Commissioner Eileen Higgins
From historic neighborhoods to sweeping bay, river, and ocean views, the eclectic mix of District 5 embodies the best Miami-Dade has to offer residents and visitors alike.
This vibrant district includes the cities of Miami and Miami Beach, including the urban neighborhoods of Brickell and Downtown; the working, industrial Miami River; tree-lined Coral Way neighborhoods like The Roads, Silver Bluff and Shenandoah; the South and Mid parts of Miami Beach; and Little Havana and West Flagler, the colorful center of Hispanic culture.
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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.
Commissioner Eileen Higgins brings residents, businesses, and workers together to reimagine a new, interconnected vision for Downtown Miami's Government Center campus and urban coreMiami-Dade County Commissioner Eileen Higgins, together with the Miami-Dade County Regulatory and Resources Department (RER), hosted a visioning public workshop on “The Future of Downtown” at the Main Library Auditorium in Downtown Miami on Saturday, July 27, 2019. The Miami-Dade County Commission on June 4 unanimously approved reforms to the Golden Passport program proposed by Commissioner Eileen Higgins, District 5. The Golden Passport program provides fare-free public transportation to County residents who are 65 and older, who are disabled, and for disabled and low-income veterans.
The installation ceremony for newly elected County Commissioner Eileen Higgins of District 5 was held on Tuesday, July 10 at 10 a.m. in the Commission Chambers at the Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 NW 1st Street, 2nd Floor.