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Mayor John A.Miller Vice-Mayor Len Kreger Commissioner Mike Lednovich Commissioner Philip A. Chapman, III Commissioner Ronald "Chip" Ross
The City Commission meets in regular session the First and Third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. All regular meetings are open to the public. The Commission also holds work sessions and special meetings as needed.
Yes. You may watch live City Commission meetings two ways: 1) Comcast Channel 264 at 6:00p.m. the First and Third Tuesday of each month. 2) City Commission meetings are live streamed on this website the First and Third Tuesday of each month at 6:00p.m. and available 24/7 thereafter.
The City Clerk's Office will provide a copy of any public record under it's jurisdiction, including ordinances, resolutions, and City Commission minutes. Records can be obtained by phone, email, or completing a Public Records Request Form. Please refer to the City Clerk Fee Schedule for pricing.
Contact the Nassau County Property Appraiser's Office at (904) 491-7300 or visit their website: https://www.nassauflpa.com/
All are welcome to attend City Commission Meetings. Meeting agendas denote the matters scheduled for consideration and discussion. Should you wish to speak regarding any agenda item or should you wish to speak concerning any matter not on the agenda please complete a "Request to Speak" form and submit it to the City Clerk. Matters not denoted on the agenda will be heard during "Public comment regarding items not on the agenda". A three minute time limit may be imposed for speakers (except in a quasi-judicial hearing). The Mayor will determine the order of the speakers and may impose more restrictive time limits. Once a speaker is recognized by the Mayor, she/he will approach the podium located at the front of Chambers and state his/her name and address for the record before expressing comments. Fernandina Beach citizens will speak before nonresidents and speakers shall limit their remarks to the specific subject matter. One person will speak at a time and address comments to the Mayor, not individual City Commissioners. The City Commission may ask questions of speakers who will have one minute to respond. Additional time may be granted at the discretion of the Mayor or by a motion by the City Commission. Speakers may file copies of their remarks with the City Clerk who will make them available to the Commission. Please Note: In accordance with Florida Statute, an item not scheduled on the agenda may be brought forward by the general public for discussion; however, the City Commission may not take any action at this meeting. If appropriate the item will be referred to staff or placed on a future agenda. Should you wish to have and item scheduled on a future agenda, please contact the City Manager's Office at (904) 310-3103.
Mayor John A. Miller Vice-Mayor Len Kreger Commissioner Mike Lednovich Commissioner Philip A. Chapman Commissioner Ronald "Chip" Ross
The agenda indicates the matters scheduled for consideration at the meetings. If you wish to speak concerning any of these items when they are under consideration, please complete a "Request to Speak" form and submit to the City Clerk at the beginning of the meeting. Approach the microphone at the front of the Chambers when the Mayor calls your name. When you have been recognized by the Mayor, please state your name and address for the record before you present your comments.
In order for everyone who wishes to speak may be heard, it is requested that you limit your comments to 3 minutes.
Should you wish to speak concerning a matter that is not listed on the agenda, you may be heard during that part of the agenda that is listed as "Request from the Public". Please complete a "Request to Speak" form and submit it to the City Clerk at the beginning of the meeting. Approach the microphone at the front of the Chambers when the Mayor calls your name. When you have been recognized by the Mayor, state your name for the record before speaking on the subject you have in mind.
Please Note: In accordance with the state law, an item not scheduled on the agenda may be brought forward by the general public for discussion; however, the City Commission will not be able to take any action at this meeting. If appropriate the item will be referred to Staff or placed on a future agenda.
Should you wish to have an item scheduled on a future agenda, please contact the City Manager's Office at (904) 310-3103. Office of the City Manager
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Please call (904) 310-3310 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sky lanterns can also be known as kongming lanterns, wish lanterns, sky candles or fire balloons. Sky lanterns consist of a paper or fabric balloon that traps heated air produced by an open flame device, usually a candle. The open flame device often is connected to the balloon by a wire frame.Depending on wind direction and speed, these devices have the potential to travel over a mile from where they are released. A flaming lantern can drop onto a rooftop, field, trees or power lines before the flame is fully extinguished. A destructive fire can result when a flaming lantern reaches the ground, especially during dry conditions.
