COMMISSIONER Michael GóngoraMichael Góngora cares passionately about making a difference. He has been elected to his third non-consecutive term as Miami Beach Commissioner having previously served 2006 – 2007 with Former Mayor David Dermer and 2009 – 2013 with Former Mayor Matti Herrera Bower. Shortly after being elected in 2007, Commissioner Góngora pushed for the first citywide recycling program, founded the City's Sustainability Committee and helped create a long-term plan designed to encourage developers to erect greener buildings. To alleviate flooding, Góngora was instrumental in enacting the stormwater master plan which first included the pump stations to keep Miami Beach dry.
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