Fernandina Observer

Eleven years ago, noted Florida economist Hank Fishkind conducted a fiscal sustainability study of Nassau County that highlighted several significant deficiencies in the county’s budgeting and finance function. In light of last year’s massive property tax increase – increases Fishkind predicted absent responsible action by the county – and the upcoming budget workshops for the next fiscal year, it’s fair and prudent to now assess how our county commission has performed in planning for our inevitable future growth and addressing the Fishkind recommendations.

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