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About a month ago, Hurricane Irma made an unwelcome visit to the Florida Keys. Many Keys residents are still recovering, but we also want to recognize what has been accomplished. Gloria Estefan provided her powerful hit song "Coming Out of the Dark" as the soundtrack for this heartfelt video depicting ...Read More
As the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary strives to assess impacts from Hurricane Irma, the public is asked to help by reporting conditions on and in the water. The observations will assist sanctuary staff in responding to immediate concerns and developing short- and long-term management actions. First and foremost, be ...Read More
Due to the State of Emergency imposed in the wake of Hurricane Irma, temporary emergency housing can be utilized for temporary occupancy by residents displaced by the storm. Temporary emergency housing means recreational vehicles (RV or travel trailer) used for temporary occupancy in response to the hurricane. Temporary emergency housing (RV or Travel ...Read More
MCSO - Florida Keys posted a series of videos with images of before, during, after and recovery from Hurricane Irma. The photos featured were gathered from many members of the Sheriff's Office generous enough to share them ...Read More
A new FEMA Disaster Recovery Center will open Sunday morning in Islamorada at Fire Station 20, the Upper Matecumbe station across from the Hurricane Monument, at 81850 Overseas Highway, Survivors of Hurricane Irma can go there to register for FEMA individual assistance, check the status of their registration if they’ve already signed ...Read More
The last text from Islamorada before Hurricane Irma plowed into the Keys was about fishing. “Look forward to a visit after things get back to normal. Bonefish are making a comeback,” wrote Richard Stanczyk, proprietor of Bud N’ Mary’s Marina for the past 40 years. Fishing is always a central topic in Islamorada, ...Read More
The Florida SBDC Network has deployed their first Mobile Action Center to the Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma. It will arrive in the Lower Keys on Friday, September 29, 2017. Local Business owners can meet one-on-one with a loan specialist who can guide them through the process of completing an ...Read More
Hurricane Irma has had a major impact on Florida’s largest commercial fishery, displacing and damaging tens of thousands of spiny lobster traps in the Florida Keys. Florida Sea Grant is helping Florida Keys lobstermen by quickly locating the traps lost during Hurricane Irma — a move that will help an ...Read More
The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners approved an emergency ordinance to provide a temporary exemption from paying the 4 cent ($0.04) tourist development tax and the 1 cent ($0.01) tourist impact tax (bed taxes) only for rental residential properties that qualify and rent to residents who have been displaced ...Read More
If your primary residence was damaged during Hurricane Irma and you have a Homestead Exemption, complete the form below. It allows you to keep your Homestead Exemption while you are rebuilding your house, whether you are able to live in it or not. Completing the form also allows appraisers to ...Read More
Nine Florida Keys State Parks remain closed, due to Hurricane Irma damage, until further notice, Florida Department of Environmental Protection officials said Monday. Those Monroe County parks are: • Bahia Honda • Curry Hammock • Dagny JohnsonKey Largo Hammock Botanical • Fort Zachary Taylor Historic • Indian Key Historic • John ...Read More
After the Florida Keys were impacted by Hurricane Irma Sept. 10, local government officials announced Monday that the island chain would reopen to visitors Sunday, Oct. 1. While Key Largo and Key West were least impacted by the Category 4 storm, not all lodging, including RV resorts and other tourism ...Read More
People and parties interested within Monroe County Florida in response to Hurricane Irma Volunteer for Florida Keys Recovery may register to do so at www.volunteerflorida.org/irma/. How to Volunteer for Florida Keys Recovery Efforts September 25, 2017 People and parties interested in volunteering within Monroe County Florida in response to Hurricane Irma may ...Read More
FKAA LIFTS BOIL WATER ADVISORY FROM REMAINING TWO SUBDIVISIONS. THERE ARE NO BOIL WATER NOTICES REMAINING IN THE KEYS Sampling has been completed allowing the boil water notice to be lifted from the following areas Middle Keys • Sombrero and Flamingo Area of Marathon Lower Keys • Long Beach Road ...Read More
Four Florida Keys beaches remain under a precautionary swim advisory, according to the Florida Department of Health in Monroe County. FDOH reports the following beach remains closed due to poor water quality: * Harry Harris Beach The swim advisory remains in effect for the following beaches, which are not accessible ...Read More
Curfew Update 10/2/17 MCSO - Florida Keys Curfew update: As of Monday, October 2, the curfew for all areas of the Florida Keys has been lifted. The last remaining areas of curfew were from Big Coppitt Key to the Seven Mile Bridge. Sheriff’s deputies will be actively patrolling residential neighborhoods, continuing ...Read More
From MCSO - Florida Keys Update Florida Keys Curfew Update ...Read More
Please check the Florida Keys Recovery Website for up to date information. Be sure to follow us on Twitter at @keysrecovery FOOD AND WATER DISTRIBUTION Six distribution centers for food and water will be in operation, located at: Coral Shores High School Marathon High School National Key Deer Refuge office on ...Read More
Catastrophic storm surge flooding and wind damage emergencies were only part of the effects left behind from Hurricane Irma. People are starting to return to their homes. The American Red Cross urges safety and encourages people in affected areas to follow the advice of local authorities. If evacuated, return only ...Read More
Hurricane Irma - Florida Keys officials are adamant that residents from the Middle and Lower Keys not attempt re-entry. Although Upper Keys residents and business owners with the yellow sticker are theoretically allowed back into the islands, the reality is likely more complicated. Waiting alongside those Upper Keys residents are ...Read More