County government workshop November 20

Following the General Election on Tuesday, November 6, Ken Bryan and Mark Miner will be officially replaced in District 5 and District 3, while sitting District 1 Commissioner, Cyndi Stevenson, will likely win re-election; all three winners start new, four-year terms November 20.

Historic City News is eager to see two new county commissioners seated during the regular morning business meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20 in the St Johns County Administration Auditorium located at 500 San Sebastian View in St Augustine.

It will be a fresh, new day in St Johns County government; as we work to rebuild our local economy and return the focus of our attention to reducing the size of our bloated county budget.

At 2:00 p.m. that afternoon, Historic City News readers who are elected officials, or volunteers who serve on local government advisory committees and boards, and as citizens who wish to take an active role in county government, are invited to attend a special educational workshop.

Ginger Saunders Delegal, General Counsel for the Florida Association of Counties, will make a presentation covering county government form and function. The workshop is designed to educate interested persons about some of the most common laws that local government in Florida.

Additionally, attorneys from the Office of the St Johns County Attorney will review the Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees, laws related to Quasi-Judicial Proceedings, Government in the Sunshine, and Public Records.