Movie Night in the Park

Saturday, August 26th Movie starts at Dusk  at Marathon Community Park 200 36th St Ocean, Marathon, FL 33050

Wastewater Plant 6 Dewatering Proposal Presentation

On Tuesday, July 25th a Town Hall meeting was held for residents to learn more about the Wastewater Plant 6 Dewatering proposal. If you would like to request a copy of the meeting please contact the City Clerk at cityclerk@ci.marathon.fl.us or 305-289-5020 …

Public Aquatic Center Presentation

        At the July 11th Council meeting a presentation regarding a needs assessment and market analysis for a community pool was given. Click Here for Presentation

FDOT’s Plans for the Old 7-Mile Bridge

At June 13th Council Meeting Pablo Orozco from Florida Department of Transportation gave the attached presentation regarding the remodeling and updating of the Old 7-Mile Bridge http://cityofm.tikilive.com/download/download.php?id=8840

FDOT Projects start in Marathon

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is scheduled to begin three roadway improvement projects during the week of April 24, 2017.  All three projects will extend along SR 5/US 1/Overseas Highway: south of 33 Street to north of 37 Street; north end …

Marathon Newsletter – Special Edition

Attached is a special edition newsletter dedicated to the young kids who volunteered their time this past weekend to clean up trash in some areas near the mangroves at the Marina.  Please read over and if you see these kids out thank …

The Islands of Marathon

“The Islands of Marathon” written and performed by John Bartus

Drone Information

All drone operators in Marathon must report to The Florida Keys Marathon International Airport before flight at 305-289-6060. Please Download the app “B4UFLY” and  get information at www.faa.gov/uas

Credit Card Convenience Fee

Effective January 1, 2017 Credit/Debit Card Transactions By Resolution 2016-96 A convenience fee of 2.15% of the total cost of the permit fees will be added to all credit/debit card transactions.

Marathon is Targeted for Vacation Rental Scams

ATTENTION VACATION RENTAL SCAM ALERT ! Vacationers and Property Managers- The City has recently verified several properties advertised on Craigslist illegally, that is, without the owners or property managers knowledge, approval or consent.              Use caution when responding to any online …

Dan Gallagher Books available at Crane Point Museum Gift Store

Florida Keys Land & Sea Trust has reprinted Marathon and Marathon Matures by Dan Gallagher. Sold exclusively at Crane Point Museum Gift Store and purchase your copy of history.

Screwworm in the FL Keys

For questions or concerns call the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services hotline at 1-800-HELP-FLA (1-800-435-7352) or 305-470-6863 Option 7. Non-Florida residents can call 1-850-410-3800 November 9, 2016 New Findings of Screwworm  USDA, National Veterinary Services Laboratories, in Ames Iowa has …

Mosquito Questions in Marathon

While there has been many questions and much speculation as to the extent of illnesses that are spread by the ever present mosquito.  Below are links that will help to educate you about the situation. Mosquito Protection: What You Need to Know …

City of Marathon 89th Street Canal Restoration Project

Canal restoration is an important and vital step in Marathon’s continued dedication to improve the overall quality of our nearshore waters and will have a positive impact on City property values, according to City Manager Chuck Lindsey.  The 89th Street canal restoration …

TDC Updated Mosquito Safety Webpage

Mosquito-Borne Illnesses: Facts, Figures and Prevention http://www.fla-keys.com/mosquitoborneillnesses/ The Keys county medical director discusses mosquito protection.   KEYS TOURISM ADVISORY     Jan. 25, 2016 • 10:15 a.m. News and Information from the Monroe County Tourist Development Council TDC Updates Mosquito Safety Web Page to …

Marathon is Targeted for Vacation Rental Scams

 SCAM ALERT The City of Marathon has been identified as a target for rental scams this year.  Travelers are cautioned to be aware of and avoid illegal vacation rentals and internet scams aimed at potential renters. Scam include reproducing online adds, posing …

Handy Checklist from Marathon Fire Rescue

Marathon Fire Rescue would like to provide you with a quick and handy check list for your residential home. This checklist will aid in a safer home for you and your family. Marathon Fire Rescue is here for you if you have …

New Transient Rental Fraud…

The Monroe County Tax Collector has recently instituted a transient rental fraud hotline after a study was prepared for Monroe County’s Tourist Development Committee.  Click here to read more about the study

Fire Extinguisher Recall

Kidde, in conjunction with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), is announcing a voluntary recall to replace certain XL Fire Extinguisher units, because they may lose pressure faster than others due to an off-specification lubricant. This loss of pressure may result in …

Light Fixture Recall

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Lithonia Lighting is voluntarily recalling solid green circuit boards used in Quantum® ELM and ELM2 incandescent fixtures sold between March 2010 and March 2014.  The fixture’s circuit board can overheat and cause the …

City of Marathon Home Buyers Assistance Program

Down Payment Assistance Loans The Marathon City Council created a Homebuyer Assistance Program by Ordinance 2010-01 to assist local families in the purchase of a home, provide down payment funds, along with homebuyer education and support. The City of Marathon will provide …

Marathon Gov’t TV

The City of Marathon is now broadcasting City meetings live from our new Council Chambers. During scheduled times, live meetings can be viewed here: http://www.tikilive.com/show/city-of-marathon Check our calendar for times and locations of City of Marathon meetings: http://www.ci.marathon.fl.us/calendar/ Click here for the …