Daily cartoon and live briefing: Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Today in the eyes of the editorial staff: Advance voting continues in the Palm Coast Mayor’s Special Election, culminating with Election Day on July 27. Early voting takes place daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at three locations: Election Office Supervisor at the Government Services Building, 1769 East Moody Boulevard, Bunnell, Flagler County Public Library, 2500 Palm Coast Pkwy NW, Palm Coast, and the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE. If you are a registered voter in Palm Coast, whether they are Democrat, Independent, Republican, or from a minor party, you have the right to vote for the mayor. You can also choose one of three early voting locations. Early voting ends July 24 at 6 p.m. More details on the site of the election supervisor. For more information on the election and links to all FlaglerLive candidate interviews and articles on the candidates, click here. the Palm Coast City Council, syndicated by World Wrestling Entertainment, meets at 9 a.m. at City Hall. The meeting will include resolutions to set a proposed maximum property tax rate and to set a date, time and location for the first budget hearing for the fiscal year 2022 budget in September. Council will consider a resolution to reduce building inspection fees and stormwater engineering. It will also consider approving the initial assessment of nuisance reduction. Additional resolutions will be presented with reference to the approval of the global grant for community development (CDBG), an amendment to the CDBG annual action plan 2020 and the adoption of the CDBG first-time home buyer assistance program. The full agenda and background documents are here. the Flagler County School Board meets in a workshop at 1 p.m., in a public hearing at 5 p.m. and in a regular meeting at 6 p.m. The workshop will review the new district impact fee study and discuss the redistribution of electoral district boundaries. The public hearing covers these impact fees. Foot Truck Tuesday is 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Central Park, this month paired with the grand opening Chalk art festival: Participants are encouraged to register in advance at parksandrec.fun/events and there is a registration fee of $ 15. Charges include one 2ft x 4ft chalkboard canvas and one box of 24 unit Crayola chalk. Participants are more than welcome to bring additional mediums like spray chalk, pastels, etc. All ages and skill levels are welcome to participate. Current registered participants are between the ages of 9 and 62. The first, second and third places will receive a prize and the winning masterpieces will be displayed in city buildings such as the Town Hall and the Community Center.
Vaccination: Appointments for the Pfizer Clinic in the Department of Health are preferred, but walk-in visits will be accepted. Please call 386-437-7350 ext. 0 for planning or questions. Eighteen Flagler County pharmacies offer COVID-19 vaccines, and 12 of them offer Pfizer, which is approved for people 12 years of age and older. The service is located at 301 Dr. Carter Blvd. in Bunnell. For more information on COVID-19 vaccination and testing efforts, please visit https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/.
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