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  • Housing Finance Authority Meeting Schedule


    Housing Finance Authority 2014 Meeting Schedule

    All meetings are held at the Health and Human Services Conference Room, 1955 US 1 South, St. Augustine. Any changes in dates, times, or meeting rooms will be posted.

    Meetings held on fourth Thursday of the month at 3:00 p.m.

    • January 23, 2014

    • February 27, 2014

    • March 27, 2014

    • April 24, 2014

    • May 22, 2014

    • June 26, 2014

    • July 2014 – No meeting due to conference

    • August 28, 2014

    • September 25, 2014

    • October 23, 2014

    • November 20, 2014 *

    • December 18, 2014 *

    * These dates are not consistent with the current bi-laws due to the holiday schedule.

  • Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Committee Meeting


    AGENDA
    PONTE VEDRA ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMITTEE
    December 17, 2014 at 5:00 P.M.
    PGA Room
    Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library
    101 Library Blvd.
    Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

    Please be advised that the Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Committee will meet on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 5 P.M. in the PGA Room at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library located at 101 Library Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082. Applicants are hereby advised that failure to appear may result in the delay or denial of their application.

    This Agenda may contain both regular business items and specially advertised Public Hearing items. Business items are those that require approval or recommendation for approval or denial by the Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Committee but may not require advertising in a newspaper or posting a sign on the property. Public Hearings are those items that require advertising in a newspaper and posting of a sign on the subject property. This agenda is subject to change at the discretion of the Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Committee and further subject to proper notice requirements as may be required for individual agenda items.

    • Call meeting to order.

    • Reading of the Public Notice statement.

    • Public Comment.

    AGENDA ITEMS

    1. Public Hearing to consider ARC2014-17 Ponte Vedra Vein. Request to install internally illuminated wall sign at 330 A1A N.
      Staff Presenter: Kim K. Del Rance, LEED AP, Planner

    2. Public Hearing to consider ARC2014-18 Peyton House HVAC enclosure. Request to construct enclosure for HVAC equipment at 200 Ponte Vedra Blvd.
      Staff Presenter: Kim K. Del Rance, LEED AP, Planner

    WORKSHOP ITEMS

    STAFF REPORTS

    ADJOURNMENT

    Please be advised that the Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Committee will meet on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 5 P.M. in the Small Conference Room at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library located at 101 Library Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Architectural Review Committee with respect to any matter considered at the meeting, or hearing, he will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based.

    Notice to persons needing special accommodations and to all hearing impaired persons: In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the County’s ADA Coordinator, at (904) 206-0650 or at the County Administration Building, 500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, Florida 32085, not later than 5 days prior to the date of this meeting.

  • Aquarium will build outside city limits


    300-AQUARIUM-DRAWINGAfter two-and-a-half years of discussions and searching, St Augustine Aquarium LLC has purchased a 5-acre site to build an aquarium — but, it won’t be on Riberia Pointe, or even within the St Augustine city limits. (more…)

  • Abare highest-paid president among peers


    BILL ABARE
    BILL ABARE
    In Monday’s edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education (December 8, 2014) researchers evaluated the compensation received by 537 chief executives at 497 private nonprofit colleges in the United States during the 2012 calendar year; including William T. Abare Jr., president of Flagler College in St Augustine. (more…)

  • Obituary: Molly May Baltzelle


    MOLLY BALTZELLE
    MOLLY BALTZELLE
    Obituary: Molly May Baltzelle

    Our beloved daughter, 18-year-old Molly May Baltzelle, of Cooper City, died in her sleep Saturday, December 6, 2014, in St. Augustine, where she was attending college. (more…)

  • A December to Remember


    Community First Credit Union’s A December to Remember
    Friday, November 28, 2014 – Saturday, December 20, 2014

    • “It’s A Wonderful Life”
      Friday, November 28 – Free Admission
      Doors Open at 4pm with Santa Visits, Train Rides, Face Painting and Bounce House
      Movie Feature at 6pm
      St. Augustine Amphitheatre

