FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Administrative Manager, County Manager’s Office
Establishment of a Subcommittee for the Beach Community Working Group
Nassau County, Florida, August 20, 2019 - 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, Assistant County Manager; Doug Podiak, Public Works 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 was 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. A total of twelve (12) meetings have been held to date.
At the Beach Community Working Group Meeting held on August 15, 2019, a Subcommittee consisting of County Manager/County Attorney, Mike Mullin; Assistant County Manager, Taco Pope; Public Works Director, Doug Podiak; and Office of Management & Budget Director, Megan Diehl, was formed to review ADA issues related to beach camping and to discuss costs related to beach operations and management of camping permits.
Two meetings of the Subcommittee have been scheduled as follows:
- Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
- Monday, September 9, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.
The Subcommittee will discuss their findings at upcoming Beach Community Working Group Meetings which have been scheduled for:
- Monday, September 16, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
- Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Please note that the previously scheduled Beach Community Working Group meeting for Thursday, August 22, 2019 has been cancelled.
Meetings of the Subcommittee and the Beach Community Working Group will be held in the Commission Chambers located at 96135 Nassau Place, Yulee, FL 32097. All meetings are open to the public.