Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

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

Topic: 2022 Legislative Session Bills We Need to Know About! Speaker: Scott Dudley, Florida League of Cities, Local Voices United The Florida 2022 Legislative Session began January 11 and will continue for 60 days until March 11. Already, there are thousands of bills proposed, and some of them are very concerning for Florida municipalities and will impact our beach communities. Our legislators represent us and need to hear from us

Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

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

Monthly Meeting Topic: Duval Schools Update Speakers: Elizabeth Andersen, Beaches School Board Representative and Dr. Diana Greene, Duval Schools Superintendent Representative Andersen and School Superintendent Greene will provide updates on Duval County schools in general with a focus on the beaches' public schools. Expected topics include COVID mitigation strategies (as well as the Hazel healthcare initiative), the budgetary impact of the half-penny surtax, transportation issues, and the 2022 commencement calendar.

Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

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

**** IN-PERSON MEETINGS RETURN APRIL 6 **** Meeting topic: The Good, the Bad and the Hopeful of the 2022 Legislative Session Guest Speakers: Mike Staffopoulos ( Jacksonville Beach City Manager), Stefen Wynn (Neptune Beach City Manager), Kevin Hogencamp (Atlantic Beach Deputy City Manager) After 60 days of legislative meetings, what did the 2022 Florida legislature accomplish, and how will its actions affect our beach communities? To examine that question, Beaches

Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

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

Topic: Learn About Our Naval Station Mayport Neighbors Speaker: Captain Jason G. Canfield, Naval Station Mayport Commanding Officer Mayport Commanding Officer Captain Jason G. Canfield will address Naval Station Mayport’s mission and how it impacts our beach communities. Expected topics include:  the role Naval Station Mayport plays in our national security, what the base has done and is doing to address sea level rise, and the economic impact the base

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Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

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

Topic: District 2 School Board Candidate Forum Candidates: Elizabeth Andersen (incumbent) and April Carney Please submit any questions you would like to ask the candidates via email to info@beacheswatch.com no later than Friday, July 29, 2022. Learn about the candidates before you vote in the August Primary. Deadline to register to vote: July 25, 2022 Early voting: August 8, 2022 - August 21, 2022 Election day: August 23, 2022  

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Beaches Watch Monthly Meeting

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

Topic:  96 Sea Turtle Nests, 16 Jax Beach Charter Amendments, and a Protective Dune System: It’s Been a Busy Season Speakers: Jacksonville Beach Mayor Chris Hoffman and Kevin Brown, Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol Volunteer What do the proposed Jacksonville Beach Charter Amendments, our sea turtle season, and our dune system have in common? Answer: There are a large number of all three. And on Wednesday, September 7, Beaches Watch will

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Atlantic Beach Candidate Forum

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

Learn about the Atlantic Beach candidates who will be on the November 8 ballot: Mayor - Commission Seat 1: Curtis Ford Sean Keane Brittany Norris Commission Seat 4: Candace Kelly Jennifer Deery Lagner Commission Seat 5: Kevin Nottingham Jessica Ring If you would like to submit questions for the candidates, please email your question(s) no later than September 29 to info@beacheswatch.com. For more information: https://beacheswatch.com/2022-atlantic-beach-election-information/

Neptune Beach Candidate Forum

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

Learn about the Neptune Beach candidates on the November 8 ballot: Christine Burke Josh Messinger Questions can be submitted in writing via email by close of business Monday, October 10 to info@beacheswatch.com. For more information: https://beacheswatch.com/2022-neptune-beach-election-information/

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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 Dunes Speakers: Kevin Bodge, coastal engineer Kevin Brown, Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol and retired Fletcher High School Marine Science teacher   Join us to learn more about the status of our dune system after Hurricanes Ian and Nicole and future plans to renourish the beach and rebuild the dune system.

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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, and 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 2022 accomplishments and challenges, plans for 2023, and the 2023

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