City commissioners not ready to end golf contract

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  • Indigo Golf says Agronomy Director Mike Stevens visits the city-owned Fernandina Beach Golf Club 10 times a year in order to maintain the course. If a USGA-certified turf expert were to conduct those visits, it would cost the city $20,000 per year, just one of the savings Indigo says the city enjoys as a result of the company’s management of the asset. Indigo wants to renew its contract to manage the golf course. That contract is set to expire next month. JULIA ROBERTS/NEWS-LEADER
    Indigo Golf says Agronomy Director Mike Stevens visits the city-owned Fernandina Beach Golf Club 10 times a year in order to maintain the course. If a USGA-certified turf expert were to conduct those visits, it would cost the city $20,000 per year, just one of the savings Indigo says the city enjoys as a result of the company’s management of the asset. Indigo wants to renew its contract to manage the golf course. That contract is set to expire next month. JULIA ROBERTS/NEWS-LEADER
The Fernandina Beach City Commission is not ready to break ties with Indigo Golf, formerly Billy Casper Golf, which manages the city-owned Fernandina Beach Golf Club. The current contract with Indigo…

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