On October 3rd last year, Historic City News reported that Florida Governor Rick Scott had signed an executive order directing that Central Florida prosecutor Jeffrey L. Ashton, come to St Augustine to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of Michelle O’Connell and the subsequent investigation led by St Johns County Continue Reading →
Without any discussion during the public meeting two weeks ago, St Augustine City Commissioner Nancy Sikes-Kline ostensibly took it on herself to solicit several professors at the University of Florida to offer their opinion of the proposed rezoning for Cordova Inn, formerly the Dow Museum of Historic Homes.
The TRIM notices have been received by most St Johns County taxpayers this week giving notice of last year’s ad valorem taxes, this year’s estimated taxes, and taxes that would be due using the “rollback” rate; and, even though your actual tax bill may look a little different, Historic City Continue Reading →
Historic City News observed that only City Commissioner Todd Neville had objection to a new ordinance that will require those who are awarded a demolition permit to wait for the 30-day appeal window to expire before actually performing the demolition. The vote creating the new requirement was approved Monday night Continue Reading →