General Information
Location
321 Walnut Street
Green Cove Springs,
FL
32043

Communications Coordinator
Tiffanie Reynolds

Convo Around the Cove

Convo Around the Cove: Get to Know Vice Mayor Edward Gaw


Edward Gaw is one of two new City Council Members on the Green Cove Springs City Council. Get to know Ed and what he plans to bring to the Council dais during his first term as a City Council Member and the Vice Mayor for 2020-2021. Intro and Outro music: On the Verge by Joseph McDade

Convo Around the Cove: Open for Business


Communications Coordinator Tiffanie Reynolds chats with Planning and Zoning Director Michael Daniels about new business and residential development in Green Cove Springs, as well as new ordinances and other initiatives focused on development for the city. Be the first to hear what's open for business in Green Cove Springs! Intro and Outro music: On the Verge by Joseph McDade

Convo Around the Cove: Building on a Legacy


On this episode of Convo Around the Cove, Communications Coordinator Tiffanie Reynolds sits down with City Manager Steve Kennedy to get the latest on the new Augusta Savage Museum and Mentoring Complex. Funding for this new building--built where the former Augusta Savage Library stood--began coming together in January. Now, the City has a building design and a building contractor, and anticipates to start construction soon.

Augusta Savage Museum and Mentoring Center Building Plans


Convo Around the Cove: Improving Green Cove Springs' Parks


Communications Coordinator Tiffanie Reynolds sits down with Assistant Public Works Director Steve Thomas to talk about the progress on improving the City Pier, Spring Park, and other new additions to parks throughout Green Cove Springs. 


Welcome to Convo Around the Cove: A City of Green Cove Springs Government Podcast



Convo Around the Cove Episode 3: What's Coming Down the Pipe for GCS


In the third episode of Convo Around the Cove Communications Coordinator Tiffanie Reynolds sits down with Assistant City Manager and Public Works Director Mike Null to talk about the City projects in the works that will upgrade Green Cove Springs water and wastewater utilities, as well as the new Public Works Admin Building which will be completed in early 2020. Intro and Outro Music: On The Verge by Joseph McDade


Convo Around the Cove Episode 2: Powering Green Cove Springs


City of Green Cove Springs Communications Coordinator Tiffanie Reynolds sits down with Electric Director Steve Howard to talk about the ways that the City has strengthened the Electric Department to serve the growing community of Green Cove Springs. 

Intro/Outro Music: On the Verge by Joseph McDade


Convo Around the Cove: Chat with Matt Johnson


Communications Coordinator Tiffanie Reynolds talks to Matt Johnson, one of the two new members on the City Council. Get to know Matt and what he values most about Green Cove Springs.


Convo Around the Cove: New Year, New Green Cove Springs


Green Cove Springs City Manager Steve Kennedy sits down with Communications Coordinator Tiffanie Reynolds to talk about the progress of past episode topics and what's on the horizon for Green Cove Springs in 2020. Below is a time stamp list of all the upcoming initiatives and projects covered in this episode, so you can jump to what interests you! 1:00 - Recap of past episode topics 5:00 - New Spring Park dock and kayak launch 7:03 - Town Hall Meetings and Citizen Advisory Committee 12:50 - Coordinating with Clay County and neighboring cities and towns in Clay 15:00 - Augusta Savage Museum and Mentoring Center 22: 00 - Downtown redevelopment and economic development in Green Cove Springs 29:50 - Smart City initiatives 33:05 - Blight Ordinance 34:44 - CALEA (Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies) 38:55 - Final remarks

Convo Around the Cove: Stormwater Usage Fee


Communications Coordinator Tiffanie Reynolds talks with Assistant City Manager and Public Works Director Mike Null about the new Stormwater Usage Fee, which will go through its second and final hearing in front of the City Council on Feb. 18, 2020. Null breaks down the new fee and how it will impact the City ling term.


Convo Around the Cove:Springing into Spring Park Wi-Fi


Communications Coordinator Tiffanie Reynolds chats with Network Administrator Angel Alicea about the newest addition to Spring Park: its public Wi-Fi network. Angel explains the network and how it serves as a foundation to future Smart City projects he plans to build on top of the network. Intro and Outro Music: On the Verge by Joseph McDade


Convo Around the Cove: Getting to know Code Enforcement


Communications Coordinator Tiffanie Reynolds sits down with Code Enforcement Officer Ben Plourd to explain what code enforcement is and and some of his initial goals as the City's newest Code Enforcement Officer. Residents also play a role in keeping properties within city limits safe and up to code. To report a code violation, residents can either contact Ben Plourd directly at bplourd@greencovesprings.com or go through the City's online 311 system on the city's website at www.greencovesprings.com. The online report system is located on the site's homepage as a red warning sign icon on the left hand side. Intro and Outro music: On the Verge by Joseph McDade

Convo Around the Cove: Breaking Down City Budget


This month's episode of Convo Around Cove Communications Coordinator Tiffanie Reynolds talks with Finance Director Marlena Guthrie all about the City Budget. Guthrie explains the budget process, breaks down the three different parts of the budget, and where the yearly budget can be found on the City's website.

Convo Around the Cove: Providing Shelter with The Vineyard


This month's episode explains Ordinance O-09-2020, which added Emergency Shelters to the City Land Development Code, and features Planning and Zoning Director Mike Daniels and special guests John Sanders and Joseph Smith of The Vineyard Transitional Center, and Pastor David Jackson of First UMC. All three play a role with The Vineyard, a community organization started by John Sanders to assist homeless families and individuals in Clay County. Sanders has been partnering with other local organizations and churches in Clay County to open a transitional shelter. Once he found a location for the center in Green Cove Springs, that's when he reached out to Planning and Zoning Director Mike Daniels to ask about zoning and use for that location. That discussion sparked the Emergency Shelter Ordinance, which was approved to be part of City Code by the City Council in mid-August. Listen to the episode for more details about this partnership and the organizations Sanders is bringing together for this transitional housing center in Green Cove Springs. For more information about The Vineyard or to donate, go to https://www.claycountyhomelessshelter.com/

Convo Around the Cove: Citizens Advisory Committee


Communications Coordinator Tiffanie Reynolds chats with City Manager Steve Kennedy about the Citizens Advisory Committee, a newly formed board which will serve as the citizen and business owner recommendation to various issues and projects that will be going before the City Council. Listen to hear all the details of the Citizen Advisory Committee and how you can apply.

Convo Around the Cove: Upgrading Chapman Substation


In this month's episode of Convo Around the Cove Electric Director Andy Yeager talks about current upgrades to Chapman Substation and throughout the City's electric grid to boost electric reliability and capacity. Intro and Outro: On the Verge by Joseph McDade


Convo Around the Cove: Irrigating GCS for the Future


This month's episode of Convo Around the Cove Assistant Water Utilities Director Scott Schultz talks about all the upgrades and new additions to the Harbor Road Wastewater Treatment Plant. He also talks about how this three-phase project will reduce the amount of nitrogen and phosphorous runoff from wastewater into Governors Creek, as well as allow the City to treat wastewater and use it as reclaimed water for irrigation. Intro/Outro Music: On the Verge by Joseph McDade