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Leon County Link for July 2024

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Leon County Link for July 2024

The Leon County Link connects citizens with Leon County services. For Leon County news and information, please visit:
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Citizen Engagement Series: Disaster Resilience Edition
Thursday, July 25, starting at 6 p.m.
Public Safety Complex, 911 Easterwood Drive

Step behind the scenes at the Emergency Operations Center and learn how to prepare for disasters with local public safety experts. This interactive event will feature hands-on activities and demonstrations for the whole family.

Dinner and refreshments will be provided. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that this event requires walking to and from sessions. While assistance services will be available, they are limited. We encourage all attendees to prepare accordingly for walking throughout the event.

Register at

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Applications Now Open for Federal Disaster Assistance Following May 10 Tornadoes

The center will be closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day. No appointment is necessary. All services provided are free.

  • Woodville Community Center, 8000 Old Woodville Road: Open from Monday, July 1 through Friday, July 5 (closed on July 4 in observance of the holiday).
  • Apalachee Regional Park Operations Building, 7550 Apalachee Parkway: Open from Sunday, July 7 through Sunday, July 14.
  • Fort Braden Community Center, 16387 Blountstown Highway: Open from Tuesday, July 16 through Sunday, July 21.

Bicentennial Backyard Bucket List Continues in July

Support local businesses and explore your community with the Bicentennial Backyard Bucket List Challenge. Now through August, visit a “bucket list” of local businesses and attractions and check in through the Visit Tallahassee mobile app. Each check in earns participants one entry for the grand prize, while 10, 15, and 20 entries earn separate prizes. At the end of the campaign, one grand prize winner will be awarded a two-night staycation that includes hotel accommodations, meals, and activities. A web-based option for entry is also available.

Learn more at

2024 Fall Seed Library Kickoff
Saturday, August 3, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Leon County Main Library, 200 West Park Avenue

The Leon County Fall Seed Library kicks off on Saturday, August 3, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Leon County Main Library. Choose from 11 seed varieties to build your fall garden, participate in educational activities, and learn how to create a successful home garden.

Starting August 3, visit any library location and check out up to five seed packets per month using your library card, or three packets per month without a library card, while supplies last. Don't have a library card or need a replacement? Register online for a library card today.

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Apply for the 43rd Annual Neighborhood Recognition Program
Deadline to apply is Wednesday, July 31, at 5 p.m.

Nominate your outstanding neighborhood and neighbors that have gone above and beyond in the last year for the County’s Neighborhood Recognition Program. to help make our community a better place to live, work, and play. This program recognizes neighborhoods and neighbors who have gone above and beyond in the last year to help make our community a better place to live, work, and play.
Learn more and apply at

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Fertilizer Rain Delay
The Fertilizer Rain Delay campaign reminds homeowners and professional fertilizer applicators not to apply fertilizer for at least one day ahead of forecasted heavy rain (1 inch or more in 24 hours). Check Leon County social media pages for a reminder to refrain from fertilizing whenever there is heavy rain in the forecast.
Learn more about fertilizer application and best practices at

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Leon County Land Use Policy for Heir Property
Land Use Policy 2.1.9 outlines provisions for subdividing property for family heirs in the exurban area of Leon County. This policy allows property owners to create family heir subdivisions, ensuring your legacy can be passed down to direct relatives for homestead use, regardless of existing density regulations. For more information on Land Use Policy 2.1.9 Family Heir Subdivisions, contact the Leon County Development Services Division at 850-606-1300 or visit their website at


Board of County Commissioners Schedule

Tuesday, July 9, at 3 p.m.
Board of County Commissioners Regular Meeting
County Courthouse, 5th Floor Commission Chambers - 301 S. Monroe Street

Tuesday, July 9, at 6 p.m.
Board of County Commissioners Public Hearing
County Courthouse, 5th Floor Commission Chambers - 301 S. Monroe Street
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