami-Dade County has been on the forefront of these issues for many years.

Mayor's Monthly Review

The Mayor's Monthly Review is your update on the latest news and events occurring in Miami-Dade County government. Sign up for the monthly newsletter and stay well-informed on the issues that are important to you.

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