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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Vice Mayor Shelley’s Artist in the Spotlight Looking for Local Artists

Vice Mayor Shelley Artist in the Spotlight December 2017

Homestead Vice Mayor Stephen R. Shelley is looking for local artists to participate in his Artist in the Spotlight program.  Participating artists will be able to display their artwork in the Seminole Theatre lobby for a period of two months and ...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Temporary Hours at Historic Homestead Town Hall Museum

Miami Museum Month 2018

The Historic Homestead Town Hall Museum at 43 N. Krome Ave. will be open every Saturday 1PM-5PM and available for special access by calling 305-230-9572 until further notice.

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Inside Homestead June 2018

Inside Homestead

Inside Homestead is back!  Catch up on major developments in Downtown Homestead, hurricane preparedness, mosquito control, and our annual Independence Day bash.

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Construction Begins With a Bang at Homestead Station in Downtown Homestead

Homestead Station Construck Kick Off Event

More than a thousand people gathered to celebrate the first new commercial development in Downtown Homestead in decades.  The event marked the start of construction on Homestead Station, a major development that will feature a Showbiz Cinemas fam...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Homestead Honors Military & Military Moms at Military Appreciation Day

Military Appreciation Day Event  2018

The streets of Downtown Homestead transformed for Military Appreciation Day as hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the military and military moms.  The annual community event was a chance to enjoy food, drinks, live music, and performances w...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

2018 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Hurricane season officially begins June 1st and ends November 30th.  It is time to start making preparations such as tree trimming and cleaning out unwanted debris. The City urges all residents to prepare now.  Find more resources and in...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Councilwoman Bailey and the Southwest Advisory Committee to Host ArtWalk Homestead

2018 ArtWalk Homestead Reschedule

The City of Homestead Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey and the Southwest Advisory Committee (SWAC) will host the inaugural ArtWalk Homestead on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Come experience a FREE Festival of the Arts Community Day taking place at Losner Park 104...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Movies, Bowling, & Transit Center Coming to Downtown Homestead

Homestead Station Construction Kick Off News

Celebrate the next step in Downtown Homestead’s renaissance at the Homestead Station Construction Kick-Off at 8PM on Friday, May 11th at 4 South Krome Avenue, Homestead, FL 33030.  The event marks the start of construction on Homestead Station, a...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Miami Museum Month Comes to the Historic Homestead Town Hall Museum

Miami Museum Month 2018

Miami Museum Month is coming to the Historic Homestead Town Hall Museum thanks to a partnership with the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau.  For the entire month of May, visitors will enjoy 10% off all items in the gift shop. &nb...

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: April 23, 2018

City Gathering Public Input on Affordable Housing at Public Meetings

Affordable Housing Public Meetings

The City of Homestead will host two public meetings to gather input on affordable housing for its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 5-year consolidated plan.  The first meeting, intended to gather input from citizens, will take place Frida...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Community Relations Board to Host Neighborhood Cleanup

Project Clean Streets

Join the Homestead/Florida City Community Relations Board for the Project Clean Streets neighborhood cleanup Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 9AM.  The meetup location is Blakey Park, 600 SW 14th Avenue, Homestead, FL 33030.

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Homestead to Honor Military & Military Moms at Annual Military Appreciation Day

Military Appreciation Day 2018

In an annual tradition, Homestead will celebrate Americans serving their country during Military Appreciation Day by transforming Downtown Homestead into a showcase of all things military on Saturday, May 12th 3PM-8PM.  This year, the event will ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Affordable Housing Community Survey

CDBG Survey

The City of Homestead requests public input for its Affordable Housing Community Survey.  The results of the survey will be used to guide Homestead’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 5-year consolidated plan.

The City of Homestea...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Inside Homestead March 2018

Inside Homestead

Catch up on what's happening in Homestead with the latest edition of Inside Homestead News.  Today we’re talking about statewide recognition, trips on the trolley and visiting your City parks!

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Inside Homestead February 2018

Inside Homestead

Catch up on everything that happened in February with Inside Homestead News! In this episode we're talking about recycling, getting kids involved with city government, and some fabulous renovations.

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

City Offices Closed Presidents' Day

Presidents Day 2018

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Monday, February 19, 2018 for Presidents' Day. We will reopen at normal business hours on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Homestead CRA Hosts Grant Workshop for Non-Profit Organizations

CRA NFP Grant Workshop 2018

The City of Homestead Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will host grant workshops for Non-Profit Organizations Monday, February 12, 2018 at 10am and Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 6pm in the Health Room of the William F. Dickinson Community Center (160...

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Inside Homestead January 2018

Inside Homestead

In this edition of Inside Homestead we’re talking about civil rights leaders, cowboys, and getting to know your South Florida National Parks! Inside Homestead starts right now…

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

2018 MLK Weekend Events

MLK 2018 Events

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast—Friday, January 12, 2018 7AM

Phichol Williams Community Center, 951 Southwest 4th Street, Homestead, FL 33030 (FREE)

This annual gathering is a morning of celebration and contemplation as everyone from disting...

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Homestead Launches New Website

Website Updates

The City of Homestead launched a new website at www.cityofhomestead.com.  The new site not only presents a complete new design that highlights the spirit of our community, but also offers residents, visitors, and businesses intuitive tools that w...

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Holiday Hours & Closings

Holiday Hours 2017

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Monday, December 25th & Tuesday, December 26th and will reopen at normal business hours on December 27th.  The City's free Trolley service will not run on Monday, December 25th and will resu...

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: December 20, 2017

Celebrate the Holiday Season with a Visit to Your National Parks!

