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Florida City Mayor Otis T. Wallace issues Emergency Order Urging Residents to Wear Masks in Public.

Mayor Otis T. Wallace has issued an order urging residents to wear a mask or other personal protective equipment while out in public. This is an additional safety measure being implemented under the State of Emergency declared in response to the national and regional outbreak of COVID-19. Pursuant to recent guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC), masks of any kind are considered another important tool for residents to continue social distancing practices like staying home if they are able and keeping a distance of six feet between themselves and others while out in public. Please note that this does not impose any additional restrictions on which businesses with the City of Florida City may remain open for essential purposes.

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Florida City “Fighting Chance” Business Recovery Grant

Notice of Funds Available:The City of Florida City announces the availability of grant funding to assist locally owned independent businesses that have been significantly impacted by the effects of COVID-19. Read More

Coronavirus COVID-19

The City of Florida City is working with Miami-Dade County officials in monitoring COVID-19, part of the coronavirus family. State of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued an Executive Order and Surgeon General Scott A. Rivkees declared a Public Health Emergency on March 1. It is important to wash your hands with soap regularly to avoid potentially spreading the disease and/or using hand sanitizer. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed or unsantized hands. Read More

Office of the Mayor – 03/17/20

ON MARCH 16, 2020 AT 10:00 AM, MAYOR OTIS T. WALLACE DECLARED A LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR THE CITY OF FLORIDA CITY. THIS DECLARATION IS DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) AFTER MUCH CONSIDERATION AND IN AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING IMPACT ON CITY PROGRAMS AND EVENTS.
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2020 City Run Off Election – 02/18/20

Please see the results link for the 02.18.20 Florida City Run-Off Election. This link will be displayed on the main page of the Elections website starting Election Day. Results will commence posting at 7:15 pm on Election night (February 18, 2020) Florida City Run-Off Election Night Results

New tack on expanding Metrorail: Put the tracks on the street

After almost 15 years of failed promises to expand Miami-Dade’s elevated Metro rail system north and south, local transportation planners are bringing their ambitions down to earth. A new strategy involves saving money by using ground-level tracks for extending Metrorail north to Broward and south to Florida City, with existing cars moving onto ramps that connect with rails built on local roads and streets.