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Posted on: September 30, 2022

GIMENEZ VISIT: MONROE COUNTY WORKING TO HELP KEYS RESIDENTS, BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY HURRICANE IAN

Gimenez and Cates talk about Hurricane Ian impacts

Monroe County is working with local municipalities and nonprofits to help Keys residents who experienced damage and lost property from Hurricane Ian.

Monroe County officials, along with leaders from the City of Key West, Naval Air Station Key West, Coast G...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

MONROE COUNTY PROHIBITS SMOKING AT ALL COUNTY-OWNED PARKS AND BEACHES

Woman holding a cigarette at a beach with a red no sign around the cigarette

The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners prohibited smoking within all County-owned public parks and public beaches.

The new ordinance reads: (a) It shall be prohibited for any person in or on any County-owned public park or public beach to smoke, b...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

CARD SOUND ROAD TOLL RATE ADJUSTMENT WILL TAKE PLACE OCT. 1, 2022

Card Sound sign with Price Change wording on sign along roadway

A new toll rate on Card Sound Road will be effective on Oct. 1, 2022. The toll adjustment is following the Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index.

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  • $1.74 for two-axle vehicles: cars, pickup trucks, or motorcycles
  • $3.42 for three-axl...
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Posted on: September 2, 2022

FLOOD MITIGATION ASSISTANCE (FMA) GRANT PROGRAM OPEN; COUNTY SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR FEDERAL PROGRAM

room with flooded waters in the downstairs with stairs in the background

Monroe County is seeking applicants for a federal grant program that helps fund homeowners in elevating their insured homes above minimum flood elevation requirements to decrease the risk of floods during storms and disasters. Funding is also available to...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

FARMER JEANNE SELANDER OF SHERIFF'S ANIMAL FARM RECEIVES HONORARY CONCH CERTIFICATE

Farmer Jeanne holds her Conch Certificate with the Commissioners standing with her.

At the August Board of County Commissioners meeting, Farmer Jeanne Selander received her Honorary Conch Certificate after 24 years in the Florida Keys from Mayor David Rice and the Monroe County Board of County Commissioners. Selander has overseen the Mon...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

KEY WEST VETERAN ISSUED PURPLE HEART WITH HELP OF VETERANS AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT

Alce, center, stands with Mayor Rice, Commissioner Merrill, Cathy Crane and James Carey

Today, with the help of Monroe County Veterans Affairs, Key West resident and Army Veteran Alvin Alce was formally issued a Purple Heart for wounds incurred as a direct result of enemy action while serving in Vietnam 53 years ago. Alce was one of 372 Amer...

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