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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Mayor Teri Johnston and the City Commission proclaimed October Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

“Except for skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the United States,” reads the proclamation.

In 2021, a...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month

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Mayor Teri Johnston and the City Commission have proclaimed October as Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month.

The national recognition celebrates the culture, heritage, and countless contributions of those whose ancestors were indigenous to North America as w...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Lights On After School Day

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Mayor Teri Johnston and the City Commission have proclaimed October 28th as Lights on After School Day.

Judy Leggett, executive director and CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of the Keys, accepted the proclamation and thanked the elected officials and staff f...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Truman Waterfront Earns National Recognition

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October 14, 2021

EPA Presents 2021 National Federal Facility Excellence in Site Reuse Awards to Federal and Local Agencies for BRAC-Transferred Properties at Naval Air Station Key West, Florida

Contact: EPA Region 4 Press Office - (404) 562-8400, or e-mail ...

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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: October 7, 2021

Area Health Education Center of the Florida Keys Commended

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October 7, 2021

Mayor Teri Johnston the City Commission commended the Florida Keys Area Health Education Center (AHEC) for providing free COVID-19 testing for residents.

“We want to thank the city leadership and the mayor and commission for having...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

National Fire Prevention Week and Month

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October 7, 2021

Mayor Teri Johnston and the City Commission have proclaimed this week as Fire Prevention Week, but, as it does every year, the Key West Fire Department sets aside the entire month of October for fire prevention awareness.

The National Fire P...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Key West Matriarch Honored

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October 6, 2021

It was a full house at City Hall as several generations of Sands and Butlers came to hear Mayor Teri Johnston and the City Commission proclaim Mother Jerline Butler Day in honor of the 107-year-old matriarch.

“Mother Jerline E. San...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

City Graduates Class 35 of the Ambassadors Academy

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October 6, 2021

The Key West Ambassadors Academy graduated its 35th class during Tuesday’s City Commission meeting. Fourteen enthusiastic citizens participated in the class. They join more than 600 citizens who now have a better insight into the ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

October is Pink Badge Month

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October 1, 2021

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Key West Police Chief Sean Brandenburg has authorized the wearing of pink breast cancer awareness badges.

The wearing of the awareness badges began in 2016.

In addition, the departme...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Residential Parking Permits available to purchase online October 1st!

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The City of Key West has revamped its residential parking permit system to make it easier to navigate. 

After hearing strong feedback from the community, the City of Key West will continue issuing residential parking decals. But the new system all...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

FEMA Flood Mitigation Grant Program

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FEMA FLOOD MITIGATION GRANT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

The national grant program is known as Florida Mitigation Assistance (FMA) 

helps homeowners with the following costs.

  • Elevate
  • Demolish/Reconstruct
  • Sell

Monroe County is participating in this grant program...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Turf Installation at Truman Waterfront Park Ballfield

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September 22, 2021

After a delay due to baby birds, turf is being installed at the ballfield at Truman Waterfront Park, and the entire project is nearing completion.

The project, termed Phase 1b, includes rebuilding the Shine Forbes Building, a dog park, th...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

The City held a Condemnation Hearing on September 13th regarding Santa Clara Condominiums

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September 13, 2021:

During a quasi-judicial hearing held on Monday to determine whether to condemn the Santa Clara Condominiums, Key West Chief Building Official Raj Ramsingh issued an order to repair the building and set a timeline to ensure the continued...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

When visiting a City of Key West facility, we ask that you to wear a facial covering at all times.

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August 2, 2021:

In an abundance of caution with the current surge in Covid-19 cases, the City of Key West requires masks are worn inside all City facilities. This applies to visitors as well as staff.

We encourage social distancing at City meetings as well ...

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Lifeguards wanted

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Lifeguards 8-11-21

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