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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Tree Canopy Enhancement Program returns

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On Wednesday, June 1, the City of St. Augustine will launch its second annual Tree Canopy Enhancement Program, allowing homeowners located within City limits to request a tree, provided free of charge by the City, to be planted within the right-of-way adj...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

City offices closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day holiday

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No change in solid waste collections schedule

Offices for the City of St. Augustine will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday, but solid waste collections will remain on their regular schedule.

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

City prepares for Project S.W.I.N.G repairs and reconstruction

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Contractor, funding in place to begin work

The City of St. Augustine announced DiMare Construction has been contracted to reconstruct its beloved iconic playground, Project S.W.I.N.G (St. Augustine’s Wish for Its Next Generation).

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Solid Waste collections prioritize trash pick-up

TRASH COLLECTION Alert

Recycling and yard debris pick-up anticipated to resume regular schedule next week

The City of St. Augustine’s Solid Waste Division has been working tirelessly to catch up on missed collections throughout the city.  In order to keep tras...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Sanitary sewer manhole rehabilitation begins Monday, May 23

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Process is critical to infrastructure maintenance and repair

Starting on Monday, May 23 and continuing through Friday, September 30, sanitary sewer manhole rehabilitation will take place throughout the City. The rehabilitations are part of the city gravity...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Mobility Fee goes into effect Tuesday, May 17

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One-time fee will be applied to building activities that impact use and infrastructure

On Tuesday, May 17, the Mobility Fee, as defined in the Transportation and Mobility Element of the Comprehensive Plan and approved as an ordinance on February 14, will g...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

City offers workshops to residents, contractors for upcoming 2022 FEMA grant program

City offers workshops to residents seeking flood mitigation assistance

Flood Mitigation Assistance Program requirements, deadlines to be discussed

The City of St. Augustine will offer several open house workshops with Quality Engineering and Surveying, LLC, (QES), to provide Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) guidance to resid...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Margo Cox Pope to receive the Adelaide Sanchez Award

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Committed journalist dedicated to arts, culture, and history to be recognized

 

On Monday, May 23, 2022, the St. Augustine City Commission will present the 2022 Adelaide Sanchez Award for Historic Education and Interpretation to Margo Cox Pope duri...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Galimore Community Pool summer schedule announced

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Season opens starting on Friday, May 27 at 1:00pm

On Friday, May 27, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, the Galimore Community Pool will open its doors to kick off the 2022 summer swim season, and on Saturday, May 28, the pool will open for its regular hours of operat...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

City’s Solid Waste services delayed

TRASH COLLECTION Alert

Yard debris pick-up temporarily suspended

On Monday, May 2, the City of St. Augustine Solid Waste Division experienced delays in residential and some commercial trash service due to unforeseen staff shortages as well as equipment malfunctions.  Th...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Concerts in the Plaza summer series line-up announced

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Returning favorites and new performers added

The City of St. Augustine is proud to announce Concerts in the Plaza, St. Augustine’s free summer-long music series, will return to the Plaza de la Constitución on Thursday, June 2 with many...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Environmental Program Coordinator recognized by Florida Water Environment Association

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Glabra Skipp receives Albert B. Herndon Award

On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, City of St. Augustine Environmental Program Coordinator Glabra Skipp was presented the 2021 Albert B. Herndon Award by the Florida Water Environment Association in recognition for he...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

City extends metered parking hours for parking lot at Castillo de San Marcos

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Days of enforcement remains seven days

Beginning Monday, May 2, 2022, the hours of metered parking enforcement will be extended to 9:00pm, seven days a week.  Currently, parking enforcement hours are from 8:00am to 5:00pm, seven days a week.

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

City honors Gudrun Hall, recipient of 2016 de Aviles Award

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Flag at City Hall will be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, April 23

On Saturday, April 23, at 8:00am, the City of St. Augustine will lower the American flag to half-staff in honor of 2016 de Aviles Award recipient Gudrun Hall, who passed away on April 6,...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Traffic Alert: St. Augustine Easter Parade

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Free shuttle will operate with extended hours on Saturday, April 16, from 8am - 11pm

On Saturday, April 16, beginning at 8:00am until approximately 11:30am, the St. Augustine Easter Parade will necessitate parking restrictions, road closures, and detours.

