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, age, disability, religion, 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 Hearing Notice (English)


SECOND PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE


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

 

The City of Augustine plans to apply to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for a Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) of $1,251,229.00. For each activity that is proposed, at least 70% of the funds must benefit low-and-moderate income persons.  The activities, dollar amounts and estimated percentage benefit to low-and-moderate income persons for which the City of Augustine is applying are:

 

Service Area #1 Service Area and Project Area:  


The activities to be carried out in Project Area #1 are as follows:


Completion of the renovation of St. Francis Housing Crisis Center, located at 64 Washington St. in St. Augustine, Florida, which will provide additional safe, clean, shelter space for those experiencing unsheltered homelessness, providing a community vehicle to lessen the spreading of COVID-19 among the homeless. The completion of the renovation of this property, which is the only full-time, low-barrier shelter between Jacksonville and Daytona, will increase this agency’s overall capacity to assist clients in need. This increased capacity for safe, sanitary shelter will support the St. Augustine community’s efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and aid in the recovery from the pandemic by decreasing the number of unsheltered homeless citizens and providing those who test positive with a place to quarantine and recover with limited contact with the community at large.

The proposed project budget is as follows:      

Activity Name

CDBG Budget

LMI% Benefit

Construction (includes project delivery)

$ 1,128,360.00

DEO Presumed 100%

03L – Engineering/Architectural (includes additional engineering)

  $      72,869.00

N/A

21A – Administration

  $      50,000.00

N/A

Total

$ 1,251,229.00

 

 

The City of Augustine does not anticipate that anyone will be displaced as a result of CDBG-CV funded activities.  If any persons are displaced as a result 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, October 25, 2021, 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-CV 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 Wednesday, October 27, 2021. 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 Friday, October 29, 2021.  

 

A copy of the final application will be available for review at the City of Augustine City Hall, no later than Monday, November 1, 2021.  The application will be submitted to DEO on or before Monday, November 1, 2021.  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 the 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

 

 

Public Hearing Notice (Spanish)


AVISO DE UNA SEGUNDA AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA


ESTE AVISO DE AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA TAMBIÉN ESTÁ DISPONIBLE EN ESPAÑOL  EN EL SITIO WEB DE LA CIUDAD DE SAN AGUSTÍN UBICADO EN (www.citystaug.com)


La ciudad de San Agustín planea solicitar al Departamento de Oportunidad Económica de la Florida (DEO por sus iniciales en inglés) un subsidio en bloque para desarrollo comunitario por el virus Corona (CDBG-CV por sus iniciales en inglés) de $1.251.229,00. Para cada actividad propuesta, al menos el 70% de los fondos debe beneficiar a personas de ingresos bajos o moderados. Las actividades, las cantidades de dólares y el porciento estimado en beneficio a personas de ingresos bajos o moderados que la ciudad de San Agustín está solicitando son:

Área de servicios #1 Área de servicios y Área de proyectos:


Las actividades para llevarse a cabo en el Área de proyectos #1 son como sigue:

 

Completar y renovar el St. Francis Housing Crisis Center, ubicado en 64 Washington St. en San Agustín, Florida, lo que proveerá espacio adicional de refugio seguro y limpio para personas que sufran el estar sin hogar ni refugio, dándole a la comunidad un medio para reducir el contagio de COVID-19 entre las personas sin hogar. El completar la renovación de esta propiedad, que es el único refugio de fácil acceso entre Jacksonville y Daytona, aumentará la capacidad de esta agencia para prestar ayuda a clientes necesitados. Este aumento de la capacidad para proveer un refugio seguro y sano dará apoyo a los esfuerzos de la comunidad de San Agustín para impedir la difusión del virus Corona y ayudar a recuperarse de la pandemia al reducir el número de ciudadanos sin hogar ni refugio y dándoles a los que hayan tenido un resultado positivo un lugar para la cuarentena y para recuperarse, con un contacto limitado con la comunidad en general.


El presupuesto propuesto para el Proyecto es como sigue:


Nombre de la actividad

Presupuesto CDBG

% Beneficio a LMI

Construcción (incluye la entrega del

proyecto)

$ 1.128.360,00

DEO Supuesto 100%

03L –Ingeniería/ Arquitectura (incluye ingeniería adicional)

$      72.869,00

N/A

21A – Administración

$      50.000,00

N/A

Total

$ 1.251.229,00

 


 

La ciudad de San Agustín no espera que nadie sea desplazado como resultado de las actividades financiadas por el CDBG-CV. Si algunas personas fueran desplazadas como resultado de estas actividades planeadas, la ciudad de San Agustín prestará asistencia tal cual está descripto en la política de la ciudad en contra del desplazamiento y para la reubicación, la que puede ser consultada en la municipalidad.

Se hará una audiencia pública para darle a los ciudadanos la oportunidad de comentar sobre la solicitud el lunes 25 de octubre de 2021, a las 5:00 PM o más tarde tan pronto como sea posible en la Municipalidad de la ciudad de San Agustín, Sala de Reuniones de la Comisión de la Ciudad, 75 King Street, San Agustín, FL. 32084-4386. Si usted tiene preguntas con respecto al proceso de solicitud del CDBG-CV o sobre la lista de actividades pertinentes, contacte a la Sra. Denise Radovich, Coordinadora de la Administración del Subsidio al (904) 209-4302, o por correo electrónico a dradovich@citystaug.com.  Una copia borrador de la solicitud estará también disponible para ser consultada durante el horario normal de oficinas en la Municipalidad de la ciudad de San Agustín, en 75 King Street, San Agustín, Florida, para el mediodía del miércoles 27 de octubre de 2021. Las personas que deseen entregar comentarios por escrito acerca de la solicitud deben enviárselos a la Sra. Denise Radovich, por correo electrónico a dradovich@citystaug.com o por correo a City of St Augustine, P.O. Box 210, St. Augustine, Florida 32085-0210, no más tarde del viernes 29 de octubre de 2021.


Una copia de la solicitud final estará disponible para ser consultada en la Municipalidad de la ciudad de San Agustín, no más tarde del lunes 1 de noviembre de 2021. La solicitud será entregada al DEO el día, o antes del día lunes 1 de noviembre de 2021. Para obtener información adicional con respecto a la solicitud y la audiencia pública, contacte a la Sra. Denise Radovich llamando al (904) 209-4302 o por correo electrónico a dradovich@citystaug.com.

 

La reunión se hará en un edificio accesible a discapacitados. Conforme a las reglas de la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades, a cualquier persona que necesite asistencia especial para participar en la audiencia se le pide que contacte a la Sra. Denise Radovich al (904) 209-4302 o por correo electrónico a dradovich@citystaug.com al menos cinco días antes de la audiencia. Si usted está impedido por el oído o el habla, por favor contacte a la ciudad usando el Servicio de Transmisión de Florida, 1(800) 955-8771 (TDD) o 1(800) 955-8770 (Voz). Cualquier persona que no hable inglés y quiera asistir a la audiencia pública debe contactar a la Sra. Radovich al (904) 209-4302 o por correo electrónico a dradovich@citystaug.com al menos cinco días de calendario antes de la reunión, y se le proveerá un intérprete.


La ciudad de San Agustín es una jurisdicción accesible a Vivienda Justa / Igual Oportunidad / Discapacitados.