Today:: Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 5 mph shifting to the east in the afternoon. Tonight: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight. Details here.
Today’s document from the National Archives and the Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Drought Index: 72
The OED’s Word of the Day: blueth, n..
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Today’s jail bookings.
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Note: all government meetings noticed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Many can be heard or seen live through each agency’s website.
The Sheriff’s daily incident reports and jail bookings are posted here.
The Flagler Beach City Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. Commissioners will discuss legislative priorities for 2019 and consider approving Landmark Properties as a qualified provider of real estate services to the city for two years, based on their response to the city’s Request for Qualifications (RFQ). Commissioners will also yet again discuss the state of affairs at the city-owned but privately -run golf course, including but not limited to the loss of revenue, condition of the course after Stormwater, and golf committee. Terry McManus of Flagler Golf Management, the company running the course, requested the item. It is the first meeting of the commission since Commissioner Eric Cooley was arrested on a domestic violence charge. He has not spoken publicly of the arrest.
Thursday, Friday: The Association of Florida Colleges’ third annual Campus Safety Symposium, at Daytona State College, 1200 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach. The Symposium brings together experts in a combination of plenary and educational sessions to address current safety challenges facing our campuses statewide. The symposium will focus on sharing best practices and resources to assure that every college in Florida has the necessary tools to implement effective and successful campus safety policies and practices. Topics and concurrent sessions will include presentations and panels covering law enforcement practices, threat assessment, mental health, incident recovery, behavioral intervention, facilities, Title IX, FERPA, and student services. Titles of sessions are expected to include, “Taking a Preventative Stance on Campus Safety,” and “Active Shooter — Run, Hide, Fight.” CAMPUS SAFETY SYMPOSIUM BEGINS: The Association of Florida Colleges and the state Division of Florida Colleges will begin a two-day campus safety symposium in Volusia County. Titles of sessions are expected to include, “Taking a Preventative Stance on Campus Safety,” and “Active Shooter — Run, Hide, Fight.”
Register here, costs start at $159 and up.
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission meets at 8:30 a.m. for the third of three days in the third of seven sets of two-day meetings, with such meetings scheduled every month through November. he Florida Channel will be broadcasting the meeting and will be streaming it live here. You may submit your public comments here.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Thursday: Sheriff’s Operations Center, 901 East Moody Boulevard, Bunnell, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
- Saturday: Chick Fil A, 1000 Palm Coast Parkway, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Sunday: Starbucks, 250 Palm Coast Parkway, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Jail Bookings and Last 24 Hours' Incidents in Flagler, Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, Bunnell
|Jail Bookings, June 19-22
Sheriff's night shift incident reports, June 21
Sheriff's day shift incident reports, June 21
Flagler Beach's night shift incident reports, June 21
Flagler Beach's day shift incident reports, June 21
Bunnell police's night shift incident reports, June 21
Bunnell police's day shift incident reports, June 21
BEAN MAKES APPEARANCES IN JACKSONVILLE: Sen. Aaron Bean, R-Fernandina Beach, is slated to speak to the Society for Human Resource Management Jacksonville and to receive an award from the First Coast Apartment Association. (Thursday, Society for Human Resource Management event, 9:30 a.m., Maggiano’s Little Italy, 10367 Midtown Parkway, Jacksonville. Also, First Coast Apartment Association, 7 p.m., Sheraton Jacksonville Hotel, 10605 Deerwood Park Blvd., Jacksonville.)
NATIONAL ECONOMY AT ISSUE: The Economic Estimating Conference will analyze national economic issues. (Thursday, 10:30 a.m., 117 Knott Building, the Capitol.)
SUPREME COURT RELEASES OPINIONS: The Florida Supreme Court is scheduled to release its weekly opinions. This will be the last regular release of opinions before an annual summer break. Regular opinions will resume Aug. 30, though other opinions can be released during the break. (Thursday, 11 a.m.)
CITRUS CROP WRAPPED UP: The U.S. Department of Agriculture will provide final numbers for the 2017-2018 citrus harvest. Little change is expected from a June forecast that showed orange production off 34.7 percent from the prior growing season and grapefruit production also down sharply. (Thursday, noon. The numbers will be posted at nass.usda.gov/fl.)
BIKES COULD REPLACE PARKING: The Florida Department of Transportation District 2 will hold a meeting about plans to replace on-street parking and add bicycle lanes to a portion of Newberry Road in Alachua County. (Thursday, 4:30 p.m., Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, The Doyle Conner Building, 1911 S.W. 34th St., Gainesville.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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