Nassau County assembles officials and information at public “information Fairs” in Callahan, then Yulee, to help residents get information on post-virus recovery.
A “Recovery Information Fair” will be offered this week in Nassau County to help residents get answers from local officials as the state begins the first phase of the coronavirus recovery process.
The first recovery fair is from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Northeast Florida Fairground at 543378 U.S. 1 in Callahan, then the same times on Friday at Yulee Middle School at 85439 Miner Road.
County elected officials and staff from government offices will provide information and limited services at both locations, including those previously unavailable to residents without access to online services during the pandemic. Representatives from the County Emergency Management office will also hand out a limited number of cloth masks to residents who otherwise don’t have one to wear in public, plus a limited supply of hand sanitizers.
The Nassau County clerk of the courts will have details on the Green Light program concerning payment of fines, fees or court costs. School district officials will have information about kindergarten registration, summer school, school contact information for each location and bus driver recruitment.
The Nassau County property appraiser will be able to help with late-filing exemptions for homestead, first responders, agricultural, military members and veterans, deployed military, a widow or widower, senior citizens, and religious or charitable organizations.
The supervisor of elections can assist with requests for vote-by-mail ballots, plus updating voter registration and voter signatures. The Florida Department of Health-Nassau County will have updates on COVID-19, essential health services, environmental health permitting, birth and death certificates and opening of clinical services. It will also have information on special needs preparation for the upcoming hurricane season.
The Sheriff’s Office and emergency management officials will also have information on COVID-19 and the hurricane season, plus hand out #OneNassau cloth masks, hand sanitizer and hazards preparedness guides.
The County Commission, Amelia Island Tourist Development Council and County Road Department will be on hand. So will the public library system to help with new library cards, its virtual library collections and programs and registration for summer reading programs.
Nassau County Animal Services will have updates about new procedures for adoption and fostering, animal control officers and the barking dog ordinance. Staff from the towns of Callahan and Hilliard will be available.
Dan Scanlan: (904) 359-4549