Legal Notices & Disclaimers


The City of St. Augustine presents information on the City of St. Augustine website as a public service. Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time it is posted, but due to the changing nature of the information, the accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Website visitors are encouraged to consult with City of St. Augustine officials and employees to confirm the accuracy, reliability and timeliness of the information posted on the website. The City of St. Augustine shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for any damages in connection with the use of the information contained on the website.

Complaints

If you have a civil rights Title VI, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), or other Federal Law complaint regarding your ability to participate in a City program or activity please contact the City Clerk. A copy of the City's Title VI, ADA, and other Federal Law complaint form can be viewed/downloaded here.

Phone: 904-825-1007
Mail: 75 King Street
St. Augustine, FL 32085
Email the City Clerk
Fax: 904-825-1008

Si usted tiene una queja con respecto a su capacidad para participar en un programa o actividad de la Ciudad en acuerdo con la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades o sus derechos civiles, por favor llame al Secretario de la Ciudad al 904-825-1007.

Handicap Parking Information

A map of handicap accessible parking locations throughout the city is available here: https://www.citystaug.com/519/Handicap-Parking. 

Legal Disclaimer Regarding Links to Other Sites

Some of the linked sites are not under the control of the City of St. Augustine. Therefore, the City of St. Augustine makes no representations concerning their content, and is not responsible for their content. That the City of St. Augustine has provided a link to a site is not an endorsement, or an indication of affiliation with the sites’ owners or publishers. 

There are risks in using any information, software, services or products found on the Internet and the City of St. Augustine cautions you to make sure that you completely understand these risks before retrieving, using, relying upon, or purchasing anything via the Internet.

Notification that Information Provided is Public Information

Any information provided by you to the City of St. Augustine, including but not limited to feedback, questions, comments, and suggestions are non-confidential; moreover, such information is a public record subject to public inspection pursuant to law. The City of St. Augustine has no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and is free to reproduce, use, and disclose the information to others without limitation.

Email Addresses

Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact the city department to request the information either by phone or in writing. If you would like to contact the city for more information regarding this notice, please call the City Clerk’s Office at 904-825-1007.

No Commercial Use

To the extent allowed by the Public Records Act, commercial use of the website materials including the city crest, is prohibited without written permission of the City of St. Augustine.

Email Not Legal Notice

Communications made through email and messaging system shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the City of St. Augustine or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the city or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, where notice to the City is required by any federal, state or local laws, rules, or regulations.

Title VI Public Notice

The City of St. Augustine fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statues and regulations in all programs and activities. The City operates without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, or family status. Any person who believes him/herself or any specific class of persons, to be subjected to discrimination prohibited by Title VI may by him/herself or by representative file a written complaint with the City. A complaint must be filed no later than 180 days after the date of the alleged discrimination.

City proceedings are conducted in accessible locations and materials can be provided in accessible formats. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in City proceedings should contact the individual or agency sending notice no later than five calendar days prior to the proceeding at the address given on the notice. Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired or the visually impaired, or any non-English speaking person wishing to attend a proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending notice no later than five calendar days prior to the proceeding at the address given on the notice and an interpreter will be provided.

Telephone 904-825-1007; 1.800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1.800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay Service.

 A copy of the City's Title VI, ADA, and other Federal Law Program Update can be viewed/downloaded here.

A copy of the City Manager's Title VI Assurances can be viewed/downloaded here.  

Equal Opportunity

The City of St. Augustine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Advocate. If you feel you have any questions about equal employment opportunities or feel you may have been discriminated against, you may call the City Human Resources Division at 904-825-1013. To read the Policy Statement regarding equal opportunity: view the Equal Opportunity Policy (PDF).

Limited English Proficiency Policy

It is the policy of the City of St. Augustine to provide language access services to populations of persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) who are eligible to be served or likely to be directly affected by its programs. Such services are focused on providing meaningful access to City programs, services, and/or benefits. A copy of the full policy is available here: Limited English Proficiency Policy (PDF).

Section 504 / Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The City of St. Augustine is a Section 504/ADA Compliant Advocate. If you feel you may have been discriminated against, you may call the City Clerk at 904-825-1007.

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and related federal and state laws and regulations forbid discrimination against those who have disabilities. Furthermore, these laws require federal-aid recipients and other government entities to take affirmative steps to reasonably accommodate those with disabilities and ensure that their needs are equitably represented in transportation programs, services and activities. 

The City will make every effort to ensure that its facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to those with disabilities. The City will also make every effort to ensure that its advisory committees, public involvement activities and all other programs, services and activities include representation by communities with disabilities and disability service groups.

The City encourages the public to report any facility, program, service or activity that appears inaccessible to those who are disabled. Furthermore, the City will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities who wish to participate in public involvement events or who require special assistance to access facilities, programs, services or activities. Because providing reasonable accommodation may require outside assistance, organization or resources, the City asks that requests be made at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to the need for accommodation.

