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Board of County Commissioners Regular Meetings are held monthly on the first and third Tuesdays at 9 a.m. in the County Auditorium. Agendas | Minutes | Calendar

County Commissioner Invitations – The County Commissioners receive invitations to attend various events and, on occasion, more than one Commissioner may attend and participate. For notices and more information, visit the BOCC’s Invitations webpage.

Boards and Committees Volunteer Opportunities – Residents interested in serving their community and participating in local government may apply for a variety of board and committee opportunities. Current Board Vacancies

Sales Tax Performance Audit Report – St. Johns County was audited by the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA). This audit is part of the state’s new transparency requirements for proposed sales tax increases.

Broadband Survey Reports – The St. Johns County Department of Economic Development would like to thank all those who participated in taking the Community and Business Broadband Surveys.

Post-Hurricane Emergency Orders


St. Johns County's 2023 Hurricane Preparedness Guide is Available Now – The 2023 Atlantic hurricane season is underway, running from June 1 to Nov. 30. St. Johns County Emergency Management’s 2023 Hurricane Preparedness Guide is available to the public. Visit www.sjcemergencymanagement.com for more preparedness information. 2023 Hurricane Season Press Release

May 16, 2023 - Certificate of Remembrance for the Family of Tristyn Bailey – The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners presented a certificate of remembrance to the family of Tristyn Bailey at the May 16, 2023, Board meeting. Tristyn Bailey Remembrance Press Release 

May 16, 2023 - Proclamation Recognizing National EMS Week – The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners presented a proclamation recognizing May 21-27, 2023, as National Emergency Medical Services Week at the May 16, 2023, Board meeting. National EMS Week Press Release  |  Video Presentation

May 16, 2023 - Proclamation Recognizing Water Safety Month – The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners presented a proclamation recognizing May as Water Safety Month at the May 16, 2023, Board meeting. Click here to read the full proclamation and view a photo of the presentation. Water Safety Month Press Release  |  Video Presentation

May 16, 2023 - Proclamation Recognizing National Historic Preservation Month – The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners presented a proclamation recognizing May as National Historic Preservation Month at the May 16, 2023, Board meeting. National Historic Preservation Month  |  Social Media Video Featuring Brandon J. Patty, St. Johns County Clerk of Courts

May 19, 2023 - St. Johns County Names Scott Bullard as Fire Chief – St. Johns County is announcing that Scott Bullard has been named Fire Chief for St. Johns County Fire Rescue. Bullard has served as Interim Fire Chief since Chief Jeffrey Prevatt retired in December 2022. Fire Chief Announcement Press Release

May 2, 2023 - St. Johns County Launches New Brand – Florida at First Sight St. Johns County is pleased to announce the launch of a new countywide brand developed to showcase and reflect the unique assets of the community. The new brand, created based on extensive community research, highlights the attributes that make St. Johns County unique, including its waterways, natural resources, history, and abundant opportunities for outdoor activities. New Branding Presentation  |  Full Press Release

April 18, 2023 - St. Johns County, United Way of St. Johns County Announce ARPA Partner Agencies – The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners allocated more than $7 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to United Way of St. Johns County to assist local nonprofit agencies in expanding social services as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This partnership allowed organizations within St. Johns County to apply for funding to assist individuals in the community who were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. ARPA Program and Funding Information full press release.

April 11, 2023 - Florida Libraries Launch Local Author Contest – The St. Johns County Public Library System is pleased to join in the announcement of the sixth annual Florida Author Project contest. Submissions will be accepted through May 31, 2023. Local Author Project Contest Details

March 2, 2023 - St. Johns County Transportation Summit – St. Johns County staff provided a presentation focused on strategic transportation infrastructure funding needs throughout St. Johns County. St. Johns County Transportation Summit Materials

January 23, 2023 - St. Johns County Launches Recycle Coach – Recycle Coach is live! We have teamed up with Recycle Coach to help educate our residents on proper recycling! By downloading the Recycle Coach app or visiting recyclestjohns.com, you can get your curbside collection schedule, sign up for alerts, and quickly learn how to dispose of different waste materials properly.

Meetings & Open Houses

Rescheduled Open House for Tortuga Beach Walkover – St. Johns County will host a rescheduled open house for the planned Tortuga Beach Walkover. This project would provide a new beach access point for Tortuga Beach, located at 7740 A1A S., St. Augustine. St. Johns County Parks and Recreation and St. Johns County Public Works staff will be available to answer questions and share details about the project. Open House is scheduled for Friday, June 16, 2023 from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. at the St. Johns County Southeast Library, 6670 U.S. 1 S., St. Augustine, FL. One or more County Commissioners may be present at the open house. The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners will take no action at this open house.


Sea Turtle Nesting Season – Sea turtle nesting season begins May 1, and St. Johns County officials are asking residents, visitors, and businesses to help protect natural habitat by observing all nesting season laws and regulations. The beaches of St. Johns County are home to several species of endangered or threatened sea turtles. From May 1 to Oct. 31, St. Johns County staff will close vehicular beach access gates at 7:30 p.m. and reopen them at 8 a.m. to allow nesting sea turtles to have a safe beach throughout the night. Sea Turtle Nesting Season Guidelines

Assistance Programs

St. Johns County Offering Assistance with Past Due Energy Bills for Low-Income Seniors – The Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP) provides heating/cooling (Electric) bill assistance to an elder who is in immediate danger of losing home energy. For eligibility guidelines and application, visit the Social Services page or call 904-209-6140.

Projects & Closures

Palm Valley West Boat Ramp Improvements Temporary Closure – St. Johns County will temporarily close the Palm Valley West Boat Ramp for improvements from Jan. 9 until Summer 2023. The Palm Valley West Boat Ramp is located on the west side of the Intracoastal Waterway underneath the Palm Valley Bridge. Palm Valley West Boat Ramp Closure


Current FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps & InformationFlood Zone Viewer | NFIP Rating Insurance Discounts for Some SJC Property Owners

Projects, Advisories, Status Updates – For right of way projects, advisories, and status updates as well as permitting activity, please visit the St. Johns County Neighborhood Bill of Rights Application


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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