    • Holiday Storytime Reading & Elf Workshop
      Saturday, November 29 – Free Admission
      Doors Open at 4pm with Santa Visits, Train Rides, Face Painting, Bounce House & Elf Workshop
      Children’s Storytime Reading at 6pm
      St. Augustine Amphitheatre

    • Daryl Hall & John Oates
      Saturday, December 6 – Ticketed Event
      Doors open at 7pm / Show at 8pm
      St. Augustine Amphitheatre

    • Rockapella Holiday Revue
      Wednesday, December 10 – Free Admission
      Gates to Plaza open at 4pm with Santa Visits, Train Rides, Face Painting and Bounce House
      Seating Area Opens at 6pm / Show at 7pm
      St. Augustine Amphitheatre

    • Manhattan Transfer
      Thursday, December 11 – Free Admission
      Gates to Plaza open at 4pm with Santa Visits, Train Rides, Face Painting and Bounce House
      Seating Area Opens at 6pm / Show at 7pm
      St. Augustine Amphitheatre

    • Murray Middle School presents “Yes, Virginia”
      Friday, December 12 – Free Admission
      Gates to Plaza open at 4pm with Santa Visits, Train Rides, Face Painting and Bounce House
      Seating Area Opens at 6pm / Show at 7pm
      St. Augustine Amphitheatre

    • Trampled By Turtles Concert
      Friday, December 12 – Ticketed Event
      Doors open at 8pm / Show at 9pm
      Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

    • Food Trucks & A Movie featuring “Home Alone” Movie
      Saturday, December 13 – Free Admission
      Gates to Plaza open at 4pm with Santa Visits, Train Rides, Face Painting and Bounce House
      Movie Feature at 6pm
      St. Augustine Amphitheatre

    • Pecha Kucha Vol. 6
      (content may not be suitable for children under the age of 16)
      Wednesday, December 17 at 6pm – Free Admission
      St. Augustine Amphitheatre

    • Drive-In Movie featuring “A Christmas Story”
      Friday, December 19 – Free Admission
      Bounce House open at 5:30pm / Movie Feature at 7pm
      Anastasia State Park

    • Drive-In Movie featuring “Miracle On 34th Street”
      Saturday, December 20 – Free Admission
      Parking lot opens at 5:30pm / Movie Feature at 7pm
      Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

    • The St. Augustine Fire Department Chili Cook Off & A Double Feature Movie Night featuring “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” and “Elf”
      Saturday, December 20 – Free Admission
      Gates to Plaza open at 12:30pm with Train Rides, Face Painting and Bounce House
      Chili Cook Off and Santa at 2pm / “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” at 6pm / “Elf” at 8pm
      St. Augustine Amphitheatre

    St. Augustine Amphitheatre
    1340C A1A South
    St. Augustine, FL 32080
    (904) 209-0367
    St. Augustine Amphitheatre

    Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
    1050 A1A North
    N Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
    (904) 209-0399
    Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

    For more information, visit the St. Augustine Amphitheatre website or “Like” on Facebook at facebook.com/adecembertoremember for up to date information!

  • Update for arts, culture, and heritage organizations


    300-SJCC-CULT-COUNCILHistoric City News readers interested in St Johns County’s arts, culture and heritage tourism issues, individual artists, as well as arts, culture, and heritage organizations, are invited to attend when the St Johns Cultural Council presents a report from the members of the conference team after returning from the National Arts Marketing Project in Atlanta. (more…)

  • Tourist Development Council Regular Meeting


    Tourist Development Council Regular Meeting
    AGENDA
    Monday, December 15, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.
    St. Johns County Auditorium, 500 San Sebastian View

