There may be no life transition as jarring as retirement. While we often think of leaving the workforce behind as a lifetime achievement and something to plan toward. retirenment can come with sudden and dramatic alteration to how we live our lives. This reality can create the potential for mental health issues to develop.When Your Golden Years Feel Blue: Recognizing and Battling Depression in the Elderly
Gateway to the Florida Keys & Everglades
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.
Mental Health In Retirement
All residents, property owners and other interested parties are hereby notified of a City Commission meeting for consideration of Second and Final Reading of the Ordinances.Notice of Public Meeting City of Florida City
Free Mobile Veterinary Care
Free mobile veterinary care for owned dogs and cats from September 1st – November 30th.WOW Mobile Miami-Dade County Animal Services
The City of Florida City intends to apply for funding assistance from the Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Program
Freebee complaints Please refer to this site:
Call Free Dispatch: 1-855-918-3733Contact Ride Free Bee
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Beginning Wednesday, march 3,2021 at 9:00AM you can be vaccinated at the Florida City Gymnasium complex located at the corner of Davis Parkway and NW 5th Avenue, Florida City. They will be using the PFizer 2 dose Covid Vaccine.
State of Florida Ombudsman Advocate for the Elderly- Volunteer or Know your Rights
Volunteer ombudsmen are community members, from all walks of life, who are passionate about improving the life for residents living in long-term care facilities. They are trained to work with residents and their family members to communicate concerns and resolve problems by providing advocacy, support, education and empowerment. These volunteers simply want their time and talents to make a difference in improving the lives of people who may be elderly and/or disabled.
Earning your G.E.D.
If you are between the ages of 16-24 and want to complete your high school diploma and find employment, our youth program may be for you! Please contact our Youth Program. Opportunities across Miami! Don’t lose this opportunity CALL US NOW! Phone: 305-246-6351
Miami-Dade County COVID-19 Relief Program
In response to the economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). On July 9th, 2020, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved $10 million of CARES Act funds to develop a Residential Landlord and Tenant Assistance Program to support small landlords with 10 or fewer rental units by providing grants for rent forgiveness for tenants who are behind on rent due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. On July 16th, 2020, Commissioner Diaz and the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners approved an additional $15 million of CARES Act funds to provide Housing and Basic Needs assistance to veterans and active duty military members. This includes support for rent, mortgage and basic needs such as groceries. These programs can be accessed through the link below
Tentative Five-Year Work Program
Come Learn About the Florida Department of Transportation’s District Six Tentative Five-Year Work Program at our annual public hearings.The in-person Public Hearings will be in compliance with all current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, and social distancing will be followed.
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.
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.