The use of sky lanterns is prohibited as follows: Florida Statute 791FSS 791.02 (1)- Except as hereinafter provided it is unlawful for any person, firm, co partnership, or corporation to offer for sale, expose for sale, sell at retail, or use or explode any fireworks.
Short answer: no. No fires allowed on City beaches.Long answer:Sec. 90-40. - Open fires prohibited. It shall be unlawful for anyone to start, maintain, allow, or have an open fire on the beach. This section does not prohibit fires in self-contained, commercially available heating devices fueled by gas. Heating devices fueled by wood, charcoal, or similar materials shall be prohibited. No fires shall be permitted during sea turtle nesting season (May-October).
Advanced Disposal provides the City with sanitation services. They can be reached at (904) 261-7186 or (904) 879-2301.
Throughout the year the City will surplus vehicles and surplus equipment on electronic sites. A notice is posted on the main city page every time a vehicle is listed on EBay.
YESWork to the Southern Basin of the marina has been completed. We are now taking reservations for transient boaters. Please call 904-310-3304 for reservations or visit fhmarina.com/contact-us, complete the form and submit. We will email to confirm your reservation.Staff is on site from 7:00 am to 6:30 pm. MARINA REPAIR STATUS -
Southern Basin - OpenBoater Check In - OpenDinghy Dock - OpenBoat Ramp - OpenBath House - OpenLaundry Facilities - OpenFuel Dock - Contracting taking place and we have been told to expect fuel dock completion in June or JulyMooring Field - Not Open. However, located north of the mooring field is an anchorage that many boaters are using.Dock Store - coming soonFor more information please visit fhmarina.com .
Yes. There are over 20 great restaurants all within walking distance.
For Advanced Reservations or to be placed on the waiting list, visit fhmarina.com/contact--us and complete the simple form. We will review the request and confirm your dates.
If you prefer to call in the request, the number to dial is 904-310-3300 and select "RESERVATIONS" from the menu.
When approaching the marina, we listen on ch 16 and move then move to Ch 68 for information.
The rates are listed on the Fees page.
The marina is OPEN for business including the Day Dock. The Day Dock is available on a first come first served basis, The charge for Day Dock usage is $10.00 for boats less than 25’ and $15.00 for boats 25’ and larger. Maximum boat size for the Day Dock is 45’. Please contact us on Ch 16 prior to entering the marina so we direct you in.
Boat rentals are not available at Fernandina Harbor Marina. Please search "Boat Rental Fernandina Beach" for more information.
Amelia River Cruises and Ye Ole Pirate are physically challenged accessible vessels. www.ameliarivercruises.com and www.yeolepirate.com
The distance from the Fernandina Harbor Marina to the beach is about 2 miles.
WI-FI is available at the Marina. Although the signal is limited, it is available in most areas of the marina.
For your day to day needs, a small passenger bus circles the island on the hour with convenient stops at most places. The cost is $1.00 each time you get on.
Fernandina Harbor Marina Southern Basin was dredge to a depth of 8 feet. The outside wave attenuator has depths from 18 to 24 feet.
There is a hardware store within walking distance on the corner of Ash and 5th Street.
Registration for Camp Amelia summer camp begins on the Monday after public schools' spring break. Call 904-310-3364 for more details.
Contact the Atlantic Recreation Center at 904-310-3350.
Contact the Atlantic Recreation Center at 904-310-3350 for availability and fees for half-day (up to 4 hours) and full-day (up to 8 hours) rentals of indoor facilities and outdoor areas. Rental fees are also determined by the type of rental: private; commercial; or non-profit. Payment of a refundable damage deposit is required for all rentals and must be paid at time of inquiry to reserve a facility or outdoor area for rental. Rental fees are also able to be viewed in the "Facilities" link on the Parks & Recreation Department home page.
They are on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month (excluding observed City holidays). Register for these tours at least 24 hours in advance at the Atlantic Recreation Center (to register by phone, call 904-310-3350). Fees: $5 per adult, $3 per child age 12 and under. A bus departs from the Atlantic Center on the day of the tours at 10:00am to transport people to the Lighthouse.
