Raymos appointed to Airport Authority seat
Gov. Rick Scott announced last month the appointment of Victor J. Raymos to the St. Augustine-St. Johns County Airport Authority.
Raymos, of St. Augustine, is the association executive and chief executive officer of the St. Augustine-St. Johns County Board of Realtors and the former chief executive officer of Sellers Choice LLC. He is an Army veteran and previously served as the chairman of the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce. Raymos fills a vacancy created by the resignation of Mark Miner for a term ending Jan. 2, 2019.
City offices closed Friday for holiday
Offices for the city of St. Augustine will be closed on Friday in observance of Veterans Day. Solid waste collections will remain on the regular schedule.
Veterans Day parade to impact traffic
The Veterans Day parade scheduled for Saturday at 10:45 a.m.,will necessitate rerouting of traffic and restrictions on parking in areas of downtown. The parade is expected to conclude at approximately 12:30 p.m.
Starting on Orange Street, the parade will continue east, south on S. Castillo Drive/Avenida Menendez, west on Cathedral Place, north on Cordova Street, then returning to Francis Field.
Parking along the parade route will be restricted until the conclusion of the parade.
Learn what’s next for Vilano Beach
Vilano Beach Main Street will host an Economic Summit Meeting on Nov. 15 in the Hampton Inn’s Marlin Room, 95 Vilano Road, from 8-10 a.m. to showcase plans for the town’s future with talks from developers, property owners, business owners and county planners. Cost to attend is $35; tickets are available at www.vilanobeachfl.com, or contact Sallie O’Hara at firstname.lastname@example.org or 904-540-0402.
Parking enforcement extended to Sundays
The city of St. Augustine has extended its parking enforcement to Sunday mornings for illegally parked vehicles. Parking remains free, but vehicles parked illegally will be ticketed. This includes vehicles parked on yellow curbs, parked in spaces reserved for commercial vehicles, taxis or sightseeing vehicles, vehicles parked facing the wrong direction or on sidewalks, and any other vehicles parked illegally.
Previously, illegally parked vehicles had not been ticketed until Sunday afternoon, but the change was needed to ensure access by businesses that depend on reserved spaces to operate or to receive deliveries.
For information, call 904-825-1030.
Take North Florida Travel Survey
The North Florida Transportation Planning Organization and the Florida Department of Transportation are sponsoring the North Florida Travel Survey to better understand residents’ transportation needs. The information collected will help improve the regional transportation system and prioritize future transportation improvements. The survey runs through late November.
The transportation survey is collecting information on day-to-day travel and activities in Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam and St. Johns counties.
Each participating household will be entered in a drawing for a grand prize of an iPhone X, or one of 25 $100 Amazon or Walmart gift cards.
To take the survey, go toNorthFloridaTravelSurvey.com and use the password: Survey. Email help@NorthFloridaTravelSurvey.com or call 1-800-895-2690.