Commissioner Eileen Higgins

Welcome to District 5, the heart of the Miami-Dade County!

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.

We invite you to join our team in creating the story of Miami’s present and future together. Learn more about how District 5 is serving you by searching legislation, latest news and events, and all county services.

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News & Events

Commissioner Higgins launches a week of events to celebrate National Small Business Week in District 5

To celebrate National Small Business Week, from May 2 to May 6, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Eileen Higgins, District 5, is partnering with local and national organizations, Miami-Dade County departments, and small business resource providers to offer an exciting, week-long calendar of events, as well as to announce new programs and funding opportunities that will further strengthen the small business ecosystem in her district.

Commissioner Higgins to collaborate with BizHack Academy to offer free digital marketing course for District 5 small business owners

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Eileen Higgins, District 5, in collaboration with Miami-based BizHack Academy will provide in-depth digital marketing training and personalized coaching for up to 120 small businesses located in District 5 to give them practical skills and strategy in online lead generation. 

Commissioner Higgins' transportation goals

Learn about Commissioner Eileen Higgins’ priorities as Chair of the Transportation, Mobility, and Planning Committee (TMPC).
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