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Posted on: June 23, 2017

“Flagler Beach Pier Re-Opening”

FLAGLER BEACH POLICE DEPARTMENT
204 SOUTH FLAGLER AVENUE • FLAGLER BEACH, FL 32136
(386) 517-2023 • FAX (386) 517-2022
WWW.FBPD.ORG
CHIEF Matthew P. Doughney

MEDIA RELEASE

June 23, 2017

“Flagler Beach Pier Re-Opening”

The City of Flagler Beach is proud to announce that our world famous Pier is re-opening to the public tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m.

A grand re-opening/ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at the Pier on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.

The Flagler Beach Pier sustained considerable damage during Hurricane Matthew and as a result was closed to the public for extensive repairs. Over the past nine (9) months structural engineers have worked diligently to repair our Pier and we look forward to our citizens and visitors enjoying all that the Pier has to offer.

Flagler Beach Police Chief Matt Doughney stated “We’re extremely excited about the re-opening of our Pier and I’d like to kindly reminder our local surfers that City Ordinance 6-56 (a) prohibits surfing within one hundred fifty (150) feet on either side of the municipal Pier”. Doughney continued “Our historic Pier is a cornerstone of our beautiful City and we’ve all patiently waited for it to re-open. Those who enjoy fishing off the Pier and those that enjoy surfing outside of the one hundred fifty (150) foot limit can continue to coexist based on following established rules and mutual respect.”

For additional information regarding the re-opening of the Flager Beach Pier, please contact Chief Doughney at (386) 517-2024.
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