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Swim Safely, Swim Near a Lifeguard St. Johns County wants to remind beachgoers to have a safe experience while having fun at the beach. Lifeguards are on duty throughout the summer and visitors are encouraged to always swim near a lifeguard. Watch the video on the right to learn more or watch on youtube.

Limited Access to Butler Boat Ramp due to Improvement Project Access will be limited from June 21 through October 8, 2017 for a dredging project that will improve navigability to the ramp. Heavy equipment and construction crews will partially block access to the parking lot. Patrons are urged to exercise caution in the parking lot, on the boat ramp, and in the water near the ramp. Thank you for your patience as staff works to improve this public facility. For more information, please call 904.209.0193.

Department of Health in St. Johns County Receives 2nd Governor's Sterling Sustained Performance Excellence Award  Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Sterling Council announced that the Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County is the recipient of the prestigious Governor’s Sterling Sustained Performance Excellence Award for 2017. It's the highest award a private or public organization can receive for performance excellence in Florida. Sterling Sustained Performance Excellence Award

CR 210 and Alternate CR 210 Lane Closures There will be lane closures from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. for the installation of drainage and utility pipe. Alternate CR 210 work: June 26 to July 1 (Phase I detour map). CR 210 work: July 10 to July 15 (Phase II detour map).  Project Details.

Bookmobile Adds New Summer Stops The new summer stops provide more opportunities to check out books, movies, audiobooks, and other media. New stops include: Publix at Nocatee Town Center, Publix at 210 West, and Publix at Pacetti Road in Murabella. For more information, visit www.sjcpls.org/bookmobile or call 904.827.6944.

Health Leadership Council Launches Community Health Assessment Survey This is an opportunity for residents to share their opinions about health and quality of life in St. Johns County during May and June. Your input will continue to help make our County a healthier place to live, learn, work, and play. Take the Survey

Boards and Committees Volunteer Opportunities – The volunteer positions consider and make recommendations regarding a myriad of topics including planning and zoning issues, development projects, libraries, parks and recreation, arts, culture, and tourism matters. For more information, please call 904.209.0300. Boards and Committees

Sea Turtle Nests Get the latest sea turtle nesting & hatching info in Turtle Tracks.

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

Road Construction Advisories – www.sjcfl.us/Traffic.

Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

Fiscal Year 2018 Administrator's Budget Hearings In conjunction with the annual budget process, the Administrator's Budget Hearings were held in May. The public hearings provided a departmental line item review of the proposed FY 2018 budget in its formative stage prior to its presentation to the Board of County Commissioners. For additional information, please call the Office of Management and Budget at 904.209.0570. Administrator's Budget Hearings Workbook. |   FY 2018 County Budget Calendar   

Meetings & Workshops

County Commissioners have been invited to the ribbon cutting ceremony of the West King Street / Holmes Boulevard Improvement Project on July 28 at 9:00 a.m at 10 North Holmes Blvd., St. Augustine. It is anticipated that one or more St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners may attend and participate at this event. Ceremony Details

County Commissioners have been invited to attend a hurricane insurance workshop hosted by Representative Cyndi Stevenson on Wednesday, June 21 at 6:00 p.m. in the County Administration Building. It is anticipated that one or more St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners may attend and participate at this meeting. Hurricane Workshop

County Commissioners have been invited to attend an informational workshop Thursday, June 22, at 1:30 p.m. in the Kingfisher Conference Room at the Health and Human Services Building. The purpose of the is to provide an overview of the County’s health insurance plan. This is an informational meeting only, no formal action will be taken. It is anticipated that one or more St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners and members of the St. Johns County Insurance Committee may attend and participate at this meeting. Workshop Details

Planned Unit Development (MAJMOD 2017-09) CR 210 Town Center Community Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 18 at 6:00 p.m. at the Timberlin Creek Elementary School. Meeting Details

