Board of County Commissioners

Governing Authority

Nassau County is a political subdivision of the State of Florida. It was created for civil and political purposes and acts under powers given to it by the State. The County's governing authority is the Nassau County Board of Commissioners.

Meetings

  • Second and fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 pm
  • Third Wednesday of each month at 9:00 am
  • Special meetings are called as necessary
  • Commission Chambers located within the James S. Page Governmental Complex at 96135 Nassau Pl., Yulee, FL
  • Public is invited to attend meetings

Public Participation in Meetings

Resolution No. 2017-111established procedures for regular and special meetings of the Board of County Commissioners. Sections 20-22 outline public participation in meetings and include general rules for addressing the Board. The attached document, Public Participation in Meetings, was created from Sections 20-22 to provide a simplified document containing rules and procedures.  

Meeting Agendas

As outlined in Resolution No. 2017-111, agendas are published by 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday prior to the meeting. Agendas can be located here

Members

Nassau County is divided into five districts and the five members of the Board of Commissioners are elected at large for staggered four-year terms. The chairman and vice chairman of the Board are elected by the Board annually.

Duties

The general duties of the Board of Commissioners are:

  • To enact resolutions and ordinances for the general health, safety, and welfare of the residents of Nassau County
  • To levy taxation when necessary to finance the operation of the County government
  • To provide necessary services to safeguard the well-being and safety to the residents

Board Organizational Chart