FAC News Clips - July 25, 2017

Submitted by tkusmierz on Tue, 07/25/2017 - 14:48

Daily Commercial
Sumter, Lake officials look for compromise on transportation board rift
he simmering problems at the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization are on tap for discussion by the Lake County Commission during their scheduled meeting on Tuesday.  The rift became clear after questions surfaced about the LSMPO executive officer’s ability to lead the organization.

FAC News Clips - July 24, 2017

Submitted by tkusmierz on Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:16

SRQ Magazine
Sarasota County Receives Award for Excellence
Sarasota County has earned the 2017 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) award from the National Procurement Institute (NPI) for the third consecutive year. This achievement honors organizational excellence in public and nonprofit procurement, provides benchmarks for continued excellence and increases awareness of public procurement as a profession.

FAC News Clips - July 21, 2017

Submitted by tkusmierz on Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:48

Okeechobee News
Okeechobee County commissioners back jail improvements
The Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners endorsed Thursday an expansion of the aging, overcrowded Okeechobee County Jail at a cost of $31.8 million.  The option chosen is a new jail pod, renovations of two existing pods, the medical clinic and kitchen, the administration offices for the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office and the Alderman Building.