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Mission, Principles, and Goals

Miami-Dade County's Mission Statement


"Delivering excellent public services that address our community's needs and enhance our quality of life."

What are Guiding Principles

They guide decision-making at all levels of organization officials & employees, express common values embraced by organization, powerful instruments for changing organizational culture, express basic beliefs about conditions under which people work best, steer leaders to establishing the structures and systems to make the vision of reality, values: addressing weaknesses, decision-related behavior

Miami-Dade County's Guiding Principles:

  • Customer-focused and customer-driven
  • Honest, ethical and fair to all
  • Accountable and responsive to the public
  • Diverse and sensitive
  • Efficient and effective
  • Committed to development of leadership in public service
  • Innovative
  • Valuing and respectful of each other
  • Action-oriented

Strategic Area Goals, Outcomes and Strategies


Strategic Plans have been developed in six service delivery areas supporting the County's Mission Statement: Delivering excellent public services that address our community's needs and enhance our quality of life. These contain strategic area mission statements, goals, key outcomes and preliminary performance measures.

Carlos A. Gimenez
County Mayor

Stephen P. Clark Center
111 NW 1st Street, Miami, FL 33128
305-375-5071 | mayor@miamidade.gov305-375-5071 | mayor@miamidade.gov

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