Government

DeSantis hesitates to exempt personal information from public officials

January 23, 2020

Governor DeSantis expressed some trepidation Wednesday about a Senate proposal that would create a public-records exemption for sensitive information about members of the House, Senate and Cabinet, their spouses and children.

Business

Rent from Airbnb in Florida tops $1 billion

January 21, 2020

Historic City News learned that more than $1 billion in rental income was generated in Florida last year by the vacation rental home marketing company Airbnb.  An announcement appeared in Florida Politics today quoting a […]

Public Safety

Public Notice of Pollution – St Johns County

January 21, 2020

Pursuant to Section 403.077, F.S., the Florida Department of Environmental Protection informed local Historic City News reporters that they have received the following Public Notice of Pollution for a reportable release that occurred within St […]

Community

March Madness Youth Basketball is back

January 20, 2020

Are you ready for the madness of youth basketball to return this spring? The St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department reported to Historic City News that the youth basketball league is ready to tip […]

Government

Shoar files civil lawsuit against ex-finance director

January 18, 2020

The latest move to recover about $800,000 in embezzled funds from local taxpayers and the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office Benevolence Fund at the hands of Sheriff David Shoar’s Director of Finance, Raye Annette Brutnell, […]

Government

Watching out for your right to Florida Sunshine

January 17, 2020

Florida currently has 1,159 exemptions to its open government laws.  Every exemption makes government less transparent.  Historic City News is tracking 114 Bills during the 2020 legislative session that will either create new open government […]

Community

FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

January 17, 2020

Historic City News was notified by Florida Department of Transportation Public Information Officer, Allen Nelson, that traffic will be impacted at the following St Augustine and St Johns County locations where roadwork is being conducted.

Government

Assistant City Attorney explains Sunshine Law

January 17, 2020

Ever wonder what it means when someone refers to “Sunshine Law” or why you must give your name and address before speaking during public comment at a City Commission meeting?

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