A Commitment to Doral's Future

During my first term as your Councilman, I helped achieve these goals.

Repealed the Elected Official’s Lifetime Pensions

  • Fulfilling our commitment to fiscal responsibility and transparency by eliminating lifetime pensions for elected officials which cost taxpayer millions of dollars.

Delivered results on Doral Central Park, with an anticipated opening date FALL 2024

  • Our community has waited 6 years for the opening of Doral Central Park, to provide a premier recreational space for residents of all ages to enjoy.
  • When I took office in 2022 the park was only 15% complete. In just over a year today the park is over 70% complete

Prioritized Public Safety and Implemented a Zero-Tolerance Approach to Crime

  • My top priority is keeping Doral safe, ensuring the well-being of all residents.
  • During the 2023-2024 budget we created 30 new positions in our police department, resulting in more visibility and police presence.

Worked with County Official’s to Close the Trash Incinerator in Doral

  • Advocated for the permanent closure and removal of the County’s Waste to Energy Facility (Covanta) that had caused bad odors and poor air quality for over 40 years.
  • After the February 2023 fire, we sprang into action by hiring environmental experts and government consultants to advocate for Doral’s right to a better quality of life by removing the plant.

Enforced Transparency and Accountability

  • Supported policy that upholds transparency and accountability in government operations to build trust with our citizens and ensure decisions are made in the best interests of the community.
  • Kept taxes low by maintaining the lowest millage rate in Doral’ history, 1.17166, and a healthy city reserve of over $55 million dollars.
  • Supported the creation of “INFO DORAL,” a full resource center for residents and businesses in our city.

Sponsored Policy to Deter Unsightly Trash and Keep Doral Beautiful

  • Worked to keep Doral beautiful by increasing fines for unsightly trash and litter around our city.
  • Preserving the beauty and cleanliness of Doral and enhancing the quality of life for all residents.

Advocated for Responsible and Controlled Growth

  • Supported the adoption of policies that create more greenspace, larger setbacks, and protect the characteristics of our traditional neighborhoods.
  • Collaborated with the business community to complete vital infrastructure projects like NW 112th Ave, improving connectivity and accessibility within our city

Focused on Transit by Expanding Transit and Micro-Transit Options

  • Investing in transit infrastructure and expanding micro-transit options to provide convenient and efficient transportation solutions for our residents.
  • Supported the study of all our city’s intersections to improve traffic flow and redlight wait times.
  • Enhanced mobility and accessibility for our senior citizens 65+ to travel safely and comfortably by supporting the establishment of a free transit pilot program.
  • Supported the purchase of 10 new trolleys and the development of new direct and efficient trolley routes.
  • Supported the instillation of 10 new covered bus benches.

Invested in Infrastructure Improvement

  • Investing in infrastructure upgrades, storm water drainage systems, and maintenance to ensure the long-term sustainability and resilience of our city.
  • Focused solutions to improve 79th Ave. and the surrounding neighborhoods and businesses.
  • Invested city funding for expansion and repair of our city sidewalks
  • Invested city funding for expanded lighting and connectivity throughout our city roads and trails system.

Expanded Community Events, Cultural Programming, and Activities for All

  • To enrich our city and foster a vibrant and inclusive environment, I supported expansion of community events, cultural programming, and activities for children, families, and special needs students.

Economic Development and Smart Cities

  • Worked with Doral’s Building Department to adopt a customer-oriented approach on solutions, improved technology, and increased efficiency in the permitting process to help Doral’s small businesses succeed.
  • Created Doral’s first Smart Cities Advisory Board, engaging experts, residents, and business owners on the best approach to enhance and utilize our City’s tools and technology.

Doral’s Environmental Approach and Sustainability

  • Supported becoming a 100% plastic free city, adopting Plastic 305 policies.
  • Implementing comprehensive waste reductions and recycling programs to divert waste from landfills and promote sustainability.
  • Educating residents and businesses about the importance of waste reduction and recycling.
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As your Councilman I have been dedicated to serving the residents of Doral with integrity, transparency, and a commitment to making our community a better place for all. My continued focus and commitments are to building a stronger, safer, and more vibrant community for all residents of Doral. With your support, I will continue to lead with truth, commitment, and dedication to put the interests of our residents first always.

