Good Friday Holiday Hours

Good Friday Holiday Hours – St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners Departments, Administrative offices, libraries, Pet Center, and Supervisor of Elections Office will be closed Friday, April 19 in observance of Good Friday. All libraries and the Pet Center will reopen on Saturday, April 20. All other offices will resume standard business hours on Monday, April 22. Garbage, recycling, and yard debris collection schedules will not be delayed. The Stratton Road and Tillman Ridge solid waste scale houses will be open on the holiday during standard business hours.

Meetings & Workshops

District 4 Commissioner Office Hours at Ponte Vedra Beach Library – District 4 Commissioner Jeremiah Ray Blocker will host office hours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, May 17 at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, 101 Library Blvd. 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 as allowed by scheduled appointments. To schedule an appointment or for more information, please email or call 904.209.0300.

Invasive Plant Species Removal Community Meeting scheduled for April 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Anastasia Island Library. Invasive Plant Meeting

Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Board Meeting scheduled for April 24 has been cancelled. Next meeting May 22.

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


New Community Development Block Grant Funding Opportunity –  A new funding opportunity through the Community Development Block Grant is available, and applications for "shovel ready" projects aligned with St. Johns County's Priority Goal on Affordable Housing are due by 4 p.m. on April 25, 2019. Proposed projects must be able to be completed within three months. Local agencies are invited to participate in this competitive application process. For more information, please call 904.827.6897 or email

Bartram Trail Branch Library Renovation Closure –The Bartram Trail Branch Library will be closed April 21 through September for fire suppression replacement. Beginning April 29, patrons can request, check out, and drop off items at a temporary library located at Mills Field, 1721 Race Track Road. For more information, please visit

Fort Matanzas Vehicle Access Ramp and Parking Lot Closure – The access ramp and parking lot will be closed April 15-30 for ramp demolition and sand replacement. There will be no pedestrian or vehicle access to the beach from this parking lot. All other Fort Matanzas beach access parking lots, beach access boardwalks, and the Matanzas River beach are open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Fort Matanzas Ramp & Lot Closure

FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps – As of December 7, 2018, St. Johns County has adopted new FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (Flood Maps) with updated Base Flood Elevations and flood zone boundaries. 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

Earth Day Document Shredding Events – St. Johns County invites residents to two free document shredding events on Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Republic Services, 445 Republic Dr. and 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Anastasia Square Shopping Center at S.R. 312 and A1A. Participants can securely destroy and recycle confidential, personal, banking, and other informational documents. Items generated by commercial activity, three-ring binders, and cardboard will not be accepted. For more information, please call 904.827.6980.

April County Naturalist Programs – Join us for a variety of outings and topics including sustainability, landscaping, kayak fishing, kids' beach yoga, coastal restoration, exploring the life of birds, and turtles of Florida. 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

St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop Update – Progress on the St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop regional trail continues in St. Johns County with the recent ribbon cutting in Hastings and opening of the Cora C. Harrison Trailhead connecting 14 miles of paved, shared-use path. An evolving 260-mile, multi-use trail, will span from the St. Johns River to the Atlantic Ocean once complete. An FDOT Planning Study is currently underway and a community workshop will be hosted this summer. For more information, please contact Rodney Cooper, SJC Traffic Engineer and Project Manager, at 904.209.0111 or St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop Press Release  |  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.

South Ponte Vedra & Vilano Beaches Restoration Restoration Projects   Restoration Project Map, Surveys & Updates

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:   |  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.


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Americans with Disabilities & Civil Rights Acts – 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 about Civil Rights or the Americans with Disabilities Act visit our Compliance Coordination page, or contact Katie Diaz at (904) 209-0650,

Fair Housing – For questions about the Fair Housing Act compliance, please contact: Homeownership Programs Administrator, Joseph Cone at (904) 209-6890.

Equal Opportunity Employment – For questions about Equal Opportunity Employment compliance, please contact Director of Personnel, Stacey Stanish at (904) 209-0545.

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