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    12th Annual Bargain Sea Oats Sale

    The Brevard County Natural Resources Management Department and Keep Brevard Beautiful, Inc. are working together to bring beachside residents the 12th Annual Bargain Sea Oats Sale. This sale event offers residents the opportunity to pre-purchase liner size sea oats in packs of 96 for $48. Sea oats that have been ordered and paid for by Friday, Jan. 30 will be available for pick up on Saturday, Feb. 7.

    Detailed information and the order form can found here or call 321-633-2016 ext. 52431.

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    Take preventive action to avoid contact with Mosquitoes

    As of 8/25/14 there have been several sentinel chickens testing positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) at four of our eleven sentinel sites. There has also been one horse case of WNV confirmed. While these numbers are not cause for alarm, it is prudent for citizens to take note and take preventative actions where appropriate.

    For more information on the West Nile Virus and preventative actions, visit . Also, Brevard County Mosquito Control.

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    Recommended Budget FY 2014-2015

    The revised Recommended Budget for FY 2014-2015 is $1,036,245,182. This budget represents a decrease of 3.1% or ($32,951,840) from the FY 2013-2014 Amended Budget of $1,069,197,022. The Board of County Commissioners will hold Public Hearings on the Recommended Budget on September 9th and 23rd.

    To view the recommended budget, click here. The document is extremely large and in PDF format. Please be patient while the document downloads.

    To view the summarized changes to the July budget, click here .

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    ‘Drain and Cover’ to Prevent Mosquito-borne Illnesses

    The Florida Department of Health in Brevard County has confirmed an imported case (travel associated) of chikungunya fever, a disease spread by bites from infected mosquitoes. The Health Department and Brevard County Mosquito Control are coordinating efforts to increase spraying efforts and educational outreach.Here’s more information on chikungunya.


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    Fertilizer Restrictions Take Effect June 1

    The application of fertilizer containing nitrogen and phosphorus on lawns is restricted in unincorporated Brevard County from June 1 through Sept. 30.


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    North Reach Wins 2014 Best Restored Beach Award

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association has announced that Brevard County's North Reach is a winner of its 2014 Best Restored Beach Award. The North Reach, which includes the Cities of Cape Canaveral and Cocoa Beach, extends 9.4 miles between Jetty Park and Patrick AFB. Restoration efforts on the once highly eroded beaches have exceeded expectations in the face of extraordinary storm events and helped turn a shoreline of seawalls and rock revetments into one of wide beaches and flourishing dunes. Recovery projects implemented in 2005 and 2014 have helped sustain the integrity of the project initially begun in the fall of 2000. The estimated $1.6 billion economic impact each year by Brevard's beach related tourism greatly exceeds the restoration costs.

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    Palm Bay Road Culvert Replacement Project

    It took less than 30 days to complete – and finished 4 weeks ahead of schedule – but this time-lapse video of the Palm Bay Road Culvert Replacement Project captures the entire project in less than 7 minutes.


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    Indian River Lagoon Brevard Workshop

    More than 300 Brevard County residents turned out Oct. 17 for a county Commission-sponsored workshop on the state of the Indian River Lagoon. The workshop focused on ways county, state and federal government, along with the public at large, can reduce pollutants that threaten the life of the river. The workshop was recorded by Eastern Florida State College and is now being broadcast as part of the programming schedule on Space Coast Government Television, which can be found on Bright House Channel 199 or 99-2, Comcast (North Brevard) Channel 51 and Comcast (South Brevard) Channel 13. Read more...

    For more information please contact the Brevard County Natural Resources Management Department at:
    (321) 633-2014

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    Brevard County Government's Annual Report

    INSIDE Magazine, Brevard County Government's annual report, is now available online. INSIDE looks at our accomplishments from 2013, our priorities and goals for 2014, and the success stories that helped Brevard County Government earn state and national recognition. There are also department-by-department reports, contact numbers, email addresses and other notable points of interest. Read more...

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    Brevard County is "Open for Business"

    Brevard County is one of seven counties and 24 cities that have been certified as Open for Business by MyRegion. Open for Business is a pioneer campaign that streamlines and unifies the individualized permitting and licensing application processes throughout Central Florida. It will help businesses open faster and more efficiently by providing:

    • Predictable written standards for all participating local governments
    • A consistent and streamlined process
    • Application tracking and alerts
    • A sounding board for businesses and local governments to submit feedback

    Planning and Development stands ready to guide businesses through the development and permitting process. For more information please call 321-633-2069 or email (Robin Sobrino, Department Director).

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    Trip Planner Helps SCAT Riders Navigate Transit System

    As part of our commitment to innovation, serving our current riders, and attracting new customers, Space Coast Area Transit has partnered with Google Maps to create the new Google Maps Trip Planner on our website, RideSCAT.com. Using the site, you can view upcoming departures, see the bus route on the map, get step-by-step directions, travel times and transfers, plan a return trip, and print out a map and text directions. By accessing RideSCAT.com from a PC, MAC or mobile device, riders can also print out maps and schedules for any Brevard County bus route from the convenience of home or office. Additionally, an on-line Interactive System Map shows how to navigate the entire transit system throughout Brevard County. Connect with Space Coast Area Transit by receiving our quarterly E-Newsletter News On The Move, or on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. For personalized assistance, call 321-633-1878.

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    What can you do to help the Indian River Lagoon? Change to Blue by adopting Blue Lifestyles.

    For more details on Blue Lifestyles visit the LiveBlueFL.org website. Watch us on YouTube:   [ Video 1 ]   [ Video 2 ]

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