Mayor Steven C. Bateman

City of Homestead is StormReady®

City of Homestead employee begins road repairs immediately.

On the 20th Anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, we found ourselves preparing for Tropical Storm Isaac. This time, we were prepared. Homestead was recently recognized by the National Weather Service as a StormReady® community. The StormReady® program better prepares community leaders and residents for hazardous weather and flooding through advance planning, …

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FDOT Approves New Turnpike Interchange


The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has approved my request for a new Homestead turnpike interchange. FDOT committed to begin the Project Development and Environmental Study and to construct the interchange. In a letter, FDOT’s Secretary, Ananth Prasad, wrote to me: “We look forward to working with you as, together, …

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