Federal Fair Housing Law

The City of St. Augustine is a Fair Housing Advocate (City Ordinance Number 95-13, Section 16-26) and prohibits discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or familial status when renting, selling or financing a home or property. If you feel you have been discriminated against, you may submit a Housing Discrimination Complaint Form (PDF); or call 800-669-9777 (Toll-Free) or 800-927-9275 (TTY). 

Locally, call the Building Official, City of St. Augustine at 904-209-4327. For assistance with completing the Housing Discrimination Form, download the Housing Discrimination Complaint Form Instructions (PDF). To read the Fair Housing statement: view the Fair Housing Statement (PDF). To view the Fair Housing Flyer: Fair Housing Flyer (PDF).

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

The City of St. Augustine has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program in accordance with regulations of the U. S Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26. To read the policy statement: view the Policy Statement (PDF)

Consumer Confidence Report

The City of St. Augustine remains committed to providing clean and safe drinking water. For the 2018 sampling results please view the 2018 Water Quality Report (PDF). To notify the city regarding water treatment concerns email Patrick Timoney, Water Treatment Plant Supervisor, or call him at 904-825-1044, send him a fax to 904-823-2280, or email our staff. You also may send written correspondence to:                                                                                                     

The City of St. Augustine
P.O. Box 210, St. Augustine, Florida 32085-0210

Public Notices


SECOND PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE - ENGLISH

 

THIS PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS ALSO AVAILABLE IN SPANISH ON THE CITY OF ST. AUGUSTINE WEBSITE LOCATED AT (www.citystaug.com)

 

The City of Augustine plans to apply to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for the Florida Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) for $243,513.00 for FY21 and FY22 in the area of Housing Rehabilitation. The activities, dollar amounts and estimated percentage will benefit to low-and-moderate income persons in the City of Augustine. The application will be submitted to DEO on or before July 21, 2022.

The activities to be carried out are as follows:

Emergency Services and Homeless Coalition of St Johns County, Inc. (ESHC) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization focused on providing affordable Permanent Housing with Supportive Services and Transitional Housing to homeless parents and their minor children who have encountered difficult times and are in crisis. 

ESHC currently owns twenty-three (23) homes, of which twenty-one (21) reside in the city on a five (5) acre campus. The campus was previously a railroad worker community in the early 1900’s and seventeen of the homes are over 100 years old. Currently two (2) of the homes are used as offices, a business office and supportive service office which also serves as a food pantry and clothes closet for the community. ESHC would like to use the CDBG funds to renovate five (5) century old homes, update and repair four (4) homes and create concrete parking pads behind the homes for safe and secure parking for our homeless families.

The proposed project budget is as follows: 

Activity Name

  CDBG Budget

LMI% Benefit

Construction (includes project delivery)

$211,750.00

DEO Presumed 100%

Administration 

$  31,763.00

N/A

Total

$243,513.00

 

 

The City of Augustine does not anticipate that anyone will be displaced as a result of CDBG funded activities. If any persons are displaced because of these planned activities, the City of Augustine will assist as described in the City’s anti-displacement and relocation policy, which is available for review at City Hall. 

 A public hearing to provide citizens an opportunity to comment on the application will be held on Monday, July 11, 2022, at 5:00 PM or as soon thereafter as possible at the City of St. Augustine City Hall, City Commission Meeting Room, 75 King Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084-4386. If you have questions concerning the CDBG application process or the list of eligible activities, please contact Ms. Denise Radovich, Grants Administration Coordinator at (904) 209-4302, or via email at dradovich@citystaug.com.

A draft copy of the application will also be available for review during normal business hours at the City of Augustine City Hall located at 75 King Street, St. Augustine, Florida by noon on Friday, July 15, 2022. Persons wanting to submit written comments on the application should send them to Ms. Denise Radovich, by email at dradovich@citystaug.com or by mail to City of St Augustine, P.O. Box 210, St. Augustine, Florida 32085-0210, no later than Monday, July 18, 2022.  

 A copy of the final application will be available for review at the City of Augustine City Hall, no later than Thursday, July 21, 2022. The application will be submitted to DEO on or before Thursday, July 21, 2022. To obtain additional information concerning the application and the public hearing, contact Ms. Denise Radovich, by calling (904) 209-4302 or by email at dradovich@citystaug.com.

The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in the hearing is asked to contact Ms. Denise Radovich, at (904) 209-4302 or by email at dradovich@citystaug.com at least five days prior to the hearing.  If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the City using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800) 955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800) 955-8770 (Voice). Any non-English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should contact Ms. Radovich, at (904) 209-4302 or by email at dradovich@citystaug.com at least five calendar days prior to the meeting and a language interpreter will be provided. 

The City of St. Augustine Is A Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity/Handicap Accessible Jurisdiction.

