Final FY 2021 Budget Hearing: PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF CRESCENT CITY THE CITY OF CRESCENT CITY COMMISSION WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE SECOND AND FINAL READING ON SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 AT 5:15 P.M., CONCERNING THE ADOPTION OF: ORDINANCE 20-03 AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR, APPROVING AND FIXING THE BUDGET; SETTING THE MILLAGE LEVY AT 8.5914; ALLOWING FOR GENERAL OPERATIONS OF THE CITY AND ITS VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS; APPROVING AND FIXING BUDGETS FOR SPECIAL FUNDS AND DEBT SERVICE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2020 AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2021. The Hearing will be held via communications media technology in accord with Governor DeSantis Executive Order Number 20-69 issued on March 20, 2020. This meeting may be attended thru electronic media by following the instructions of the following links: Zoom - and YouTube - Interested members of the public will have two (2) options to submit comments for the record regarding any matter on the agenda or for matters not on the agenda. Option 1:     Email comments before 12 noon the day prior to the meeting to [email protected] and to the reasonable extent possible they will be read in the record. (400-word limit and assuming emails are received timely). Option 2:     Mail written comments to City Hall at 3 N Summit St, Crescent City, FL 32112and to the reasonable extent possible they will be read in the record. (400-word limit and assuming letters are received timely).   Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in this hearing should contact City Hall at 698-2525 at least 24 hours in advance to request accommodations.  


City Hall Closed due to Spike in COVID-19 Cases

Due to the rapid increase in positive COVID-19 cases, City Hall, Police and Fire Departments will be closed to the public until further notice.

We will continue to provide all necessary services to our residents.


·      City Hall is operational, via telephone, or the night drop box. Utility payments (water/sewer and gas) can made thru the night drop box.

·     All non-essential committee and board meetings have been cancelled until further notice.

·    The City will continue to function with no interruption of critical services such as City provided Utility services and Police and Fire Rescue responses.


Ø  If it is not an emergency and you need to speak with an officer, please call the non-emergency number (386) 698-1211.

Ø  You can also call the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center at (386) 329-0800.

Ø  Putnam County has launched a Recorded Information Line 386-326-7132.

We are working closely with our local partners at the Putnam County Emergency Management Office and Florida Health Department and monitoring updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Florida Department of Health as it relates to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

For more Information and guidance on COVID-19, please visit the following sites:

Florida Department of Health



Call Center:



[email protected]






Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

U.S. Department of State (for Travel Advisories)


The Florida Department of Health encourages everyone who uses a mobile device to stay current on the latest information by doing the following:

·         Subscribe your mobile device to receive real-time emergency alerts:

·         Download the Putnam County Community Preparedness App:

We will continue to provide information as deemed necessary by local, state and federal health officials.