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Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

Beaches Museum Chapel 505 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, United States

2023 Legislative Session - Learn About Legislative Bills Important to You! Guest Speaker: Scott Dudley, Florida League of Cities, Director of Field Advocacy The Florida 2023 Legislative Session will begin March 7 and will continue until May 5. Hundreds of bills are being filed, and some of them are concerning for Florida municipalities and our beach communities. Our legislators represent us and need to hear from us before voting on

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Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

Beaches Branch Library, Community Room 600 3rd St., Neptune Beach, FL, United States

Topic: Jacksonville Beach Height Increase Referendum on May 16 Ballot Speakers: Chris Hoffman, Jacksonville Beach Mayor Georgette Dumont, Protect the Beach Life Political Action Committee Michelle Tipton, Better Beach 32250 grassroots organization On March 20, the Jacksonville Beach City Council voted 5-2 to place a referendum on the May 16 ballot. This referendum will be asking voters if they support allowing an exception to the 35 foot height limit to

Jacksonville Mayoral Candidate Forum

Beaches Vineyard Church Atlantic Boulevard, Atlantic Beach, Florida, United States

Join us for this important event to learn MORE about the TWO Jacksonville Mayoral candidates who will be on the May 16, 2023 ballot! This candidate forum is open to the public and will provide beaches voters with the unique opportunity to learn more about the mayoral candidates and their positions on issues important to beaches voters. Voters will also have an opportunity to talk individually with the candidates and

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Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

Jacksonville Beach Carver Center 5th Avenue South, Jacksonville Beach, Florida, United States

Topic: State of the St. Johns River Guest Speakers: Lisa Rinaman, St. Johns Riverkeeper Dr. Gerry Pinto, Associate Research Scientist at the Marine Science Research Institute at Jacksonville University Join us to hear an update on the state of the St. Johns River. The Riverkeeper will be discussing the latest St. Johns River issues that are a priority for the St. Johns Riverkeeper organization. Dr. Gerry Pinto will be discussing

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Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

Beaches Branch Library, Community Room 600 3rd St., Neptune Beach, FL, United States

Topic: 2023 Legislative Session Summary with Representative Kiyan Michael Speaker: House District 16 Representative Kiyan Michael House District 16 Representative for the beaches, Kiyan Michael, will be providing information about legislation approved during the 2023 Legislative Session that will have an impact on our beaches communities. Representative Michael will also share information about her legislative priorities and bills that didn’t pass but are expected to come back next year. Expected

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Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

Beaches Branch Library, Community Room 600 3rd St., Neptune Beach, FL, United States

Monthly Community Meeting Topic: 2023 Police Panel Speakers: Commander Tiffany Layson and Commander David Cameron, Atlantic Beach Police Department Chief Gene Paul Smith, Jacksonville Beach Police Department Commander Michael Key, Neptune Beach Police Department   In our annual Beaches Police Panel meeting, you can hear from our beaches police departments with public safety updates. Issues they are expected to address include successes and challenges for the past year, information on

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Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

Beaches Branch Library, Community Room 600 3rd St., Neptune Beach, FL, United States

Topic: Town Hall with Jacksonville Council President and At-Large City Council Members Speakers: Jacksonville City Council President Ron Salem Jacksonville At-Large City Council members: Matt Carlucci, Terrance Freeman, Nick Howland and Chris Miller   As a result of the 2023 elections, Jacksonville has new At-Large council members who were elected to represent all of Duval County. The Jacksonville Council also has a new Council President, Ron Salem, who is also

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Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

Beaches Branch Library, Community Room 600 3rd St., Neptune Beach, FL, United States

Topic: State of Duval Schools Speakers: District 2 School Board Representative April Carney Interim School Superintendent Dr. Dana Kriznar   Join us to hear from District 2 School Board representative April Carney and Interim School Superintendent Dr. Dana Kriznar on the following topics: District 2 schools update Update on hiring new superintendent Budget update Half cent sales tax update Teacher recruitment and student enrollment School safety

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Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

Beaches Branch Library, Community Room 600 3rd St., Neptune Beach, FL, United States

Topic: Protect Yourself from Scams Speaker: Tom Stephens, President of the Better Business Bureau of Northeast Florida Mr. Tom Stephens, President of the Better Business Bureau of Northeast Florida, will be the guest speaker and topics to be discussed will include: cybersecurity, consumer fraud, holiday shopping scams and what you need to know to make sure you are not a target for any of these schemes. Additionally, Mr. Jimmie Carter,

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Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

Beaches Branch Library, Community Room 600 3rd St., Neptune Beach, FL, United States

Town Hall with our State Legislators Guests: Senator Clay Yarborough and Representative Kiyan Michael Because the 2024 Legislative Session is scheduled to start on January 9, 2024, our State legislators are currently participating Interim Committee and Subcommittee meetings to prepare for the 2024 Legislative Session.  Town Hall topics to be covered by House District 16 Representative Kiyan Michael and District 4 Senator Clay Yarborough are expected to be: expected legislation for

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Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

Beaches Branch Library, Community Room 600 3rd St., Neptune Beach, FL, United States

Topic: 2023 Give Back Donation Recipients: Beaches Community Kitchen Other Business: Annual meeting to nominate and approve Board members for 2024 Lori Anderson from Beaches Dial-A-Ride will provide an update on how they used the 2022 Give Back Donation they received last year.   Join us to celebrate the great work being done in our beaches communities by Beaches Community Kitchen. As the recipient of the 2023 Give Back Donation,

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Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

Beaches Branch Library, Community Room 600 3rd St., Neptune Beach, FL, United States

Topic: State of the Beaches Speakers: Atlantic Beach Mayor Curtis Ford, Jacksonville Beach Mayor Chris Hoffman, Neptune Beach Mayor Elaine Brown Join us for this annual meeting that gives residents an opportunity to hear about issues that impact their quality of life at the beaches. Each of the beach mayors will talk about the state of their cities, addressing 2023 accomplishments and challenges, plans for 2024, and the 2024 legislative

Other Community Meetings

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