MARATHON, FL – On Tuesday, AJAX celebrated the “topping off” of the new Monroe County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Marathon. The topping off is the completion of the highest point of the building. Monroe County Mayor Pro Tem Holly Merrill Raschein and Commissioners David Rice, Michelle Lincoln, and Jim Scholl toured the building with County Administrator Roman Gastesi, County Attorney Bob Shillinger, and other key staff who will call the new EOC home. Once finished, the category 5 rated EOC will house Monroe County Emergency Management, Monroe County Fire Rescue administration, and Monroe County Sheriff’s Office 9-1-1 call center. The EOC is expected to be completed in spring 2024.
Highlights of the building include:
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