Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

St. Johns County Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Hearing –  St. Johns County is hosting a special meeting at 5:01 p.m. on Thursday, September 20 at the County Administration Building, 500 San Sebastian View. The purpose of the meeting is to hold a public hearing to consider and adopt the final millage rates and budget for Fiscal Year 2019. The public is invited to attend, provide feedback, and ask questions regarding the County's proposed budget. For more information, please call 904.209.0568. Special Meeting of the Board of County Commissioners Public Notice

Meetings & Workshops

Informational Floodplain Meetings – St. Johns County is hosting a series of public information meetings regarding updated FEMA floodplain maps, flood risk and mitigation strategies, protection of natural resources, and hurricane preparedness beginning August 21. Floodplain Meeting Schedule

Planning and Zoning Agency Meeting – Thursday, September 20 at 1:30 p.m. in the County Auditorium. PZA Meeting

South Anastasia Design Review Board Meeting – The September 27, 2018 meeting has been cancelled. Next meeting is October 25.

Ponte Vedra Zoning and Adjustment Board Meeting – The October 1, 2018 meeting has been cancelled. Next meeting is November 5.

Insurance Committee Meeting – The September 20, 2018 meeting has been cancelled.

IAFF Negotiation Meetings – Public sessions for collective bargaining contract negotiations. IAFF Meeting Schedule on BCC Calendar.

St. Johns County Board of County Commission Regular Meetings – Held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the St. Johns County Auditorium. Agendas | Minutes | Calendar

Events & Activities

Michael Keith and Ben Stewart Retirement Recognition – The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners recognized the retirement of Michael Keith and Ben Stewart during the September 18, 2018 regular meeting. Congratulations and thank you for your dedication to the residents of St. Johns County!

FREE Super Community Collection Day –  8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, September 22 at the Tillman Ridge Landfiill, 3005 Allen Nease Rd. Solid Waste will collect household hazardous waste, paint, motor oil, electronics, and up to 10 auto / light truck tires. Microwaves, large appliances, yard debris, household garbage, construction debris, and commercial materials will not be accepted. Community Collection Day

Art in Public Places Exhibit – St. Johns County is excited to host "In the Mood", a collection by world-renowned local artist Harry McCormick, through September 20 in the County Administration Building. Visitors are invited to view the exhibit from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Art in Public Places Exhibit Details

Explore St. Johns County – Join the County Naturalists for events and programs highlighting our unique history and beautiful environment. Find upcoming programming, on the County Naturalist page.

County Commissioner Invitations – From time to time the County Commissioners receive invitations to attend various events. On occasion, more than one County Commissioner may attend and participate at the event.  For more information regarding the Notices for the events, visit the Board of County Commissioner’s Invitations webpage.

FYIs

2019 St. Johns County Legislative Action Plan – The St. Johns County Legislative Action Plan is a focused list of priorities for which the County requests financial assistance and support from State and Federal Legislative Delegation members. Legislative priorities have historically included issues related to Florida Statutes, transportation, water quality, unfunded mandates, and a variety of other subjects. The 2019 Legislative Action Plan was adopted by the Board of County Commissioners during the September 18, 2018 regular meeting. The final plan will be presented to the St. Johns County Legislative Delegation prior to the 2019 Legislative Session. For more information on the 2019 St. Johns County Legislative Action Plan, please contact St. Johns County at 904.209.0549 or mryan@sjcfl.us for additional information.

Wildwood Drive, Kinlaw Road, Big Oak Road, Race Track Road Railroad Crossing Closures –  The Florida East Coast Railway is closing the following roads at the railroad crossings for maintenance: Wildwood Drive – September 23 through 25, Kinlaw Road – September 25 through 27, Big Oak Road – September 30 through October 2, Race Track Road – October 6 through 8. All will be closed to through traffic for the duration of each maintenance project. Detour routes will be posted and motorists are encouraged to plan routes accordingly and drive safely. For more information, please call the Florida East Coast Railway at 904.44.0083.

