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JOB NOTICE - Class C Licensed Operator, Surface Water Treatment Plant

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The Board of City Commissioners will hold a Special Meeting:

WHEN:             Tuesday, September 27, 2022
TIME:               5:01 PM
WHERE:          2775 Garrison Avenue, City Commission Chambers
SUBJECT:      - Ordinance 599 Ad Valorem Taxes
                           Public Hearing and Adoption
                         - Ordinance 600 2022-2023 Budget
                            Public Hearing and Adoption

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Windmark Beach household garbage customers. Your household garbage pick up day will change from Monday to Tuesday effective August 30, 2022
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Small Yard Debris Weekly Collection:
BCC will be collecting small yard debris on a weekly basis in the City of Port St. Joe. Please click the link below for the collection schedule and more information.
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Septic to Sewer Project:
The City of Port St. Joe has recently received grant funding from the State of Florida to offer 175 sewer connections to interested new customers on a first come basis throughout our collection system. Please click the link below for more information.
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Future Improvements for Clifford Sims Park

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Florida Division of Emergency Management have received the following application for Federal grant funding
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Do Not Remove Utility Flags:
Please DO NOT remove the flags on your property or the City right-of-way. Duke Energy and The City of Port St. Joe are working on several projects within the city that require these flags be present to avoid digging into your utility lines and causing damages. If you have flags in your yard, please keep them there until the work has been completed. Thank you!

City Hall Contact Information:
City Hall is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM EST to 5:00 PM EST.

We have gone to an automated phone system. The system prompts are as follows:

#1 - Utilities Department - billing questions, pay your bill, or start/stop service.
#2 - Utilities Supervisor
#3 - Police Department
#4 - Code Enforcement
#5 - Finance Director, or TAP questions
#6 - Accounts Payable, or Business License questions

For after hours sewer or water emergencies, the City Hall phone number 850-229-8261 may be utilized 24 hours a day. Please follow the automated prompts for service.

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2020 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

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Utility Rate Information:
Dear Customer:

The City of Port St. Joe recently completed a Utility Rate Study. The study recommendation is a 2% per year increase for years 1-5 and a 3% per year increase for years 6 -10. For the average consumer, 2% is equivalent to approximately $2 per month. Please note that the City of Port St. Joe has kept the same property tax millage rate of 3.5914 for more than 12 years.

The driving factors for rates moving forward are Capital Projects such as Long Avenue, the Downtown Commercial District, and the total number of customers served. Several hundred customers were lost after Hurricane Michael, but recovery efforts, along with a strong economy, have restored our customer base.

The future for Port St. Joe is looking bright considering the adversity our little town has faced. We anticipate only minimal increases to come.

Thank you for your understanding.

The City of Port St. Joe

Residential Trash Pick Up and Small Yard Waste Pick Up
Information for Residential and Small Yard Waste Pick Up:
As of October 01, 2019, BCC has taken over the residential pick up and small yard waste pick up services. BCC will be picking up only small yard debris no larger than 4' x 4'. Examples of what will be picked up would be grass clippings and small branches. All other debris would need to be taken to the dump at 700 Five Points Road Port St. Joe, FL 32456. Residential routes are the same as previous. All garbage must be bagged and placed inside your new container for it to be picked up. BCC is asking that all containers be put out the night before they are to be picked up. Small yard waste pick up and residential route schedule is listed on the link below.
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Public Notice:
Beginning January 7, 2020, The Board of City Commissioners holds it regularly scheduled meetings the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 12:00 P.M. EST in the Commissioners Chambers at 2775 Garrison Avenue.

Public Notice:
The City of Port St. Joe Planning, Development and Review Board regular Meetings:
WHEN: 1st Tuesday of each Month
TIME: 4:00 PM ET
WHERE: Commissioner Chambers
       2775 Garrison Avenue
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Golf Cart Rules

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Open Wednesday - Saturday, from 11:00 am to 5:00 PM EST. Call 850-229-8261 for other days and groups.
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Per Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, and Enrolled CS/CS/SB 80 with an effective date of May 23, 2017, the City of Port St. Joe’s Custodian of Public Records is:

City Clerk, Charlotte M. Pierce
P. O. Box 278
Port St. Joe, FL 32457

Physical Address: 305 Cecil G. Costin, Sr., Blvd.
Email address:
Telephone Number: 850-229-8261
Fax number: 850-229-8325

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Port St. Joe's Park System Now Featured Online
Our website now offers an entire section featuring the city's park and trail system, from Clifford Sims Park at the marina to the end of the Port City Trail at Gulf Coast State College. Twelve pages of information and more than 70 photos provide a "bird's eye" view.
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