How to Participate Virtually in the Next BCC Meeting – 4/7/20

This Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 9:30am, Miami-Dade County will hold a virtual Commission Meeting.

The agenda for the meeting covers several important topics related to the County’s response to Coronavirus in addition to regular County business.

HOW TO VIEW THE MEETING ONLINE

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

  • By phone in advance: Call 305-679-0007 by 5 pm on Monday, April 6th, and leave a voice message which will be played during the Commission meeting.
  • By phone live during the meeting: Call in live to the Commission meeting at 305-375-5777 on Tuesday, April 7th.
  • By email: Send an e-mail to bcclive@miamidade.gov by 5 pm on Monday, April 6th; your message will be read into the record.
  • Via webinar: Register online here and log on live during the meeting.

Please note that only the first two minutes of each message or email will be played or read into the record. Please include your name, address and the number of the Commission agenda item(s) you wish to address in your voice or email message.

LED Conversion Street Lighting Special Taxing Districts

LED Conversion Street Lighting In Special Taxing Districts

Miami Dade County is committed to a brighter future for our area! Together with FPL, they are working to brighten up our streets for those evening strolls with new LED lighting.

The Special Assessment Districts Division has partnered with Florida Power & Light to convert special taxing lighting districts current street lights to equivalent LED energy efficient street lights. The conversion to LED lights offers many advantages.

LED lights are more energy efficient providing a reduction in energy usage and are more dependable lowering maintenance costs. They have a higher color rendering index which makes it easier to differentiate colors at night and are more directional, which reduces light pollution. The conversion of 903 special taxing lighting districts throughout Miami-Dade County will be done in four phases and is expected to be completed by 2021 or sooner.

Below please find the special tax lighting districts within Commission District 4 that FPL has informed us they are working on converting to LED.

L-0016 Enchanted Lake
L-0027 Sky Lake
L-0042 Highland Sparling
L-0047 Sabal Palm

For more information, contact the Special Assessment District Division at (305-375-2702) or by email at stdp@miamidade.gov; also, you can go to miamidade.gov/parks/assessment-districts.asp.