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Posted on: January 15, 2021

City sponsors banners to honor MLK

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Banners celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be displayed on street poles in the city’s core area - International Speedway Boulevard from Nova Road to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.The banners are part of an ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Code Enforcement hosts annual meeting to review cases

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Join code enforcement staff as they review opened and resolved cases in 2020 during a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, outside at Our Lady of Lourdes Church located at 1014 N. Halifax Ave. This meeting is a good opportunity for residents to learn mo...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Votran adjusts service route

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Beginning Sunday, Jan. 17, Votran will make several route adjustments in downtown Daytona Beach due to the conclusion of the Beach Street Streetscape project.

Monday through Saturday daytime service

Route 1The route will resume service over the Tom Staed Ve...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County classes for home buyers

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The University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension in Volusia County (UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County) is a HUD-approved Housing Counseling Agency. They offer two-part classes that consist of eight hours of classroom educati...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Upcoming meetings for Mayor’s Equity Initiative

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Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry has created an equity initiative so the community can come together to help take steps to achieve the dream of a bias-free society.

The initiative will have virtual focus group meetings in February to brainstorm promoting ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Publix and VA offer COVID-19 vaccine

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Publix offering COVID-19 vaccineGovernor Ron DeSantis has announced that Publix will offer a limited number of COVID-19 vaccines at pharmacies in Volusia County. The vaccine will be available for healthcare personnel with direct patient contact, residents...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Free COVID-19 testing offered daily

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Free COVID-19 testingFree COVID-19 testing continues to be available at the city gym located at 1000 Live Oak St. in New Smyrna Beach. The state-run site offers self-swab rapid antigen testing with results expected within 15 minutes. The site also offers ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

City continues to provide rental assistance

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The city is continuing to offer rental assistance to residents impacted with a financial hardship due to the pandemic. The city was awarded an additional $599,913 in Community Development Block Grant funds as part of the federal CARES Act.

Rental assistanc...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Campbell Pool improvements on schedule

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A new entry pavilion, stairs, an ADA-compliant access ramp and additional shaded, seating areas are taking shape at Campbell Aquatic Center in the city’s Midtown area. Crews laid concrete block walls and built the roof’s structure for ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

South Beach Street force main project in final phase

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The South Beach Street force main project is in its final phase as crews work in the area of Donnelly Place and Fremont Court leading to the city’s wastewater treatment plant. This marks the last portion of the 18-month project as the pipe has a...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Utility project featured in state industry publication

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The one-year replacement project of a critical pipe at the city’s water treatment plant was featured in a multi-page spread in the most recent issue of the Florida Water Resources Journal. The article details the painstaking, methodical coordina...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Daytona Beach International Airport adds nonstop flights to Dallas, Philadelphia

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American Airlines is offering daily nonstop service to Daytona Beach International Airport from Philadelphia and Dallas/Fort Worth through the end of April. 

For additional information, visit Daytona Beach International Airport's website....

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Slavin Management Consultants accepting applications

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The City of Daytona Beach is accepting applications for a new city manager as its current manager Jim Chisholm will be retiring in the spring. Slavin Management Consultants has been hired to conduct the search, and the position will remain open until fill...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

TNR program helps 500+ cats

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Through its Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) program, the city’s Animal Control Division lent a helping paw and recently neutered its 500th stray cat in an effort to help reduce the number of homeless cats in Daytona Beach. This major milestone was made...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Upcoming Mayor’s Fitness Challenge postponed

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In light of the recent rise in COVID-19 cases, the upcoming Mayor’s Fitness Challenge has been postponed and may be rescheduled to this spring. Residents are encouraged to take steps to stay COVID-free this holiday season - wash hands frequently...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Citizens on Patrol recruiting volunteers

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is recruiting volunteers to join its Citizens on Patrol (COP) program, a volunteer service where residents perform crime watch activities, alert the police department of hazardous and unlawful behavior and provid...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Revised procedures for City Commission and advisory board meetings

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

  • Members of the public who want to comment on an agenda item or items can complete this form by...
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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Daytona Beach is a Purple Heart City

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On Oct. 7, Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry signed a proclamation declaring the City of Daytona Beach a Purple Heart City. This honors and acknowledges residents who were wounded or killed in armed combat.

The Purple Heart is the oldest U.S. military deco...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

City makes marks in U.S. News & World Report rankings

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U.S. News & World Report recently released rankings for Best Places to Live & Retire 2020-21. The annual list ranks 150 metro areas in the United States based on each area’s quality of life and the job market, as well as the value of living there ...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

University of Florida study forecasts increase in Daytona Beach's population

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The University of Florida’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR) has released population projections for Daytona Beach for the next 25 years. Using different statistical techniques, population forecasts were made in five-year incremen...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

City bans animal tethering

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On Sept. 23, 2020, the City Commission adopted an ordinance prohibiting the tethering of dogs or cats to stationary objects except when specific conditions are met. The penalty includes a maximum fine of $500. Tethering animals unsafely can cause injury, ...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Stay connected!

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Get the latest city updates by following our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Nextdoor, LinkedIn, YouTube or Spectrum Channel 490 (DBTV).

To sign up for the emergency alerts, go to the city’s website – www.codb.us, and from the homepage, c...

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