St. Johns County Independence Day Holiday Hours – All Board of County Commissioners departments, Administrative offices, library branches, and the Pet Center will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Standard hours will resume on Wednesday, July 5. Garbage, recycling, and yard debris collection schedules will not be delayed. The Tillman Ridge and Stratton Road solid waste scale houses will remain open on the holiday during standard business hours.
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.
Proposed Utility Ordinance Amendments – The Utility Department is proposing amendments to Utility Ordinance 2013-13 that add provisions for reclaimed water service requirements and define the utility line extension policy. Public comments regarding this proposed ordinance amendment must be received in writing or by email by July 28, 2017. For additional information, please email email@example.com or call 904.209.2624. Public Notice & Proposed Amendment
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
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
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
Events & Activities
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
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
Hard Working Americans at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Wednesday, October 4. Tickets on sale now. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
Alison Krauss and David Gray at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Thursday, September 28. Tickets on sale now. St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Lynyrd Skynyrd and special guest The Outlaws at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Friday, October 13. Tickets on sale now. St. Augustine Amphitheatre
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 on sale now. 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
Mike + The Mechanics at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. 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
P: (904) 209-0805
F: (904) 209-0806
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equal Opportunity Employment – For questions about Equal Opportunity Employment compliance, please contact Director of Personnel, Stacey Stanish at (904) 209-0545.
Special Districts information can be found at www.sjcfl.us/SpecialDistricts