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Posted on: June 10, 2022

We need your feedback

The City of Cocoa's Draft 5-year Consolidated Plan is now available to review. We are now accepting public comment and feedback on the plan through July 12, 2022. We want to hear from our residents on programs and services that can help improve t...

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Posted on: June 25, 2022

Lee Wenner Park and Boat Ramps Back Open

Lee Wenner Park aerial photo

Beginning in February, the boat ramps, Captain Ed Lanni T-Dock, day slips and boat parking at Lee Wenner Park were closed for a large dredging and restoration project which was funded through grants from the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND). The ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

2021 Water Quality Report Available On-Line

City of Cocoa 2021 Annual Water Quality Report

2021 Water Quality Report Available On-Line

The 2021 Water Quality Report (the newest report) is now available for viewing on the internet at www.cocoafl.org/waterqualityreport. Cocoa is listing this URL on water bills in June and July so you can find the ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

For the 4th Year in a Row, Cocoa has Been Awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Finance team displaying the 2021 Budget Award

On April 11, 2022, the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) announced that the City of Cocoa received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Adopted Budget document. This prestigious honor represents a signific...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Space Coast Police K9 Foundation Donates K9 Vests to Cocoa PD

Cocoa Police K9

In April, Council approved the Cocoa Police Department to accept the donation of 4 K9 specific vests from the Space Coast Police K9 Foundation to help protect Cocoa PD's K9 unit as they continue to protect and serve the citizens of Cocoa. 

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Radisson Individuals Signs its First New Build Hotel Near Florida’s Fastest Growing Cruise Terminal

Cocoa Village Hotel

Radisson Hotel Group Americas today announced the signing of The Cocoa Village Hotel, a member of Radisson Individuals in the stunning city of Cocoa, Florida. Set to open in 2023, this will be the first newly constructed hotel for the brand. Located in th...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

City Council Approves Purchase of Lots to Add 73 Parking Spaces in Cocoa Village

Oleander Parking layout with 73 additional parking spaces

On Tuesday, April 12, 2022, Cocoa City Council authorized city staff to negotiate the purchase of two additional parcels of land along Oleander Street in Cocoa Village to bring 73 additional parking spaces to the Cocoa Village area. 

In late 2021,...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

The City of Cocoa has seen an 11.1% drop in crime in 2021

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Data submitted to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for 2021, shows crime is down in the City of Cocoa. The annual Uniform Crime Report shows an 11.1% drop in the overall crime rate for the city in 2021, with 9.6% fewer crimes reported. A closer a...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Dr. Joe Lee Smith Community Pool Now Open

Aqua Zumba Class at Dr. Joe Lee Smith community pool

The swimming pool at the Dr. Joe Lee Smith Community Center in the Diamond Square community is now open. There are open swim hours every Saturday and Sunday from 1-5pm through August 7th. The entry fee is $1.00. There are also Aqua Zumba classes being hel...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

City of Cocoa Completes the FY21 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report and Audit

FY21 Annual Financial Report cover

The City of Cocoa Finance department presented to Cocoa City Council at the March 22, 2022 City Council meeting the Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Financial Report (ACFR) and Audit Report. These documents which are required to be produced highlighted no audit co...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Two FDOT Projects in Design for SR 520 in Cocoa

Mock-up of the SR520 project east of US1

The Florida Department of Transportation is currently in the design phase for two major projects on State Road 520 in Cocoa that will see the removal of the auxiliary lane east of US1 in the Cocoa Village area with added parking, increased medians and enh...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Urban Forest Management Plan for Cocoa Accepted as Part of Urban and Community Forestry Grant

Tree canopy in Cocoa along Indian River Drive

Cocoa City Council unanimously approved to accept the City of Cocoa Urban Forest Management Plan and authorized staff to move forward with plan recommendations. The plan, which was conducted as part of a three year Urban and Community Forestry grant from ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Stormwater Recreation Facility Named for Thomas Cole

Thomas Cole Stormwater Recreation Area

The Emma Jewel/Diamond Square CRA Master Stormwater Recreation Area has been unanimously approved by Cocoa City Council to be renamed the Thomas Cole Stormwater Recreation Area at the February 22, 2022 Cocoa City Council Meeting.

Per a request from Distric...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Councilman Hearn Appointed to the Young Elected Municipal Officials Advisory Council

District 2 Councilman, Lavander Hearn

District 2 Cocoa City Councilmember, Lavander Hearn has been appointed as a member of the Florida League of Cities Young Elected Municipal Officials Advisory Council. The Council is comprised of about 20 emerging leaders, all under the age of 40, that wil...

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Request for Bid B-22-12-COC Water and Wastewater Treatment Chemicals

The City of Cocoa’s Purchasing Department, on behalf of City of Cocoa Dyal Water Treatment Plant, representing Cocoa Utilities Department, is soliciting for a contractor to furnish all materials, service, equipment, and labor required for the fo...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Request for Bid B-22-15-COC Fiske Blvd. Roadway and Broadmoor Acres Drainage Improvements

The City of Cocoa is seeking a qualified contractor to construct roadway improvements on N. Fiske Blvd from Peachtree Street to W. Highland Drive. The project also consists of the installation of stormwater piping and roadside swales in the Broadmoor Acre...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Request for Bid B-22-05R-COC Construction of Public Restrooms

The City of Cocoa is soliciting for a contractor to construct public restroom facilities at Carl Anderson Park and Gilmore Community Park. The Contractor will provide all materials and labor necessary in order construct new unisex restroom buildings and a...

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