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Posted on: July 26, 2018

DON’T WAIT UNTIL IT’S TOO LATE TO REGISTER FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT’S SPECIAL NEEDS REGISTRY

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MARATHON, FL – Monroe County Emergency Management provides assistance to eligible persons with physical or mental disabilities who may require special assistance during mandatory evacuations and emergency sheltering.

To receive this assistance, an eligible...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

REMINDER: DEADLINE FOR APPLYING FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT’S 2018 PLACARD REENTRY PROGRAM IS JULY 31

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MONROE COUNTY, FL – Monroe County Emergency Management’s 2018 Placard Reentry Program is available to agencies with representation at the Emergency Operations Center. These agencies can obtain early reentry placards for their employees from Monroe County ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE INSTALLING 10 NEW FIRE HYDRANTS ON LITTLE TORCH KEY

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LITTLE TORCH KEY – Monroe County Fire Rescue is installing 10 new fire hydrants on Little Torch Key. The work is being done by 3rd Generation Plumbing and is scheduled to begin in mid-August and be completed by Sept. 30, 2018.

The $102,000 projec...

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Fire - News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2018

MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE OFFERS NEW “HOT SHOTS” TRAINING PROGRAM WITH WAIVED FEES FOR LOCALS

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MARATHON, FL – The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners has approved “Monroe Hot Shots.” This new Monroe County Fire Rescue program provides free firefighting and first responder training for qualified Monroe County re...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

WORK BEGINS ON $49.2 MILLION HURRICANE DEBRIS CLEANUP IN KEYS CANALS FUNDED WITH FEDERAL GRANT

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MARATHON, FL – Crew members used a long-reach excavator anchored atop a barge on Friday to remove Hurricane Irma debris – including a sunken motorhome – from Canal #242 at 6099 Overseas Highway in Marathon.

It was the...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

HIGHLIGHTS FROM MONROE COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S AUGUST MEETING IN KEY WEST

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KEY WEST, FL – The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners held their monthly meeting Aug. 15, 2018 at the Harvey Government Center in Key West. Here are some highlights:

APPROVED MOVING FORWARD ON CHANGING LAND-USE REGULATIONS FOR UNPLATTED ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

MONROE COUNTY WORKING ON SCENIC VISTA PROJECTS AT TWO COUNTY PARKS WITH FDOT GRANT

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MONROE COUNTY, FL – Monroe County’s Project Management Department is overseeing a project to construct two scenic vistas at two County parks along the Overseas Heritage Trail System.

The $763,000 project is funded with a grant by the Fl...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

MONROE COUNTY COMMISSION HOLDS RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR BERNSTEIN PARK’S $7.9 MILLION RENOVATION

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STOCK ISLAND, FL – During the lunch break of the Monroe County Board of County Commissioners monthly meeting Wednesday, the Commission hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Stock Island to celebrate the $7.9 million renovation of Bernstein Park.

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

County Completes $2 Million Road Project Designed with Adjustments for Sea Level Rise in Key Largo

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Monroe County completed the Key Largo I Roadway and Drainage Improvements Project, which was designed with adjustments for sea level rise.

The project at Mile Marker 95 along U.S. 1 includes the streets in the Bay Haven (Bayside), Dove Creek Estates and Se...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

AMERICAN AIRLINES TO CONTINUE NONSTOP SERVICE BETWEEN DALLAS/FORT WORTH AND KEY WEST AIRPORTS

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KEY WEST, FL – American Airlines will continue nonstop service from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Key West International Airport later this year.

The seasonal service began as a weekly flight June 9, 2018 was scheduled to co...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

DON’T WAIT UNTIL IT’S TOO LATE TO REGISTER FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT’S SPECIAL NEEDS REGISTRY

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MARATHON, FL – Monroe County Emergency Management provides assistance to eligible persons with physical or mental disabilities who may require special assistance during mandatory evacuations and emergency sheltering.

To receive this assistance, a...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2018

MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE OFFERS NEW “HOT SHOTS” TRAINING PROGRAM WITH WAIVED FEES FOR LOCALS

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MARATHON, FL – The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners has approved “Monroe Hot Shots.” This new Monroe County Fire Rescue program provides free firefighting and first responder training for qualified Monroe County residents in exchange for a comm...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

BERNSTEIN PARK ON STOCK ISLAND READY TO PARTIALLY REOPEN ON MONDAY, JULY 23

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STOCK ISLAND, FL – Monroe County’s Bernstein Park on Stock Island will partially reopen on Monday, July 23, at 7 a.m. The sections that are ready to open are the children’s playground, basketball court, walking path and the a...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE BUSY MONROE COUNTY BOCC MEETING ON JULY 18 IN MARATHON

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MARATHON, FL – The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners had a long and busy monthly meeting Wednesday at the Marathon Government Center.

Here are some of the highlights:

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The Commission un...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

HURRICANE MARINE DEBRIS CLEANUP OF 103 CANALS TO BEGIN SOON IN MONROE COUNTY WITH FEDERAL GRANT

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MARATHON, FL – The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners approved Wednesday a contract not to exceed $35 million with Tavernier-based Adventure Environmental, Inc. The contract is for the removal of marine debris created by Hurricane Irma ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

REMINDER: DEADLINE FOR APPLYING FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT’S 2018 PLACARD REENTRY PROGRAM IS JULY 31

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MONROE COUNTY, FL – Monroe County Emergency Management’s 2018 Placard Reentry Program is available to agencies with representation at the Emergency Operations Center. These agencies can obtain early reentry placards for their employees...

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