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Posted on: June 4, 2020

COUNTY WILL FOLLOW GOV. EX. ORDER FOR PHASE 2, MASKS STILL RECOMMENDED

Monroe County will follow Governor Ron DeSantis’ latest Executive Order 20-139, which moves the State of Florida into Phase 2 of the “Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step Plan for Florida’s Recovery.”

Phase 2, which starts Frid...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

BUSINESS OCCUPANCY LOAD ASSISTANCE BY MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE FIRE MARSHAL

Occupancy Load sign at a grocery store on Big Pine Key

Monroe County Fire Rescue and the Fire Marshal would like to help with the reopening of Florida Keys businesses that may need assistance in determining their new “Occupancy Load,” under Governor Ron DeSantis’ Executive Order ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

PHOENIX AWARD PRESENTED TO MONROE COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS AND TRAUMA STAR CREW BY ‘WIDOW MAKER’ SURVIVOR

MCFR meets with widow maker survivor Tad Kimes at Station 9.

It was a joyful Thursday morning when Tad Kimes of Big Coppitt Key was able to meet the Monroe County Firefighters and Trauma Star flight crew who saved his life on July 19, 2019. Kimes presented the emergency responders involved with saving his life the ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

COUNTY WILL FOLLOW GOV. EX. ORDER FOR PHASE 2, MASKS STILL RECOMMENDED

Virtual Special Meeting in Key West with commissioners

Monroe County will follow Governor Ron DeSantis’ latest Executive Order 20-139, which moves the State of Florida into Phase 2 of the “Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step Plan for Florida’s Recovery.”

Phase 2, which starts Frid...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

MONROE COUNTY TO START ROAD PRESERVATION PROJECT FOR LOWER KEYS COUNTY-OWNED ROADS

Road Project Graphic

In an effort to preserve county roads and prolong pavement life, Monroe County awarded a contract for pavement preservation to Pavement Technology, Inc. at the virtual April Board of County Commissioner’s meeting. The contractor will begin work ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

COMMISSIONERS ADOPT UNIFIED REGIONAL SEA LEVEL RISE PROJECTIONS FOR FUTURE PLANNING

Sea Level Projection Chart

The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners adopted the updated Unified Regional Sea Level Rise Projections of the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact and directed staff to utilize the updated projections as the basis for future sea-leve...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

MONROE COUNTY LIBRARIES ONLINE HISTORICAL ARCHIVE REACHES 30,000,000 VIEWS

Fort Taylor

 Yes, that headline says 30 million. A modest 2002 grant started something that grew quite big. Monroe County librarians and volunteers are celebrating (via Zoom, of course) the 30 millionth view of the library’s online historical photo...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.MONROECOUNTYEM.COM/COVID19

social distancing poster

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has waived several requirements making it easier to qualify for and access unemployment assistance, including the week waiting period and the job search requirements. The actions come as a result of the CARES...

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