Beaches Watch is a non-partisan nonprofit civic organization whose mission is to promote educated and productive citizen involvement in local and state government decisions that affect the future of our northeast Florida beaches communities.

We achieve this by raising, monitoring and researching issues; providing factual issue information to the general public and government officials; encouraging citizen participation in the solutions to beaches growth and quality of life issues and organizing citizens for action.

Upcoming Events

Jan 03

Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

January 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Feb 07

Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

February 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mar 07

Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

March 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Atlantic Beach News

  • 2017 Atlantic Beach Election Information
    2017 ATLANTIC BEACH ELECTION RESULTS On August 29, 2017, Atlantic Beach voters went to the polls to vote in the Primary Election to vote for Mayor and two Commission seats. Congratulations to the candidates who were elected to serve on the Atlantic Beach Commission: Mayor:  Ellen Glasser Commission Seat 4:  Candace Lee...
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Jacksonville Beach News

  • Citizens Police Academy Applications Being Accepted
    The Jacksonville Beach Police Department is accepting applications for the 40th session of the Citizens Police Academy. When:  January 11, 2018 – April 5, 2018 How Often:  Every Thursday night – 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Where:  Police Department Squad Room, 101 South Penman Road, Jacksonville Beach Cost:  Only $25...
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The Latest @ Beaches Watch

  • Beaches Watch Presents Give-Back Donation to the BEAM Grace Garden
    On December 6, the BEAM Grace Garden was presented the 8th Annual Beaches Watch “Give-Back” donation. Mary Ellen Waugh, BEAM Food Operations manager and Lori Richards, BEAM Executive Director were in attendance to receive the $1,000 donation and provide a presentation about the work being done by BEAM and the Grace Garden. Built in April 2013, the BEAM Grace Garden supplements the fruits and vegetables offered in BEAM’s food pantries. Located adjacent...
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Neptune Beach News

  • Fred Jones Appointed to Neptune Beach City Council
    Congratulations to Fred Jones who was appointed to Council Seat 5 to complete the remainder of John Jolly’s term that will expire November 2018. Mr. Jones is a senior transportation and land use planner with nearly 15 years of experience in plan development and project/program management for a variety of...
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Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month at 7 P.M.

Citizen education and involvement in our beach community issues is key to good government and preserving our quality of life. Beaches Watch promotes education and public involvement in the following ways:
  • Education through our web site, emails, and printed materials.
  • Participation in local government meetings such as Council or Commission meeting, Planning, Board of Adjustment and Code Enforcement meetings.
  • Candidate forums to give voters a chance to hear the positions of all candidates for municipal office and make an informed choice.
  • Community programs aimed at educating citizens on quality of life issues that affect us all.
  • The annual Give-Back donation to a beaches nonprofit that is enriching the quality of life for beaches residents
  • Recognition of individuals or businesses who improve the beaches quality of life with the Friend of the Beaches Award.
  • Student essay contest to encourage youth involvement in community affairs.
  • Addressing beaches issues at the regional and state level.
  • Networking with other community groups throughout Florida.

Write to us at:

Beaches Watch
P.O. Box 50311
Jacksonville Beach FL 32240

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Upcoming Events

Jan 03

Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

January 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Feb 07

Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

February 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where Do Your Tax Dollars Go?

The interlocal agreement was created in 1982 after the beach cities fought with the City of Jacksonville over the ways taxes and government services were shared. In 1996, the interlocal agreement was amended after the beaches filed a lawsuit against Jacksonville for breach of the 1982 interlocal agreement. [READ MORE]