Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
St. Johns County Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Workshop – In conjunction with the annual budget process, the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners held a Budget Workshop on August 8 at the County Administration Building to review and discuss the FY 2018 recommended budget. For more information, call Office of Management and Budget at 904.209.0568 or email email@example.com. | Workshop Details & Agenda
Fiscal Year 2018 Budget – 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. Administrator's Budget Hearings Workbook.
St. Johns County Fire Rescue joined the Muscular Dystrophy Association for a proclamation by the Board of County Commissioners recognizing the upcoming "Fill the Boot" drive at the August 15, 2017 regular meeting. St. Johns County firefighters will be "filling the boot" between August 25 and 27 at local storefronts throughout the County to support the MDA of Jacksonville. Visit the St. Johns County Fire Rescue Facebook page in the coming days for additional information on the "Fill the Boot" drive! Fire Rescue / Muscular Dystrophy Fill the Boot Drive Proclamation Photo.
Volunteers Needed for Sea Turtle and Beach Steward Program – St. Johns County is seeking volunteers to survey wrack lines to recover stranded washback sea turtles and conduct beach cleanups. Sea Turtle Beach and Steward Program Volunteers
Railroad Crossing Closures – The Florida East Coast Railway is closing Madeore Street, August 15 - 17 at the railroad crossings for maintenance. Detour routes will be posted and motorists are encouraged to plan routes accordingly and drive safely. For more information, please contact the Florida East Coast Railway at 904.443.0083 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notice of Receipt of Unsolicited Proposal – St. Johns County has received an unsolicited proposal for a qualifying public-private partnership project for the construction of a community-based outpatient clinic for the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs. St. Johns County requests and will accept alternative proposals for the same project until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 24, 2017. Additional Information and Full Public Notice
Matanzas Inlet Pipeline Replacement Project – The project is to replace water and sewer pipelines underneath the bridge. To maintain service to customers, temporary piping will be installed across the eastern sidewalk of the bridge, causing sidewalk closures. Traffic lane shifts and minimal daytime lane closures may occur. Project Details
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
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.
Meetings & Workshops
Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Committee Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, August 23 at 5:00 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Beach Library. PVARC Meeting Details.
South Anastasia Design Review Board Meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 24 at 3:00 p.m. in the Permit Center. SADRB Meeting Details.
Planning and Zoning Agency Meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 17 at 1:30 p.m. in the County Auditorium. PZA Meeting Details. Meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 7, has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 14.
Recreation Advisory Board Meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 17, has been cancelled.
Negotiation Meetings – The Collective Bargaining Team of St. Johns County and representatives of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Carpenters Industrial Council, and Local Union #2038 will meet on Wednesday, August 16 at 9:00 a.m. Negotiation Meeting Schedule.
PZA Members Attending Conference – The American Planning Association conference, September 5 - 8. PZA Members Attending Conference Notice
Events & Activities
St. Johns County Libraries Host Solar Eclipse Events – St. Johns County, in partnership with NASA @ My Library, is hosting multiple solar eclipse-themed events throughout the County to celebrate the rare eclipse on Monday, August 21. Solar eclipse-viewing glasses will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last, and patrons must be present in order to obtain a pair of glasses.For more information on the events and when and where to obtain eclipse-viewing glasses, please visit the St. Johns County Public Library System’s Solar Eclipse webpage at www.sjcpls.org/nasa-at-my-library.
Free Sunset Bird Language Walk – Thursday, August 17 and Friday, August 18 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Vaill Point Park. Join the County Naturalist to explore the park through the language of birds. For more information, contact AyoLane Halusky at (904) 209-0348 or email@example.com. County Naturalist Page
ACA Kayak Quickstart Course – Saturday, August 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Trout Creek Park. The course is led by Level 2 Certified ACA instructors and is $80 per participant. For more information, contact 904.209.0335 or firstname.lastname@example.org. County Naturalist Page
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
New Show Announcements – St. Augustine Amphitheatre
For more information about concerts and tickets, visit St. Augustine Amphitheatre
- Sound Tribe Sector (STS9) live Saturday, October 7.
- Modest Mouse on stage Thursday, September 7.
New Show Announcements – Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
For more information about concerts and tickets, visit Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
- The Florida Chamber Music Project's fifth season begins Sunday, September 10.
- The Miles Electric Band live in concert on Saturday, November 18.
- Morgan James live on stage Tuesday, September 26.
- The Zombies live in concert on Friday, January 12, 2018.
- Elephant Revival live in concert on Thursday, October 5.
- Delbert McClinton and his band Self Made Men live on Friday, October 6.
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, 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