Office of the Mayor, Carlos A. Gimenez
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez's statement on passing of Nelson Mandela
I join members of our community in mourning the death of Nelson Mandela, who not only overcame great odds in his fight to abolish apartheid in South Africa but also became a global symbol of leadership.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez's December 5 Impasse Hearing Remarks and previous remarks regarding how restoring the cuts will result in service reductions and layoffs
Below are Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez’s remarks, which are being delivered at today’s unions’ impasse hearing on the five percent contribution of employees’ base pay towards the County’s healthcare costs.
Miami-Dade County and The Beacon Council launch geospatial website to attract jobs and investments
Miami-Dade County, in conjunction with The Beacon Council, is launching the www.miamidadesites.com website, which depicts available vacant industrial and commercial properties. The website is based on user-defined criteria for Miami-Dade County utilizing geographically based demographic and business information, and also enables broker registration to highlight available parcels.
Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez convenes Blue Ribbon Taskforce to analyze the future of the Miami-Dade Public Library System
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez announced he is convening a Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Taskforce at the end of this month to analyze and develop a Master Plan for the future of the Miami-Dade Public Library System. The taskforce, which will be led by Mayor Gimenez, is comprised of business, education and community leaders as well as library funders, advocates, patrons and employees.
"I want to engage the entire community in a serious conversation about how we can preserve our libraries for the long-term future and provide even better services," said Mayor Gimenez. "Our residents and visitors deserve a sustainable, top-notch library system, and my administration aims to deliver on that."
Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez announced grand opening of expanded community Wi-Fi access at 14 neighborhood parks
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez announced an initiative focused on expanding community Wi-Fi access and kicked off the grand opening of Miami-Dade County’s new park-based Technology Learning Centers, aimed at providing free community access to computers, Wi-Fi and technology training for both youth and adults.
Your Mayor Your County
Join Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez for the first episode of this new series. The Mayor provides insight into his initiatives and discusses key issues facing Miami-Dade County.
FY 2013-14 Proposed Budget and Multi-Year Capital Plan
The Proposed Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Budget and Multi-Year Capital Plan continue my promises to keep taxes lower than when I entered office and reduce the size of our government. It is fiscally responsible and respectful of the community’s desire to balance their tax rates with levels of services.
South Florida Workforce Investment Board announces Ready To Work - Employment
South Florida Workforce Investment Board (SFWIB) announced the opening of registration for its Ready to Work –Employment Program, created to provide young adults from low-income families with the opportunity to enhance their work-readiness skills while also earning income.
In its second year of implementation, the program is aligned with the efforts of Actively Investing in Miami-Dade (“the AIM Initiative”), which was unveiled by Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez on May 31, 2013 at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Goals Conference at Jungle Island in Miami. In announcing the new initiative, the Mayor called upon local businesses to join him in a community-wide effort to expand job and internship opportunities for local young adults.
Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez's FY 2013-14 Budget Address
In compliance with the County Charter, I am pleased to deliver this budget address to inform you of my budget priorities for the coming year.
Let me begin by thanking you for your confidence in me. My re-election showed that you support our efforts to improve the management of Miami-Dade County and share my vision for our future. Miami-Dade will be a dynamic global community: a center for investment, commerce, arts and culture with a vibrant, diverse and sustainable economy.
Miami-Dade County chosen to receive first-ever Federal grant for domestic violence prevention
The United States Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) has announced that Miami-Dade County is one of 12 counties and cities around the country to receive a grant ranging from $100,000 to $200,000, for an initiative to prevent and reduce domestic violence and domestic violence related homicides.
The grant comes from the first-ever Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Demonstration Initiative, created by the OVW, to help minimize domestic violence homicides by effectively identifying potential victims and monitoring high-risk offenders.
Joint Roundtable on Youth Safety
|Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez together with Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho, hosted two joint roundtable discussions on Youth Safety with local officials. The Roundtable united local leaders, including Mayors and Police Chiefs of various municipalities within the Miami-Dade community, to work together on public safety initiatives in light of the recent senseless acts of violence that have affected our entire nation.|
County Reorganization Plan
Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez’s reorganization plan will streamline communication and collaboration across departmental functional areas.
Mayor Installation Ceremony Takes Place
Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez is on the job and determined to deliver on his commitment to the community.
Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez Sworn Into Office
|Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez was sworn into office on July 1, 2011, at the Stephen P. Clark Center, in a private ceremony surrounded by his immediate family. Mayor Gimenez's Installation Ceremony took place on Wednesday, July 6 at 2 p.m., in the Board of County Commission Chambers at the Stephen P. Clark Center.|
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.
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