Beach Walkovers Damaged by Hurricane Matthew Repaired for Beach Season – Repairs have reinstated pedestrian access at 17 beach walkovers. The Board of County Commissioners recently approved funding to expedite large-scale repairs beginning April 1 at South Ponte Vedra Park, Pope Road Beach Parking, and Boating Club Road. Numerous off-beach parking locations are currently open including Mickler’s Landing, Surfside Park, St. Johns County Ocean and Fishing Pier, 16th Street, 11th Street, Ocean Hammock Park, and Crescent Beach Park. Beach Access Repairs
St. Johns River Hurricane Matthew Debris Removal – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is removing Hurricane Matthew related debris in the St. Johns River. Contractors began along Julington Creek and will work south to remove and dispose of vegetative and structural debris in the waterway. Only Hurricane related debris will be removed. To report waterway debris, or for more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Discount Prescription Savings Program – St. Johns County is pleased to join the Coast2Coast Rx Card program. The new card helps participants save on the cost of medications. In 2016 cardholders saved an average of 65% on the cost of prescription drugs. Discount Prescriptions Program
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
Meet the Featured Adoptable Cats & Dogs – Pets of the Week!
Road Construction Advisories – www.sjcfl.us/Traffic.
Meetings & Workshops
Medical Marijuana Workshop – St. Johns County is hosting the workshop at 4 p.m. on April 13 at the Permit Center, 4040 Lewis Speedway, to discuss proposed zoning and permitting regulations for medical marijuana retail stores and treatment. The public is invited to attend and provide feedback. It is anticipated that one or more St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners may attend and participate at this workshop. For additional information, please call 904.209.0805 or email email@example.com.
Ponte Vedra Zoning & Adjustment Board Meeting scheduled for Monday, April 3 at 3:00 p.m. in the County Auditorium. PVZAB Meeting Details.
South Anastasia Design Review Board Meeting rescheduled for Tuesday, March 28 at 3:00 p.m. in the Permit Center. SADRB Meeting Details.
Personal Property Mini-Warehouses And Upland Buffer Setback Reductions Public Hearing before the Board of County Commissioners on April 4, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Proposed Land Development Code Amendments
Signs and Definitions of the Land Development Code Public Hearing before the the Board of County Commissioners on April 4, 2017, at 5:01 P.M. Proposed Land Development Code Amendments
Events & Activities
Front Porch Deck Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – The St. Johns County Commissioners have been invited to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Front Porch Deck east of the Amphitheatre Box Office, on Friday, March 24, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. It is anticipated that one or more St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners may attend and participate at this event. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Free Kids Fishing Clinic – St. Johns County, Ancient City Game Fish Association, and local businesses, bring you the Seventh Annual Free Kids Fishing Clinic from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 at the St. Augustine Marina. Kids 12 and under are invited to learn how to use fishing equipment and fish safely. Equipment will be provided and a free McDonald’s lunch will be offered to all participants. Free Kids Fishing Clinic
St. Johns County Flagler Estates Super Community Collection Day – 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, March 25 at Flagler Estates Road and Water Control District, 9850 Light Avenue. Solid Waste will be collecting household hazardous waste, electronics, and up to 10 automobile / light truck tires. Microwave ovens, large appliances, yard debris, household garbage, construction debris, and commercial materials will not be accepted. Community Collection Day.
Easter Egg Hunts – Parks & Recreation will host four Easter Egg Hunts for children ages 8 and younger. Two on Thursday, April 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Veterans and Palencia parks, and two on Saturday, April 15 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m at Treaty and Al Wilkie Parks. Parents, bring your cameras for pics with the Easter bunny and don't forget to bring a basket to collect the eggs! For more infomation, please call (904) 209-0333.
2017 Just Tri It! Join us for the 2017 Kids Triathlon on April 23 at the Solomon Calhoun Center! Children ages 5-14 can join in the fun and JUST TRI IT! This is a non-competitive event gives everyone the chance to participate in a Triathlon. The first 150 children to pick up their race packets will get a Just Tri It! t-shirt and every child that completes the race will get a medal for their accomplishment! Just Tri It!
ACA Kayak Quickstart Course – Learn the fundamentals of kayaking on March 25, at Trout Creek Park. For more information, visit the County Naturalist page.
St. Augustine Amphitheatre & Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
The Ultimate 80s Dance Party Saturday, June 10 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Presented by Apex Theatre Studio. Tickets on sale now. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
Paul Simon at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Thursday, June 1. Tickets on sale now. St. Augustine Amphitheatre
311 featuring special guests New Politics and Passafire at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Wednesday, August 2. Tickets on sale now. St. Augustine Amphitheatre
The Spring 2017 St. Augustine Record Fair at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Sunday, March 26 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A free, family-friendly event. St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Tuesday, April 4. Tickets on sale now. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
Disney's The Lion King Jr. at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Apex Theatre Studio's Junior Musical Theater workshop will present Disney's The Lion King Jr. on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. 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 may be made by completing the Public Records Request Form or contacting us directly. For more information, please view the Public Records Request Brochure, visit the Public Records / Open Government page, or contact Board of County Commissioners Records Management @ firstname.lastname@example.org, or (904) 209-0805.
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, email@example.com.
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