Hurricane Matthew Housing Recovery Program

Eligible Homeowners Encouraged to Register for Assistance through St. Johns County St. Johns County homeowners who experienced home damage from Hurricane Matthew and have unmet recovery needs still have time to register for assistance through Restore St. Johns: St. Johns County Hurricane Housing Recovery Program. At least $21 million in funds are available to help eligible St. Johns County homeowners finish the recovery process. Register for Hurricane Recovery Assistance Details

Proposed CDBG Action Plan & CDBG Consolidated Plan

St. Johns County Accepting Public Comment County residents are encouraged to offer feedback regarding the draft 2019-2020 CDBG Action Plan and a substantial amendment to the 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan through July 16, 2019, by visiting St. Johns County Health and Human Services, 200 San Sebastian View, or emailing glulkoski@sjcfl.us. View the Action Plan and Consolidated Plan at www.sjcfl.us/housing/cdbg.aspx.

Proposed Action Plan and Consolidated Plan Public Hearings  A public hearing to present and discuss the proposed Action Plan and Consolidated Plan substantial amendment is scheduled for 3 p.m. on June 28 at the Health and Human Services Building. In addition, the proposed Action Plan and Consolidated Plan substantial amendment are scheduled to be considered by the Board of County Commissioners during a public hearing scheduled for 9 a.m. on July 16 at County Administration. Public comment will also be welcome during this meeting. For more information, please call 904.827.6897. Proposed Action Plan and Consolidated Plan Public Hearings

Meetings & Workshops

Solid Waste and Recycling Rates Workshops St. Johns County is hosting a series of public workshops to provide information regarding proposed recycling and solid waste rate increases. The meetings will allow residents to ask questions and receive material regarding the proposed new rates. Those wishing to participate are invited to attend any of the public workshops. Solid Waste and Recycling Rates Workshops Schedule | Special Assessment Presentation

St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop Trail Planning Public Meeting St. Johns County is hosting the meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. on July 11 at the Guy Harvey Resort. County staff will provide information on the FDOT-funded project and planning study. The public is invited to attend and offer feedback. Attendees are encouraged to walk or bike to the meeting. For more information, or to give input if you are unable attend, please email rcooper@sjcfl.us or call 904.209.0111. River-to-Sea Loop Trail Planning Public Meeting

Insurance Committee Meeting scheduled for July 18 has been cancelled.

North Coastal Design Review Board Meeting scheduled for July 10 at 4:00 p.m. NCDRB Meeting

Mid-Anastasia Design Review Board Meeting scheduled for July 11 has been cancelled. Next meeting August 8.

Cultural Resources Review Board Special Meeting scheduled for July 9 at 9:00 a.m. CRRB Special Meeting

Planning and Zoning Agency Meeting scheduled for July 4 has been cancelled. Next meeting July 18.

Ponte Vedra Zoning and Adjustment Board Meeting scheduled for July 1 has been cancelled. Next meeting August 5.

Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Committee Meeting scheduled for June 26 has been rescheduled for July 8. PVARC Meeting

South Anastasia Design Review Board Meeting scheduled for June 27 has been cancelled. Next meeting July 25.

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

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

FYIs

4-H Youth Development Program Seeks Volunteers – The 4-H is seeking volunteers to work with youth ages 5 to 18. Orientation is on Tuesday, August 6 at the UF/IFAS Extension Office. Volunteers help local youth learn leadership, communication, and a variety of life skills. Scheduling is flexible and volunteers pick their subject areas. The 4-H Office  provides full assistance, including training, materials, and project curriculum. For more information or to register, call 904.209.0430. 4-H Program Volunteer Details

St. Johns County Today – This edition is on the annual hurricane exercise held by Emergency Management in preparation for hurricane season. St. Johns County Today

Current FEMA Flood Insurance Rate MapsFlood Zone Viewer

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

Events & Activities

Nature Detective Bats Workshops – St. Johns County Public Libraries are hosting free, interactive, and science-based Nature Detective workshops this summer for children ages 6 through 12 . Participants will have the opportunity to learn about bats through hands-on activities, take-home materials, and books that can be checked out from the libraries. For more information, please visit www.sjcpls.org Nature Detective Workshops.

Library Summer Reading Program – Youth and adultsare encouragd to participate in this free program which offers a reading log, classes, exciting events, and fun rewards, focusing on this year's "The Best Summer" theme. Pick up your free reading log from any library branch and take part in the many programs designed for the whole family. For more information or to register , please visit a local branch library, bookmobile, or Library "The Best Summer" Reading Program.

Art in Public Spaces Features Local Artist Manila Clough – St. Johns County’s Art in Public Spaces program hosts “Florida Native Birds and Plants x Four” by Manila Clough, June 4 through September 19 at the County Administration Building. Hosted in partnership with the St. Johns County Cultural Council, the exhibit will feature Clough’s four mosaics, as well as art from St. Johns County students. For more information on Manila Clough, please visit www.manilaclough.com. |  Art in Public Spaces Exhibit Details

County Naturalist Programs – Join us for a variety of outings and topics including nature photography, kayak trips, dolphin walks, astronomy, and exploring the life of Florida plants and trees. County Naturalist Programs

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.

Projects, Advisories, Status Updates

South Ponte Vedra Boulevard Dune Restoration Project & Coastal Highway Beach Restoration Project – Beach Restoration Projects Updates and Current Status

Bartram Trail Branch Library Closure – The branch will be closed through September for fire suppression replacement. Patrons can request, check out, and drop off items at a temporary library at Mills Field, 1721 Race Track Rd. www.sjcpls.org/closure.

FDOT State Road 16 Lighting Project – Florida Department of Transportation roadway and pedestrian lightning project along SR 16 from CR 16A to San Marco Avenue. Construction will include installation of overhead street lights and replacement of I-95 interchange and San Sebastian Bridge lights. The project will cause intermittent overnight lane closures and is scheduled to be completed in spring 2021. For more information, please contact FDOT at 904.831.3368.

St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop Update – Progress on the regional trail continues with the opening of the Cora C. Harrison Trailhead connecting 14 miles of paved, shared-use path.. An FDOT Planning Study is currently underway and a community workshop will be hosted this summer. For more information, please contact Rodney Cooper, at 904.209.0111 or rcooper@sjcfl.us. St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop  |  SJR2S FAQs  |  SJR2S Map

St. Johns County Golf Course Master Plan Update – The St. Johns Golf Club, is in the process of a potential Master Plan update that would include repairing, replacing, and updating various aspects of the golf course. Golf Course Master Plan Update

Butler Park West and Boat Ramp Closed for Dredging Project – Butler Park West and the Butler Park boat ramp is expected to open on August 15, 2019. For more information, please call 904.209.0414.

See more Project, Advisories, and Status 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.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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