Notice of Gathering
The OHPA Commissioners will be gathering at Coursun & Stam Accounting Firm, 2398 Sadler Road, Fernandina Beach for the purpose of interviewing Administrative Office Manager candidates on Monday, March 8, 2021 from 3 PM to 5 PM.
OCEAN HIGHWAY & PORT AUTHORITY
County Commission Chambers
James S. Page Government Complex
96136 Nassau Place, Yulee FL 32097
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
6:00 PM – Meeting Called to Order – Chairman
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call: Miriam Hill, District 1; Danny Fullwood, District 2, Scott Hanna, District 3; Carrol Franklin, District 4; Mike Cole, District 5
Comments - Audience (Comments submitted prior to the meeting)
Approval of Minutes
February 10, 2021 Monthly Meeting Minutes
Report by Pierre LaPorte, Port Accountant
Financial Report – February 2021
Report by Robert Sturgess, Interim Port Attorney
Port of Fernandina Report
Tonnage Report – February 2021
Port Director Report
Hiring of Administrative Office Manager
Interviewing Port Attorney Candidates
Outstanding Public Records Requests
Acquisition of Cranes
Customs House Issues
City of Fernandina Beach PAB Comprehensive Plan Amendments
Resolution 2015-3 – Standard for Public Discourse
Port Security – Commissioner Fullwood
Customs House – Commissioner Franklin
Army Corp of Engineers – Commissioner Fullwood
Economic Development – Commissioner Cole
Emergency Management – Commissioner Franklin
Technical Coordinating Committee – Commissioner Hanna
TPO – Commissioner Cole
Nassau Chamber East Side – Commissioner Hill
Nassau Chamber West Side – Commissioner Cole
City of Fernandina Beach – Commissioner Hill
Administrative Office Manager Report
Other items to be brought by Commissioners
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Fla. Stat. § 286.0105.
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 20-69, issued by the Office of Governor Ron DeSantis on March 20, 2020, municipalities may conduct meetings of their governing boards without having a quorum of its members present physically or at any specific location, and utilizing communications media technology such as telephonic or video conferencing, as provided by Section 120.54(5)(b)2, Florida Statutes.
U.S. Department of Transportation Announces New
M-95 Fernandina Beach to Charleston Barge Service Designation
M-95 Fernandina Beach to Charleston Barge Service will help the Port of Fernandina in Nassau County, the northernmost county on the Atlantic coast in Florida, service all coastal seaports on the Atlantic, including Charleston, SC, and contribute to the reduction of truck traffic on I-95.
"The designation of marine highways by Congress will help move cargo and people to help grow the economy and shift freight off of congested highways,” said Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.
“Marine highways are an efficient and cost-effective option for moving freight and passengers in America,” said Maritime Administrator Mark H. Buzby.
The America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP) authorizes the designation of Marine Highway Routes and Marine Highway Projects. A Marine Highway Project is a planned service, or expansion of an existing service, on a designated Marine Highway Route. Designation makes projects and highway routes eligible to apply for federal funding. Congress appropriated $7 million for AMHP in Fiscal Year 2019.
Read more about the Port of Fernandina's marine highway designation here:
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Contact the Port
For information about port operations, tidal information, access or questions regarding the port itself, please contact the Port of Fernandina at:
Office: (904) 491-7422
Fax: (904) 432-0229