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

2022 Tourism Employee of the Year Award

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St. Augustine & St. Johns County Visitor Information Center staff among winners

Each year, the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and the Beaches Visitor and Convention Bureau recognizes outstanding employees in the county’s largest industry, tourism...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

SJC high school seniors to receive Citizenship Awards

Collage photo of all Citizenship Award recipients

Presentations will be made at Commission’s April 25 meeting at 5:00pm

On Monday, April 25, 2022, the St. Augustine City Commission will recognize St. Johns County high schools graduating seniors for their leadership and service to school, community, and to...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

FDOT schedules public meeting for King Street Bridge Replacement Project

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Virtual and In-Person Hearings scheduled for April 20 and 21

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has scheduled a Hybrid Public Hearing for Wednesday, April 20 and Thursday, April 21, to discuss the transfer of jurisdiction of State Road 5A from...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Committee meeting scheduled to select Fish Island Preserve logo

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The public is invited to attend and offer input

On Wednesday, May 4, at 5:00pm, in The Alcazar Room of City Hall, located at 75 King St, a staff-appointed Fish Island Logo Committee will meet to discuss re-design options and make a final selection for the ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

City offices closed Friday, April 15

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Solid waste collections remain on schedule, parking rules enforced

City offices will be closed on Friday, April 15, in observance of Good Friday, but solid waste collections will continue as scheduled. For questions about solid waste services, call the Sol...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Vice Mayor Nancy Sikes-Kline Honored with 2022 Home Rule Hero Award

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Award recognizes advocacy efforts during the 2022 Legislative Session

The City of St. Augustine’s Vice Mayor Nancy Sikes-Kline has been selected by the Florida League of Cities (FLC) for the fifth consecutive year as a Home Rule Hero for her hard...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Document shredding, used oil and electronics disposal offered at community recycle event

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Event scheduled for Friday, April 22 in celebration of Earth Day

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

City Commission Special Workshop scheduled to discuss resilience programs and priorities

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Projects for $26.5M in federal grant funds, Army Corps of Engineering study to be discussed

On Monday, March 28, at 3:00pm, the St. Augustine City Commission will meet to discuss priorities for the $26.5M in federal grant funds awarded for seven resilience...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Free Park and Ride Shuttle to operate Saturday and Sunday, March 26 - 27

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Expect increased traffic throughout the weekend due to the St. Augustine Lions Club Spring Festival

Traffic in the vicinity of Francis Field is likely to be congested this weekend, Friday-Sunday, March 25 – 27, due to the Annual St. Augustine Lio...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

City launches Pilot Residential Composting Program

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Residents can apply for a free compost bin starting Friday, March 18

The City of St. Augustine is launching a new sustainability initiative to encourage residents to reduce their environmental impact by composting food waste.  Through the City’s n...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

St. Patrick Day Parade traffic information

temporary traffic disruption

Parade set for, Saturday, March 12 at 10:00am; Free Park & Ride Shuttle starts running at 8:00am

The St. Augustine Celtic Music and Heritage Festival's annual St. Patrick Day Parade will necessitate some street closures and traffic detours in ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Spring Shuttle returns for festival season and busiest weekends

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Spring Shuttle returns for festival season and busiest weekends

The City of St. Augustine’s popular weekend festival season returns with free park and ride shuttle service every Saturday, beginning tomorrow, March 5 and continuing through Saturday, April 1...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Bike Week in Daytona Beach brings increased motorcycle traffic to downtown

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City creates dedicated parking spaces, fees remain in place

The City of St. Augustine will designate parking spaces for motorcycles along Cathedral Pl. between Charlotte St. and St. George St., starting no later than Thursday, March 10 through Sunday, Marc...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Committee meeting scheduled to discuss Fish Island Preserve logo

Fish Island Preserve  Logo Committee Meeting

The public is invited to attend and offer input

On Thursday, March 10 at 5:00pm, in The Alcazar Room of City Hall, located at 75 King St, a staff-appointed Fish Island Logo Committee will meet to discuss logo choices for Fish Island Preserve. The public is...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

City Commission Special Workshop scheduled to discuss American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) priorities

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Projects, programs eligible for use of funds to be discussed

On Monday, February 28, at 4:00pm, the St. Augustine City Commission will meet to discuss spending priorities and determine eligible projects for the $7.7M American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Presidents’ Day holiday schedule

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City offices closed, no change in solid waste schedule

Offices for the City of St. Augustine will be closed on Monday, February 21 in observance of the Presidents Day holiday, but solid waste collections will remain on their regular schedule.

