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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Here's what's happening this week, Nov. 30-Dec. 4, 2020

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Here's what's happening in City of New Smyrna Beach government affairs this week, Nov. 30 to Dec. 4, 2020.

FDOT will host a public meeting on the design of a Barracuda Bridge replacement on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 5:30 p.m both virtually and...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

State-run COVID-19 testing extended through Jan. 31

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Thanks to the state and the City of New Smyrna Beach, COVID-19 testing provided by the Florida Division of Emergency Management will continue through Jan. 31. The site, located at the City Gym, 1000 Live Oak St., New Smyrna Beach, was initially scheduled ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

REMINDER: Feedback opportunity for replacement of Barracuda Bridge on Dec. 2

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The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is hosting a public meeting to discuss the design to replace the existing Barracuda Bridge over the Canal Bradano waterway in New Smyrna Beach. The public meeting is being held to present the updated bridge ...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Santa Claus is coming to NSB on Dec. 5

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Our Leisure Services Department is excited to get Santa Claus off his traditional Flagler Avenue to Canal Street parade routine and directly into the neighborhoods of New Smyrna Beach this year, complete with NSB Police & Fire Department escorts!

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Mini-warehouse, RV & boat storage facility, new business banners, and more on Dec. 7 P&Z agenda

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The Planning & Zoning Board, made up of seven citizen volunteers, will host their next regular meeting on Monday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Brannon Center at 105 S. Riverside Dr. to consider the following items: 

  • Vacating a 10 ft. wide public...
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City of NSB News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

RSVP for Annual Senior Christmas Luncheon by Dec. 13

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Enjoy seasonal music, holiday cheer, and a scrumptious meal safely placed in your trunk or back seat along with a gift bag at our drive-thru Annual Senior Christmas Luncheon in the Alonzo "Babe" James Community Center parking lot at 201 N. Myrtl...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

COVID-19 grant application deadlines approaching on Dec. 11 & 30

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With federal authorization expiring soon, the deadlines to apply to Volusia County for COVID-19 financial assistance are rapidly approaching. The county urges small businesses and individuals who believe they qualify for Volusia CARES grants to make appli...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Help guide the future of public transportation in Volusia County before Dec. 31

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Votran wants your input in updating its Transit Development Plan, which lays out both the future of public transportation in Volusia County and their vision to promote transit growth over the next 10 years.

Please visit https://www.surveymonkey.co...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Pettis Park basketball courts closed for reconstruction; set to reopen by Dec. 31

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On Aug. 25, the City Commission approved replacement of Pettis Park’s two non-regulation basketball courts with one high school and two youth courts, funded through the city’s Community Development Block Grant program. Both courts, located near the inters...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

NSB Housing Authority offers housing assistance through Mainstream Voucher Program

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The New Smyrna Beach Housing Authority wants you to know about its Mainstream Voucher Program, which provides housing assistance for non-elderly persons with disabilities and their families.

Would you like to know more? Please visit https://bit.ly...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Accreditation team invites public comments about NSB Police Department

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A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will be conducting a virtual assessment beginning December 1, 2020, to examine all aspects of the New Smyrna Beach Police Department policies and procedures, managemen...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

County offers online utility assistance applications

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Residents seeking assistance with their utility bills will soon be able to complete and submit an application online starting Monday, Nov. 16. 

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, provides financial assistance to eligible hou...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Volusia libraries offer virtual storytimes

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Do your kids need a break from COVID claustrophobia?

If so, tune in to virtual storytime at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays on the Volusia County Public Library’s Facebook page. The storytimes will go on a holiday hiatus from Dec. 1...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: November 3, 2020

Traffic Adaptive Signal Control System coming to S.R. 44 in 2021

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The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will begin installation of a Traffic Adaptive Signal Control System on S.R. 44 from Airport Road to 3rd Avenue in New Smyrna Beach. Using Adaptive Signal Control Technologies (ASCT) will allow real-time adju...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Hip Hop Artist Justincredible hosts Superstar Saturdays at "Babe" James Community Center

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The city’s Leisure Services Department, in partnership with Atlantic Center for the Arts, brings Superstar Saturdays hosted by Hip Hop Artist & Mentor Justincredible to the Alonzo "Babe" James Co...

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City of NSB News
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Extremely active 2020 Atlantic hurricane season ends

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The extremely active 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is drawing to a close with a record-breaking 30 named storms and 12 land-falling storms in the continental United States. While the official hurricane season concludes on November 30, tropical storms may...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Here's what happens to your recyclables in NSB

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The City of New Smyrna Beach remains committed to working with our solid waste contractor Waste Pro in finding new markets and applications for the plastic, paper, glass, cardboard, and metal waste generated by our residents, visitors, and businesses.

Thou...

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