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

Apr 05

Beaches Watch Member Social

April 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
May 03

Beaches Watch Meeting

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jun 07

Beaches Watch Meeting

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Atlantic Beach News

  • Atlantic Beach Town Hall Jan. 21, 2017
    The Mayor and Commission will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, January 21st at the Commission Chambers, 800 Seminole Road from 10 am to Noon. Citizens will have an opportunity to provide their input on City government and other issues. Atlantic Beach citizens are encouraged to attend and share...
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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 Neighborhood Accountability Board Chosen 2017 Friend of the Beaches Award Recipient
    The Beaches Watch Board of Directors is proud to announce the Beaches Neighborhood AccountabilityBoard has been chosen as the recipient of the 2017 Friend of the Beaches Award.  The award will be presented at the Beaches Watch Membership Social on April 5, 2017 at 6pm at the Beaches History Museum, 381 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach.  The Friend of the Beaches Award honors individuals, businesses or organizations who have greatly contributed...
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Neptune Beach News

  • 2016 Neptune Beach Election Information
    LEARN ABOUT THE NEPTUNE BEACH MAYORAL CANDIDATES GENERAL ELECTION CANDIDATE FORUM: On Tuesday, October 18, 2016 Beaches Watch held a candidate forum for the Neptune Beach Mayor candidates on the general election ballot at the Neptune Beach City Hall Council Chambers.  The Neptune Beach Candidate forum gave voters the opportunity to...
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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

Apr 05

Beaches Watch Member Social

April 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
May 03

Beaches Watch Meeting

May 3 @ 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]