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Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting
August 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Topic: District 2 School Board Candidate Forum
Location: Fletcher High School Auditorium
Beaches Watch will host a District 2 School Board Candidate Forum Thursday, August 2 at 7pm at the Fletcher High School Auditorium, 700 Seagate Avenue, Neptune Beach. The forum is open to the public.
Beaches voters are invited to attend this forum to learn more about the District 2 School Board candidates. Candidates will have an opportunity to introduce themselves, tell voters what they plan to do if elected to the position, answer questions and provide candidate literature. Voters will also have an opportunity to meet the candidates before the forum from 6:30 to 7pm and after the forum from 8 to 8:30pm.
Candidates for the District 2 School Board seat are Liz Anderson, Casey Ayers, Shannon Beckham, Sam Hall and Nick Howland. The District 2 School Board seat is currently held by Scott Shine, who is not running for re-election. The District 2 School Board member represents Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, and Mayport schools as well as some schools west of the Intracoastal.
Early voting will be held Monday, August 13 through Sunday, August 26 from 10am to 6pm at the Beaches Branch Library, 600 3rd St., Neptune Beach. The primary election will be held on Tuesday, August 28. The deadline to for new voter registrations and party changes is July 30, 2018 and the deadline to request a ballot to be mailed is August 22, 2018. If no School Board candidate receives 50% plus one votes in the primary election, there will be a run-off election on November 6.
“We are grateful that all the District 2 School Board candidates will be attending this candidate forum so voters can learn about the candidates and make an informed decision on primary day,” said Beaches Watch Interim President Maria Mark.
Since 2004, Beaches Watch has been educating beaches citizens on local issues with informational speakers at their monthly meetings, candidate forums for beaches elections, and special community programs.
Beaches Watch is a non-profit, non-partisan civic organization whose mission is to promote and facilitate educated and productive citizen involvement in local and state government decisions that affect the future of our northeast Florida beaches communities. Beaches Watch achieves 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.
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ATLANTIC BEACH – www.coab.us
All meetings are in the Atlantic Commission Chambers unless otherwise specified
City Commission meetings: 2nd Monday at 6:30pm
City Commission workshop: 4th Monday at 6:30pm
Community Development Board meetings: 3rd Tuesday at 6pm
Code Enforcement meeting: 2nd Tuesday at 7pm
JACKSONVILLE BEACH – www.jacksonvillebeach.org
All meetings are in the Jax Beach Council Chambers unless otherwise specified
City Council meetings: 1st and 3rd Mondays at 7pm
Board of Adjustment: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 7pm
Planning Commission: 2nd and 4th Monday at 7pm
Community Redevelopment Agency: 1st and 3rd Monday at 5pm
Special Magistrate: 4th Tuesday at 2pm
NEPTUNE BEACH – www.neptune-beach.com
All meetings are in the Neptune Beach Council Chambers unless otherwise specified
City Council meeting: 1st Monday at 6pm
City Council Workshop: 3rd Monday at 6pm
Community Development Board: 3rd Wednesday at 6pm