|Editorial: Volunteer boards: A dozen ways to get plugged in|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
When you see your county commissioners making decisions on government TV, there’s an awful lot of background work and study that preceded those votes.
County staff prepares the paperwork that backgrounds often-complex issues and helps make sense of them.
But there’s a grassroots layer of study and directives going on happening completely off the county payroll by members of various volunteer boards and committees. They work, generally, off-grid. It is where the rubber hits the road — where smaller issues that make up large decisions can get the attention they deserve.
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