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Posted on: December 31, 2018

Furloughed, unpaid federal employees eligible for AB utility payment assistance

Jan. 24, 2019

The City of Atlantic Beach announced today that it will offer
a payment assistance program for Atlantic Beach water and sewer utility customers who are federal government employees who are not being paid because of the government shutdown.&a...

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

AB celebrates Arbor Day with newly designated heritage tree

The City of Atlantic Beach highlighted its annual Arbor Day celebration on Jan. 18 with a heritage tree dedication at Johansen Park.

Arbor Day is observed annually in Atlantic Beach and throughout Florida on the third Friday of the month. The Atlantic Beac...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Four honored with AB MLK community service awards

Four people were honored at the Jan. 21 Atlantic Beach Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration for their community contributions. The 2019 Atlantic Beach Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. community service award honorees are Dee Davis, of the Atlantic Beach...

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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 13, 2018

Land Development Regulations update continuing

The City of Atlantic Beach is continuing its Land Development Regulations update.  A citizens workshop will be held at 6 p.m.  Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the Commission Chamber of City Hall, 800 Seminole Road. Here is the Kimley-Horn presentat...

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Comp Plan being reviewed, updated

The City of Atlantic Beach is updating its Comprehensive Plan – a document that serves as a planning tool for communities by establishing goals, objectives and policies. State law requires that communities update their Comprehensive Plan every s...

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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 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 24, 2018

VetCare, City of Atlantic Beach honor Purple Heart recipients

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The Roberts Mt. Pisgah (RPM) VetCare Ministry is assisting the City of Atlantic Beach in honoring local Purple Heart recipients for their valor and patriotism.

Following the City’s recent designation as a “Purple Heart City,” the RPM VetCare Ministry prese...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

AB business targeted in longstanding 'vanity award' scam

The City of Atlantic Beach has received a local report of a longstanding nationwide email scam targeting small businesses.

The local email told a business owner that her business has been selected for the “2018 Best of Atlantic Beach Awards.&...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

AB celebrating City Government Week, unveiling ‘Government 101’

The City of Atlantic Beach will join cities throughout the state in celebrating Florida City Government Week Oct. 22-28 with a variety of initiatives, including an essay contest and its first Atlantic Beach Government 101 overview and Q&A session.

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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: July 20, 2018

Selva Marina/Selva Tierra Planned Unit Development Open House

The City of Atlantic Beach will host a Selva Marina/Selva Tierra planned unit development open house at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 in the Commission Chamber of City Hall, 800 Seminole Road. The public is invited.

The purpose of the open house is to solicit pub...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Beach renourishment coming to Atlantic Beach and neighboring communities

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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 22, 2018

Land Development Regulations Update Process Continuing

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The City of Atlantic Beach has contracted with the Northeast Florida Regional Council (NEFRC) to facilitate updating the City's land development regulations (LDRs). NEFRC has commissioned planning and design consultant Kimley-Horn for this purpose.To lear...

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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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