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  • Preservationist commissioner advances agenda


    After hearing two Planning and Zoning Board appeals, challenging approval of a tree removal at 21-A Casanova Road and approval of a “use-by-exception” for a scooter rental business at 125-A King Street, St Augustine City Commissioner Nancy Sikes-Kline will sponsor a pitch for increased spending on her preservationist agenda tomorrow night. (more…)

  • St Johns County Thanksgiving schedules


    The St Johns County Board of County Commissioners informed Historic City News that all St Johns County Administrative offices, branches of the Public Library, and the Pet Center will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. (more…)

  • White House petition supports Florida cessation


    Nearly 1,500 signatures appear on a White House petition discovered by Historic City News that is asking the Obama administration to peacefully grant the State of Florida the ability to withdraw from the United States of America and to create its own, new government. (more…)

  • New county commissioners sworn-in


    Historic City News will celebrate with friends, family members, and the public at large during a special day in county government; when three St Johns County commissioners will be sworn-in during a 9:00 a.m. ceremony, then participate in their first official meeting, and, at 2:00 p.m., return for a government ethics and transparency workshop. (more…)

  • City holiday closings


    Offices for the City of St. Augustine will be closed on Monday, November 12 in observance of the Veterans Day holiday, but the solid waste pick-up schedule will remain unchanged. (more…)

  • Provisional ballots counted tomorrow


    When Supervisor of Elections Vicky Oakes convenes the three-member Canvassing Board tomorrow morning, provisional ballots from 338 St Johns County voters will be tabulated; enabling Oakes to be meet the deadline to certify the “unofficial election results” before noon on Saturday. (more…)

  • Renuart is St Johns County House Representative


    With 72.5% of the votes cast, St Johns County has a new Representative in the Florida House; Republican Ronald “Doc” Renuart won election last night with 63,599 votes; sending the Ponte Vedra Beach physician to Tallahassee for his second term — but first term in the newly crafted District 17. (more…)

  • McClure ready to get to work


    At an election event sponsored by Florida Senator John Thrasher last night, Commissioner-elect Bill McClure told Historic City News editor Michael Gold that he has been “eager to get to work” since being declared the winner of ex-commissioner Mark Miner’s seat on the St Johns County Commission for District 3. (more…)

  • Horvath to replace Errol Jones on commission


    Historic City News was informed that Roxanne Horvath was elected to the St Augustine City Commission Tuesday; replacing 10-year incumbent Errol Jones, who lost his bid for reelection in the August primary. (more…)

  • Oakes excited about Presidential Election


    Today is the day that Americans peacefully overthrow the government as they make their way to their established polling precinct and enter the holy of holies, the sanctum sanctorum, where everyone in the country is on the level — the voting booth. (more…)

  • City of St Augustine board vacancy


    POSITION: BOARD OF TRUSTEES Police Officer Retirement System

    The City Commission of the City of St Augustine is accepting applications to fill one, two-year term position on the Police Officers’ Retirement System Board of Trustees.

    Interested individuals who reside within the limits of the City of St Augustine are invited to submit applications for this volunteer board.

    Appointment is tentatively scheduled for the city commission meeting of December 10, 2012.

    Applications are requested by Friday, November 30.

    For information concerning qualifications and applications please contact the City Clerk at 825-1007.

    Application form is available on our website at www.staugustinegovernment.com

    City Clerk City of St Augustine