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Key West Citizen
Commission delves into affordable housingThe Monroe County Commission on Wednesday will again tackle the issue of dealin
Commission delves into affordable housing
Key West Citizen / Posted yesterday
The Monroe County Commission on Wednesday will again tackle the issue of dealing with one of the Florida Keys most pressing issues — creating more housing for workers. County and Keys’ city officials have begun to call the worker housing situation a... Read more
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Miami New Times
Remembering the Most Notorious Dive Bars in South Florida HistoryFor months, Miami Beach has been locked in a contentious argument over Ocean Dr
Remembering the Most Notorious Dive Bars in South Florida History
Miami New Times / Posted 12 days ago
For months, Miami Beach has been locked in a contentious argument over Ocean Drive, with critics blasting sidewalk bars as sources of nonstop debauchery and crime. The Miami Beach City Commission even enacted a 2 a.m. ban on outdoor alcohol sales on... Read more
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Miami New Times
Remembering the Most Notorious Dive Bars in South Florida HistoryFor months, Miami Beach has been locked in a contentious argument over Ocean Dr
Remembering the Most Notorious Dive Bars in South Florida History
Miami New Times / Posted 12 days ago
For months, Miami Beach has been locked in a contentious argument over Ocean Drive, with critics blasting sidewalk bars as sources of nonstop debauchery and crime. The City Commission even enacted a 2 a.m. ban on outdoor alcohol sales on Ocean Drive,... Read more
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Key West Citizen
County commission to discuss sea level rise issueThe Monroe County Commission will meet Tuesday to further plan and prepare for
County commission to discuss sea level rise issue
Key West Citizen / Posted 14 days ago
The Monroe County Commission will meet Tuesday to further plan and prepare for an issue that could make living in the Florida Keys more difficult in some areas, if not impossible in others, in the future. The commission will discuss the topic of sea... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Dredging may be allowed by countyThe Monroe County Commission agreed Wednesday to move forward on a proposal tha
Dredging may be allowed by county
Key West Citizen / Posted 18 days ago
The Monroe County Commission agreed Wednesday to move forward on a proposal that would make it easier to maintenance dredge canals with seagrass, which is currently prohibited. However, the commissioners agreed to not pursue dredging of new canals... Read more
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Key West Citizen
County to research tax proposalA proposal to increase sales tax Keys-wide by a penny to fund fire and ambulanc
County to research tax proposal
Key West Citizen / Posted 18 days ago
A proposal to increase sales tax Keys-wide by a penny to fund fire and ambulance service and possibly social service agencies while potentially reducing property taxes was met with mixed reaction but pushed forward Wednesday at the Monroe County... Read more
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Key West Citizen
County chooses land authority directorThe Monroe County Commission has chosen a new land authority director who has e
County chooses land authority director
Key West Citizen / Posted 19 days ago
The Monroe County Commission has chosen a new land authority director who has extensive experience on environmental and development issues in Florida and the Florida Keys. The commission, on Tuesday, chose Charles Pattison, who is the current policy... Read more
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Key West Citizen
County commission to revisit dredging prohibitionsThe Monroe County Commission will discuss a proposal to make it easier to dredg
County commission to revisit dredging prohibitions
Key West Citizen / Posted 21 days ago
The Monroe County Commission will discuss a proposal to make it easier to dredge canals that are home to seagrass, which is currently prohibited. The commission will discuss altering its policies on dredging when it meets at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the... Read more
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Key West Citizen
County commission to discuss sales tax proposalThe Monroe County Commission will decide Wednesday whether to move forward with
County commission to discuss sales tax proposal
Key West Citizen / Posted 22 days ago
The Monroe County Commission will decide Wednesday whether to move forward with plans to increase sales tax by a penny to fund fire and ambulance service and possibly social service agencies. State statute allows the county to use sales tax to fund... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Group wants to change voting rulesA group of residents has formed a political action committee to put a referendu
Group wants to change voting rules
Key West Citizen / Posted 29 days ago
A group of residents has formed a political action committee to put a referendum on the ballot making Monroe County Commission elections decided through single-member voting districts, instead of the current countywide elections. Each of the five... Read more
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