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

Jul 12

Beaches Watch Meeting

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Aug 02

Beaches Watch Meeting

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Aug 10

Atlantic Beach Primary Election Candidate Forum

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Atlantic Beach News

  • 2017 Atlantic Beach Election Information
    On August 29, 2017, Atlantic Beach voters will go to the polls to vote in the Primary Election to vote for Mayor and two Commission seats. PRIMARY ELECTION CANDIDATE FORUM: On Thursday, August 10, 2017 Beaches Watch will host a candidate forum for the Atlantic Beach Mayor and City Commission candidates on the...
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Meetings





Jacksonville Beach News

  • Take the Jax Beach Downtown Action Plan Survey
    A public workshop was held Monday, December 5, 2016 in the Jax Beach Council Chambers to bring elected and appointed officials, staff and the public up to speed on the progress of the Downtown Action Plan – Implementation and Management Plan. To gain additional public input into the preparation of...
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The Latest @ Beaches Watch

  • Beaches Watch Presents Scholarship to Fletcher High School Senior
    On Thursday, May 25, 2017 Beaches Watch presented our first ever Beaches Watch 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. Christina Loss was selected for her excellent 500 word essay describing what she would do to improve the quality of life at the beaches. We are pleased to give Christina...
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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

Jul 12

Beaches Watch Meeting

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Aug 02

Beaches Watch Meeting

August 2 @ 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]