Holiday Trolley 2017

The City of Homestead is giving families the greatest gift of all this Holiday Season—a chance to spend quality time together in the great outdoors.  The Homestead National Parks Trolley runs a special Holiday Service every day December 26th thro...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Homestead National Parks Trolley Riders Access New Tour at Everglades National Park

Nike Missile Site Tours

Riders on the Homestead National Parks Trolley can now travel back in time to the high stakes era of the Cold War when defense against Soviet attack was paramount to our nation’s security and the Everglades was central to this mission.  ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Homestead National Parks Trolley Returns Thanksgiving Weekend

National Parks Trolley 2017-18

The return of the Homestead National Parks Trolley is just one more reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving weekend.   The award-winning service offering a free ride, free guided tour, and free admission to Everglades & Biscayne National Park...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Homestead’s Free Trolley Offers New, More Convenient Route

Homestead Trolley

Homestead’s free trolley now offers a new, more convenient configuration of its East-West Route.  Hours of operation remain 6AM to 6PM Monday through Friday and 10AM to 2PM Saturday and Sunday.  The Homestead Trolley has been offering fr...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Homestead Reopens

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center

The Disaster Recovery Center in Homestead is now open at Portofino Plaza (650 NE 22nd Terrace, Homestead, FL 33033).  Hours are Monday-Saturday 9AM-7PM.  The Center will close Saturday, November 18th.  Disaster Recovery Centers ...

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Offices of the City of Homestead Closed in Observance of Veterans Day

Veterans Day

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Friday, November 10, 2017 and will reopen at normal business hours Monday, November 13, 2017.

Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: November 13, 2017

City of Homestead Swears In Mayor, Vice Mayor, and Councilmembers

November 2017 Swearing In Ceremony

On the evening of November 8th, Homestead welcomed Mayor Jeff Porter, Vice Mayor Stephen R. Shelley, Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey, and Councilman Elvis Maldonado for new terms on the dais.Mayor Jeff Porter, with his wife Cindy by his side, was sworn in ...

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: October 23, 2017

City of Homestead Celebrates Florida City Government Week

FL City Government Week 2017

The City of Homestead is joining cities across the state in celebrating Florida City Government Week from October 23-29, 2017.  Because city government is the government closest to most citizens, and the one with the most direct daily impact upon...

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Andrew and the Phoenix: 2017 Tribute to City Staff

Andrew and the Phoenix

The story of Homestead is one of resilience—like a Phoenix rising out of the ashes. 25 years ago Hurricane Andrew devastated our city, but the community came back to rebuild stronger than ever. However, when things were finally looking up, a second storm ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Ten City of Homestead Parks Reopen After Hurricane Irma

Homestead Parks and Recreation

The City of Homestead is pleased to announce the following parks are currently open to the public following restoration and cleanup after Hurricane Irma:

  • Audubon Park (Audubon Drive in the Villages of Homestead)
  • Blakey Park (600 SW 14th Avenue)
  • Ernestine Jac...
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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Seven City Parks Will Reopen Saturday, September 16, 2017

Homestead Parks and Recreation

The City of Homestead is pleased to announce the following parks will be open to the public as of Saturday, September 16, 2017:

  • Blakey Park (600 SW 14th Avenue, Homestead, FL 33030)
  • Ernestine Jackson Seymour Park (SW 5th Street & 4th Avenue, Homestead, ...
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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Offices of the City of Homestead Reopen

City Logo

The Offices of the City of Homestead will reopen at normal business hours Friday, September 15, 2017.


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Posted on: October 3, 2017

FEMA Assistance for Homestead Residents Impacted by Hurricane Irma

FEMA

Residents impacted by Hurricane Irma may register for FEMA Assistance at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, through the FEMA App or by calling 1-800-621-3362.

Applicants will need the following to apply: social security number; daytime telephone number; current m...

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: October 3, 2017

Offices of the City of Homestead Closed Until Further Notice

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The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed until further notice as we continue to concentrate efforts on cleanup after Hurricane Irma.

Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: October 3, 2017

All City of Homestead Parks Closed Until Further Notice

Homestead Parks and Recreation

All City of Homestead Parks are closed until further notice while staff continues damage and safety assessments.  Parks will be opened on a case-by-case basis while recovery occurs.

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Todos los Parques de la Ciudad de Homest...

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: October 3, 2017

City of Homestead Offices Closed through Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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The Offices of the City of Homestead will remain closed through Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to facilitate recovery efforts related to Hurricane Irma.

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Miami-Dade County Launches Damage Assessment Website to Aid in Hurricane Irma Recovery

Hurricane Irma Updates

Report damage to the damage assessment website: www.cityofhomestead.com/damage

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Informe sobre daños en el sitio web de evaluación de daños: www.cityofhomestead.com/damage

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: October 2, 2017

Miami-Dade County Public Schools & Offices of the City of Homestead Closed Monday, September 9, 2017

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Due to the expected impacts of Hurricane Irma, Miami-Dade County Public Schools & Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Monday, September 9, 2017.

Debido a los impactos esperados del huracán Irma, las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Miami-Da...

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: October 2, 2017

City of Homestead Offices Closed for Hurricane Irma

City Logo

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Thursday, September 7, 2017 and Friday, September 8, 2017.  We will reopen at normal business hours Monday, September 11, 2017 if weather permits.

HPS Sanitation is currently following the normal...

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: December 28, 2016

Homestead CRA Hosts Grant Workshop for Non-Profit Organizations

CRA Grant Workshop 2017

The City of Homestead Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will host grant workshops for Non-Profit Organizations Friday, February 17th at 12pm in the Health Room of the William F. Dickinson Community Center (1601 N. Krome Ave., Homestead, FL 33030). Atte...

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