Government of Miami
City Commission and Mayor
Five city commissioners are also elected from single-member districts of which they are residents. City commissions also must be qualified voters. The City Commission holds regular meetings in Miami City Hall, located at 3500 Pan American Drive in the neighborhood of Coconut Grove. The Commission has the power to pass ordinances, adopt regulations, and exercise other powers. All city commission offices and that of the mayor are nonpartisan.
- Alex Diaz de la Portilla - Commissioner, District 1
- Ken Russell - Commissioner, District 2
- Joe Carollo - Commissioner, District 3
- Manolo Reyes - Commissioner, District 4
- Keon Hardemon - Commissioner, District 5
The Miami Police Department (MPD), often referred to as the City of Miami Police, is the main police department of Miami. Their jurisdiction lies within the actual city limits of Miami, but have mutual aid agreements with neighboring police departments. Jorge Colina is the chief of police. City of Miami police are distinguishable from their Miami-Dade counterparts by their blue uniforms and blue-and-white patrol vehicles.
Water and Sewer Department
Water and sewer service in Miami is maintained by the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department.
Federal and state representation
The United States Postal Service operates post offices in the city of Miami. The Miami Main Post Office, located at 2200 NW 72nd Avenue, is located outside of the city limits in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, adjacent to Miami International Airport.