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Key West Citizen
County, sheriff discuss purchase of two helicoptersambulances, Sheriff Rick Ramsay is considering using the current helicopter as
County, sheriff discuss purchase of two helicopters
Key West Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
ambulances, Sheriff Rick Ramsay is considering using the current helicopter as a backup to save costs. The sheriff and the Monroe County Commission discussed purchasing one or possibly two new helicopters to use as air ambulances when the... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Proposal: Alcohol, tobacco fees to help fund servicesshould move forward on adding an additional tax on tobacco and alcohol to help
Proposal: Alcohol, tobacco fees to help fund services
Key West Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
should move forward on adding an additional tax on tobacco and alcohol to help fund social service programs. The Monroe County Commission met Tuesday to discuss its budget and tax rate for the upcoming 2016-17 and agreed to place a... Read more
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Key West Citizen
County to hold budget hearingThe Monroe County Commission will take its first crack at crafting its 2016-17
County to hold budget hearing
Key West Citizen / Posted 8 days ago
The Monroe County Commission will take its first crack at crafting its 2016-17 fiscal year budget when it meets Tuesday in Marathon. The commission will meet at 10 a.m. at the Marathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Highway. County Administrator... Read more
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Key West Citizen
County OKs $12.5M for Peary CourtThe Monroe County Commission approved spending $12.5 million in Land Authority
County OKs $12.5M for Peary Court
Key West Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
The Monroe County Commission approved spending $12.5 million in Land Authority money on Peary Court in Key West to keep the property deed restricted affordable housing in perpetuity. The County Commission, acting as the governing board for the Land... Read more
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Florida Keys Keynoter
County strengthening message to feds and state on speeding up Everglades restorationA draft resolution demanding Everglades restoration was pulled from today's Mon
County strengthening message to feds and state on speeding up Everglades restoration
Florida Keys Keynoter / Posted 12 days ago
A draft resolution demanding Everglades restoration was pulled from today's Monroe County Commission agenda but the county is not backing down. "It's gone from a resolution to more of a position paper running seven or eight pages," County... Read more
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Key West Citizen
County to vote on funds for Peary Court buyThe Monroe County Commission will vote today on spending land authority money o
County to vote on funds for Peary Court buy
Key West Citizen / Posted 13 days ago
The Monroe County Commission will vote today on spending land authority money on Peary Court in Key West, moving a free senior meal program in Key West and turning a marina into a small, upscale resort. The commission meets starting at 9 a.m. today... Read more
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Florida Keys Keynoter
Lower Keys marina might fall out of public useA controversial request for a zoning change for the Dolphin Marina property on
Lower Keys marina might fall out of public use
Florida Keys Keynoter / Posted 16 days ago
A controversial request for a zoning change for the Dolphin Marina property on Little Torch Key needs four votes from the Monroe County Commission to pass Wednesday. The requested change for the property at mile marker 28.5 could lead to the... Read more
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Florida Keys Keynoter
Upper Keys YMCA begs out of managing skate park for countyinsurance for these duties" when it comes to the adjacent park with ramps for s
Upper Keys YMCA begs out of managing skate park for county
Florida Keys Keynoter / Posted 16 days ago
insurance for these duties" when it comes to the adjacent park with ramps for skateboards and BMX bicycles, a report to the Monroe County Commission says. In March, county commissioners agreed to convert the existing skate parks on Big Pine Key and... Read more
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Key West Citizen
County to vote on new gated resortresidents are concerned about losing the community’s boat ramp and fuel dock to
County to vote on new gated resort
Key West Citizen / Posted 21 days ago
residents are concerned about losing the community’s boat ramp and fuel dock to make way for an upscale, gated resort. The Monroe County Commission will vote next week on the first step of allowing a posh resort at Dolphin Marina on Little Torch... Read more
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Florida Keys Keynoter
Volunteer for Keys kids in the court systemaccomplished 100 percent representation of these vulnerable children without th
Volunteer for Keys kids in the court system
Florida Keys Keynoter / Posted 23 days ago
accomplished 100 percent representation of these vulnerable children without the tremendous support we receive from the Monroe County Commission, county staff leadership, the many municipalities, our state legislators and, most importantly, our... Read more
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Florida Keys Keynoter
Dedicated property tax for emergency services is dead for nowmore we discuss it, the more it seems like a non-starter,” Mayor Heather Carrut
Dedicated property tax for emergency services is dead for now
Florida Keys Keynoter / Posted 30 days ago
more we discuss it, the more it seems like a non-starter,” Mayor Heather Carruthers said at the April 20 meeting of the Monroe County Commission. In January, Carruthers asked County Attorney Bob Shillinger to clarify issues with a Florida law... Read more
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Florida Keys Keynoter
Five compete for two Key Largo wastewater district commission seatsTreatment District Board is open, that of Commissioner Robby Majeska, who isn't
Five compete for two Key Largo wastewater district commission seats
Florida Keys Keynoter / Posted a month ago
Treatment District Board is open, that of Commissioner Robby Majeska, who isn't seeking reelection because he's running for Monroe County Commission against incumbent Sylvia Murphy. Commissioner Steve Gibbs is running for a second four-year term,... Read more

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