Monroe County Planning Commission will consider a request for a text amendment to increase options for hotels to offer affordable housing. Last Stand has provided the commissioners with our recommendations for changes to the request in the following letter: The Board...read more
Last Stand, along with other environmental organizations, is trying to monitor U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service actions that could lead to a down-listing of the endangered status of the Florida Key Deer. In order to change status under the Endangered Species Act, six...read more
Last Stand strongly opposes the award of up to 1,300 additional workforce housing allocations for the Florida Keys because the condition that makes the Keys Workforce Housing Initiative appear safe is both unrealistic and unenforceable. The Keys Workforce Housing...read more
Housing that is green and affordable should be the priority for awarding Key West's limited remaining building rights. Last Stand will be advocating to keep sustainable features, including rainwater catchment systems shown here, as a part of the incentive system that...read more
Last Stand board is endorsing a Yes Vote for the Key West March 13, 2018 special election. The ballot question is simple and straightforward. If approved, the city charter will be amended as follows: The maximum allowable height for habitable space on approximately...read more
Committee Hearings are in process in the Florida Legislature prior to the opening of the 2018 session this coming January. Last Stand has adopted legislative priorities to protect the environment and quality of life for Monroe County as well as all of Florida....read more
Last Stand Needs Board Members
We are looking for part-time and full-time residents who want to participate with Last Stand board members to promote, protect and preserve the quality of life and environment of the Florida Keys. Time committment is for a 2 hour meeting twice per month. Currently we meet the Monday before the First and Third Tuesdays of the month beginning at 12:30 pm at the Key West branch of Monroe County Library.