Beginning Wednesday, July 8, free, reusable cloth face masks will be available to the public at four of the city's community centers. The 8,000 masks were provided by a personal donation from Zone 2 Commissioner Aaron Delgado and the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County. In Daytona Beach, people are required to wear face coverings at any indoor locations where socially distancing is not possible. For more information about the requirement and exemptions, please visit www.codb.us/coronavirus.While supplies last, face masks will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday at the following locations:
Dickerson Community Center – 308 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Midtown Community Center – 925 George W. Ingram Blvd.
Schnebly Recreation Center – 1101 N. Atlantic Ave.
Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Community Center – 1000 Vine St.
At a special meeting Friday, June 26, city commissioners adopted a resolution requiring people working, living, visiting or doing business in the City of Daytona Beach to wear a face covering in any indoor location, other than a home or residence, when social distancing is not possible in an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The face covering requirement went in to effect at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, June 28. Read more.
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 Friday, July 10. The postponement also includes the fireworks shows for Memorial Day weekend, Saturday evenings and the Fourth of July.
The City of Daytona Beach is expanding 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 residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and to help ensure stability for low-to-moderate income residents who have been furloughed, lost employment or have had work hours reduced. Appointments must be made to submit completed applications and provide documentation. Beginning 10 a.m. Friday, May 8, appointments can be made by calling Central Florida Community Development Corporation at (386) 226-1216 or Mid-Florida Housing Partnership Corporation at (386) 274-4441, ext. 301 and 304. Read more.
The City Commission voted Thursday, July 2, to require residents and visitors wear masks in public. The Commission voted to approve the measure effective immediately. Those in violation of the ordinance could be subject to a fine through a civil citation. A first offense would be punishable by a $25, $50 for a second offense and $100 for every offense thereafter. Read more
The city’s utility billing hours will be modified until further notice while under emergency orders for the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning Monday, April 13, utility billing customer service representatives will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Customer service may be reached at 386-626-7051. The afterhours emergency line will still be available if needed at 386-626-7203. Additionally, all water shutoffs, delinquent fees and late fees have been suspended through May 31. We ask that residents pay what they can so they won’t face larger bills in the future.
On July 7, the Deltona City Commission approved a resolution (No. 2020-47) emphasizing the importance of wearing face coverings in all indoor locations, and at outdoor locations where social distancing is not possible throughout the City of of Deltona in order to minimize the spread of COVID-19, (effective July 7). Read more.
City of Edgewater Utility billing procedures will begin to transition to normal collection processes in the coming weeks. Penalties and delinquent fees will begin to be charged again starting June 16, 2020. Shut off of accounts with past due balances will be delayed until July 7, 2020. Customers who need help paying a past due balance before the shut-off occurs are encouraged to call 424-2400 x4000 to speak to a customer service representative to discuss a payment plan as well as community resources for payment assistance.
City Manager Glenn Irby signed Executive Order No. 2020-01 May 8, 2020, authorizing temporary outdoor dining areas by permit and temporarily suspending signage restrictions for all essential services. Temporary outdoor dining areas are authorized by permit only. Those restaurants that already have outdoor dining areas approved as part of their existing site plan are not required to obtain a permit to serve patrons in those existing outdoor dining areas. Any questions regarding these temporary changes may be directed to the Development Services Department at 386-424-2400 xx1502 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
At their July 1 special meeting, the City Commission voted 3-2 to adopt Resolution No. 23-20 mandating the wearing of face coverings in public. Of note, the resolution will not be enforced by police nor carry any penalties for non-compliance. Video replay of this and the June 30 special meeting will be available on the City of New Smyrna Beach’s official YouTube channel once closed captions are applied. Please visit https://bit.ly/2ZnSFz0 to review the full text of Resolution No. 23-20.
At their June 9 regular meeting, the New Smyrna Beach City Commission lifted all remaining preventative measures implemented by the city over the last three months related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, among them the closure of playgrounds, public restrooms, and city event venues such as the Brannon Center, Live Oak Cultural Center, and Alonzo “Babe” James Community Center.
To assist local restaurants get back to work in compliance with the Governor's plan to reopen Florida, the City of New Smyrna Beach is providing the following process to temporarily expand outdoor seating options. Businesses must develop an outdoor seating plan that addresses specific requirements and obtain approval from the city. To learn more, email email@example.com call 386-410-2800 or visit https://www.cityofnsb.com/1298/Coronavirus-COVID-19.
The City Council voted Monday, July 6, to require residents and visitors wear masks in indoor public spaces. The Council voted to approve Ordinance no. 632 effective 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7. Read more.
City Hall and other administrative offices reopened to the public on Monday, June 1.
City of Orange City's parks, including playgrounds, the skate park, and the Mill Lake Park splash pad are open for the public to use. Pavilion and field rentals have resumed. Rentals have been modified to follow current CDC guidelines. Read more.
By proclamation of the Mayor of Ormond Beach, as provided by Section 3.05 of the City Charter, Mayor Bill Partington proclaims the necessity of the wearing of face coverings when social distancing is not attainable throughout the City of Ormond Beach and urges all residents and businesses to do the same.
Effective midnight May 31 the Town of Ponce Inlet’s state of emergency declaration will end. On June 1, Town facilities will reopen with public occupancy limitations posted at each. Normal operating hours and the availability of all amenities in the Town’s parks will resume on June 1st. Orders issued under the federal, state, and county continue to apply as they relate to Ponce Inlet. The Town continues to support adherence with CDC guidelines for 6 foot social distancing, no groups larger than 10, masks in situations where social distancing cannot be obtained, and frequent thorough hand hygiene. Thank you for your cooperation.