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Special Meeting for Nassau Vision 2050 Update

Special Meeting for Nassau Vision 2050 Update The County launched Nassau Florida Vision 2050, a collaborative 18-month process involving local leaders, residents, businesses, and stakeholders to shape the future of our community. This planning process and the resulting policies will be critical for the ability to promote and manage growth as well as, protect and enhance…

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Governor DeSantis Signs Fiscal Year 2024-2025 “Focus on Florida’s Future” Budget

Governor DeSantis Signs Fiscal Year 2024-2025 “Focus on Florida’s Future” Budget TAMPA, Fla.—Yesterday, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the ‘Focus on Florida’s Future’ Budget for Fiscal Year 2024-2025. The Focus on Florida’s Future Budget totals $116.5 billion—less than the previous fiscal year—which reflects a reduction in overall state spending. This year’s budget features significant investments for Florida’s…

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SBA Announces $30 Million in Grant Funding for New Women’s Business Centers

SBA Announces $30 Million in Grant Funding for New Women’s Business Centers WASHINGTON – Today,  Administrator Isabel Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice in President Biden’s Cabinet for America’s more than 33 million small businesses, announced four funding opportunities for Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) totaling $30 million. This includes funding…

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Emergency Preparedness for Special Needs Residents

Emergency Preparedness for Special Needs Residents If you know or care for an individual with a disability, special need, or a medical condition, you may qualify for the Florida Special Needs Registry. In an emergency, such as an evacuation for a hurricane, you may need to go to a special needs shelter. By signing up…

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Thomas Creek Implementation Plan

Thomas Creek Implementation Plan Governor Ron DeSantis signed Senate Bill 1954 into law on May 12, 2021, creating the Resilient Florida Program. This legislation provides funding for initiatives to protect Florida’s coastlines and inland waterways from sea level rise, storms, and flooding. It represents the largest investment in Florida’s history to help communities prepare for…

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Virtual Campaign School & Community Leadership Training

Virtual Campaign School & Community Leadership Training The Nassau County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Florida Institute for Political Leadership (FIPL), an initiative by the Florida Chamber of Commerce, is hosting a virtual Campaign School & Community Leadership Training on June 18th and June 19th from 5:30-8:00 PM both days. This no-cost and…

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Fourth of July Celebration in Callahan

Fourth of July Celebration in Callahan The County is pleased to partner with the Town of Callahan and Town of Hilliard for an extra special Independence Day Celebration in honor of the County’s Bicentennial. This event will feature live music by local artists, a watermelon eating contest, an apple pie baking contest, carnival games, a…

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New County Meeting Procedures in Affect Beginning June 3

New County Meeting Procedures in Affect Beginning June 3 During the Winter Strategic Planning Sessions held on February 29 and March 1, 2024, the Board of County Commissioners expressed a desire to amend evening meeting times and to make changes to the general rules for public comment and decorum. At the May 15, 2024 meeting,…

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Florida Division of Emergency Management Encourages Preparedness as 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins

Florida Division of Emergency Management Encourages Preparedness as 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins Executive Director Kevin Guthrie hosted roundtable discussions with county officials to discuss preparedness before the start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season on June 1 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) marks the official start of the 2024 Atlantic Hurricane…

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Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program The Library’s Summer Reading Program kicks off on June 3rd and runs through August 9th. There are programs for kids, teens and young adults! Whether you’re a bookworm or just getting started, there’s something for everyone in this year’s program. Get ready for: Exciting reading challenges for all ages (including adults!) Fun…

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