Archive for August, 2011

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 8:50am

Oops! We Forgot Umatilla

Posted by admin in Lake County

In yesterday’s The Right Side of the Lake we reported on the various local participation programs in Lake County; unfortunately, our Cracker Jack staff made a serious error: We forgot Umatilla.  We are extremely happy to report that one of Lake County’s smallest cities has a local preference program to help its local workers and […]

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:07pm

Local Government Slow to Assist Local Businesses

Posted by admin in Lake County

Across the state of Florida, local jurisdictions are implementing local preference policies to ensure that local businesses – that hire local people and pay local taxes – have a fair shot in earning government work.  Miami Gardens, Orange County, Ocala, Gainesville, and Lee County are just a few of the jurisdictions that have local preference […]

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