Vote NO on Agenda Item 2A

A message sent along with our friends in the Hold the Line Coalition. 

On Thursday, January 13, Commissioners on the County Infrastructure, Operations, and Innovation Committee were to consider  Agenda Item 2A, sponsored by Commissioner Diaz, directing staff to amend the Comprehensive Development Master Plan. 

We asked the Commissioners to vote NO on this item. That’s because this amendment would likely require moving the Urban Development Boundary line. This would lead to urban sprawl in areas that are crucial to leave undeveloped as these green spaces protect our drinking water, Biscayne Bay, and Miami-Dade's farming community. However, only one of the six Commissioners actually showed up to the meeting. With no quorum, no vote was held.  Item 2A will be up for discussion again in the future.

The future of Miami depends on ensuring that we have enough green space to support our community’s needs. For decades, Miami-Dade has protected a boundary line dividing developed areas from  the Everglades, called the “Urban Development Boundary (UDB).” This UDB has been one of our best tools to protect this valuable habitat, our drinking water, and Biscayne Bay from urban sprawl. To save Biscayne Bay,  we must Hold The Line!


Make Your Voice Heard


Let the Commissioners know that you want them to vote no on this item. Enter your information and push the "send email" button at the bottom of this page. 

We will not, in any circumstances, share your personal information with other individuals or organizations without your permission, including public organizations, corporations, or individuals.

Showing 7 reactions

Sign in with your email

Sign in with your social account

    Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.
    • Bob Parks
      followed this page 2022-02-08 10:00:05 -0500
    • Felicis Fina
      followed this page 2022-01-14 15:33:22 -0500
    • Marcelo Russo
      followed this page 2022-01-13 21:08:50 -0500
    • Miami Waterkeeper
      published this page in Take Action 2022-01-13 15:53:22 -0500
    • Janette Janero
      commented 2022-01-13 15:13:43 -0500
      Please vote “no” thank you for speaking on my behalf Commissioner.
    • Joyce Nelson
      followed this page 2022-01-12 16:04:22 -0500
    • Miami Waterkeeper
      published this page in Take Action 2022-01-12 09:26:21 -0500