Upcoming meeting of beach committee working group

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Nassau County
Press Release
Contact: Sabrina Robertson
[email protected]
June 10, 2019 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers located at 96135 Nassau Place, Yulee, FL 32097.

On December 19, 2018, the Board of County Commissioners formed a Beach Community Working Group consisting of Mike Mullin, County Manager/County Attorney; Taco Pope, Director of Planning & Economic Opportunity; Doug Podiak, Facilities Maintenance Director; Gil Langley, Executive Director of the Tourist Development Council; Butch Osborne, Director of Operations for the Sheriff’s Office; Mac Morriss, Ex-Officio Member; and Lowell Hall, Ex-Officio Member.

The group has been directed to review current beach related Ordinances and use of the beach and to make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners as to any updates or amendments that need to be made.

The group has been seeking the public’s input and participation to assist in their efforts to address recommended changes to beach ordinances.

The next meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers located at 96135 Nassau Place, Yulee, FL 32097. Additional meetings will be scheduled as needed.

Agendas and meeting minutes of the Beach Community Working Group can be located on our website at: http://www.nassaucountyfl.com/DocumentCenter/Index/959.

If you are unable to attend a public meeting, you may email your concerns and/or ideas to [email protected] Your email will be included in the next available agenda for the Committee’s review.

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2 Responses to Upcoming meeting of beach committee working group

  1. Robert Riegler says:

    The beach is for use by the people and not the subject matter of a committee, Council, Etc the only public input that is needed is the beach Remains the property of the citizens.

  2. John Heck says:

    It is highly irresponsible & of sophomoric thinking to claim the beach is plainly public domain ! We pay higher taxes for beachside/beachside property and to not subsidize use of it by outsiders is inane and lack logical ! Many beach communities in Florida and elsewhere charge a nominal fee to offset the maintenance, policing, and ancillary costs associated with parking areas, trash removal, crossover refurbishment and patrolling of its environs ! We must take steps to secure beach safety…curtailing beach driving, dog attacks, prohibited activities and littering ! The time has arrived to wake up and get these issues under control instead of laissez faire & immature thinking processes ! There is too much growth for us locals to be comfortable with outsiders moving in and being apathetic to the preservation and quality of life here that is diminishing because of these festering conditions ! The time to wake up is Now #

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