Upcoming Events

Nov 06

Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nov 12

Deliberative Dialogue – Sea Level Rise

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dec 04

Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Atlantic Beach News


Jacksonville Beach News

  • Jacksonville Beach Considers Short-Term Rental Legislation
    On July 15 at 7pm, the Jacksonville Beach City Council will be voting on legislation to regulate the 400+ short-term vacation rentals in Jacksonville Beach. It is important to note, the proposed ordinance is NOT banning short term vacation rentals, but rather requiring vacation rentals to register with the city,...
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The Latest @ Beaches Watch

  • Beaches Watch Presents Fland Sharp Memorial Scholarship
    On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, Beaches Watch presented the Fland Sharp Memorial Scholarship to a deserving Fletcher High School student who shares in our mission to preserve and improve the wonderful quality of life of our special beaches communities. The Beaches Watch scholarship was recently renamed the Fland Sharp Memorial Scholarship to honor Fland Sharp, a Fletcher graduate who dedicated his life serving our beaches communities to preserve and protect...
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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.