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Posted on: February 8, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 20, 2021

Annual Water System Maintenance: February 24 – March 30, 2024

2024 Important Notice to Water Customers2

Beginning February 24, 2024 and ending March 30, 2024, Cocoa water customers may notice a chlorine odor or a change in taste or color in their tap water. During this period, Cocoa Utilities Department will temporarily change its water disinfection method ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Councilwoman Koss Appointed to Serve on NLC Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee

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Lorraine Koss, Councilwoman for the City of Cocoa, Florida, has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2024 Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Federal Advocacy Committee. Councilwoman Koss was elected to a one-year ...

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Cocoa News Flash
Posted on: February 7, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 20, 2021

Deputy City Clerk Arsenault earns Clerk Designation (CMC) and is promoted to City Clerk

Monica Arsenault posing in front of City Hall.

Monica Arsenault, CMC of the City of Cocoa, has earned the designation of Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC), which is awarded by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), Inc. It was also announced that she was promoted to fill the ro...

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Cocoa News Flash
Posted on: January 24, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 20, 2021

Cocoa Launches New Website ChatBot, Ask Cocoa

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The City of Cocoa announced the launch of a fully integrated web chat assistant to help automate customer service for its website visitors. The chatbot, Ask Cocoa, was launched in partnership with Citibot, the leading provider of interactive chat solution...

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Cocoa News Flash
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Applications Now Being Accepted for Cocoa’s UpStart Business Development Loan Program

UpStart Cocoa Small Business Program

Cocoa City Council has once again approved funding for the UpStart Cocoa business start-up program to promote the growth of minority and/or women-owned small businesses throughout the City of Cocoa. The program, called Upstart Cocoa, is designed as a thre...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

Cocoa Awarded Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting

certificate for excellence in financial reporting from the government finance officers association

On December 11, 2023, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded the City of Cocoa the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Comprehensive Financial...

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Cocoa News Flash
Posted on: December 13, 2023

Fire Chief Jonathan Lamm Completes International Professional Designation Process

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The Commission on Professional Credentialing® (CPC®) met on 12/5/2023 to confer the designation. Chief Lamm becomes one of only 1,864 CFOs worldwide.The Designation program is a voluntary program designed to recognize individuals who demon...

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Cocoa News Flash
Posted on: November 28, 2023

Cocoa Mayor Blake Appointed to the National League of Cities Board of Directors

Cocoa Mayor Michael Blake

The National League of Cities (NLC) elected?Mayor-Elect David Sander of Rancho Cordova, California?as its new?president. He stepped into his new role?at NLC’s 2023?City Summit?held this week in Atlanta, Georgia.?Sander?will serve a one-year term...

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Cocoa News Flash
Posted on: November 29, 2023

Councilman Hearn re-appointed as Deputy Mayor

District 2 Councilman, Lavander Hearn

Deputy Mayor and Councilperson for District 2, Lavander Hearn was unanimously selected, for the third year in a row, by the other members of the City Council to serve as the Deputy Mayor for the upcoming year. The Deputy Mayor serves in place of the Mayor...

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Cocoa News Flash
Posted on: November 29, 2023

Councilwoman Koss Graduates from Elected Officials Course

District 4 Councilwoman Lorraine Koss

The City of Cocoa announced today that Councilperson Koss, District 4, recently graduated from the Institute for Elected Municipal Officials II, a course from the Florida League of Cities’ Institute for Elected Municipal Officials (IEMO), a prem...

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Cocoa News Flash
Posted on: October 2, 2023

Cocoa PD Partners for Mobile Response Program

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The City of Cocoa Police Department (CPD) has formed a partnership with Central Florida Cares Health System Inc. (CFCHS), and Brevard Family Partnership/Brevard C.A.R.E.S. (BFP/Brevard C.A.R.E.S.) to implement an Adult Mobile Crisis Co-Responder Program (...

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Cocoa News Flash
Posted on: July 18, 2023

Cocoa Police and Fire Partner to Offer Peer Support Program

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Cocoa Fire and Police Departments have teamed up to offer mental health training and assistance through a program called Peer Support. This program, which was implemented in 2021, offers both training and mental health assistance to Cocoa first responders...

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