American Beach Water and Sewer District Advisory Board
On August 24, 2020, the Board of County Commissioners of Nassau County established the American Beach Water and Sewer District, a dependent district, pursuant to Ordinance No. 2020-26. On October 28, 2020. Ordinance No. 2020-34 was created to amend Ordinance 2020-26, which requires to establishment of a District Advisory Board.
The authority of the Advisory Board is as follows:
- The Advisory Board shall represent the American Beach property owner's interests by monitoring and evaluating the design and construction of the public water distribution and wastewater collection system within the District Boundaries.
- The Advisory Board shall consider matters related to and submitted by the District staff, to the Governing Body of the American Beach Water and Sewer District ("District Board") related to the design and construction of the system and may offer comments, if any, concurrently. Comments relating to the design and construction of the system from the community residents, property owners, resident groups, associations, and other owner-based organizations may be considered by the Advisory Board and provided to the District Board.
Interested in serving on the American Beach Water and Sewer District Advisory Board?
Applications are being accepted to serve on the Water and Sewer District Advisory Board. The application period is March 20, 2023 through April 21, 2023 at 5:00pm.
The Advisory Board is comprised of five (5) members, all of whom shall be legal owners of property in the American Beach Water and Sewer District service area and shall be appointed by the District Board. Appointments to the Board shall be made based on prior community service experience and involvement in the community improvement planning within the District boundaries.
Applicants must include proof of ownership in the form of one of the following:
- Copy of a recorded Deed;
- Copy of documents from the Property Appraiser’s Office indicating ownership;
- Copy of documents from the Tax Collector’s Office indicating ownership.
Please note, all members of the Advisory Board shall abide by Florida Sunshine Law, F.S. Ch. 286; Florida Public Records Law, F.S. Ch. 119; Florida Code of Ethics, F.S. Ch. 112; and all other applicable local or state statutes, ordinances, or rules.
The American Beach Water and Sewer District Advisory Board meets on the second Thursday of each month at 4:00pm, at the James Page Governmental Complex. Interested applicants can apply here.
February 28, 2023 Update:
FAQ related to the Notice of Anticipated Availability of Central Wastewater and Water Utility Services
American Beach Water and Sewer Conversion Project Groundbreaking
A Groundbreaking Ceremony was held in American Beach on August 30, 2022 to celebrate the physical beginning of the project. A video of the event can be found here: https://youtu.be/4I-3ejLX_s4