Tourist Development Council Meeting scheduled for Monday, July 19 at 1:30 p.m. in the County Auditorium. TDC Meeting Details

Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Committee Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, June 28 at 5:00 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Beach Library. PVARC Meeting Details

South Anastasia Design Review Board Meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 22 at 3:00 p.m. in the Permit Center. SADRB Meeting Details

St. Johns County Board of County Commission Regular Meetings are 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

Hurricane Insurance Workshop – State Representative Cyndi Stevenson is hosting the workshop led by experts from the office of Florida's Chief Financial Officer at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21 in the Auditorium, 500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine. Attendees are invited to bring copies of their current policies and will have the opportunity to speak with the experts to answer questions and ensure adequate coverage. Representative Stevenson said, "After the immediate threat to life has passed, the most important step in disaster preparedness will be the decisions you made regarding your insurance and your ability to access funds to assist in your recovery." The workshop is free and open to the public, light refreshments will be served. Event Flyer

Fish Camp – Campers will learn safe boat handling skills, types of fresh water fish, the proper tackle to use in fresh water, and how to clean fish. Camp runs from July 24 -28, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Trout Creek. Registration is limited to 20 campers and is first come first serve. Find more information and activities on the County Naturalist page.

St. Johns County Exploration Camp – Children will explore the natural world, attend field trips, learn about our ecosystems, sustainability, and how to collect and analyze data like a scientist. Campers will study local wildlife and participate in hands-on activities. Camp dates are July 24 - 28 for ages 5 - 8, and July 31 - August 4 for ages 9 - 12. Find more information and activities on the County Naturalist page.

Nature Detective Bee Workshops – Free, interactive, science-based workshops for children ages 6 through 12, hosted by the Library System in June and July. Participants will learn about bees through hands-on activities, take-home materials, and books. The St. Johns County Beekeepers Association will bring a contained hive of bees to every workshop to help study these important pollinators. Nature Detective Bee Workshops

St. Augustine Amphitheatre & Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Hard Working Americans at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Wednesday, October 4. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 23 at 10 a.m. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Alison Krauss and David Gray at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Thursday, September 28. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 30 at 10 a.m. St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Sing Out Loud Music Festival The largest free music festival ever held in St. Johns County, returns for three weekends this September. Hundreds of performances will take place at multiple venues in an epic celebration of local, regional and national singers, songwriters and musicians. Sing Out Loud Music Festival

Lynyrd Skynyrd and special guest The Outlaws at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Friday, October 13. Tickets on sale now. St. Augustine Amphitheatre

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged The Apex Theatre Studio Inc., in partnership with the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, is delighted to present this fast paced and hilarious production at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Friday, July 21 at 8 p.m. and on Saturday, July 22 at 2:00 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets on sale now. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Godspell – The Apex Theatre Studio Inc., in partnership with the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, is delighted to present this classic that puts a contemporary spin on the Gospel of St. Matthew, at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Friday, August 4 at 8 p.m. and on Saturday, August 5 at 2:00 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets on sale now. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

John Hammond at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 30 at 10 a.m. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

John McCutcheon at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Tickets for go on sale this Friday, June 23 at 10 a.m. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

The Psychedelic Furs at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Saturday, September 23. Tickets on sale now. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Conor Oberst with special guest The Felice BrothersTuesday, October 17. Tickets on sale now. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Mike + The Mechanics at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Tickets on sale now. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Toad the Wet Sprocket at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Friday, October 27. Tickets on sale now. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall


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.

Compliance Coordinators

Fair Housing For questions about the Fair Housing Act compliance, please contact: Homeownership Programs Administrator, Benjamin Coney at (904) 209-6892.

Civil Rights Act and Americans with Disabilities Act 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, concerns or complaints regarding Civil Rights or the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact Katie Diaz at (904) 209-0653, kdiaz@sjcfl.us.

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

Special Districts

Special Districts information can be found at www.sjcfl.us/SpecialDistricts

 

 

 

 

 

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