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Posted on: January 20, 2017

NEW PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE OPENS OVER MARVIN ADAMS WATERWAY IN KEY LARGO

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On Friday morning, as traffic whizzed by at 50 mph on U.S. 1, Monroe County Mayor Pro Tem David Rice and County Administrator Roman Gastesi used big red scissors to cut a ceremonial ribbon and officially open the new pedestrian bridge over Marvin Adams Wa...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVES PURCHASE OF THIRD HELICOPTER FOR LIFE-SAVING TRAUMA STAR AIR AMBULANCE PR

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The
Monroe County Board of County Commissioners approved purchasing a thirdSikorsky helicopter for its life-saving, Trauma Star air ambulance program with
funding from the infrastructure sales tax fund.

The County began looking into a third helicopter for...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Monroe County Takes Steps to Adapt New Road Projects to Sea Level Rise

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Wednesday to create a framework for dealing with County roads that need to beadapted to sea-level rise. This continues the small County’s leadership in
addressing climate change adaptation at the local level.

At it...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

TDC Fishing Umbrella Meeting Notice

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Meeting Notice Florida Keys Fishing Tournaments, Inc. (for the Monroe County Tourist Development Council’s Fishing Umbrella) will hold their Annual Membership and Recommendation Committee and General Meeting on February 1, 2017 7:00pm at Hyatt ...
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Posted on: January 16, 2017

Letter to Monroe County Residents and Visitors Regarding Trauma Star Air Ambulance Program

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Dear Monroe County Residents and Visitors, Monroe County’s Trauma Star was the first air ambulance to operate in the Florida Keys, flying its first patient in November 2001. Over the next 15-plus year, Trauma Star has proven to be a vitally nee...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

TDC Dive Umbrella Meeting Notice

TDCLogo.jpg TDC Dive Umbrella Meeting Notice There will be a Monroe County Tourist Development Council Dive Umbrella Meeting on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 9:30am at the Hyatt Place Marathon. For more information contact CeCe Roycraft at Dive Key West (305) 296-38...Read on...
Posted on: December 30, 2016

A New Year's message from Roman Gastesi Jr., Monroe County Administrator.

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As we are about to ring in the New Year, Monroe County’s Board of County Commissioners and our County government staff are proud of what was done to enhance the lives of our citizens and visitors this past year. Below are the some of our top accomplishmen...Read on...



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