All Indian River County beaches are open as there have been no observations or reports identifying the presence of blue-green algae.
FY 2016/17 Proposed Budget
Vacation Rental Regulations
Indian River County adopted and initiated regulations for short term vacation rentals on June 21, 2016. The following document provides an outline of the County vacation rental regulations, a State guide to vacation rentals, the County vacation rental license application, and short term vacation rental Ordinance 2016-006.
Short Term Vacation Rental Information Packet
Intergenerational Recreation Center
The Indian River County Intergenerational Recreation Center, scheduled to open in Summer 2016, is a 37,000 sq ft multi-purpose sports facility located in south Indian River County which will house the Recreation Department offices and host a multitude of sports and events. Stay tuned! Learn More
One-Cent Sales Tax
On the ballot this November, voters will be asked to choose whether to renew the One-Cent Sales Tax, which is set to expire on December 31, 2019. If approved, this would extend the tax for an additional 15 years. View more information about the One-Cent Sales Tax
Zika fever is a mild febrile illness caused by a mosquito-borne virus similar to those that cause dengue and West Nile virus infection. There are a number of travel-related cases confirmed in Florida counties but none in Indian River County.
Protect Yourself & Your Neighbors.
For more information, Visit the Florida Department of Health Zika webpage
"All Aboard Florida" Rail Project
FECI introduced a proposal for a high speed rail service known as All Aboard Florida or Brightline, 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
AAF and Vero Electric/FMPA Expenses
Updated monthly, the Expenses Update lists the actual expenses for Indian River County for the All Aboard Florida and Vero Electric/FMPA issues.
All Aboard FL Expenses | Vero Electric Expenses
Employee Health Plan Changes
On June 21, 2016, after much research and discussion, the Board of County Commissioners approved #1 through #8 of the attached Cost Saving Recommendations to the County Health Plan for 2016/2017. Please review the information and if you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Benefits/Payroll Administrator Ann Rankin 772-226-1448.
Backup Material | Presentation PDF | Disruption Report
33rd Avenue at 49th Street
June 6, 2016 until further notice
Public notice of application acceptance for participation in the Indian River County State Housing Initiatives Partnership program (S.H.I.P). Notice is hereby given that, starting July 1, 2016 until June 30, 2017 or when all funds are expended, whichever comes first; the Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, Florida will be accepting applications from households in the very low, low, and moderate income categories for Purchase Assistance (down payment/closing costs) or Rehabilitation Assistance of affordable housing units
ST. LUCIE HOME CONSORTIUM INVITES RESIDENTS AND NON-PROFITS TO PARTICIPATE IN COMMUNITY NEEDS SURVEY
FORT PIERCE – The St. Lucie HOME Consortium invites residents and non-profits located in St. Lucie, Martin, and Indian River counties to participate in a community needs survey. This survey is intended to gather information from the public on needed community facilities and services. The information will be used to establish recommendations in the Fifth Year Annual Action Plan to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and for grant funding applications. The survey can be found at www.slchousing.org and will be available now through July 24, 2016.
In June of 2006, the unincorporated areas of St. Lucie, Martin, and Indian River counties came together to form the St. Lucie HOME Consortium, with St. Lucie County as the lead agency. This partnership has brought federal funding from the HUD HOME Investment Partnerships Program to these three areas which would have otherwise been unavailable due to population size. Each year the Consortium is required to submit an annual action plan which identifies priorities and strategies to be undertaken utilizing HOME funding for the next fiscal year.
On September 22, 2015 the Board adopted an ordinance prohibiting the renting of a single-family house for a large event. More Information
Please be advised that the Indian River County Board of County Commissioners' services operate according to the Title VI Regulation, 49 CFR, Part 21 which states: NO PERSON OR GROUP OF PERSON SHALL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST WITH REGARD TO ANY OF ITS PROGRAMS, SERVICES, OR ACTIVITIES ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR OR NATIONAL ORIGIN.