- Hoopla Digital - Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7 with your library card.
- St. Johns Golf Club named "Best Golf Course" of 2018 in St. Augustine Record's "Best of St. Augustine" readers' poll.
- Board of County Commissioners E-Newsletters provide information about County programs, facilities, and events. Get County-wide information and content specific to your District.
- It's kitten season at the SJC Pet Center. Come make a new furry best friend!
- Learn more about what's happening in St. Johns County neighborhoods including rezoning applications and special use permits with the Development Tracker Map
Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
Thanksgiving Holiday Hours – All Board of County Commissioners departments, Adminstrative offices, and the Pet Center will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23. Library branches and bookmobiles will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21. Library branches, the Pet Center, and Animal Control will resume standard hours Saturday, November 24. All other offices resume standard hours on Monday, November 26.
Garbage, recycling, and yard debris will not be collected Thursday, November 22, and the Tillman Ridge and Stratton Road solid waste scale houses will be closed. Beginning November 23, collections will be delayed one day. All routes will be completed by Saturday, November 24. Scale houses resume standard hours on Friday, November 23.
Fair Housing Survey – St. Johns County is conducting a survey to garner feedback from residents regarding fair housing within the County. The purpose of the survey is to help identify whether barriers to fair housing choice exist in St. Johns County in the rental and real estate markets and the mortgage lending, insurance, and appraisal industries. Survey deadline is December 12. For more information, please call 904.827.6897. Fair Housing Survey
Boat Ramp Survey – St. Johns County is conducting a survey to garner feedback from residents regarding boat ramps within the County. Participants will have an opportunity to share their opinion on the status of County boat ramps, their personal use of the ramps, and related facility and maintenance needs. Survey deadline is November 19. For more information, please call 904.209.0322. Boat Ramp Survey Video | Boat Ramp Survey
Short Term Vacation Rental Survey – St. Johns County will be conducting a survey on how Vacation Rentals within the County jurisdiction affect neighboring properties and members of the community. St. Johns County is moving forward creating regulations to mitigate the impact of vacation rentals and would like your input and feedback. St. Johns County staff will be taking various steps to garner information in the next few months, which include a community survey and a community workshop, which will then be discussed at a public hearing in front of the Board of County Commissioners. Short Term Vacation Rental Survey
Meetings & Workshops
Tourist Development Council Meeting – November 19 meeting has been cancelled.
Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Committee Meeting – November 28 at 5:00 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. PVARC Meeting
Events & Activities
Explore St. Johns County – Join the County Naturalists for events and programs highlighting our unique history and beautiful environment. Find upcoming programming, on the County Naturalist page.
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.
Hurricane Irma Recovery Assistance Application Deadline – The deadline to register for Hurricane Irma recovery assistance through Rebuild Florida, a program of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, is December 23, 2018. Funds help eligible homeowners repair and rebuild homes damaged by Irma. To register, please visit www.rebuildflorida.gov or call 844.833.1010. For more information, please call 904.209.0168.
Hurricane Irma Recovery Assistance Bus at Cobblestone Publix November 16 and 17 – The Rebuild Florida bus will be at the Cobblestone Village Publix parking lot, 125 Jenkins Street, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 16 and 17 for residents to register for Hurricane Irma recovery assistance. Rebuild Florida Housing Repair funds may help eligible homeowners repair and rebuild homes damaged by the storm. For more information, please visit www.rebuildflorida.gov or call 844.833.1010.
Adoption Day Ceremony – St. Johns County hosted an inaugural Adoption Day Ceremony at the Courthouse in conjunction with National Adoption Awareness Month. Eight children were adopted by six local families. With more than 190 children currently in out-of-home in SJC, there is still in need for adoptive and foster care families. For more information, please call 904.209.6115. Adoption Ceremony
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
Projects, Advisories, Status Updates
Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library Renovation Closure – Branch will be closed November 3 through March 2019 due to a renovation project. The project includes the replacement of the fire suppression system. The library will remain an Early Voting site October 24 through November 3, and will be an Election Day polling site on November 6. For more information, please visit www.sjcpls.org/closure.
St. Johns Golf Club Request for Proposals – The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to initiate a Request for Proposal (RFP) process pertaining to the possible renovation of the St. Johns Golf Club golf course. St. Johns Golf Club RFP | Excess Land Map
Vilano Boat Ramp Floating Dock Repaired and Open to the Public – Temporary repairs are complete. The dock will be permanently repaired and open in February 2019. St. Johns County thanks residents and visitors for their patience during the improvements and repairs. Vilano Boat Ramp Improvement Projects Update
Buc-ee's Status Update – For information, please review the Buc-ee's Fact Sheet or call 904.209.0583. Please review the Buc-ee's Projected Financial Impact Report for additional information regarding the projected financial impact Buc-ees will have within St. Johns County including values, property taxes, wages, and project costs. Bucee's Status Update
South Ponte Vedra and Vilano Beaches Dune Restoration Project – The Board of County Commissioners created the Ponte Vedra and Vilano Beaches Dune and Beach Restoration Municipal Service Taxing Unit (MSTU) on December 19, 2017. The purpose of the MSTU is to fund a portion of a proposed one-time project to place an average of 20 cubic yards of sand per linear foot between 2539 South Ponte Vedra Boulevard and 3244 Coastal Highway. Dune Restoration Project Map, Survey & 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: email@example.com | P: (904) 209-0805 | F: (904) 209-0806
Special Districts Information can be found at www.sjcfl.us/SpecialDistricts