Today: Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon. Heat index readings 98 to 102. Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 mph. 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: 89
The OED’s Word of the Day: last-ditchery, 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.
Pre-planning days for Flagler County schoolteachers ahead of Friday’s resumption of classes.
The Public Safety Coordinating Council meets at 8:45 a.m. at the Emergency Operations Center, 1769 E. Moody Blvd, Bldg. 3 (behind the Government Services Building), Bunnell. No agenda was posted on the web ahead of the meeting. The council last met in April, cancelling its subsequent three monthly meetings.
Collective Bargaining Contract Negotiations between Flagler County’s firefighters’ union and county government, Government Services Building, Administration Conference Room, third floor, 9 a.m. The session is open to the public.
Who We Are: On memory: Coffee Series sponsored by Florida Hospital Flagler, 9-10 a.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy NE. This month: “Who We Are” with Christine McGrath from Market Street Memory Care. The Palm Coast Parks & Recreation lecture and coffee are free, but pre-registration is required (while space available) by 9 a.m. Aug. 6: www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.
The Bunnell Charter Review Advisory Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 201 W. Moody Blvd., Chambers Meeting Room. It will discuss recommended changes to the city charter.
The Bunnell Code Enforcement Board meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 201 W. Moody Blvd., Chambers Meeting Room.
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission meets at 8:30 a.m. for the first of two days in the fourth 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.
Navy Bombing in the Ocala National Forest: Navy training schedules indicate that inert and live bombing will take place at the Pinecastle Range Complex located in the Ocala National Forest this week. Bombings at times can be heard in Flagler-Palm Coast. The bombings are scheduled as follows:
Wednesday: Live and inert bombing from 10:15 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday: Live and inert bombing from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m., with live bombing ending around 7:30 p.m.
Friday: Live and inert bombing from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m., with live bombing ending around 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: Live and inert bombing from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m., with live bombing ending around 7:30 p.m.
Sunday: No bombing.
During bombing periods wildlife may be temporarily displaced. Use extra caution when driving through the Ocala National forest and surrounding areas. Secure any items around your residence that could attract wildlife. Always be mindful of larger animals including black bears and practice bearwise <http://myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/managed/bear/wise/neighborhood/> measures. The telephone number for noise complaints is 1-800-874-5059, Fleet Area Control and Surveillance Facility, Jacksonville, Fla. For additional information, call (904) 542-5588.
Through Aug. 17: Florida Department of Health in Flagler is offering free back-to-school immunizations July 30 through August 17. Parents and guardians are asked to bring their child’s immunization record, insurance card, and a photo ID. The clinic will be open Monday through Friday from 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. No appointment is necessary. The DOH-Flagler is located at 301 Dr, Carter Blvd. in Bunnell. For more information, call 386-437-7350, ext. 7095 or write Gretchen Smith [email protected]. Click on the flier to the right for a larger view of it.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Wednesday: Flagler Palm Coast High School, 5500 State Road 100, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Wednesday: Palm Coast Data, Building 3, 2 Commerce Boulevard, Palm Coast, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
- Wednesday: Palm Coast Data, Building 1, the Call Center, 11 Commerce Boulevard, Palm Coast, noon to 3 p.m.
- Thursday: Matanzas High School, 3535 Old Kings Road, Palm Coast, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Friday: Publix at 800 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday: Publix at Palm Harbor, 250 Palm Coast Parkway, 10 a.m. to 6 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
Roundabout at US1 and Matanzas Woods Parkway Public Hearing: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding a public information meeting about a proposed roundabout at the intersection of US1 and Matanzas Woods Parkway. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 9, at the Palm Coast Community Center. It will be held as an open house from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Participants will have an opportunity to view project displays, speak with project team representatives and provide comments. There is no formal presentation or formal verbal comment period on the agenda. The proposed roundabout design accommodates two lanes in each direction on U.S. 1, and at least one lane in each direction along Matanzas Woods Parkway. The speed limit will be reduced to 30 mph through the roundabout. The project also includes updating pedestrian features at the intersection. The goal of these proposed improvements is to improve safety at the intersection. Public participation is sought without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons wishing to express their concerns relative to FDOT compliance with Title VI may do so by contacting us at [email protected].
The Community Chorus of Palm Coast will begin rehearsals for their winter concert on Sept 4. Weekly Tuesday night rehearsals start at 6:30 p.m. and are held at Trinity Presbyterian Church located at 156 Florida Park Drive. Contact President Jeff McKay at 386-451-6145 or visit our website for more information www.communitychorusofpalmcoast.org.
CABINET AIDES MEET: Aides to Gov. Rick Scott, Attorney General Pam Bondi, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and state Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis will meet to discuss issues in advance of an Aug. 14 Cabinet meeting. (Wednesday, 9 a.m., Cabinet meeting room, the Capitol.)
CRIST, VETERANS DISCUSS MEDICAL MARIJUANA: U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., will hold a roundtable discussion with veterans and representatives of the cannabis industry to talk about medical-marijuana issues. (Wednesday, 11 a.m., Surterra Wellness Center, 10761 Ulmerton Road, Largo.)
CENTRAL FLORIDA COMMUTER RAIL AT ISSUE: The Central Florida Commuter Rail Technical Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet. (Wednesday, 2 p.m., LYNX Central Station, 455 North Garland Ave., Orlando.)
PUTNAM, DESANTIS DEBATE: Republican gubernatorial candidates Adam Putnam and Ron DeSantis will hold a final televised debate before the Aug. 28 primary. The debate will be hosted by Jacksonville University and WJXT Channel 4 in Jacksonville. (Wednesday, 8 p.m., Jacksonville University, Terry Concert Hall, 2800 University Blvd. North, Jacksonville.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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