County offices getting closer to moving into Dollar Tree’s old location

North county offices moving where Dollar Tree used to be in Sebastian, Florida.
North county offices moving where Dollar Tree used to be in Sebastian, Florida.

SEBASTIAN – There’s been a lot of construction going on at the plaza where the Dollar Tree was for many years before moving to its new location just south on U.S. Highway 1. Soon, its old space will be occupied by Indian River County.

“My understanding is that they will be using the new location for the north county offices … it’s nice to see them moving into the city of Sebastian,” Major Jim Hill told Sebastian Daily.

This week, the contractor at the plaza is adding a new roof while completing a $1.8 million renovation. Construction should be finished in a couple of months for the county offices to move in. The plaza, called Sebastian Corners shopping center, is owned by the county.

The offices will include the county tax collector, property appraiser, utilities, clerk of court, and Veterans Services. The new Sebastian location will provide 8,400-square-feet of space for the county.

The county purchased the shopping center last year for about $2.7 million. The move for the north county offices is expected to be a long-term commitment inside Sebastian.

The county has been at its current location for almost 30 years.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and grew up living on the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter, Florida. He has been a radio and TV personality since the mid-1980s. He has worked for WFLX-TV (Fox 29), WIRK, WLIZ, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and others. In 1994, Andy took a break from broadcasting and was a software and systems engineer for various companies in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2002, he moved back to Florida and settled in Sebastian, where Andy's family has lived for over 45 years. He returned to the broadcasting sector in 2005. Andy joined Sebastian Daily as our editor-in-chief in 2016.