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Posted on: October 20, 2017

MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE RESPONDS TO FUEL TANKER-UTILITY TRUCK COLLISION ON CUDJOE KEY

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CUDJOE KEY, FL – Monroe County Fire Rescue responded at about 1:15 p.m. to an accident involving an apparent head-on collision between a fuel tanker going northbound and a line truck at mile marker 21 on the Overseas Highway near Blimp Road on Cu...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS FROM MONROE COUNTY’S BOCC MEETING OF OCT. 18, 2017

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MARATHON, FL – The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners took a couple of steps to move forward on the removal of marine debris from canals throughout the Keys during its monthly meeting at the Marathon Government Center.

The BOCC adopted a...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

MONROE COUNTY’S HURRICANE DEBRIS HAULERS TO BEGIN FINAL SWEEP OCT. 29 IN SOME PARTS OF ITS SERVICE A

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MONROE
COUNTY, FL –
Monroe County’s Hurricane Irma debris removal contractor Ashbritt Environmental has completed first passes on more than 90 percent of the County roads in its County service area and will begin the final sweep on Oct...

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Posted on: October 14, 2017

MONROE COUNTY-LED TASK FORCE ON HOUSING HAS GARNERED FEMA RENTAL ASSISTANCE OF 300% FAIR MARKET RATE

MONROE COUNTY, FL – The Monroe County-led task force on housing has been working on creative solutions – due to the unique lodging challenges of the Florida Keys – to help FEMA find temporary housing for people who have lost ...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

TDC Fishing Umbrella Meeting Notice

TDCLogo.jpg Meeting Notice Florida Keys Fishing Tournaments, Inc. (for the Monroe County Tourist Development Council’s Fishing Umbrella) will hold their Recommendation Committee and General Meeting on November 1, 2017 7:00pm at Hyatt Place Faro Blanco in M...Read on...
Posted on: October 13, 2017

MONROE COUNTY TO RESUME ACCEPTING REGULAR PERMIT APPLICATIONS ON OCT. 16

MONROE COUNTY, FL – On Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, Monroe County will resume accepting regular permit applications (as well as revisions and corrections) for all permit types at all four County Building Department offices.

As you and your clients star...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Preliminary Damage Assessment Completed in Unincorporated Monroe County

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Monroe County has completed a Preliminary Damage Assessment of residential structures in unincorporated Monroe County due to Hurricane Irma.

The Preliminary Damage Assessment results estimate the following:

  • 3,884 unaffected structures;
  • 10,009 affected struc...
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Posted on: October 10, 2017

HURRICANE DEBRIS REMOVAL REACHES NEARLY 400,000 CUBIC YARDS IN UNINCORPORATED MONROE COUNTY

MONROE COUNTY, FL – Progress continues for the free collection of hurricane debris in unincorporated Monroe County and in the municipalities of Layton and Key Colony Beach, which contracted with the County to provide its hurricane debris removal...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Deadline to apply for FEMA Individual Assistance for Hurricane Irma is Nov. 9

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Deadline to apply for FEMA Individual Assistance for Hurricane Irma is Nov. 9
Homeowners and renters who suffered damage as a result of Hurricane Irma have one month left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for possible federal ...
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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Two Types of In-Person FEMA Disaster Assistance Now Available in Monroe County

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There are two types of in-person FEMA Disaster Assistance now available in Monroe County.

  • Mobile Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams (DSA).

These mobile teams carry iPads and can register survivors for FEMA assistance for the first time at their doorstep. Th...

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

MONROE COUNTY BUILDING INSPECTORS EVALUATING HURRICANE IRMA DAMAGE OF STRUCTURES

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MONROE COUNTY, FL – As hurricane Irma survivors in Monroe County continue rebuilding their lives, property owners will face many challenges. The County is focused on public safety as it’s foremost mission.

 

Building inspectors ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

MORE THAN 160,000 CUBIC YARDS OF HURRICANE DEBRIS HAS BEEN COLLECTED IN UNINCORPORATED MONROE COUNTY

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MONROE COUNTY, FL – Progress continues for the free collection of hurricane debris in unincorporated Monroe County and in the municipalities of Layton and Key Colony Beach, which contracted with the County to provide its hurricane debris removal...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

REQUIREMENTS FOR PLACING A RECREATION VEHICLE (RV) or TRAVEL TRAILER NEXT TO YOUR UNINHABITABLE HOME

Due to State of Emergency of
Hurricane Irma, temporary emergency housing can be utilized for temporaryoccupancy by residents displaced by the storm.

Temporary emergency housing meansrecreational vehicles (RV or Travel trailer) used for temporary occupanc...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

FLORIDA KEYS EXPERIENCING KING TIDES HIGHER THAN NOAA’S PREDICTION

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MONROE COUNTY, FL – Monroe County is experiencing higher than predicted King tides, running about .75 foot above the original prediction from the National Oceanographic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of .51 feet for...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

The Monroe County Tourist Development Council Emergency Capital Funding Available

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EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY:  The Monroe County Tourist Development Council has made available one million dollars in EMERGENCY Capital funding to assist governmental entities and non-profit organizations who have incurred damage due to Hurricane Irma....Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2017

MONROE COUNTY SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE ASSESSMENT AND FLOODPLAIN REGULATIONS

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MONROE COUNTY, FL – As Hurricane Irma survivors in Monroe County continue rebuilding their lives, property owners will face many challenges.

 

The County is focused on public safety as its foremost mission. Recovery and rebuilding the com...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

FEDERAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE INFORMATION FOR MONROE COUNTY SURVIVORS OF HURRICANE IRMA

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Disaster Recovery Center

 

This morning, FEMA opened a Disaster Recovery Center at Monroe
County’s Big Pine Community Park, 31009 Atlantis Drive. The hours are 8 a.m. to8 p.m. daily until further notice.

 

Disaster Recovery Center...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Message From Our State of Florida Emergency Management Director

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We’re beginning to get in some reports of donation drives in Florida designed to assist Harvey survivors.  Texas has yet to identify any needs and at this point has no ability to deal with any donations they receive, no matter how well-...

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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: 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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