    1.  CALL TO ORDER – Irving Kass, Chairman

    2.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

    3.  ROLL CALL – Dena Masters

    4.  APPROVAL OF AGENDA (Action Required) Agenda

    5.  ELECTION OF TDC CHAIRMAN AND VICE CHAIRMAN CALENDAR YEAR 2015

    a.  Nomination /Election of Chair

    b.  Nomination /Election of Vice Chair

    6.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Regular Meeting – October 20 Minutes (Action Required)

    7.  PUBLIC COMMENT – Not related to agenda Items (3 minutes per speaker)

    8.  ARTS, CULTURE & HERITAGE CATEGORY – Andy Witt

    a.  ACH 2016 Program Revisions (Discussion)

    b.  Public Comment on Agenda Item

    9.  REPORTS (Information Only)

    a.  Destination Marketing (VCB) Report – Richard Goldman

    b.  Monthly Financials

    1)  Tax Collections – LOTDT 2015 Report, By Type, By Zip

    2)  YTD Department Finances – VCB Financials November, ACH Financials November, Recreation & Leisure Expenses, Admin Expenses

    3)  Visitor Expenses

    4)  Visitor Information Center (COSA) Visitation

    10.  COMMENTS BY MEMBERS

    11.  ADJOURN

  • Board of County Commission Regular Meeting Schedule


    St. Johns County Board of County Commission
    2014 Regular Meeting Schedule

    The St. Johns County Board of County Commission Meetings are held the first and third Tuesdays each month commencing at 9:00 am in the St. Johns County Auditorium located at 500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, FL. The Board reserves the right to cancel and or change the meeting schedule as needed. Most Public Hearings for the County Commission will be advertised for 9:00 a.m. It will be left to the discretion of the BCC Chair as to the most appropriate time to break for the noon recess. If you have any questions regarding the agenda please call Laura Taylor at (904) 209-0533.

    Presenting at a Board of County Commission meeting? Non-glossy, matte finish photos and materials reduce glare and provide the best visibility via the projection system.

    View Meeting Agendas   |   View Meeting Minutes

    2014 BCC Meeting Dates:

    • Tuesday, January 7, 2014 – CANCELLED

    • Tuesday, January 21, 2014

    • Tuesday, February 4, 2014

    • Tuesday, February 18, 2014

    • Tuesday, March 4, 2014

    • Tuesday, March 18, 2014

    • Tuesday, April 1, 2014

    • Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    • Tuesday, May 6, 2014

    • Tuesday, May 20, 2014

    • Tuesday, June 3, 2014

    • Tuesday, June 17, 2014

    • Tuesday, July 1, 2014 – CANCELLED

    • Tuesday, July 15, 2014

    • Tuesday, August 5, 2014

    • Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    • Tuesday, September 2, 2014

    • Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    • Tuesday, October 7, 2014

    • Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    • Tuesday, November 4, 2014

    • Tuesday, November 18, 2014

    • Tuesday, December 2, 2014

    • Tuesday, December 16, 2014

  • Public Notice of Negotiation Meetings


    PUBLIC NOTICE OF NEGOTIATION MEETINGS

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, PURSUANT to Section 286.011, Florida Statutes, representatives of the Collective Bargaining Team of St. Johns County and representatives of the International Association of Firefighters Local #3865 will meet in public session for the purpose of collective bargaining contract negotiations. 

    The following meetings have been scheduled in the Cordova Conference Room:

    • The meeting scheduled for October 23, 2014 has been cancelled.
    • October 29, 2014 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
    • November 13, 2014 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
    • November 19, 2014 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
    • November 25, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • December 1, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • December 4, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    • December 10, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    • December 16, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • December 19, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    The Cordova Conference Room is located in the County Attorney’s Office at the County Administration Building, 500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, FL.

  • County proclaims local state of emergency


    400-SJC-BOCC-SEAL-LOGOSt. Johns County issued an emergency proclamation during a meeting on Monday, December 8, 2014, declaring a local state of emergency due to coastal storm erosion. (more…)