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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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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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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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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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Posted on: March 3, 2021

City Presented with Historic Conch Flag

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The City was presented with an interesting and significant artifact at Tuesday’s City Commission meeting. Darren, Karen, and David Paul Horan presented a long-forgotten Key West High School Conch Flag to the commission.

For many years the flag wa...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Womankind Anniversary Day

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Mayor Teri Johnston and the Key West City Commission, during Tuesday’s regular meeting, honored the 20th anniversary of Womankind by proclaiming March 15th as Womankind 20th Anniversary Day.

Founded in 2001, Womankind has provided affordable heal...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Commission Commends Team

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The Key West City Commission this week commended the Key West High School Girls Basketball varsity team for their win in the District 4A-16 Championship. This team is the first to bring back the championship in 30 years.

The team is coached by Shonta McLeo...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Commission Honors Dedicated Baseball Legend

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A single day hardly seems enough for a Key West legend who was honored by the City Commission this week. They proclaimed James “Rocky” Portier Day.

“Most people would have to live three times to accomplish the things this man ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

2020 State of the City

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Mayor Teri Johnston delivers the 2020 State of the City address to the City of Key West.

Watch as Key West's Mayor Teri Johnston discusses last year’s successes and challenges beginning with the pandemic, which affected every aspect of our community.

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

City of Key West's 2020 Annual Report

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The City of Key West released the 2020 Annual Report, giving the community an insight to the accomplishments of City government over the past year throughout the various departments.

The electronic report has been made available to access on the City’s web...

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