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Miami-Dade Mayor delivers State of the County address virtually – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – Miami-Dade Mayor Danielle Levine Cava wrapped up her first year in office with an address to residents on Monday.

It was executed virtually as a COVID-19 precaution, a difficulty she touched closely on in the speech.

Levine Cava pointed to the challenges Miami-Dade County has confronted in the previous year — from the pandemic to the lethal constructing collapse in Surfside.

She talked about the resilience of the neighborhood.

The mayor additionally emphasised what she known as some “big accomplishments” together with the county’s economic system being one of the greatest in the nation and a vaccination rate larger than the nationwide common.

“I know that Miami-Dade will thrive when all residents are treated with respect and given opportunities to prosper and succeed,” she mentioned. “That’s the county I’ve been working to build since I was elected. We’re making historic investments in Miami-Dade’s workforce and small businesses to ensure our residents are positioned to succeed in the fastest-growing industries from tech to healthcare to construction, agriculture and more, we’re building bridges for the future between industry leaders and the people who power our economy.”

She additionally appeared forward to make enhancements in the county, together with plans to fight sea-level rise, extra renewable vitality, job creation and investments in transportation.

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