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Marketplace Spring

Are Fernandina Beach City Officials Representing Residents?

Fernandina Beach residents have been left to wonder if city officials are representing them. Time and again, city officials – both elected and unelected – make dodgy decisions threatening our idyllic lifestyle here.

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Downtown Topics Marketplace Summer

Another Costly Study? Amelia River Waterfront Plan

Same old movie with a recurring theme: “How Can We Improve the Downtown Waterfront?”

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Marketplace

Not a bright idea

EDITOR’S NOTE: Contributing columnist, Steve Nicklas, expresses his views and insights on various topics in Marketplace column. ___ STEVE’S MARKETPLACE ____ It seems the three Fernandina Beach city commissioners who had the bright idea to replace the twinkling tree lights in downtown with dim, obstructive ground lights are standing their ground. It appears Susan Steger, […]

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Marketplace

Fernandina Full Throttle With Tax-and-Spend Mode

Fernandina Beach city officials want to borrow nearly $10 million to undertake several pet projects that are hardly “urgent.” They continue full throttle with a tax-and-spend mode, this time with non-voter debt.