Indian River County and the State Health Department in Indian River County launched a new COVID-19 vaccine registration system through Everbridge. Indian River County residents who are 65 years and older or are frontline healthcare workers can now register for the waitlist.
Current Waitlist Status
As of February 26th, 14,847 individuals have registered with the County's waitlist system. A total of 5627 appointments have been scheduled and 3,223 individuals have opted out of the waitlist system.
Second doses are being scheduled though the Everbridge waitlist system You will receive an automated call, email, or text indicating your appointment time for the date specified. Second Dose Schedule
Property Easements for Beach Nourishment Projects
Indian River County continues to manage and construct large scale beach nourishment projects. Upcoming nourishment projects over the next two years include Sector 3 and Sector 7 beach management areas. A portion of the sand may be placed on the beach landward of the Mean High Water Line and seaward of the dune line, which is private property. In order to proceed with the sand fill project on these sections of private property, the County will require a beach management and assessment easement
from property owners or Condo Associations of beachfront parcels in the project areas. View a map of beach projects and properties requiring easements at www.ircgov.com/easements
High Speed Rail Project
FECI introduced a proposal for a high speed rail service formally known as All Aboard Florida or Brightline, and now Virgin Trains, with passenger service between Miami and Orlando with additional stations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. The project has been the subject of extensive local government discussion since its announcement. Project Information and Documents More Information
High Speed Rail and Vero Electric/FMPA Expenses
Updated monthly, the Expenses Update lists the actual expenses for Indian River County for the High Speed Rail and Vero Electric/FMPA issues.
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Virgin Trains Expenses | Vero Electric Expenses
Boil Water Notices
- Golden Sands Beach Park will be closed for the entire duration of the project from January 4th, 2021 to April 30th, 2021.
- Wabasso Beach Park's construction timeline is being adjusted at this time. The park will be open past February 18th, 2021. Future Updates regarding closure of Wabasso Beach Park will be announced at a later date.
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 9:05 a.m. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, Florida, will conduct a Public Hearing to consider approving a special assessment project in connection with a water main extension from 65th Street to 69th Street, along 51st Avenue to include certain specially benefited properties abutting 51st Avenue within a portion of Winter Beach Highlands and a portion of Winter Beach Park, located within unincorporated Indian River County, Florida.
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 9:05 a.m. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, Florida, will conduct a Public Hearing to consider adoption of a proposed ordinance entitled: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA AMENDING SECTION 201.22 (RESPONSIBILITY FOR PAYMENT OF WATER/SEWER FEES; LIEN FOR UNPAID BILLS) OF PART 1 (IN GENERAL) OF CHAPTER 201 (COUNTY WATER AND SEWER SERVICES) OF THE CODE OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR WAIVER OF PENALTIES AND INTEREST UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AND AUTHORIZE SETTLEMENTS AND FORECLOSURE ACTIONS; AND PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; SEVERABILITY; CONFLICT OF ORDINANCES; AND EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ORDINANCE.
The Indian River County MPO, in coordination with the IRC Public Works Dept., has opened a public comment period for projects that will extend Aviation Blvd. east of US 1, resurface 101st Ave in Vero Lakes Estates, and improve the 43rd Ave/26th Street intersection. For each of these projects, Indian River County intends to apply for funding assistance from the Florida Department of Transportation. View information on the proposed projects. Comments can be submitted via email to MPO@ircgov.com or in writing to Indian River County MPO, 1801 27th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960. All comments should be submitted by February 19, 2021. For more information, please contact Jim Mann at 772-226-1034.
The County’s Public Records Custodian is Taree Glanville. For questions concerning public records requests and searches, please visit www.ircgov.com/Public-Records.htm.
Indian River County is a member of the Florida Association of Counties and the National Association of Counties, which lobby on behalf of their members. Indian River County also employs Anfield Consulting to provide State lobbying services.
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