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 02

Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

January 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Feb 06

Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

February 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mar 06

Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

March 6, 2019 @ 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

  • 2018 Jacksonville Beach Election Information
    Congratulations to the following candidates who were elected to the Jacksonville Beach City Council on November 6, 2018: District 1, Seat 4:  Cory Nichols District 2, Seat 5:  Georgette Dumont District 3, Seat 6:  Sandy Golding The swearing in ceremony for the new Jacksonville Beach City Council members will be...
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The Latest @ Beaches Watch

  • Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol Selected for 2018 Give Back Donation
    The Beaches Watch Board of Directors is pleased to announce the Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol has been selected to be the recipient of the 9th Annual Beaches Watch Give-Back donation and will be presented a check in the amount of $1,000 at the Beaches Watch meeting on Wednesday, December 5 at 7pm in the Community Room of the Beaches Branch Library, 600 3rd St., Neptune Beach.  Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol...
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Neptune Beach News

  • 2018 Neptune Beach Election Information
    Congratulations to the following candidates who were elected to the Neptune Beach City Council on November 6, 2018: City Council Seat 4:  Josh Messinger City Council Seat 5:  Fred Jones The swearing in ceremony for the new Neptune Beach City Council members will be held Monday, December 3, 2018 at...
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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 02

Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

January 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Feb 06

Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

February 6, 2019 @ 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]