St. Johns County Engineering Division Hosting


Wildwood Drive Public Meeting

St. Johns County, FL. – The St. Johns County Engineering Division has scheduled a public workshop for the Wildwood Drive study from 4–6 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, at Treaty Park Pavilion,1595 Wildwood Drive, St. Augustine. This meeting will be an open forum, and displays will be available for viewing throughout the meeting. The public is encouraged to submit comments. It is anticipated that one or more St. Johns County Commissioners may attend the meeting.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodations or an interpreter to participate in these proceedings should contact Wayne Pacetti, ADA Coordinator at  or at the County Administration building, 4020 Lewis Speedway, St. Augustine. Persons needing telecommunication devices for the deaf or Florida relay service, please call . For additional information, please contact the St. Johns County Engineering Division at  or visit




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Real Estate

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Fire Rescue Announcements, News & Events

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Green Living


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