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St. Johns County Library Current Use and Facilities Survey – The St. Johns County Public Library System invites patrons to participate in the Library Current Use and Facilities Survey to provide feedback on use of County libraries and related resources, library facilities, and additional services desired. For more information, please call 904.827.6940. Take the St. Johns County Library Current Use and Facilities survey.
Meetings & Workshops
Parks and Recreation Master Plan Update Community Meetings – St. Johns County is hosting meetings on Tuesday, July 17 and Wednesday, July 18 as a component of a multi-phase Master Plan update process that will create a more dynamic and diverse parks and recreation system to generate numerous economic, social, and environmental benefits. Parks and Recreation Community Meeting Details
Planning & Zoning Agency Board Meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 21 has been rescheduled to July 5. PZA Meeting Details
South Anastasia Design Review Board Meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 28 at 3:00 p.m. in the Permit Center. SADRB Meeting Details
IAFF Negotiation Meetings – Public sessions for collective bargaining contract negotiations. IAFF Meeting Schedule on BCC Calendar.
Events & Activities
Summer Reading Program – The Public Library System is encouraging youth and adults to participate in this free summer reading program which offers a reading log, educational classes, and exciting events focusing on this year's "Libraries Rock" theme. For more information or to register, please visit a local branch library or www.sjcpls.org.
Nature Detective Lizard Workshops – St. Johns County Public Libraries are hosting free, interactive, and science-based Nature Detective workshops for children ages 6 through 12 throughout the summer. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about anole lizards through hands-on activities, take-home materials, and books that can be checked out from the libraries. To register, please call or visit any participating branch library. Nature Detective Lizard Workshops
Free Parent & Child Fitness in the Park – Saturday, June 23 from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. at Hastings Park. Join us for sit-ups, push-ups, walking, running, and other classics as we aim to bring families together through fitness in our parks. Don’t forget water and athletic wear. For more information, call 904.209.0395 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Road Construction Advisories – www.sjcfl.us/Traffic.
Meet the Featured Adoptable & Cats & Dogs – Pets of the Week & Sponsored Pets!
Sea Turtle Nests – Get the latest sea turtle nesting & hatching info! Turtle Tracks.
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
St Johns County 2018-2020 Federal Transit Administration DBE Goal: 2.2% – This goal represents the percentage of work to be accomplished by DBE prime contractors, subcontractors, consultants, vendors, and material suppliers for professional services, construction, and procurement contracts on federal-aid transit projects and grants. See the Goal Setting Methodology in this pdf.
Download the St. Johns County “Reach the Beach” Mobile App – The app helps residents and visitors spend less time in the car and more time on the beach by providing quick access to beach driving conditions, access and facility locations, lifeguard information, and emergency contacts. Apple and Android users can download the app for free by searching “St. Johns County Beaches” in the App Store or Google Play. For more information, visit www.sjcfl.us/Beaches or call 904.209.0331.
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
Impact Fee Schedule Updates – An updated Impact Fee Schedule was adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on April 3, 2018. The updated impact fees will be implemented in two phases pursuant to Ordinance 2018-16: Phase 1 is effective July 2, 2018 through December 31, 2018; Phase 2 is effective January 1, 2019 and is subject to adjustment based on the Construction Cost Index.
Buc-ee's Status Update – Buc-ee's LTD submitted a pre-application in September 2017 outlining a proposed project consisting of 120 gas pumps and a 52,600-square-foot convenience store located in the southwest sector of the Interstate 95/International Golf Parkway interchange. The proposed project adheres to all land use and zoning regulations applicable for the property. At this time, the applicant has not submitted a variance request. Should a variance of the zoning or land use be requested, a public hearing process by the Planning and Zoning Agency or the Board of County Commissioners would be initiated. County staff recently received and approved an Incremental Master Development Plan for Buc-ee's, which is a basic site plan that outlines the location of the building, driveways, and setbacks. Commercial Construction Plans must be submitted before the applicant can apply for a building permit. For more 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.
Fiscal Year 2019 Budget
Administrator's Budget Workshops – The public was invited to attend the Budget Workshops held in May 2018. The workshops provide a departmental line item review of the proposed Fiscal Year 2019 St. Johns County budget in its formative stage prior to presentation to the Board of County Commissioners. For additional information, call the Office of Management and Budget at 904.209.0568. FY 2019 Budget Calendar
Projects & Advisories
Doug Crane Boat Ramps Open – The Doug Crane Boat Ramps are now open after a channel dredging project, but equipment is still present on-site. Boaters and visitors are encouraged to exercise caution while utilizing the facility during this time. St. Johns County would like to thank residents and visitors for their patience during the improvements and repairs. For more information, please call 904.209.0190.
Corps Stresses Public Safety at St. Augustine Beach Renourishment Site – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stresses the importance of public safety and urges the public to stay out of active construction zones, and not to cut across from behind to access the surf. The beach remains open outside work areas. Updates and progress maps. Public Safety Notice and Beach Renourishment Project SiteMap
Vilano Boat Ramp Improvements – Parking will be intermittently impacted through August due to construction of a marine rescue docking facility and repair of two floating docks damaged in Hurricane Irma. While a portion of the parking lot will be utilized as a staging area, a majority of the lot will remain open. For more information, call 904.209.0382 or email email@example.com.| Vilano Boat Ramp Improvements Projects Update (PDF)
South Ponte Vedra and Vilano Beaches Dune Restoration Project – A dune restoration project has been proposed for South Ponte Vedra and Vilano beaches, consisting of a one-time sand placement averaging at least 20 cubic yards, or 540 cubic feet, of sand per linear foot between 2539 South Ponte Vedra Boulevard and 3244 Coastal Highway. 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, to potentially fund a portion of the project. The Commission further refined the project on February 6, 2018, and directed staff to survey affected oceanfront property owners to determine support for the project. Surveys were mailed to the affected property owners on March 21, 2018, with a 60-day timeframe for completion. Survey results are currently anticipated to be presented to the Board for consideration in June. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly McTaggart at 904.209.0788 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please use the links below for additional information:
- Sample MSTU Survey
- Presentation from the March 2018 Community Meetings
- Map Depicting the MSTU Area
- Periodic Survey Response 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: email@example.com | P: (904) 209-0805 | F: (904) 209-0806
Special Districts information can be found at www.sjcfl.us/SpecialDistricts