Orange City Issues Mask Mandate with Potential Fines

An official Statement from the City of Orange City on July 7, 2020 at 9:30 AM The City Council voted Monday to require residents and visitors wear masks in indoor public spaces. The Council voted to approve Ordinance no. 632 effective 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7.  There are exceptions to the ordinance: A child under the age of two. Persons who have trouble breathing … Continue reading Orange City Issues Mask Mandate with Potential Fines

ECHO Gallery Issues Call for Artists

Can you create a masterpiece from recycled materials? If so, the ECHO Gallery Committee would like to hear from you. Members are seeking artwork depicting the theme “Too good to be threw: Art from recycled materials” for an exhibit that will run inside the Ocean Center’s ECHO Gallery, 101 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach. Individual artists, commercial businesses, nonprofit agencies, educational institutions and government agencies … Continue reading ECHO Gallery Issues Call for Artists

Port Orange Mayor Issues Face Mask Proclamation

An official statement from the City of Port Orange on Monday, July 6, 2020 at 5:30 PM By proclamation of the Mayor of Port Orange, Donald O. Burnette proclaims this month of July 2020 as “wear a face covering” month in the City of Port Orange. This month will highlight the necessity of the wearing of face coverings when social distancing is not attainable throughout … Continue reading Port Orange Mayor Issues Face Mask Proclamation

Daytona Beach Requires Face Coverings when Indoors

At a special meeting this afternoon (Friday, June 26), city commissioners adopted a resolution requiring people working, living, visiting or doing business in the City of Daytona Beach to wear a face covering in any indoor location, other than a home or residence, when social distancing is not possible in an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The face covering requirement is effective as of … Continue reading Daytona Beach Requires Face Coverings when Indoors

DeLand Votes to Require Face Masks with Penalties for Violation

An official statement by the City of DeLand on July 2, 2020 The City Commission voted Thursday to require residents and visitors wear masks in indoor public spaces or where social distancing is not possible. The Commission voted to approve the measure effective immediately. Those in violation of the ordinance could be subject to a fine through a civil citation. A first offense would be … Continue reading DeLand Votes to Require Face Masks with Penalties for Violation

Ormond Beach Mayor Proclaims Face Coverings a Necessity

Mayor Bill Partington Issues Proclamation Regarding Face Coverings For City Of Ormond Beach  A statement issued by the City of Ormond Beach on July 2, 2020 at 7 PM: By proclamation of the Mayor of Ormond Beach, as provided by Section 3.05 of the City Charter, Mayor Bill Partington proclaims the necessity of the wearing of face coverings when social distancing is not attainable throughout … Continue reading Ormond Beach Mayor Proclaims Face Coverings a Necessity

NSB Follows Daytona Beach with New Mask Mandate

An official release from the City of New Smyrna Beach At their July 1 special meeting, the City Commission voted 3-2 to adopt Resolution No. 23-20 mandating the wearing of face coverings in public. Of note, the resolution will not be enforced by police nor carry any penalties for non-compliance. The resolution also encourages businesses to prohibit entry of any persons not wearing a face … Continue reading NSB Follows Daytona Beach with New Mask Mandate

New Boat Launch Parking Rules go into Effect July 1

New Smyrna Beach Maintenance Operations has been hard at work installing new signs ahead of today’s July 1, 2020 effective date for recently passed Ordinance 52-20, which raises boat launch parking violation fines to $100 and establishes tow away zones in nearby posted areas. City staff will also be on-site at public boat ramps during the 4th of July holiday weekend to hand out flyers … Continue reading New Boat Launch Parking Rules go into Effect July 1

Immunity

*The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the East Coast Current. What a crazy year we’ve had so far. 2020 has given us the worst pandemic in over 100 years, and the resulting quarantine/shutdown has created a global economic crisis. It’s truly a scary time, in which a lot of people … Continue reading Immunity

I’m On a Boat

The waters of Volusia County are some of the most fun places to play. The beautiful surroundings relax the soul and revive the spirit. The many access points, restaurants and businesses that cater to the boating community make it easy to get right down to the fun. But, like with all things awesome, you have to keep some things in mind to make sure you … Continue reading I’m On a Boat