Library System Offers Accredited High School Diploma Program – The St. Johns County Library System is offering qualified community members the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificates through Career Online High School. Career Online High School is specifically designed to reengage adults into the education system and prepare them for entry into post-secondary career education or the workforce. The St. Johns County Library System will award scholarships for Career Online High School to qualified learners. Residents can learn more about this one-of-a-kind opportunity by visiting www.sjcpls.org/cohs or calling 904.827.6976.

New Utility Department Online Customer Portal –  Did you know 14% of indoor water usage is lost to leaks? Our new Customer Portal provides a simple web interface where you can view usage statistics, compare their usage against temperature and rainfall, and receive custom usage alerts via email and text message. Track My Water Usage

St. Johns Golf Club Request for Proposals –  The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted on August 7 to initiate a Request for Proposal (RFP) process pertaining to the possible renovation of the St. Johns Golf Club golf course. The RFP will solicit offers from the private sector for construction of homes on the nine closed holes, approximately 80 acres, in exchange for upgrading and renovating the golf course to standards of modern play. St. Johns Golf Club RFP | Excess Land Map

Road Construction Advisories www.sjcfl.us/Traffic.

Meet the Featured Adoptable & Cats & Dogs Pets of the Week!

Boards and Committees Volunteer Opportunities – Volunteers consider and make recommendations on a variety of topics including planning and zoning, development, libraries, parks and recreation, arts, culture, and tourism. Boards and Committees

Sea Turtle Nesting Season   Through October 31, beach vehicular traffic is allowed 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., beachfront properties are required to eliminate interior / exterior lights, and the volleyball court lights at Pier Park will turn off at 9 p.m. Never approach sea turtles as they can be easily frightened away. If you find an injured, sick, or deceased sea turtle, please call the Sheriff's non-emergency line at 904.824.8304. Sea Turtle Nesting Season Get the latest sea turtle nesting & hatching info! Turtle Tracks.

Projects, Advisories, Status Updates

Vilano Boat Ramp Floating Dock Repaired and Open to the Public –  Temporary repairs are complete. The dock will be permanently repaired and open in February 2019. St. Johns County thanks residents and visitors for their patience during the improvements and repairs. Vilano Boat Ramp Improvement Projects Update

Buc-ee's Status Update –  For information, please review the Buc-ee's Fact Sheet or call 904.209.0583. Please review the Buc-ee's Projected Financial Impact Report for additional information regarding the projected financial impact Buc-ees will have within St. Johns County including values, property taxes, wages, and project costs. Bucee's Status Update

South Ponte Vedra and Vilano Beaches Dune Restoration Project –  The Board of County Commissioners created the Ponte Vedra and Vilano Beaches Dune and Beach Restoration Municipal Service Taxing Unit (MSTU) on December 19, 2017. The purpose of the MSTU is to fund a portion of a proposed one-time project to place an average of 20 cubic yards of sand per linear foot between 2539 South Ponte Vedra Boulevard and 3244 Coastal Highway. Dune Restoration Project Map, Survey & Updates


Public Records Requests

Government records may be seen and copied from a records custodian at the County Administration building, via specific County Departments responsible for their own records, from records custodians at Elected Officials Offices and at other levels of government such as state agencies, local, county and state authorities. Public records requests to the County may be made by completing the Public Records Request Form or by contacting the County’s Public Records Custodian at:

Office of the County Attorney, Attn: Public Records Custodian
500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, Florida 32084-8686
E: publicrecords@sjcfl.us   |  P: (904) 209-0805  |  F: (904) 209-0806

For more information, please view the Public Records Request Brochure or visit the Public Records / Open Government page.

 

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Americans with Disabilities & Civil Rights Acts – St. Johns County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion or family status in any of its programs or services. For questions about Civil Rights or the Americans with Disabilities Act visit our Compliance Coordination page, or contact Katie Diaz at (904) 209-0650, kdiaz@sjcfl.us.

Fair Housing – For questions about the Fair Housing Act compliance, please contact: Homeownership Programs Administrator, Joseph Cone at (904) 209-6890.

Equal Opportunity Employment – For questions about Equal Opportunity Employment compliance, please contact Director of Personnel, Stacey Stanish at (904) 209-0545.

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