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Posted on: September 21, 2023

Free books available Oct. 7

Free books available Oct. 7

There will be a Reading Opens the World Family Literacy and Book Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Dickerson Community Center, 308 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

Midtown Art Fest & Mural Reveal

Midtown Art Fest & Mural Reveal

Midtown Café Daytona is hosting the Midtown Art Fest starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept 23. Enjoy live music, live art, vendors, food and more. The mural reveal will be at 7 p.m. Midtown Café Daytona is at 536 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

Lift Station 34 Replacement Project

Lift Station 34 Replacement Project

The public is invited to a meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at City Hall (room 149B) to learn about the Lift Station 34 Replacement Project at 510 Ora St. The project includes the addition of an electrical/office building, construction of a wet well w...

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

FDOT hosts public meetings

FDOT hosts public meetings about transportation improvements

LPGA Blvd. improvementsThe Florida Department of Transportation is hosting a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the News-Journal Center, 221 N. Beach St., for the public to learn about a Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study...

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

Applications accepted for Youth Advisory Board

Applications accepted for Youth Advisory Board

Applications are being accepted from youth who want to serve on the city’s new Youth Advisory Board. Participants will learn about local government and provide input and helpful information to the City Commission as it relates to issues affectin...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Trunk or Treat in Daytona Beach

Trunk or Treat in Daytona Beach

The City of Daytona Beach is hosting its third annual Trunk or Treat starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. Presented by Zone 4 City Commissioner Stacy Cantu, the event will be at a new location this year – City Island Park at 113 Jackie Robinson ...

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Posted on: September 5, 2023

Commissioners consider proposed budget for upcoming fiscal year

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At the Sept. 6 commission meeting, the FY 2023/24 property tax millage rate and budget for the city passed on first reading. The final public hearing will be at the Sept. 20 City Commission meeting

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Posted on: August 8, 2023

Searching for volunteers to serve on Salary Review Committee

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The City of Daytona Beach is recruiting volunteers to serve on a Salary Review Committee (SRC), which will be tasked with evaluating the compensation and benefits of the members of the City Commission.

The SRC will be an independent committee with the goal...

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Posted on: August 25, 2023

City hosts public meetings following redistricting

Redistricting update in Daytona Beach: Meet your commissioner

To ensure the city’s six zones represent an equal number of residents, every 10 years, the city adjusts the boundaries of each zone in accordance with population shifts. The process to evenly distribute Daytona Beach’s residents &n...

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Posted on: August 17, 2023

Door-to-door canvassing effort underway for Midtown businesses

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An effort to create a directory of businesses in the Midtown area is underway. “When the city offered financial assistance following last year’s storms, we had difficulty getting the word out to business owners. The Midtown Redevelopme...

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Posted on: July 25, 2023

Residents can request home check

Police Department offers vacation home check

Summer is the perfect time to head out of town for a vacation. When you’re planning to be away from home for an extended period of time, as a resident of Daytona Beach, you can request a vacation house check by the Daytona Beach Police Departmen...

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Posted on: August 29, 2023

Free computer classes

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The city is offering free adult computer classes at its Cherry Cultural & Educational Center (925 George W. Engram Blvd.) every Monday, and the Yvonne-Scarlett Golden Cultural & Educational Center (1000 Vine St.) every Tuesday and Wednesday. Class...

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Posted on: September 14, 2023

Join the YAC Friday, Sept. 22 for an ice cream party

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Open to all adults with special needs, the Young Adult Club that meets at Schnebly Recreation Center is hosting an ice cream sundae party from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22. This party will feature ice cream, pizza, dancing and a DJ at the center, wh...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: August 10, 2023

Registration open for After-School program

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Registration is open for the city's after-school program for kindergarten through eighth-grade students at Schnebly Recreation Center. The program is offered from school dismissal until 5:30 p.m. The fee is $900 for the school year and can be pai...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: August 11, 2023

Over 30 programs are offered throughout the city

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With over 30 programs offered throughout Daytona Beach, there is something for everyone to enjoy during their leisure time. From Game Night to Kung-fu and Senior Oasis, residents can find programs at any of the city's five community centers.

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: August 10, 2023

Volunteers needed for tutoring program

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The city’s after-school program is seeking volunteers to help elementary-aged students improve their math and reading skills. The after-school program meets 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the school year and meets at the Schn...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Game Night offered for residents

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Join us for Game Night from 5:30 to 8 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Dickerson Community Center, 308 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Open to all ages, attendees can enjoy playing a variety of board games and card games for free.&nb...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: August 16, 2023

Registration open for Gymnastics

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Tumble your way into gymnastics! Registration is open for Daytona Beach Gymnastics Summer B session. Participants will learn basic gymnastics fundamentals, proper technique and teamwork in a fun and energetic environment. Offered for youth of all ages (pr...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: July 25, 2023

Learn more about your city government

Watch Inside Daytona Beach

The city produces an informative video series called “Inside Daytona Beach” where viewers get an in-depth look at city government services and facilities. Episodes include information about requesting public records, applying for a Business Tax Receipt, p...

