Commissioner Danielle Cohen Higgins

Danielle Cohen Higgins was elected to represent District 8 on the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners on August 23, 2022. She was originally appointed to the office on December 7, 2020. Commissioner Cohen Higgins currently serves as Chairwoman of the PortMiami, Resiliency, and Sustainability Committee (PMRSC), and Vice Chairwoman of the Transportation, Mobility and Planning Committee (TMPC). She also serves on the Airport and Economic Development Committee (AEDC). Commissioner Cohen Higgins is the Chairwoman for the County’s Biscayne Bay Watershed Management Advisory Board and a member of the State’s Biscayne Bay Commission.
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Commissioner Danielle Higgins

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News & Events

Commissioner Danielle Cohen Higgins and Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works Launch New Program "Potholepalooza"

Commissioner Danielle Cohen Higgins alongside Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) will be launching a new pilot program, “Potholepalooza”, from April 15 – June 15, 2023. This blitz-like program will be an all-hands-on-deck concentrated and concerted effort to repair as many potholes as possible.

Commissioner Danielle Cohen Higgins presents Street Naming Ceremony to honor Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson

Justice Jackson is not only the first black woman to sit on the Supreme Court, she is also the first Supreme Court Justice from Miami-Dade County. Justice Jackson was raised in South Dade where both her parents still reside. This street naming allows Miami-Dade County and South Dade to recognize and honor the incredible accomplishments of Justice Jackson. The ceremony took place at the Dennis C. Moss Cultural Arts Center on March 6.

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