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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Commission Honors Outgoing City Manager

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The City Commission last night bid farewell to City Manager Greg Veliz and presented him a plaque in honor of his 16 years of service to the City. They, and the City of Key West, wish him all the best in his new career. 

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Employee Involvement and Recognition
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Bacon Honored for Dedication

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After 27 years of dedicated service, Community Services Lead Maintenance Worker Mark Bacon is retiring. During Wednesday’s City Commission meeting, he was commended for the superior job he has done during those years.

Bacon began as a groundskeeper in 1994...

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Employee Involvement and Recognition
Posted on: November 5, 2020

The City's Risk Manager Coordinator honored during City Commission meeting.

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 Just Begin Magazine awarded Estevez with the Emerging Leader Award for 2019.

The City Commission and staff had the opportunity to recognize a great honor recently bestowed on the City’s Risk Manager Coordinator Laura Estevez.

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Employee Involvement and Recognition
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Key West Police Department name Officer of the Year

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Officer Leo Hernandez goes above and beyond every day.

Officer Hernandez started with the City in November of 2011, working in Code Compliance. He had a distinguished and unblemished career spanning over eight years working as a code officer. During this t...

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Employee Involvement and Recognition
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Key West Police Department name Civilian Employee of the Year

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During a recent awards ceremony  at the Grand Key Resort, Key West Police Chief Sean Brandenburg honored Eleanor “Miss Ellie” Barker as the Civilian Employee of the Year 2020. Barker passed away suddenly in January.

She had worked for the Key West...

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Employee Involvement and Recognition