The Parks & Recreation Department provides two fitness facilities. The Atlantic Fitness Room is located at the Atlantic Recreation Center (904-310-3350), 2500 Atlantic Avenue, and the Peck Gym Weight Room/Cardio Area is located at Peck Gym (904-310-3354), 510 South 10th Street. Daily fees and monthly memberships are valid at both facilities. Hours vary at both facilities. Click on the "Fitness Opportunities" link on the Parks & Recreation Department home page for more information.
You may buy a key for $20.00 at the Atlantic Recreation Center (Monday-Friday 7:00am-7:00pm, Saturday 8:00am-4:00pm).
The Parks & Recreation Department offers preschool (ages 3 and 4), afterschool (kindergarten - 5th grade), and summer programs (going into kindergarten - going into 6th grade) at the Atlantic Recreation Center, and we offer an afterschool tutoring program and summer learning program (both programs for City residents only, ages 5 - 12) at the MLK, Jr. Recreation Center on Elm Street.
Fort Clinch is located at the northeast end of Amelia Island, at 2601 Atlantic Avenue, just east of the Atlantic Recreation Center (2500 Atlantic Avenue) and three blocks west of Main Beach. Centre Street is the main road that serves the historic downtown area and runs east to west from A1A/SR 200 (8th Avenue) west to the Fernandina Beach Marina and Amelia River.
The City Attorney's office will review the request for adherence to the PEG Channel Policy. Notification of approval or denial of content is usually within 2 weeks of the request. IT will place the content on PEG within 1 week of approval. Policies and Procedures
MPEG-1 System Stream or MPEG-2 Program Stream (consisting of a single elementary video stream with an optional single elementary audio stream)NOTE: Transport stream is not possible.Elementary video streamThree video resolutions (pixels) are allowed. Other resolutions are not supported. 352 x 240 (Horizontal x Vertical)352 x 480 720 x 480Picture rate must be 29.97 pictures per second.A maximum bit rate of 10 Mb/s is allowed. Higher rates are not supported.National TV Standards Committee (NTSC) with "4:3" aspect ratio required.4:2:0 sampling format required. (Main profile at Main or Low level, 10 Mb/s max)IBBP group of pictures (GOP) structure recommended for best quality (30 frame maximum GOP size).Encode header information in stream every few seconds to aid in error recovery.
Audio, if present, must be encoded into the MPEG file using Audio layer II.Audio may be encoded at a 32, 44.1, or 48KHz sampling frequency. LEIGHTRONIX recommends an audio sampling rate of 44.1 KHz for optimal performance.Audio bitrate 192, 224, 256, 384MPEG filenames may contain up to 27 characters (no spaces) in addition to the required ".mpg" extension.Click the below link to download the "Total Import Basic Installer" from our document center. The file can be found in the PEG Documents folder . This is a DVD to .mpg converter. After you download the file change the ".123" to ".exe" and run the application. Download Total Import
The City’s next event will tentatively take place in April, 2021 at the Maintenance/Utility Yard at 1017 South 5th St., off of Lime St.Nassau County/Keep Nassau Beautiful are hosting an event on August 15, 2020. Details can be found on the KNB website: https://keepnassaubeautiful.org/events/event/household-hazardous-waste-collection/
Advanced Disposal provides the City with sanitation services. They can be reached at (904) 261-7186 or (904) 879-2301.
An application is required to be submitted prior to issuance of the permit. Please call the Planning and Conversation Department, (904) 310-3481.
Please call the City of Fernandina Beach Code Enforcement Department at (904)310-3441. Your identity can remain anonymous.
Please call the City Streets Department at (904)310-3310.
Any citizen, property owner, or City official may nominate a tree to be designated as a heritage tree. The nomination is researched by the City Arborist and forwarded to the City Commission for official designation. Please contact the City Arborist at (904) 310-3484, if you are interested in nominating a heritage tree
Florida Public Utilities is your electricity provider. They can be reached at (904) 261-3663.
Call Advanced Disposal at (904) 879-2301 OR (904) 261- 7186