Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Around the Region

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Around the Region

Article excerpt

Got something you'd like to share about your community? Send news-related tips to Times-Union suburban writer Jim Schoettler at jim.schoettler@jacksonville.com or (904) 359-4385.

CLAY

ROBINSON: TERM LIMITS ON PLANNING

County Commissioner Ronnie Robinson wants to set term limits on county Planning Commission members. Robinson noted some members already have served "nine terms or seven terms." Other residents are qualified, and should have an opportunity to serve on the panel, he said. The County Commission, which appoints the panel members, agreed to discuss setting term limits at its Tuesday meeting.

COUNTY AGENCIES TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA

Facebook and Twitter soon will be home to sites for Clay County government agencies. The commission has approved a social media policy clearing the way for the county to use social media platforms to alert residents of emergencies. Social media also will be used to inform the public of county meetings and programs. It won't be used for opinion or chatting, County Manager Stephanie Kopelousos said.

ST. AUGUSTINE

(BUT NOW HE GOES BY BOB DYLAN)

Robert Allen Zimmerman continues his never-ending tour with a trip to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre May 5, the legend's website announced Friday. The popular harmonica-playing, singer-songwriting Minnesota native who drove some fans mad when he went electric in 1965 will be in town just three weeks shy of his 72nd birthday! A ticket sale date and prices remain unavailable. For more, go to www.bobdylan.com or www.staugamphitheatre.com

ATLANTIC BEACH

CITY PROJECTS SAVE ON ELECTRICITY AND GASOLINE

The city recently completed two major projects designed to save money in electricity and gasoline usage. Federal and state funds from two grants were used to replace 18 HVAC units in city buildings, replace and upgrade the lighting in two city ballfields and buy an all-electric police vehicle. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.