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Atlantic Beach News

  • Atlantic Beach Approves FY24 Budget and Millage Rate
    On Monday, September 25, the Atlantic Beach City Commission approved the roll-back rate of 2.8410 mills for the FY23-24 millage. This means property owners will not see an increase in the amount of property tax dollars that will go to the City of Atlantic Beach. Highlights of the approved budget...
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Jacksonville Beach News

  • Jacksonville Beach Approves FY24 Budget and Millage Rate
    On Monday, September 18, the Jacksonville Beach City Council approved the FY24 budget of $212,809,512 and unchanged millage rate of 3.9947. To review the approved budget for FY2024: APPROVED JAX BEACH FY23-24 BUDGET Budget Highlights Include: The proposed budget has been prepared using an unchanged millage rate of 3.9947 per $1,000...
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The Latest @ Beaches Watch

  • Beaches Watch to Celebrate 20th Anniversary on March 6!
    20 YEARS OF BEACHES WATCH 1/28/2004 – 1/28/2024 On January 28, 2004, the first meeting of Beaches Watch was held at Fletcher High School with a small group of beaches citizens. This first meeting was initiated after the Jacksonville Beach City Council rejected the proposed development of Beach Marine with 550 condos. So, a small but mighty group of citizens gathered to create Beaches Watch to protect our beaches communities...
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Neptune Beach News

  • Neptune Beach Approves FY24 Budget and Millage Rate
    On Monday, September 18, the Neptune Beach City Council approved the FY23-24 budget based on the unchanged millage rate of 3.3656 mills (this is the same millage assessed in FY22-23). The Chief Financial Officer had recommended the City Council approve a slight millage increase of 3.3821 mills and as such,...
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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.