Public Affairs

The Department of Public Affairs assists organizations in their events when public property is utilized and manages the special events produced by the City of St. Augustine. When public property is utilized for activities and events such as film productions, parades, festivals, or weddings. A permit must be obtained through the Public Affairs office.

In addition, the department acts as the primary point of contact for the media with regards to city government activities, public information distribution, and all things relating to city matters that concern or involve it’s residents, visitors, business owners, and public officials. The Public Affairs department is also responsible for maintaining the city website and dissemination of information on social media. Review the Events Venue Guidelines and Forms information.

News & Notes

This weekly email newsletter was created in 2004 at the request of residents and business owners who wanted early access to City Commission and City Board agendas. News and Notes has since grown to include not only the commission and board agendas, but also relevant announcements for upcoming activities (especially those activities which may cause traffic interruptions), openings of city sponsored events, news releases and important and timely information. To subscribe, visit our News and Notes sign-up web page. Enter your name and email, and sign up.

The Break Room

Listen to a weekly 15-minute program on WFCF, Flagler College Radio. The Break Room offers the community a behind-the scenes look at the day-to-day workings of city government through conversations with various city employees, engaged in a wide variety of work. The program airs on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. and again on Saturdays at 8 a.m. and may be heard at 88.5 FM.