Erick D’Leon starts as new Assistant Director of Airports for Key West, Marathon - A man standing in front of a body of water - Tourism

Erick D’Leon starts as new Assistant Director of Airports for Key West, Marathon

Monroe County has hired Erick D’Leon as the new Assistant Director of Airports. Monroe County oversees Key West International Airport and Florida Keys Marathon Airport. “We welcome Erick...
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BOCC Considers Green Issues

At the October Board of County Commissioners meeting in Marathon, county commissioners considered “green” issues, voting to approve some while continuing to research others. Commercial cardboard recycling  The BOCC...
Tom Walker

Tom Walker Selected Executive Director of FKAA

Tom Walker will succeed Kirk Zuelch as the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority’s Executive Director. Mr. Walker brings extensive experience to the Authority, having previously served for 11 years...
Last Irma Canal Cleanup

Public Invited to Celebrate Clearing of Last Irma Canal in NRCS Marine Debris Removal...

All are invited to attend a mini-celebration at the clearing of the last Hurricane Irma marine debris removal project canal funded through a United States Department of...
Courthouse Groundbreaking

County Breaks Ground at New Plantation Key Courthouse and Detention Center

Monroe County Mayor Sylvia Murphy, Commissioners David Rice and Michelle Coldiron, Monroe County Project Management, members of the 16th Judicial Circuit Court, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, and...
County Commissioner Mayor Pro Tem Kolhage Resigns from BOCC

County Commissioner Mayor Pro Tem Kolhage Resigns from BOCC

Monroe County District 1 Commissioner Danny Kolhage will resign his seat effective Nov. 30. “I regret to say that other personal commitments make it impossible for me to...
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FEMA Awards South Florida Water Management District Over $4.1 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses

FEMA has approved $ 4,101,135 for the State of Florida to help the South Florida Water Management District defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma...
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Sanctuary Advisory Committee taking applications

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary is recruiting for 12 seats on its advisory council. The council ensures public participation in the management of the sanctuary. The sanctuary is...
BOCC votes to circumvent CareerSource and bring federal training funds directly to Keys

No more ‘lost opportunities’

At the September BOCC meeting, Monroe County Commissioners voted to approve three separate agenda items to improve workforce training in Monroe County. Kicked off by Commissioner Michelle...
Plastic Drinking straws

Plastic Straws – Council talks ordinance following action in Key West

Curious to know the impact plastic pollution plays in the environment? Just watch WLRN’s “Troubled Waters: A Turtle’s Tale,” or the 2016 documentary “A Plastic Ocean,” which...