 

SEGUNDO AVISO DE AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA- ESPAÑOL 

 

ESTE AVISO DE AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA TAMBIÉN ESTÁ DISPONIBLE EN ESPAÑOL EN LA PÁGINA INTERNET DE LA CIUDAD DE SAN AGUSTÍN AL (www.citystaug.com)


La Ciudad de San Agustín piensa hacer solicitud al Departamento de Oportunidad Económica de la Florida (DEO por sus siglas en inglés) mediante el Programa de Subvención en Bloque para el Desarrollo Comunitario (CDBG por sus siglas en inglés) para Ciudades Pequeñas por $243,513.00 para el año fiscal 2021 y 2022 en el área de Rehabilitación de Vivienda. Las actividades, montos financieros y el porcentaje aproximado beneficiarán a las Personas de Ingresos Bajos o Moderados (LMI por sus siglas en inglés) en la Cuidad de San Agustín. La solicitud se le entregará al DEO para el 21 de julio del 2022 o antes.

Las actividades que se realizarán son las siguientes:

Servicios de Emergencia y Coalición de Personas sin Hogar del Condado de St Johns Inc. (ESHC por sus siglas en inglés) es una organización 501(c)3 sin fines de lucro que se enfoca en proporcionar vivienda permanente asequible con servicios de apoyo y vivienda transicional para padres de familia que sean literalmente sin hogar y sus hijos menores de edad que se han encontrado en situaciones difíciles y están en crisis. 

ESHC actualmente posee veintitrés (23) hogares, veintiuno (21) de los cuales se encuentran en la ciudad en una propiedad de dos (2) hectáreas (manzanas). La planta física fue previamente una comunidad para trabajadores de ferrocarril a principios del siglo XX y diecisiete de los hogares tienen más de 100 años. Actualmente dos (2) de los hogares se ocupan como oficinas: una oficina administrativa y una oficina para servicios de apoyo que también funciona como una despensa y ropero para la comunidad. ESHC quisiera utilizar los fondos CDBG para renovar cinco (5) hogares que tienen un siglo de existencia, modernizar y reparar cuatro (4) hogares y crear espacios pavimentados de parqueo detrás de los hogares para que nuestras familias sin hogar tengan parqueo seguro y protegido.

El presupuesto de proyecto que se propone se detalla a continuación:

   

La Ciudad de San Agustín no espera que nadie se desaloje como resultado de las actividades financiadas por el CDBG. Si cualquier persona se desalojara debido a estas actividades planeadas, la Ciudad de San Agustín ayudará según se describa en la política de no desalojamiento y reubicación de la Ciudad, la cual está disponible para revisarse en la Sala Municipal (City Hall).

Una audiencia pública para proporcionar a los ciudadanos una oportunidad para comentar acerca de la solicitud se celebrará el lunes 11 de julio del 2022, a las 5:00 PM o lo más pronto posible después de esa fecha en la Sala Municipal (City Hall) de la Ciudad de San Agustín, Sala de Reuniones de la Junta Municipal, 75 King Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084-4386. Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre el proceso de solicitud para CDBG o la lista de actividades elegibles, favor comunicarse con la señora Denise Radovich, Coordinadora de Administración de Subvenciones al (904) 209-4302, o por email a dradovich@citystaug.com.

Una copia del borrador de la solicitud también estará disponible para revisarse durante horas hábiles en la Sala Municipal de la Ciudad de San Agustín ubicada en 75 King Street, St. Augustine, Florida para el mediodía el viernes 15 de julio del 2022. Las personas que deseen proporcionar comentarios por escrito sobre la solicitud deben enviárselos a la señora Denise Radovich, por email a dradovich@citystaug.com o por correo postal a City of St Augustine, P.O. Box 210, St. Augustine, Florida 32085-0210, para el lunes 18 de julio del 2022 a más tardar.

Una copia de la solicitud finalizada estará disponible para revisarse en el Ayuntamiento de la Ciudad de San Agustín para el jueves 21 de julio del 2022 a más tardar. La solicitud se le entregará al DEO para el jueves 21 de julio del 2022 o antes. Para obtener información adicional sobre la solicitud y la audiencia pública, comuníquese con la señora Denise Radovich llamando al (904) 209-4302 o por email a dradovich@citystaug.com.

La audiencia pública se celebra en una instalación accesible para discapacitados. Conforme a lo dispuesto en el Acta para Americanos con Discapacidades, a cualquier persona que requiera adaptaciones especiales para poder participar en la audiencia se le pide que se comunique con la señora Denise Radovich, al (904) 209-4302 o por email a dradovich@citystaug.com por lo menos cinco días antes de la audiencia. Si usted tiene discapacidad auditiva o del habla, favor comunicarse con la Ciudad usando el Servicio de Releo de la Florida, 1(800) 955-8771 (TDD) o 1(800) 955-8770 (Voz). Cualquier persona que no hable inglés que desee asistir a la audiencia pública debe comunicarse con la señora Radovich, al (904) 209-4302 o por email a dradovich@citystaug.com por lo menos cinco días naturales antes de la reunión y se le proporcionará un(a) intérprete del idioma necesario.

La Ciudad de San Agustín es una jurisdicción de Vivienda Justa/ Igualdad de Oportunidades/ Accesible para Discapacitados.