The city of Jacksonville, St. Johns County and many other cities and counties shut down operations during Hurricane Dorian. Here's the status of those closures.
Local government buildings in the greater Jacksonville area will start to reopen on Thursday in wake of coping with Hurricane Dorian, but county courthouses will remain closed until they reopen on Friday.
• City of Jacksonville offices will reopen on Thursday.
• All Jacksonville public library locations are slated to open at 1 p.m. Thursday.
• The Duval County Courthouse will remain closed Thursday, as will all offices of the Duval County Clerk. The closure is for the clerk's office at the courthouse and the Beaches branch at 1543 Atlantic Blvd. In addition, anyone who had fines that were due between Sept. 3 and Sept. 6 will get an extension until Sept. 16 to make the payment. The courthouse will reopen Friday.
• County Administrative Offices, Tax Collector, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections, Sheriff’s Office and Public Libraries will open Thursday.
• Courthouse and Clerk’s Offices plan to reopen Friday.
• Animal Shelter will reopen to the public Saturday, but lost pets can be picked up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
• Environmental Convenience Centers and Rosemary Hill Waste Management Facility will open Thursday for normal business hours 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Curbside garbage, recycling and yard pick-up will run on a holiday schedule Thursday through Saturday; routes return to normal on Monday.
• Nassau County Courthouse will reopen on Friday.
• City of Fernandina Beach will resume normal government operations on Friday.
St. Johns County
All St. Johns County government offices including those under the Board of County Commissioners, the city of St. Augustine, the city of St. Augustine Beach, the Supervisor of Elections, Clerk of Courts, and Tax Collector will reopen on Friday.