Hurricane Irma Recovery

St. Johns County Hurricane Irma Recovery Updates and Information
The St. Johns County Emergency Operations Center is actively monitoring Hurricane Irma and will provide updated preparedness and response information as soon as it becomes available at www.sjcfl.us/Hurricane. This page will serve as your source for all St. Johns County Hurricane Irma-related information.

In addition, residents can follow St. Johns County on social media for updates:

If you have any additional questions, please feel free to call the St. Johns County Emergency Operations Hotline at 904.824.5550.

 

Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners September 19, 2017 Meeting Cancelled –  Due to the ongoing Hurricane Irma response and recovery effort, the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners regular meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 19 has been cancelled. All items scheduled for the September 19 meeting will be heard at the next regularly scheduled County Commission meeting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, October 3. In addition, the budget hearing previously scheduled for September 19 has also been cancelled, and the state has waived all budgetary timelines. The budget hearing is anticipated to be held at 5:01 p.m. on October 3.

Residents with questions regarding Hurricane Irma are encouraged to call the St. Johns County Emergency Operations hotline at 904.824.5550 or visit www.sjcfl.us/hurricane for more information.

FY 2018 Final Millage Rates & Budget – The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners will consider the FY 2018 Final Millage Rates and Budget during a public hearing at 5:01 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 in the Administration Building County Auditorium, 500 San Sebastian View. Please view the FY 2018 Final Millage Rates and Budget Workbook.

FYIs

Impact Fee Study Update – A Board of County Commissioners and St. Johns County School Board Joint Meeting was held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 to discuss and take possible action on issues that affect both boards. Impact Fee Study Update

Construction to Begin on Rail-to-Trail Trailhead and Segment of Palatka to St. Augustine Trail in St. Johns County The Florida Department of Transportation will begin construction of the Crossroads Trailhead and a four-mile segment of the Palatka to St. Augustine Trail in September. The trailhead will serve as a bicyclist and pedestrian access point to the multi-use Palatka to St. Augustine Trail.  Rail-to-Trail Construction

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

Board of County Commissioners Emergency Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 19 at 9:00 a.m. in the Muscovy Conference Room located in the Health and Human Services Building for the purpose of receiving an Emergency Management update and considering whether to extend the declaration of local state of emergency. BCC Emergency Meeting.

Planning and Zoning Agency Meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 21 at 1:30 p.m. in the County Auditorium. PZA Meeting Details.

St. Johns County Community Development Block Grant Funds Hearing Rescheduled for October 3, 2017 Due to Hurricane Irma, the Final Action on the proposed Substantial Amendment to the Community Development Block Grant Consolidated Plan and the 2016-2017 Annual Action Plan, previously scheduled for the September 19, 2017 Board of County Commissioners regular meeting, has been moved to the next regularly scheduled meeting on October 3, 2017. Residents with questions regarding Hurricane Irma are encouraged to call the St. Johns County Emergency Operations hotline at 904.824.5550 or visit www.sjcfl.us/hurricane for more information. For more information about the CDBG, please call 904.827.6897. View the CDBG Information

Comprehensive Plan Amendment 2017-02 Community Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 19 at 6:00 p.m. at the Trout Creek Community Center. Meeting Details

St. Johns County Board of County Commission Regular Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the St. Johns County Auditorium. Agendas | Minutes | Calendar

Events & Activities

St. Johns County Commissioners have been invited to attend an annual meeting of the Putnam-St. Johns County Farm Bureau on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Putnam Shrine Club. It is anticipated that one or more St. Johns County Board of County may attend and participate at this meeting. Putnam/SJC Farm Bureau Meeting

St. Johns County Commissioners have been invited to attend the grand opening of The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. It is anticipated that one or more St. Johns County Board of County may attend and participate at this meeting. Lighthouse Grand Opening

St. Johns County Commissioners have been invited to attend the dedication ceremony of Hopewell – St. Johns on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. It is anticipated that one or more St. Johns County Board of County may attend and participate at this meeting. Hopewell Dedication

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 Updated Schedule

County Public Libraries Celebrate 40 Years with Trivia Contest –  County Libraries are celebrating 40 years of serving County residents and remaining a vital resource for communities to learn and grow. To commemorate the establishment of the Library System in September 1977, they are hosting a 40th Anniversary Trivia Contest through September 21. To participate, patrons can get an entry form from www.sjcpls.org or at any SJC library branch. The winner will receive a gift basket at their local branch and participate in a celebration on September 27. For more information, please visit www.sjcpls.org.

UF/IFAS Extension St. Johns County Seeks Vendors for the Datil Pepper Fall Festival – You are invited to participate in the 2017 Datil Pepper Fall Festival October 7 and 8 at the  County Agricultural Center! This landmark event is attended by more than a thousand people, exposing your business to a broader audience and making people aware that you support community activities.To reserve space, please call 904.209.0430.

Sunset Dolphin Walks  –  Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, September 20 - 22 at 6:30 p.m. at Vilano Beach. Free guided beach walk looking for dolphins and enjoying the sunset over St. Augustine. Learn about dolphins, as well as other marine species. For more information, please visit the County Naturalist Page.


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: publicrecords@sjcfl.us
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.

Compliance Coordinators

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

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, kdiaz@sjcfl.us.

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

Special Districts

Special Districts information can be found at www.sjcfl.us/SpecialDistricts

 

 

 

 

 

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