- Home damaged by Hurricane Michael? Assistance is available through Restore St. Johns, St. Johns County Hurricane Housing Recovery Program. Register at www.sjcfl.us/restore. Official seal of St. Johns County, Florida, and an icon of a house.
- The 2019 Sea Turtle Season is May through October. Learn how to share the beach with these majestic animals with special lighting rules, volunteer opportunities, and ways to create a turtle-friendly beach experience.
- Reach the Beach Mobile App â€“ Spend more time on the beach with quick access to beach driving conditions, access and facility locations, and lifeguard information. Download the free app in the App Store or Google Play. For more information, call 904.209.0331
- Come meet the Pets of the Week at the SJC Pet Center!
- Learn more about what's happening in St. Johns County neighborhoods including rezoning applications and special use permits with the Development Tracker Map
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
North Florida TPO Telephone Town Hall Meeting – Talk to the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) about transportation projects and programs needed to meet the needs of the community today and into the future. The North Florida TPO is updating the regional long-range transportation plan and needs to hear from you! The long-range transportation plan is a blueprint for the future of the Northeast Florida's transportation system and will seek to address travel needs for the next 20 years as the region grows in population, infrastructure and employment. Give us your input on what the future of transportation and mobility should look like on the First Coast during our Telephone Town Halls from 6:30 to 7:30 on June 12 and 13. For more information and to register, please visit www.PathForward2045.com.
District 4 Commissioner Office Hours at Ponte Vedra Beach Library – District 4 Commissioner Jeremiah Ray Blocker will host open office hours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, June 21 at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. Community members are invited to schedule an appointment to meet with Commissioner Blocker and discuss any questions, needs, or concerns. Walk-ins are also welcome. To schedule an appointment or for more information, please email email@example.com or call 904.209.0563.
Sunshine Bus Company Proposed Fare Increase Meetings – The Sunshine Bus Company is proposing an increase for base fare and daily bus passes to go into effect August 1, 2019. The proposed increase will be considered at two public meetings on June 13 and June 18. During both meetings, information will be provided regarding the proposed increase and residents will have an opportunity to provide feedback. For more information, please call 904.209.0630. Sunshine Bus Fare Meetings
Planning and Zoning Agency Meeting scheduled for June 20 at 1:30 p.m. in the County Auditorium. PZA 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.
Tourist Development Council Meeting scheduled for June 17 at 1:30 p.m. TDC Meeting
Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Committee Meeting Cancelled – The next regularly scheduled meeting is Wednesday July 24, 2019.
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.
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
Residents and Businesses Urged to Conserve Water – SJC Utilities urges customers to conserve water by observing mandatory irrigation schedules and reducing water usage whenever possible. Homes with odd numbers or no address may irrigate on Wednesdays and Saturdays, homes with even numbers on Thursdays and Sundays, and nonresidential properties on Tuesdays and Fridays. Please do not irrigate between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. For more information, please visit SJC Utilities or call 904.209.2700. Conserve Water
Current FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps – Flood 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
St. Johns County Library Summer Reading Program – The Public Library System is encouraging youth and adults to participate in the annual free summer reading program which offers a reading log, fun rewards, educational classes, and exciting events focusing on this year's "The Best Summer" theme. Participants are invited to pick up their free reading logs from any library branch and take part in the many programs designed for the whole family. For more information or to register for the summer reading program, please visit a local branch library, bookmobile, or www.sjcpls.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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