Bay, Jackson and Washington Co. legislative delegation meetings to take place next month

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Office of Senator Gainer has changed the date of the meetings, and we have updated our story to reflect the new date. Our previous story also did not include the Jackson County meeting. It has since been updated.

BAY, JACKSON AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES, Fla. (WMBB) — The Legislative Delegation meetings for Bay, Jackson and Washington counties will take place Tuesday, January 4, 2022.

Representative Brad Drake, Representative Jay Trumbull and Senator George Gainer will attend the Bay County session. Representative Drake and Senator Gainer will attend the Washington and Jackson County sessions.

The meetings are an opportunity for citizens, elected officials, cities, local governments and other civic groups to address the delegation before the start of the 2022 legislative session.

They will also consider and vote on “local bills” which is state regulation that only pertains to a municipality, taxing district or school district within the county.

Washington County’s meeting will take place at the Board of County Commissioners in Chipley at 9:00 a.m.

Jackson County’s meeting will take place at the School Board Chambers at 11:15 a.m.

Bay County’s meeting will take place at the Bay County Government Center on 11th Street in Panama City beginning at 4:00 p.m.

Public testimony is welcome at both meetings.

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