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Posted on: October 23, 2020

University of Florida study forecasts increase in Daytona Beach's population

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The University of Florida’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR) has released population projections for Daytona Beach for the next 25 years. Using different statistical techniques, population forecasts were made in five-year incremen...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Routine flushing of city water through Dec. 11

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The city is going through the process of flushing and treating its water distribution system to maintain safe and delicious water. The process includes switching the disinfectant used from chloramines to a free chlorine. The city does this on a regular ba...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Question to renew Volusia ECHO funding on Nov. 3 ballot

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On the Nov. 3 General Election ballot there is a question about renewing the county’s Volusia ECHO program. For the past 20 years, the Volusia ECHO grant funding program has provided more than $95 million to improve the quality of life for resid...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

City prepares for truck enthusiasts

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There is an unsanctioned truck event planned for Oct. 22-26. According to organizers, there is not an official meeting location or planned activities for the event dubbed “Trucktoberfest.”  Oversized vehicles are expected to drive on the beach du...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Campbell Aquatic Center improvements underway

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A new pool entry pavilion and additional shaded seating areas are coming soon to the Campbell Aquatic Center in the city’s Midtown area. Construction has begun on a 300-square-foot building that will be located on the north side of the existing ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Daytona Beach is a Purple Heart City

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On Oct. 7, Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry signed a proclamation declaring the City of Daytona Beach a Purple Heart City. This honors and acknowledges residents who were wounded or killed in armed combat.

The Purple Heart is the oldest U.S. military deco...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

City's playgrounds reopened

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Just in time for fall weather, the city’s playgrounds at its parks have reopened. Residents should wash hands frequently as the playground equipment is not sanitized. The city’s parks have reopened with the exception of the splash pad ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

City's face covering requirement remains

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued an Executive Order Friday that outlines Phase 3 of the reopening plan for Florida. The governor’s order removes fines for not wearing masks; however, in the City of Daytona Beach, face coverings are still required to b...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Free face masks available

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Volusia County Government provides free face masksTo help protect residents from the coronavirus, Volusia County Government is distributing face masks. Residents may stop by these locations and pick up two masks per person during regular operating hours:&...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

Rental assistance remains available for residents

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Rental assistance continues to be available for income-eligible residents through the city’s COVID-19 Assistance Recovery Effort (CARE) program. Since May, 542 households have been assisted, with the city paying 766 months of rental assistance representin...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Revised procedures for City Commission and advisory board meetings

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To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the city has new procedures to allow remote and in-person public participation at city commission and advisory board meetings.

  • Members of the public who want to comment on an agenda item or items can complete this form by...
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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Only You Can Make Daytona Beach Count

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The 2020 Census will count every person living in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, the United States and U.S. territories. 

The census is conducted every 10 years by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. The results determine cong...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

City bans animal tethering

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On Sept. 23, 2020, the City Commission adopted an ordinance prohibiting the tethering of dogs or cats to stationary objects except when specific conditions are met. The penalty includes a maximum fine of $500. Tethering animals unsafely can cause injury, ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

City Commission approves budget

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Daytona Beach’s City Commission approved the budget for the next fiscal year at their Sept. 23 meeting. To see the approved budget, visit this page

The approved budget includes a reduction from the rolled back millage rate. (The rollba...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Mayor Derrick Henry wins August election

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Derrick L. Henry, a Daytona Beach native, was re-elected for his third term as mayor of the City of Daytona Beach, after easily winning with more than 50.1 percent of the votes in the Aug. 18, 2020, primary election against two challengers. He is the city...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Mayor’s Equity Initiative adds new focus group

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As communities across the nation continue to protest unfair treatment of citizens, Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry has started an equity initiative so the community can come together to help take steps to achieve the dream of a bias-free society.

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament, Nov. 6

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The Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament is set for Friday, Nov. 6, with proceeds to benefit the Halifax Health Foundation and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program. This will be the 41st year that Daytona Beach’s mayor has h...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Daytona Beach first responders nominated for awards

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Winning the 2020 First Responder of the Year award was Daytona Beach Police Department’s school resource officer Elizabeth Daniel, who has worked at Palm Terrace Elementary School for the past two years. Officer Daniel has been with the departme...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Farmers’ Market now at Magnolia Avenue

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The Daytona Beach Downtown Farmers’ Market moved to its new home on Magnolia Avenue between Beach Street and Palmetto Avenue. The move was approved during the Aug. 5 City Commission meeting. The market is rebranded as Market@Magnolia, and operat...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Take a walk, bike on new section

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Construction of the southern part of the city’s Sweetheart Trail has rounded another bend. The section along South Beach Street from Shady Place to Wilder Boulevard is complete and open for enjoyment. At a cost of $1.2 million, work on this sect...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Stay cool at a city pool

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The city’s two pools have new hours for the fall.

Campbell Aquatic Center, 400 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

  • No cost to swim.
  • Open swim:
    • 2 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
    • 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday
    • Closed Sunday

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Free books for children

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Did you know that reading books to your child gives them a head start on language skills and literacy? Through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Program, all children under 5 years of age living in the 32114 zip code can receive an age-appropri...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, Nov. 7

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The City of Daytona Beach is offering its residents an environmentally safe way to dispose of household hazardous waste at no charge during its annual Hazardous Waste Collection Day, which is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at the city’s...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Daytona Turkey Run, Nov. 26-29

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Come celebrate the 47th annual Daytona Turkey Run, the country’s largest classic car show and swap meet! The event will take place from Thursday, Nov. 26, to Sunday, Nov. 29, at Daytona International Speedway, 1801 W. International Speedway Blvd...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Beach Street Streetscape Underway

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The Beach Street Streetscape project began Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. There will be access to all of the businesses and downtown shoppers are encouraged to park in any of the free available parking lots located to the rear of the stores. All lanes of traffic ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Improvements on MLK Road Project almost complete

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The stretch of roadway on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard from Orange Avenue to International Speedway Boulevard has reopened after receiving its final paving. New decorative sidewalks and streetlight poles have been installed, and all underground ut...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

See development projects throughout city

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An interactive map is available to view and track progress of proposed/current development projects. See project documents like permit applications, site plans, utility reports, surveys, etc.

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Alert notifications by text message or email

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When an emergency strikes, will you know what to do, where to go or where to get more information? You may, if you sign up for free emergency alerts from the City of Daytona Beach. In a few minutes, you can register to receive emergency alerts which may b...
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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Stay connected!

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Get the latest city updates by following our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Nextdoor, LinkedIn, YouTube or Spectrum Channel 490 (DBTV).

To sign up for the emergency alerts, go to the city’s website – www.codb.us, and from the homepage, c...

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