News Briefs for the week of April 14-20, 2022


St. Johns County plans second growth management workshop

The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is hosting a second growth management workshop to continue discussions on how to manage future growth and address infrastructure needs. Residents and stakeholders are invited to provide comments after county staff complete their presentations.

The topics that will be discussed include: accountability for development impacts and mechanisms to collect funding for future infrastructure.

The workshop will be held at 9 a.m. April 26 in the County Auditorium, 500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine.

The workshop will be broadcast live on GTV at Residents unable to attend the workshop may submit feedback by emailing The Board of County Commissioners will not make policy decisions at the workshop nor vote on any item brought forth.

Mickler’s Landing to be reopened to public in May

Mickler’s Landing Beachfront Park will no longer be used as a staging site for FEMA Dune Enhancement Project by mid-May. Full public use of the parking lot and beach access is anticipated to be reinstated by May 20.

St. Johns County’s contractor, CHC, will continue to work on the FEMA Dune Enhancement Project with proposed completion by October. Beach visitors are encouraged to exercise caution near areas of construction.

For more information on the project, go to

Blocker plans office hours in Ponte Vedra Beach

Commissioner Jeremiah Blocker will hold office hours by appointment on May 13, and June 10 to listen to residents' concerns. Office hours will be held at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, 101 Library Blvd. All residents who would like to meet with Blocker should call the Board of County Commissioners office at 904-209-0300 to schedule an appointment.