Public Information Office

The Public Information Office's primary responsibility is to provide accurate and timely information to the public and media about the actions, policies, and public meetings of the Monroe County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) and the County's 22 departments. 

The Public Information Office is also the primary information source for Monroe County Emergency Management and Monroe County Fire Rescue

Responsibilities of the Public Infomation Office

  • Writes and distributes news releases. In 2018, more than 200 releases were made. 
  • Maintains the County's official social media communications across all platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Flickr. 
  • Creates content and maintains the websites for Monroe County BOCC, Monroe County Fire Rescue, and Monroe County Emergency Management.
  • Interacts with members of the media and public and responds to questions from County residents.
  • Arranges press conferences, ceremonies, and public meetings.
  • Works with state and federal government entities to ensure County residents receive information about programs, grants, and opportunities. 
  • Creates the State of the County Annual Report and annual video. 

Monroe County Official Social Media Sites

Media Inquiries  

For inquiries and questions related to Monroe County government and Monroe County Emergency Management, contact Public Information Officer Kristen Livengood at 305-680-8226.

Public Records Requests

The Monroe County Attorney's Office is the custodian of Public Records for the Monroe County BOCC. Requests can be made here

  1. Keys 2020 Census Logo
  2. The island of Key West by air after taking off from Key West airport
  3. Jethon Williams named Employee of the Second Quarter
  4. The Bay Harbor subdivision roadway and drainage project in Key Largo was recently completed.
  5. Timeline Chart for FEMA re-mapping
  6. Avenue J facing toward Father Tony Way
  7. Commissioner Kohlage and Cathy Crane at Driver&#39s License grand opening
  8. Rhonda Haag presents at annual water conference
  9. Roman Gastesi meets with SFWMD to discuss Florida Keys water quality
  10. Lunch is served at Key West Senior Center
  11. Busy weekend traffic at light on Big Pine Key
  12. Keys 2020 Census Logo
  13. Groundbreaking at Monroe County Public Library Marathon branch
  14. Debris removed from canal 475 Geiger Key
  15. Business Recovery Workshop workgroup
  16. Marine sediment removal project in Marathon
  17. Firefighter/paramedics receive awards at luncheon
  18. Special Strategic Planning Workshop
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