Downtown Action Plan Advisory Committee

NoMi Downtown Action Plan Advisory Committee - Creating New Places from Old Spaces


  • 1:30 PM
  • 2nd Friday of every month
  • Scott Galvin Community Center
    1600 NE 126 Street
    North Miami, FL 33181

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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MemberAppointed ByAppointed DateTerm Ending
Sara McDevittMayor Desulme07-12-202211-19-2024
Dudly Etienne HarvardMayor Desulme07-12-202211-19-2024
Bernadette PierreMayor Desulme12-13-202211-19-2024
Elvis Dumervil Vice Mayor Estimé-Irvin07-12-202205-27-2025
Naomi BlemurVice Mayor Estimé-Irvin07-12-202205-27-2025
Francis JacobVice Mayor Estimé-Irvin10-11-202205-27-2025
Geo DarderCouncilman Galvin07-12-202211-19-2024
Sebastien ScemlaCouncilman Galvin07-12-202211-19-2024
Max Wolfe SturmanCouncilman Galvin07-12-202211-19-2024
Jeff MondesirCouncilwoman Timothe07-12-202205-27-2025
Dr. Lumana JosephCouncilwoman Timothe02-14-202305-27-2025
VacantCouncilwoman TimotheN/AN/A
Wilson GeraldCouncilman Charles04-11-202311-19-2024
VacantCouncilman CharlesN/AN/A
VacantCouncilman CharlesN/AN/A
David BurneyAt-Large10-11-202211-19-2024
Thomas BlackAt-Large10-11-202211-19-2024

Member Information

The DAPAC is comprised of a minimum of eleven (11) and a maximum of fifteen (15) members. The DAPAC will consist of several key community stakeholders with representation from the City’s local Arts/Cultural, Education, Film industry and business community. Examples include, but are not limited to, a representative from MOCA, downtown business owners/tenants, Chamber of Commerce representatives, Business Development Board representative, University partners and other stakeholders.

Roles & Responsibilities

The purpose of the members of the DAPAC is to assist in the implementation of the recommendations of the adopted Master Plan; the DAPAC will also assist in the creation of the conceptual plan and community meetings envisioned for the downtown. Members have the following duties:

  • Act as an ambassador for the Action Plan with peers, neighbors and colleagues to further build momentum, participation and constructive feedback on the process and the master Plan and the future revitalization of the Downtown area
  • Communicate and coordinate with the member’s constituent group to represent the group’s perspective on key issues and convey information from the DAPAC back to the stakeholders
  • Participate actively in and help market the project’s community outreach efforts.
  • Regularly attend DAPAC meetings and contribute constructively out of the experience and knowledge that they possess
  • Review and provide comments/recommendations on project materials and draft plans
  • Understand and articulate the DAPAC’s purpose, responsibilities and work plan

About the Committee

The Downtown Action Plan Advisory Committee ("DAPAC") was created to "assist in the implementation of the adopted major corridor and downtown master plan as well as the accompanying concept and action plans" as indicated in Section 2-401 of the City of North Miami Land Development Regulations.
Ordinance 1481