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Posted on: May 6, 2020

City offers rental assistance through CARE program

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The City of Daytona Beach has expanded its COVID-19 Assistance Recovery Effort program, also known as CARE, by offering rental assistance to income-eligible residents. The rental assistance program is intended to provide financial relief to Daytona Beach ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Fourth of July fireworks canceled

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Due to restrictions in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Friday night Summer Entertainment Series at the Daytona Beach Bandshell, which was scheduled to begin this Memorial Day weekend, has been postponed until further notice. In addition, the ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Almost all city parks reopened

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As of today, the city has reopened almost all of its parks for passive outdoor recreation including the restrooms, walking trails, basketball courts and other outdoor amenities. The playgrounds at the parks remain closed. It is recommended children do not...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

City pools are open

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City pools Campbell Aquatic Center, 400 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., and Cypress Aquatic Center, 981 George W. Engram Blvd., have reopened to the public. Visitors will have their temperature checked before being allowed into each facility and should ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

County offers mortgage assistance

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Daytona Beach homeowners who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 can apply for mortgage payment assistance through Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division. Mortgage assistance is provided to eligible households for up to three mont...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

County grants available for small businesses

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Volusia County is accepting applications for a $10 million grant program aimed at helping small businesses recover financially from the COVID-19 pandemic. Qualifying businesses may be eligible to receive a one-time reopening grant.  Businesses th...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Restaurants can expand outdoor seating

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To help local eateries take advantage of guidelines for restaurant openings in Governor Ron DeSantis’ Safe, Smart, Step-by-Step Plan to Reopen Florida, the city adopted a temporary policy allowing restaurants the flexibility to create or expand ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

City projects move forward during pandemic

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At last week’s City Commission meeting, updates on several city projects were provided including the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. road improvements and streetscape that is almost at the finish line. Substantial completion of the $2.67 millio...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

New procedures for City Commission meetings

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The next meeting date of the Daytona Beach City Commission is at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 20.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the city has new procedures to allow remote and in-person public participation.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Stay informed with weekly E-Currents Newsletter

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There is always a lot happening in the City of Daytona Beach. From concerts and performances at the Daytona Beach Bandshell and Peabody Auditorium, to improvements at the city’s parks, facilities and roads, as well as new businesses calling the ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Tune in for City of Daytona Beach news

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Residents can get updated city information three times a week on two different local radio stations.

The city is sponsoring two shows each week on WELE-AM Radio, also known as 1380 “The Cat.” Listeners can tune in at WELE-AM 1380 and on...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Only You Can Make Daytona Beach Count

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The 2020 Census will count every person living in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, the United States and U.S. territories. The census is conducted every 10 years by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. The results determine congressional...

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Posted on: April 18, 2020

New website for business community

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Volusia County launched a comprehensive and collaborative economic recovery website - VolusiaBusinessResources.com -  to serve as a countywide source of assistance and incentive program information for businesses. The website features federal, st...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

FDOT provides update on proposed Oakridge Blvd. improvements

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According to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), in lieu of a second public meeting regarding proposed improvements along Oakridge Boulevard from Halifax Avenue to N. Atlantic Avenue, FDOT has compiled an update to inform the community of cur...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Governor Issues "Phase 1 Reopening" Executive Order

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued an Executive Order Wednesday, April 29, that outlines the Phase 1: Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida’s Recovery.

The Phase 1 Reopening executive order continues with the “Safer At Home&...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Utility customers get break on April statement

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More than 22,800 utility customers within the city limits of Daytona Beach will receive a credit on their April statement for the amount of water, sewer, recycling and public service tax. Not included in the credit will be fees associated with stormwater,...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Survey window open for transportation planning survey

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The River to Sea Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) is seeking public participation through an online survey to plan transportation improvements in our community. The survey is conducted every two years and helps provide insights for the TPO as it...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Daytona Beach CARE (COVID-19 Assistance Recovery Effort) Program

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Daytona Beach CARE (COVID-19 Assistance Recovery Effort) Program

On March 24, City Commissioners approved a multi-pronged incentive package aimed to provide immediate financial relief to Daytona Beach residents and business owners impacted by the COVID-19 ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Beach Street Streetscape Underway

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The Beach Street Streetscape project began Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. There will be access to all of the businesses and downtown shoppers are encouraged to park in any of the free available parking lots located to the rear of the stores. All lanes of traffic ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

New Daytona Beach iconic landmark on I-95

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Road construction projects typically aren’t known for their eye-catching aesthetic features but a new iconic landmark in Daytona Beach is changing that narrative. Installed last month, the large concrete sculpture is greeting thousands of motori...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Join a board

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Looking to get involved in your Daytona Beach government and community? Consider joining a board! There are vacancies available in 13 boards and committees. Below are the current vacancies as of Feb. 1 through June 30, 2020. Applications remain on file fo...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Free books for children

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Did you know that reading books to your child gives them a head start on language skills and literacy? Through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Program, all children under 5 years of age living in the 32114 zip code can receive an age-appropri...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

See development projects throughout city

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An interactive map is available to view and track progress of proposed/current development projects. See project documents like permit applications, site plans, utility reports, surveys, etc.

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Alert notifications by text message or email

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When an emergency strikes, will you know what to do, where to go or where to get more information? You may, if you sign up for free emergency alerts from the City of Daytona Beach. In a few minutes, you can register to receive emergency alerts which may b...
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