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Nassau County, Florida

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Nassau County is one of 67 counties in Florida. Fernandina Beach is the county seat.

Nassau County's estimated population in 2009 was 70,576.[1]

Evaluation of website

Main article: Evaluation of Florida county websites
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The good

  • Budget is available, along with information about 5-Year Plan.[2]
  • Meeting dates and times are posted.[3]
  • Meeting agendas and minutes[4] are available. Videos of meetings are posted.[5]
  • County board members are listed with contact information.[6]
  • Administrators are listed with contact information.[7]
  • Building permits[8] and zoning information is available.[9]
  • Audits are posted on the clerk of courts website.[10]
  • Local tax information is provided.[11]
  • Public records request information is provided.[12]
  • Union contracts are posted.[13]

The bad

Employee Pay

In early 2012, Jacksonville's The Florida Times-Union requested public salary data from more than 90 North Florida government agencies for 2010-11.[15] Below are the Nassau County employees who earned $100,000 or more in 2010:[16]

Name Year Employer Base Pay Total Pay
HALLMAN, DAVID 2010 Nassau County Board of Commissioners $148,000.00 $148,000.00
JOHN, RUIS 2010 Nassau County Public Schools $143,636.66 $143,636.66
SELBY, THEODORE 2010 Nassau County Board of Commissioners $125,000.00 $125,000.00
LEE, DAVID 2010 Nassau County Board of Commissioners $58,366.10 $121,655.73
Bach, Tammi 2010 Fernandina Beach, City of $120,803.90 $120,803.90
SEAGRAVES, TOMMY 2010 Nassau County Sheriff's Office $116,294.04 $116,294.04
PATTON, ROBERT 2010 Nassau County Fire and Rescue Department $70,678.67 $113,046.39
HERRING, J 2010 Nassau County Board of Commissioners $108,801.92 $108,801.92
Czymbor, Michael 2010 Fernandina Beach, City of $108,647.14 $108,647.14
STILES, TAMMY 2010 Nassau County Property Appraiser's Office $107,699.00 $107,699.00
DREW, JOHN 2010 Nassau County Tax Collector $107,698.00 $107,698.00
CRAWFORD, JOHN 2010 Nassau County Clerk of Court $107,280.45 $107,280.45
EDDINS, MICHAEL 2010 Nassau County Board of Commissioners $69,045.05 $104,955.35
BABICK, WILLIAM 2010 Nassau County Board of Commissioners $64,041.15 $103,592.54
DOSS, GARY 2010 Nassau County Board of Commissioners $57,113.44 $103,362.19
PERRY, MATTHEW 2010 Nassau County Fire and Rescue Department $48,232.35 $101,434.62
KAY, BENJAMIN 2010 Nassau County Fire and Rescue Department $56,735.51 $101,202.63
BOLLINGER, CURTIS 2010 Nassau County Board of Commissioners $57,166.10 $101,072.09

Lobbying

Main article: Florida government sector lobbying

The Nassau County Board of Commissioners has reported $75,000 spent lobbying in 2009, and $56,250 spent lobbying in 2010. The BOCC has paid for the services of Jacob Schultz & Associates.[17]

Audits

For Nassau County, the clerk or comptroller performs the internal audits.[18]

External links

References