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Posted on: August 17, 2017

LANE CLOSURES BEGIN SUNDAY FOR GARRISON BIGHT BRIDGE REPAIR PROJECT IN KEY WEST

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Monroe County’s repair project for the 177-foot Garrison Bight Bridge in Key West will begin Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, at 9 p.m.
The work to replace the joints on the bridge deck and repave a portion of Palm Avenue will take place from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., un...Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2017

REFUNDS AVAILABLE FOR UNUSED DISCOUNTED TICKETS FOR CARD SOUND BRIDGE TOLL

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Construction of a new
All-Electronic Tolling System on Card Sound Road in North Key Largo will beginSept. 1, 2017. The collection of tolls by tollbooth attendants will end at
midnight, Aug. 31, 2017.

 

Once the toll closes, unused discounted toll...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

BOCC VOTE LEADS TO $1.7 MILLION IN UNALLOCATED FUNDS REMAINING FOR CAPITAL PROJECTS IN FY 2018

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The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners, at its March 2017 meeting, voted to amend its distribution rules of the Tourist Development Council funds to mandate that unallocated “Bricks and Mortar” monies from one fiscal year rema...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

BERNSTEIN PARK GETS 3 ACRES OF NEW SOD AS PART OF $7.7 MILLION MAKEOVER

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Monroe County’s Bernstein Park on Stock Island is looking a lot more like a grassy oasis these days after nearly 3 acres of sod recently was installed.

The new grass is part of the County’s $7.7-million renovation project to turn the pa...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

TDC Special Meeting Meeting Notice

TDCLogo.jpg Special Meeting Notice The Monroe County Tourist Development Council and the Visit Florida Keys Corporation will convene for a Special Meeting on August 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the Hyatt Place, Marathon.  This meeting is for the purpose of hirin...Read on...
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Monroe County BOCC Certifies Proposed Aggregate Millage Rate at 3.4149 for FY 2018 Budget

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KEY WEST, FL – For Fiscal Year 2018, the Monroe County Board of County Commissioners certified the proposed aggregate millage rate to the Property Appraiser at 3.4149 at the Special Budget meeting Tuesday at the Harvey Government Center. This ra...

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Posted on: July 23, 2017

Monroe County Pushes for NACo Resolution Supporting Responsible NFIP Reauthorization

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Monroe County Commissioner Heather Carruthers and Monroe County Legislative Affairs Director Lisa Tennyson are attending the 2017 National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference with a mission to get the organization to adopt a resolution that s...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

HUMANS SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD RECOMMENDS 26 NON-PROFITS FOR BOCC FUNDING

Clients of the Monroe Association of ReMARCable Citizens learn cooking skills at the Rainbow Cafe that is part of the Adult Day Training Center.

In 1991, the Monroe County Board of County Commissioners created the Human Services Advisory Board (HSAB). The HSAB reviews applications from not-for-profit organizations that provide needed health and social services for the citizens of Monroe County and...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

MONROE COUNTY ANNOUNCES APPLICATION PERIOD FOR NEW VESSEL TURN-IN PILOT PROGRAM FOR END-OF-LIFE BOAT

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Monroe County’s Marine Resources Office, in coordination with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, will accept applications July 26 through Aug. 18 for its new Vessel Turn-in Program (VTIP). The federally funded pilot program i...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Card Sound Bridge Toll Now Closing Sept. 1, 2017

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The closing date for Monroe County’s Card Sound Bridge toll is being moved to Sept. 1, 2017. This change will allow Florida Power & Light time to relocate its power lines on the right of way prior to the start of construction of the All Elec...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Monroe County Marine Resources Office Replaces 42 Channel and Informational Markers

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Monroe County Office of Marine Resources has replaced 42
channel markers and 14 regulatory and informational markers throughout thepublic waters of the Florida Keys.  This project was funded in part through a $93,705 grant awarded to Monroe Coun...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Successful 2017 State Legislative Session for Monroe County

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At the Monroe County Board of County Commissioners meeting Wednesday in Key Largo, Mayor George Neugent praised the work that was done on behalf of Monroe County by Rep. Holly Raschein, Sen. Anitere Flores and the County's entire legislative team during t...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

SPEED-REDUCING ELEMENTS DESIGNED INTO CONSTRUCTION OF NEW CARD SOUND BRIDGE ELECTRONIC TOLL

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NORTH KEY LARGO, FL – Construction of a new electronic toll at the Card Sound Bridge in North Key Largo will begin Aug. 1, with a scheduled completion date of Feb. 8, 2018. No tolls will be collected during this time.

The last hand-collected toll...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Strategic Planning Survey

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To my fellow County residents, business-owners and stakeholders,

     Monroe County has begun to update its 2018-2022 Strategic Plan, which will guid...

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