Floodmap Update Presentation to the Lower Keys LWV

On December 14 at 5:30 pm the Lower Keys League of Women Voters is holding a Zoom meeting featuring a discussion about the status of FEMA’s floodmaps and the newly launched home elevation project. Scott Fraser, City of Key West FEMA Coordinator and Floodplain...

Keyswide Home Elevation Education Project

The City of Key West and its partners are collaborating to help homeowners elevate their homes out of the floodplain. With funding assistance from a Sea Grant from NOAA the City, Monroe County, UF Monroe County Extension Services and FIRM aim to bring together the...

10 things you can do now to protect your property from flooding

We are at the peak of the 2020 hurricane season. Each storm brings the potential for heavy rainfall and localized street flooding. Factoring in poor drainage, higher than usual tides, and the full moon, we could once again see more flooding in the Keys. What can you...

Keyswide Home Elevation Education & Organization

FIRM is partnering with the City of Key West, Monroe County, and the UF/IFAS Monroe County Extension on a project aimed at helping homeowners navigate the process of elevating their home. The team hopes to attract interest from low- to mid-income housing levels, but...

First Horizon Foundation Awards Grant to FIRM

The First Horizon Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to Fair Insurance Rates in Monroe (FIRM) to support the continuation of FIRM’s FEMA Flood Map Task Force project. The grant underwrites some of FIRM’s contracting costs with consultants to collect and review the...

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