By Nassau County Board of County Commissioners
Library Programs: Something for Everyone
Did you know that your Nassau County Public Library System offers a variety of programs for its residents? From adult game night to solving mock crime scenes, there’s something for everyone!
Visit your friendly neighborhood library today to meet your branch librarian and learn about all the wonderful programs and events they have planned. For Library branch locations, please click here.
You can also learn more about upcoming events by viewing the Library’s event calendar.
Turtle Talk Tuesday
Ready for three quick facts about sea turtles?
–> Sea turtles are reptiles that live in the ocean
–> Sea turtles can hold their breath underwater for hours
–> There are seven known species of sea turtles.
Do you want to find out more about sea turtles? Visit your nearest Nassau County Public Library. They can help you locate books in their collection that focus on sea turtles as well as show you how you can use Gale in Context, an online database, to learn more about these fascinating creatures.
Dog Adoption Fees Waived
All adoption fees are currently being waived until further notice. But this won’t last forever, come by to get your free best friend, or friends, today!
We have so many dogs right now, small, large, old, young, fluffy, low shedding, anything you could think of!
Monthly Calendars Make Lawn and Garden Care Easy
The Gardening Calendars on the UF/IFAS Solutions for Your Life website gives Florida gardeners a monthly guide for what to plant and do in their gardens and includes links to useful gardening websites, all based on University of Florida research and expertise. Three different editions of the calendar provide specific tips for each of Florida’s climate zones—North, Central, and South.
Visit https://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/ today and you’ll be on your way to having the garden of your dreams!
For more information contact your local extension office:
Mobile: (904) 530-6353
FAC Calendar Contest
Are you a photographer or a Florida enthusiast? Enter the Florida Association of Counties’ annual calendar photo contest for a chance to showcase our county in their 2024 calendar. This year the theme is “Skylines of the Sunshine State” and will feature Florida’s impressive views.
To enter, visit https://www.fl-counties.com/2023-2024-calendar-contest.
Florida Sheriff Association Podcast Interview with Sheriff Leeper
Get to know Sheriff Leeper better during this latest edition of the Florida Sheriff’s Association podcast. Sheriff Leeper was sworn in FSA’s 101st president on Tuesday, July 25, 2023.
In Episode 86, we dive into the mind and history of Sheriff Leeper:
- How did Sheriff Leeper get to where he is today as Sheriff of Nassau County?
- What are the biggest challenges facing law enforcement and public safety?
- What would you tell a young adult or child interested in a law enforcement career?
- What are the goals for Sheriff Leeper during his term as President of the FSA?
- What is Sheriff Leeper’s secret talent?
To listen to the podcast, please click here
Below are public meetings scheduled for the week of
August 7 – August 11, 2023
Please note that meetings are subject to change. Please review our website calendar for up-to-date information.
Meeting agendas can be located here.
Job Opportunities Available
The Board of County Commissioners currently has numerous job opportunities available. In addition to having the opportunity to work close to home and to serve your community, the County offers the following benefits:
- Free Health Insurance (for employee)
- Participation in the Florida Retirement System
- Paid Time Off
- 13 Paid Holidays
- Educational Reimbursement
To view job descriptions and associated salaries, click here.