COVID-19 Vaccine Information
CONSUMER ALERT: Do Not Pay for a COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment
Drive-thru Vaccination Clinics at the Fairgrounds
When vaccines become available from the State of Florida they will be announced via Alert Indian River, the County emergency alert system. To register for alerts go to alertindianriver.com.
Please call the emergency information center (772) 226-4000 for technical assistance in submitting an online appointment reservation (when announced) or for general information. The emergency information center is open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cleveland Clinic Vaccinations
The Cleveland Clinic Florida region began scheduling COVID-19 vaccines on December 30, 2020 for community members who meet criteria set forth by an executive order from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Vaccinations will be by appointment only, for appointments with Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital call (772) 410-0560 to schedule your vaccination. View full details of Cleveland Clinic COVID-19 Vaccinations
COVID-19 Financial Relief Programs
CARES Act Mortgage and Rent Payment Assistance Program
Indian River County has updated its COVID-19 Rent and Mortgage Payment Assistance Program which is utilizing CARES Act funds to assist local households affected by the pandemic with rent and mortgage payments. The Rent and Mortgage Payment Assistance Program will provide financial assistance to eligible households that require assistance due to economic losses caused by COVID-19 of up to $1,500 per month, with the maximum total award from this program not to exceed $4,500. Payments may only be made for up to 6 months if not previously assisted by County CARES Act funds from a partner agency/municipality or up to 3 months if previously assisted by County CARES Act funds from a partner agency/municipality (subject to the above noted per month and maximum assistance caps).,. Rent and mortgage assistance may be provided for late payments and late fees and charges (after March 1, 2020) and may also be provided for near term future payments. Mortgage assistance may also be used for a portion of taxes and insurance under limited circumstances as state and federal rules permit. The County is continuing to review applications submitted for the previously advertised CRF/CARES Act programs for payments from the CARES Act funds. The application period remains open for new applications on a first come first serve basis until all funds are expended ($4,500,000).
Small Business Grant Program - Phase 3 Funding
Through the federal CARES Act funding program, the Indian River County Board of County Commissioners is providing one-time grants of up to $10,000 to qualifying independently or locally-owned for-profit small businesses located and operating in Indian River County, negatively affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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
Protecting the Lagoon with a Super Long Reach Excavator
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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
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.
Virgin Trains Expenses | Vero Electric Expenses
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Boil Water Notices
- The Boil Water Notice for Castle Harbour Circle has been rescinded. IRCDUS CUSTOMERS AT: Castle Harbour Circle 9002-9086 Customers were notified by the IRCDUS Field Crew and via the IVR Notification telephone system.
- The Seagrape Trail Beach Access Park will be undergoing construction of a replacement Dune Crossover commencing on January 4, 2021. This crossover will be replacing the structure that was damaged during the late Winter storms this year. The construction of the new Dune Crossover is expected to be completed by January 29, 2021, if not sooner. The Seagrape Trail Beach Access Park will remain closed until construction is completed.
- Treasure Shores Beach Park will be closed from January 4, 2021 to March 1, 2021.
- Golden Sands Beach Park will be closed for the entire duration of the project from January 4th, 2021 to April 30th, 2021.
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, PROVIDING FOR ADOPTION OF RECITALS; PROVIDING FOR FACE COVERING REQUIREMENTS AND EXCEPTIONS; PROVIDING FOR PENALTIES AND ENFORCEMENT; PROVIDING FOR APPLICABILITY, SEVERABILITY, CONFLICT, SUNSET DATE AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 9:05 a.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, in the County Commission Chambers located on the first floor of Building A of the County Administrative Complex, 1801 27th Street, Vero Beach, Florida 32960, at which time interested parties may be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, Florida shall hold a public hearing at which parties in interest and citizens shall have an opportunity to be heard, in the County Commission Chambers of the County Administration Building located at 1801 27th Street, Vero Beach, Florida, on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. to consider adoption of an ordinance; entitled: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA AMENDING SECTION 401.07 (THE INDIAN RIVER COUNTY WIND BORNE DEBRIS REGION AND BASIC WIND SPEED MAP) OF PART I (STANDARD CODES GENERALLY) OF CHAPTER 401 (BUILDING CODES) OF THE CODE OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, TO ADOPT AN AMENDED WIND SPEED MAP; AND PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; SEVERABILITY; CONFLICT OF ORDINANCES; AND EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ORDINANCE. .
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 INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING SECTION 100.03 "AMENDMENT OR REPEAL OF ORDINANCES" OF CHAPTER 100 "GENERAL PROVISIONS" OF THE CODE OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY ("THE CODE"), CODIFYING AND PUBLISHING THE ORDINANCES UP TO AND INCLUDING SUPPLEMENT 137 THERETO, READOPTING THE CODE, DESIGNATING THE CODE AS THE BEST EVIDENCE OF THE CURRENT LAW OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, CODIFICATION, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 9:05 a.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, in the County Commission Chambers located on the first floor of Building A of the County Administrative Complex, 1801 27th Street, Vero Beach, Florida 32960, at which time interested parties may be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Indian River County has prepared an updated Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal for the expenditure of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds for Fiscal Years 2021, 2022, and 2023 in compliance with Federal Regulations (49 CFR Part 26.45). Indian River County proposes that 2.3% of all FTA funds that the County will expend in FTA-assisted contracts for each fiscal year will be let to qualified DBE firms. More information.
Indian River County does hereby announce that funds are available for housing rehabilitation/replacement through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The County is now soliciting applications from very low, low and moderate Income households for the rehabilitation/replacement of homes within Unincorporated Indian River County.
The County’s Public Records Custodian is Sandy Wright. 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.
Title VI Public Notice
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.
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