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Councilwoman Judy Waldman
Current & Previous ExperienceCouncilwoman Judy Waldman
Councilwoman Judy Waldman was first elected to the city council in November 2001. She was re-elected for an additional four-year term in November 2005. In November 2009, she was elected to Council Seat #6 and as vice mayor for a two-year term. She currently serves as councilwoman for Council Seat #3, for which she was elected in November 2011 for a four-year term.

Community Involvement
Councilwoman Waldman is very active in the community and has assisted in fund-raising efforts for many worthwhile organizations. She and her husband, Dr. Mervin Waldman, founded the Little Angels Foundation in 1999 on whose board she serves as chair. The Little Angels Foundation supports children with developmental, learning, and emotional problems. She is also a charter member of the Homestead Hospital Pineapple Gala Committee, raising money for the pediatric ward and has worked with the American Cancer Society since 1986 as an avid fundraiser for cancer research. Councilwoman Waldman's council committees include Parks and Recreation, Fire Pension Board Liaison,  Economic/Business/Development/Marketing & Public Relations Liason, Management Review Liason, Beautification Liason and Elected Official Pension Board Liason. 

Awards & Accomplishments
The awards she has received include the Athena Woman of the Year Award, Beta Sigma Phi Woman of the Year Award, the American Cancer Society Volunteer of the Year Award, the American Cancer Society Woman of the Year Award and, the American Business Women's Association Woman of the Year Award and the prestigious In the Company of Women honored her as a Pioneer in 2005. Councilwoman Waldman's accomplishments during her 11 years in public office include:
  • Adoption of the first city-wide Parks Master Plan that included improvements to all of the community parks
  • As management review chair, initiated a national search to recruit a new city manager
  • Development of and support for the Biscayne-Everglades Greenway Project that consists of a multipurpose park and trail system that connects Biscayne National Park to Everglades National Park
  • Established a task force that made recommendations for improvements in the city's Customer Service Division
  • Establishment of the city's first Tourism Committee.
  • Expansion and renovation of the City of Homestead's Community Center.
  • Organized the First Biscayne / Everglades Greenway Bike Festival that has become an annual city event

Biographical Information
Councilwoman Waldman grew up in Homestead and graduated from South Dade High School. She attended Miami-Dade College and completed several business courses from the University of Miami. Councilwoman Waldman is a full-time licensed realtor-associate with Century 21/Town & Country and owns and operates a mortgage investment company. She and her husband have one son and two grandchildren.

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Contact Us
Judy Waldman
Councilwoman
jwaldman@cityofhomestead.com

City of Homestead
650 NE 22 Terrace 
Homestead, FL 33033

Ph: (305) 224-4454
Fx: (305) 242-2523