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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Special City Commission Meeting cancelled for February 3rd

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The February 3rd Special Commission meeting Is canceled due to the attorneys not having enough time to review the proposal. City staff is working diligently to have the ordinance available to the Commission and the comm...

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

Key West Transit Awarded over $1 Million in Grants

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The City of Key West Transit Department is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded over $1 million to pay for operating costs spanning the next two fiscal years.

A grant of $485,692 for the current fiscal year was awarded from the American Rescue ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

City Seeks Crossing Guards

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Are you retired and looking for a fun way to interact with the community while getting paid? Do you like the idea of keeping kids safe on their way to and from school? The City of Key West may have just the job you’re looking for.

The City is see...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

City Commission Passes Resolution Seeking Designation of Cheryl H. Cates Memorial Bridge

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The Key West City Commission and Mayor Teri Johnston unanimously passed a resolution asking the Florida Department of Transportation to rename the bridge at the entrance to the island in honor of the late Cheryl H. Cates.

If approved by FDOT, the Cow Key C...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Fire Captain Jason Barroso Honored for Role in Rebuilding Home

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The Key West City Commission and Mayor Teri Johnston took the opportunity to commend Key West Fire Captain Jason Barroso for heading up the Herculean task of replacing the burned-down home of Ms. Alelia Butler.

After the Galveston Lane fire nearly two year...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

City Commission honored Keys to Be the Change Mentors

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The City Commission has proclaimed January 20th as Keys to Be the Change Mentoring Day. The commemoration falls in a month set aside nationally to recognize all mentors who guide our youth to succeed.

Keys to Be the Change was established in 2014 and is ai...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

City Commission Commends Key West Police

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During this week's meeting, the Key West City Commission and Mayor Teri Johnston joined First State Bank President Karen Sharp in commending the Key West Police Department for its response to a recent bank robbery.

On December 15th, police and det...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Key West Woman's Club Donates Delightful Teddy Bears

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The Key West Woman's Club made a very special donation to the Key West Police Department and Key West Fire and Rescue Department.  Sandy Higgs and Jean Shannon, on behalf of the Woman's Club, delivered adorably dressed teddy bea...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Police Station Named in Honor of Longest-Serving Employee

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In an easy and unanimous decision Tuesday, the Key West City Commission named the Key West Police Station in honor of recently retired Mary Canalejo.

“I’ve worked with Mary the longest,” said City Manager Patti McLauchlin. &am...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

The City, Community, & Habitat for Humanity Launch Home Ownership Course for Bahama Vil. Residents

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On January 5, 2022, Community Members of Bahama Village, the City of Key West, and Habitat for Humanity will launch a six-week homeownership course for Bahama Village residents. The course will provide families with tools and resources to help them in the...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Key West Chamber Honors City Staff

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The City of Key West is grateful to the Key West Chamber of Commerce for the extraordinary opportunity to recognize City employees for their dedication. During the Chamber’s luncheon on Dec. 15th, four people were recognized for their service to the commu...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

College Road Affordable Housing Moving Forward

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October 18, 2021

The Key West Housing Authority and the City of Key West are pleased to announce that the city’s newest affordable housing project is ready to begin construction. In a joint effort with these two independent agencies and the Monro...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

2021 State of the City

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Mayor Johnston delivers the 2021 State of the City address to the Community at the City Commission meeting held on January 4, 2022.

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Key West Forward, the City's Strategic Plan 2021 - 2024

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September 17, 2021

After a year of hard work and constant dialogue with the community, businesses, and city officials, The Key West City Commission approved the Strategic Plan that will guide the City to address affordable housing, sea-level rise, and the ...

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