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Board of County Commissioners Regular Meetings are held monthly on the first and third Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m. in the County Auditorium. Agendas | Minutes | Calendar

County Commissioner Invitations – The County Commissioners receive invitations to attend various events and, on occasion, more than one Commissioner may attend and participate. For notices and more information, visit the BOCC’s Invitations webpage

Current Board / Committee Vacancies – Volunteer Opportunities

 

St. Johns County Short Term Vacation Rental Ordinance – The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners approved a new ordnance regarding short term vacation rentals on May 4, 2021. The ordinance addresses a variety of topics including short term vacation rental occupancy, parking, and trash collection. Please review Ordinance 2021-23 for additional information.

Voluntary FEMA Dune Enhancement Project Easements – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved funds to assist St. Johns County with partially restoring and rebuilding the sand dunes along portions of St Johns County's coastline that were damaged by Hurricane Matthew and Hurricane Irma. The project is intended to enhance the dune system by adding sand to the seaward side of the existing dunes, planting sea oats and supporting vegetation, and creating a more uniform front to the dune system. If approved, and with adequate voluntary participation of homeowners, sand placement is anticipated to begin this summer and is projected to be completed by the end of the year.

The County is currently in the design phase and a separate firm, Waugh Law, has been recruited to assist owners of eligible oceanfront properties who would like to participate in the project by voluntarily granting a temporary easement. There is no charge to participate and the easements do not allow access to front or side yards. Homeowners who wish to receive additional dune protection at no cost may sign the short-term easement and return it to Waugh Law. The County will be unable to enhance the dunes on properties that do not provide signed easements.

The deadline to submit signed easements is May 31, 2021. For assistance with your easement, please call Waugh Law Firm at 321.800.6008, or email cwaugh@waughpa.com. For additional project information, visit www.sjcfl.us/coastalprojects, email coastalprojects@sjcfl.us, or call 904.209.0260.

Volunteer Opportunities with St. Johns County Boards and Committees – The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners provides residents who have an interest in serving their community and participating in local government with a variety of board and committee opportunities. The volunteer positions consider and make recommendations regarding a myriad of topics including planning and zoning issues, development projects, libraries, parks and recreation facilities and programs, and arts, culture, and tourism matters. The following boards and committees are currently accepting applications:

  • Architectural Review Committee (application deadline: May 22, 2021)
  • Arts/ Culture/ Heritage Funding Panel (application deadline: May 28, 2021)
  • Cultural Resource Review Board ( application deadline: May 22, 2021)
  • Fire Code Board of Appeals (application deadline: May 22, 2021)
  • Health & Human Services Advisory Council (application deadline: May 22, 2021)
  • Mid-Anastasia Design Review Board (application deadline: May 22, 2021)
  • North Coastal Corridor Overlay District Design Review Board (application deadline: May 22, 2021)
  • Planning and Zoning Agency (application deadline: May 22, 2021)
  • South Anastasia Design Review Board (application deadline: May 22, 2021)
  • Tourist Development Council ( application deadline: May 22, 2021)

Please visit the Boards and Commission Webpage at www.sjcfl.us/Boards to view the requirements and duties of each board and committee, download an application, or contact the Board of County Commissioners office at 904.209.0300 or lataylor@sjcfl.us for more information.

St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce Virtual Job Fair set for Thursday, May 20 –  Find your next opportunity at the Virtual Job Fair May 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hosted by the Career Source Northeast Florida in partnership with the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce, the free online event will feature hundreds of job opportunities with a "virtual room" dedicated specifically to St. Johns County employers. Job seekers and employers can learn more about this event, get tips and guidance for success, and register on the Chamber of Commerce site: Job Seekers and Employers urged to register now for May 20 Virtual Job Fair. To learn more about the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce or to become a member visit www.sjcchamber.com, call 904.829.5681, or connect on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sjcchamber.

2021 Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins in May – The beaches of St. Johns County are home to several species of endangered or threatened sea turtles. Residents and visitors have a special opportunity and responsibility to protect these magnificent creatures and their vulnerable nesting sites as they return each season to nest. Nesting season begins May 1, and St. Johns County officials are asking residents, visitors, and businesses to help protect natural habitat by observing all nesting season laws and regulations. All beachfront properties are required to reduce their impact by eliminating interior and exterior lights which may disrupt nesting sea turtles. Volleyball court lights at St. Johns County Pier Park will turn on at sunset and turn off at 9 p.m. Learn Turtle Season rules and ways you can have a positive impact: 2021 Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins in May

Are you ready for spring cleaning and yard work? To prepare yard debris for curbside collection, please remember to follow these guidelines. For more information, please call the St. Johns County Solid Waste Division at 904.827.6980 or visit recyclestjohns.com. Prepare Yard Waste for Curbside Collection

Current FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps & InformationFlood Zone Viewer | NFIP Rating Insurance Discounts for Some SJC Property Owners

Projects, Advisories, Status Updates

For right of way projects, advisories, and status updates as well as permitting activity, please visit the St. Johns County Neighborhood Bill of Rights Application


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.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

St. Johns County 200th Anniversary website
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  1. Issue Tracking Online: Enter issues, questions, feedback, requests, etc. & track right online.
  2. Residents' Information & Resource Guide: A guide to county services and related info.
  3. Pay Your Utility Bill Online: Pay your SJC utility bill online with our Bill Pay system..
  4. Beach Use Permits: For special events, 4x4 driving horseback riding, & commercial fishing.
  5. Hastings Transition: Stay up to date on the Town of Hastings transition.
  1. SJC Beaches: Over 40 miles of beautiful beaches perfect for recreation and relaxation.
  2. Events Calendar: County events from concerts and festivals to art walks, and more!
  3. FloridasHistoricCoast.com: A wealth of information about visiting St. Johns County.
  4. Parks: Play, picnic, and explore...SJC even has parks for dogs and skateboards.
  5. Maps: Free maps help you find everything from the right road to a bald eagle's nest.
  1. Small Business Development Center: Get expert advice for your small business venture.
  2. Local Business Tax: Formerly known as Occupational License.
  3. Doing Business with County: Purchasing's Open Bids are available online.
  4. Contractor Licensing: Requirements and applications for working as a contractor in SJC.
  5. Economic Development: Attracting new and supporting current businesses in SJC.
  1. Tax Collector: Personal, property & business taxes, Department of Motor Vehicles & more.
  2. Sheriff's Office: Info includes prisoner & predator lookup, register alarms, safety & more.
  3. Supervisor of Elections: Voter registration, poling places, elected officials, and candidates.
  4. Property Appraiser: Estimate taxes, property record search, homestead & ag exemptions.
  5. Clerk of Courts: Official records, passports, ordinances & many more services.

Compliance Coordinators

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 with regards to St. Johns County owned facilities or sponsored programs visit our Compliance Coordination page, or contact Katie Diaz at (904) 209-0650, kdiaz@sjcfl.us.

Fair Housing – For questions about the Fair Housing Act compliance, please contact: Homeownership Programs Administrator, Roberto Ortiz at (904) 827-6894.

Equal Opportunity Employment – For questions about Equal Opportunity Employment compliance, please contact the Director of Personnel, Sarah Taylor at (904) 209-0635.

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