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

City Commission to hear first reading of Mobility Plan Ordinance

Mobility Ordinance Meeting Notice, Monday, February 14, 2022 at 5:00pm, 75 King Street

Mobility Fee would go into effect May 17

On Monday, February 14, during the regularly scheduled City Commission meeting, Planning and Building Director Amy Skinner will present a proposed ordinance that, once approved, would go into effect on May 17, 2022,...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

City marks birth of founder Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles

Commissioner Horvath, Reenactors

Annual ceremony includes reenactors and dedication of wreath

On Tuesday, February 15 at 11:00am, the City of St. Augustine will mark Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles’ 503rd birthday with a brief wreath-laying ceremony at the base of his statue in front of City...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

City names 2022 de Avilés Award recipients

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Maria and Robert Alvarez, living history interpreters, recognized

On Monday, February 14, 2022, the St. Augustine City Commission will honor Maria “Ria” and Robert “Bob” Alvarez with one of the city's highes...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

City Commission to review and approve Waterworks Building lease

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St. Johns Cultural Council will operate as a community center

At their January 10, 2022, meeting, the City Commission directed staff to finalize the terms of a lease with the St. Johns Cultural Council, Inc., and to make the document publicly available. &a...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Planning and Zoning Board Special Meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 27

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Mobility Planning and Mobility Fee Ordinance to be discussed

The City of St. Augustine Planning and Zoning Board will convene on Thursday, January 27, from 9:00am to 11:00am, to discuss the proposed Mobility Plan and make a recommendation to the City Commi...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

City Commission Special Workshop scheduled to discuss Affordable Housing

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On Monday, January 24, at 3:00pm, the St. Augustine City Commission will meet to discuss affordable workforce housing with special presentations from David Birchim, Assistant City Manager, Shannon Nazworth, President and CEO of Ability Housing, Victor Ram...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Annual Arbor Day Ceremony to be held at Coquina Park

39th Annual Arbor Day  Ceremony & Sapling Distribution

Saplings giveaway includes Live Oak, Magnolia, and Loquat

The City of St. Augustine’s Annual Arbor Day Ceremony will take place at 11:00am on Friday, January 21, 2022, at Coquina Park, located in the South Davis Shores neighborhood at 91 Coquina ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday schedule

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City offices closed, no change in solid waste schedule

Offices for the City of St. Augustine will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022 in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, but solid waste collections will remain on their regular sched...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Fire Safety Inspector Abby Pedigo named Fire Marshal

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St. Augustine Fire Chief Carlos Aviles announced today that Fire Safety Inspector Abby Pedigo has been selected as the next Fire Marshal to succeed retiring Fire Marshal Robert “Bob” Growick, effective Wednesday, February 23, 2022.

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

City Fire Prevention Division Chief Robert “Bob” Growick announces retirement

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Completes career named 2020 Fire Marshal of the Year by Florida Fire Chief Association

Fire Prevention Division Chief Robert “Bob” Growick announced his retirement from the St. Augustine Fire Department, but not without Fire Chief Carlo...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

City seeks public input for Fish Island Preserve logo design

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Deadline for suggestions is Tuesday, January 11

The City of St. Augustine is seeking public input on a logo design recommendation for Fish Island Preserve.  Those interested in offering design ideas, concepts, color suggestions, thematic recommend...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

City announces David Birchim as Assistant City Manager responsible for strategic initiatives

David Birchim Assistant City Manager Amy Skinner Planning & Building Director

Planning and Building Deputy Director Amy Skinner promoted to Director

The City of St. Augustine is proud to announce that a new assistant city manager position responsible for the City Commission’s large-scale, long-term strategic initiatives wi...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

City Offices Closed in Observance of Holidays

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Solid waste collection will remain on schedule

Offices for the City of St. Augustine will be closed Thursday and Friday, December 23 - 24, and on Friday, December 31, in observance of the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays.

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