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Posted on: June 22, 2023

New online permitting software system launched

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The City of Daytona Beach is using a new online permitting software system, called Intuitive Municipal Solutions (iMS), which streamlines the process for issuing building permits and improves access to stored data for individual properties and large-scale...

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Posted on: May 4, 2023

City secures state funding for utilities infrastructure

Proactive program diverts damaging pollutants

The City of Daytona Beach was awarded $3.9 million for seven stormwater and wastewater projects through funding provided by the Hurricane Stormwater and Wastewater Assistance Grant Program. The $100 million grant program was created for eligible governmen...

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Posted on: May 18, 2023

Daytona Beach is lit

Summer fireworks on Saturday nights in Daytona Beach

There will be a free fireworks display over the Daytona Beach Pier every Saturday night all summer starting Saturday, May 27. Sponsored by the City of Daytona Beach and presented by the Friends of the Bandshell and the Boardwalk Merchants and Friends, the...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: June 7, 2023

Hurricane season is through Nov. 30

Hurricane season is through Nov. 30

Take steps now to be prepared should a storm threaten the area.

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

Daytona Beach’s livability highlighted

Daytona Beach’s livability highlighted

Daytona Beach and other municipalities in the region are featured in a 66-page print publication and digital publication, which showcases this region’s favorable business climate, enviable quality of place and attractions. Sponsored by Team Volu...

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Posted on: May 4, 2023

Proactive program diverts damaging pollutants

Lids available to help residents properly dispose of fats, oils and grease.

The city’s Utilities department has blue plastic lids available for residents so they can properly dispose of Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG). When FOG are poured down drains and into sewer lines, they cool and solidify, clogging wastewater flow causing signi...

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Posted on: April 19, 2023

Dr. Josie Rogers’ home being renovated.

Dr. Josie Rogers’ home being completely renovated.

One of the oldest homes in the city, the Dr. Josie Rogers' house, is undergoing extensive renovations to transform it into a space to welcome, educate and offer respite to visitors of the $31 million Riverfront Esplanade in downtown Daytona Beach...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: April 12, 2023

Testing of city’s hydrants underway

Annual fire hydrant maintenance

Testing is underway on the city’s 2,724 fire hydrants. Each hydrant will be tested as part of a citywide annual maintenance program to ensure servable hydrants are fully functional. Hydromax USA is the company performing the annual maintenance and will be...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: April 5, 2023

Resident survey results provide valuable insight

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Results of the recent resident survey have been compiled and the complete report is available for review on the city’s website. The purpose of the survey is to help policy makers better understand priorities for government action and citizen opi...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: April 7, 2023

Residents can Adopt-A-Drain

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With afternoon thunderstorms, residents may notice water ponding in roadways. There are 1,464 storm drains that are privately maintained (by private or commercial property owners or homeowners’ associations) and 4,931 city-maintained drains.&...

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Posted on: February 3, 2023

Beach access and recovery updates

Daytona Beach Hurricane Recovery

County webpage provides real-time information for beachgoers.

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Sign up to receive City Manager's Update

City Manager Update newsletter sign up

Learn about city's latest initiatives, programs and projects in the City Manager’s Update newsletter. This informative newsletter is distributed on days the City Commission meets. Sign up through Notify Me to receive it automatically via email and/or text...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Road resurfacing efforts kick into high gear

Daytona Beach Neighborhood Roadway Improvements

Preserving roadway conditions improve a community’s quality of life, and the city continues to invest in the maintenance, rehabilitation and repaving of neighborhood streets. Roadway maintenance is currently funded at $4.1million for this fiscal...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Contribute to the solution

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It’s normal to want to give money to someone who’s down and out, but often times it’s the worst thing you can do. Panhandling on busy roadways can be dangerous for panhandlers and motorists. Also, giving money prolongs the si...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Schedule virtual meetings with city staff

Schedule virtual meetings with Daytona Beach city staff

Thanks to a new technology-based initiative, residents can schedule virtual meetings with specific departments. Residents can reserve a date and 15-, 20- or 30-minute time slot for a one-on-one virtual meeting with staff, similar to making an online reser...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Motor oil collection sites

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Used motor oil is a major contaminant of waterways so it should never be dumped down the drain or put in the trash. One gallon of motor oil can contaminate one million gallons of fresh water. The city has made it easy and convenient for residents to dispo...

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

New water tank to double storage capabilities

New water tank to double storage capabilities

Project Facts at a GlanceContractor: Wharton-Smith, Inc.Cost: $12.4 millionStorage Capacity: 5 million gallons or enough to fill 7.5 Olympic-sized swimming poolsStart Date: January 2023Completion estimate: Early 2024

The need for additional drinking water ...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: June 2, 2021

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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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Stay engaged and connected!

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The City of Daytona Beach uses various social media channels to engage and inform the community. The objective is to strengthen the city’s responsiveness and transparency by informing the community about city services, events, resources, program...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Permit and inspection fees waived for two years

Permit and inspection fees waived for two years

To promote neighborhood improvement and beautification, as well as to spur private investment in the core of the city, building permit and inspection fees are being waived for commercial and residential properties within the borders of Mason Avenue to Sha...

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