St. Johns County Administrator Michael Wanchick invites all Historic City News readers in St. Johns County to attend one of several local Town Hall meetings scheduled during June.
Wanchick will give a presentation on the State of St. Johns County, focusing on the Fiscal Year 2011 budget. He will also discuss challenges facing the County over the next several years, including funding options and quality of life considerations.
The goal of the Town Hall meetings is not only to present information to citizens, but more importantly to hear back from the community regarding their desires for St. Johns County.
A strong community dialogue began with last year’s Town Hall meetings, and Wanchick believes it is crucial to continue that dialogue as the County Commission faces more difficult decisions in the future. Citizens may provide feedback at the Town Hall meetings, or they may leave a voice message by calling 209-1202.
“The good news is that we do not anticipate a millage rate or tax increase this year,” Wanchick said. “However, as the County’s revenues continue to decline and the demand for services is increasing, public feedback is very important.
The input received during last year’s Town Hall meetings significantly influenced the final adopted budget. Next year’s budget, as well as the future direction of St. Johns County, truly should reflect the desires of our community.”
What: St. Johns County Town Hall Meetings
Who: All St. Johns County citizens, residents, and taxpayers
Why: Learn about the state of St. Johns County and join the conversation
Thursday, June 3rd – 3:00 pm
St. Augustine Beach City Hall
2200 A1A South, St. Augustine
Monday, June 7th – 6:30 pm
Southeast Branch Library
6670 US 1 South, St. Augustine
Thursday, June 10th – 6:30 pm
Hastings Town Hall
6195 S. Main Street, Hastings
Monday, June 14th – 9:00 am
St. Johns County Auditorium (Civic Roundtable meeting)
500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine
Thursday, June 17th – 6:30 pm
Fruit Cove Middle School
3180 Race Track Road, St. Johns
Tuesday, June 22nd – 6:30 pm
Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library
101 Library Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach
Thursday, June 24th – 6:30 pm
St. Johns County Convention Center at World Golf Village Renaissance
500 S. Legacy Trail, St. Augustine