  • Proactive and Inclusive Approach: I believe in taking a proactive and inclusive approach when addressing difficult issues facing our community. I am committed to listening to all voices and working together to find solutions that benefit you.
  • Focus on Safety and Quality of Life: My top priority is keeping our community and family’s safe and improving services to enrich our quality of life. I will continue to work tirelessly to implement policies and initiatives that enhance safety measures and provide essential services to residents.
  • Family-Centered Policies: My dedication to protecting family first policies in Doral, is steadfast. I will prioritize initiatives that have a family first approach and support the well-being of our residents.
  • Traffic Solutions: My experience working in city government allows me the unique ability to recognize the importance of addressing traffic with continued out of the box solutions. My objective is to implement new traffic solutions to alleviate congestion and improve mobility for residents and commuters.
  • Fiscal Responsibility: I am fully committed to keeping municipal taxes low while ensuring responsible budgeting for future sustainability.
  • Support for Special Needs Families: My commitment to continue to improve programs that assist our special needs families is ongoing, ensuring they have access to the support and resources they need to thrive.
  • Infrastructure Improvement: I will continue to prioritize infrastructure improvements and expand beautification initiatives to enhance the overall aesthetics and functionality of our city.
  • Development Control: I will support and advocate for control growth, ensuring that it’s managed responsibly and in line with the City’s needs and desires of residents.
  • Cultural Activities: I will continue to expand on Doral’s cultural activities, providing family-friendly entertainment opportunities and showcasing Doral’s vibrant diversity.
  • Education and Youth Programs: I will continue to work with our School Board member to advocate for and expand the educational opportunities and youth programs available, investing in the future success of our young residents.
  • Economic Development: I will create efficiencies and target economic development initiatives to attract quality businesses and provide local job opportunities for residents.
  • Sustainable and Environmentally Friendly City: I will work with experts and our environmental advisory board to create an action plan for a sustainable and environmentally friendly city, implementing policies and practices that protect our natural resources for future generations.
  • HOA and Condo Legislation Enforcement: I will work with state legislators and representatives to enforce HOA and Condo legislation compliance and enforcement.
  • Parks and Recreation Support: I will continue to support the highest quality of maintenance in Doral’s World class parks and recreation system. Ensuring you have access to safe and enjoyable recreational opportunities.
  • Accessibility and Transparency: I am committed to being always accessible and connected with Doral’s residents. I will uphold transparency in government and fight for ethical governance in Doral. Putting Doral’s residents before politics and undoing recent political treachery by a handful of City Council colleagues.


  • Doral City Councilman, Elected December 2022.
  • City of Doral Vice Mayor, 2022-2023
  • Born in Caracas, Venezuela on July 20, 1984.
  • Resident of Miami, Florida since the age of 15
  • Married for 7 years with Yeraldine Rosales, with one son, age 7
  • Lived in Doral since 2014
  • Miami Coral Park Senior High School, Graduated 2004
  • Miami Dade College, Associate of Arts, 2007
  • Florida International University, Bachelor of Public Administration, 2009
  • Lipscomb University, Master’s in Psychology, 2011
  • Miami Dade County Parks and Recreation Department, Park Manager, 2004 to 2009
  • William County Juvenile Judge Sharon Guffee, Juvenile Court, Youth Services Officer / Case Manager, 2010 to 2012
  • City of Doral, Office of the Mayor, Legislative Analyst & Chief of Staff, 2014 to 2017
  • Pineyro Enterprise Inc, Management Consultant, 2018 to Present

Rafael Pineyro was born in Caracas, Venezuela on July 20, 1984. At the age of 15 he moved to Miami, Florida with his family full of hopes and dreams about his future. Attending Miami Coral Park Senior High School, Rafael was chosen to receive the “Take Stock” scholarship and was matched with a volunteer mentor, who took an important role in Rafael’s life in guiding his professional path to college and career, as a future community-oriented leader. In 2004, Rafael began attending Miami-Dade College where he earned an “Associate of Arts” and in 2007 he transferred to Florida International


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