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Posted on: March 5, 2019

AB essay contest winners honored

Photo of 2019 Atlantic Beach "If I Were Mayor, I Would ..." essay contest winners

Mayport Coastal Sciences Middle School student Nicky Cooey’s entry was selected as the winner of the City of Atlantic Beach’s first “If I Were Mayor, I Would …” essay contest.

Sixth-graders who live in Atl...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

AB considering four-year mayoral terms

The Atlantic Beach City Commission is considering approving an ordinance that would enable voters to decide whether to extend the length of mayoral terms from two to four years.

If the ordinance is adopted, voters will decide in a referendum whether to mak...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

City financials (cash reserves and pension funds) reviewed

The City of Atlantic Beach's financial consulting team presented a report Feb. 25 to the City Commission on the status of the City's cash reserve account and pension funds.

The Morgan Stanley/Graystone Consulting report is published online here.

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Sherry Drive-Seminole Multi-Use Path Project at-a-Glance

Construction of the Sherry Drive-Seminole Road multi-use path project, which will improve pedestrian and bicycle safety in the community, is now slated to begin in December 2018 or January 2019. This Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)-funded and ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2018

Call (811) before you dig

BEFORE YOU DIG... Calling 811 is the most important step!

Call 811 at least a few days before you start any digging project. Whether you are planning to do it yourself or hire a professional, smart digging means calling 811 before each job.

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Duval County shore protection project under way

The Duval County Shore Protection Project to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes is now under way.

Approximately 850,000 cubic yards of sand will be placed on about 8 miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and Atlantic beaches and...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

National Park Service picks Atlantic Beach for partnership to develop master plan

The U.S. National Park Service has selected Atlantic Beach and 11 other communities as partners in its Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance program for fiscal year 2019.

The National Park Service (NPS) will help the City of Atlantic Beach develop a p...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Beach renourishment coming to Atlantic Beach and neighboring communities

Jax Beach 1962

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a Duval County Shore Protection construction contract for $15,682,725 on Aug. 13 to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design.

The Corps awarded the contr...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

AB Commission celebrates 50 years of home rule in Florida

The Atlantic Beach City Commission has adopted a resolution honoring 50 years of municipal home rule in the Florida Constitution and committing to an educational initiative to help citizens understand this beneficial right.

Home rule powers, the foundation...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Stormwater Master Plan project continuing

With the help of invaluable input from the public, the City of Atlantic Beach and engineering consultant Jones Edmunds are continuing to work together to develop a stormwater master plan.Here is the video from the City Commission's July 16 stormwater mast...

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