Fernandina Beach News-Leader

It would probably be a safe bet to say that you’ve heard a local politician boast that Nassau County “has a fully funded five-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP),” suggesting the county is able to address all of the capital investment needs of its growing population and maintain a high level of service. However, this claim is highly misleading. At best, Nassau County has a two-year CIP of projects the county can actually fund, and that is only with the help of grants from the state.

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