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Posted on: September 4, 2020

City Commission lowers millage rate and adopts budget

Fiscal Year 2021 Budget

Update:

The City Commission of the City of Panama City voted unanimously to lower the City’s millage rate to 4.9999 mills, a decrease of 4.54% under the current aggregate rolled-back rate of 5.2942. The current rate is 5.5469.

“The decis...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Swimming Advisory issued for Panama City waterways

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UPDATE:

The Florida Department of Health in Bay County (DOH-Bay) has issued advisories for Goose Bayou, Johnson Bayou, Lake Caroline, Lake Huntington, Massalina Bayou, Robinson Bayou, Watson Bayou, areas of St. Andrews Bay from a half mile east and west of...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Boat Ramp at Panama City Marina closed due to Hurricane Sally damage

Damaged docks at Panama City Marina

The boat ramp at the Panama City Marina is closed until the docks can be repaired. The fixed dock and floating dock suffered damage from storm surge from Hurricane Sally. The City will be assessing the damage and identifying needed repairs when storm cond...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

City Commission declares State of Emergency due to Hurricane Sally.

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Thursday Night Update:

As the City is recovering from the impacts of #HurricaneSally, staff continue partnering with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) through coordinated meetings to address the effects to the sanitary sewer system.

H...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

City Commission approves Fire Service Assessment

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Update, September 14, 2020:

The City Commission voted on September 14, 2020 and approved a Fire Service Assessment, which will placed on the November 2020 ad valorem tax bills.

Property owners within the City of Panama City can view their estimated Fire Ass...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Residents facing eviction or foreclosure can apply for assistance through ReHouse Bay

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Residents facing eviction or foreclosure are urged to apply for assistance at www.ReHouseBay.org, a housing initiative established by Bay County and the City of Panama City.

The initiative offers a variety of housing assistance programs, including rental a...

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Announcements
Posted on: August 31, 2020

City Commission approves Nuisance Abatement Special Assessment

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Update, September 14, 2020:

The City Commission has adopted a non-ad valorem assessment roll to recover the cost of the nuisance abatements pursuant to the City’s Code of Ordinances and Florida law. The assessment will only be levied on the parce...

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Announcements
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Complete the U.S. Census Today!

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The Census is a population count, but it’s much more than that. It affects our representation in government and the money that goes to our community for schools, health clinics, senior care and housing.

Unfortunately, a lot of us aren’t...

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Announcements
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Help Us Honor Our Hometown Heroes, Nominate Your Military Hero Here

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The City of Panama City is accepting additional applications for its Hometown Heroes program.

The program honors those who are serving or have served our country in the United States Armed Forces with streetlight banners hung throughout Historic Downtown P...

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Announcements
Posted on: July 21, 2020

ReHouse Bay Initiative Assists Hurricane Michael Survivors

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ReHouse Bay, a housing initiative launched in June to assist Hurricane Michael survivors, has received more than 500 unique inquiries on its new website, www.rehousebay.org. The program, administered by the City of Panama City and Bay County, connects res...

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Announcements
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Gov. DeSantis Unveils Relaunch of Hurricane Michael Homebuyer Program

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Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the relaunch of the Hurricane Michael Recovery Loan Program to assist those who were impacted by the Category 5 hurricane in 2018. Administered by the Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing), the homeow...

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Announcements
Posted on: August 14, 2020

New Carl Gray Park Boat Ramp opens to the public

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The new Carl Gray Park Boat Ramp is open!

The first phase of improvements to the park included replacing the existing boat ramp with a new two-lane ramp, adding three fixed staging docks, installing channel markers, stabilizing the shoreline and improving ...

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Announcements
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Testing Available in Bay County

Drive Thru Testing

The first of three new drive-thru, by-appointment COVID-19 testing sites in Bay County is set to open to the general public at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 30 at the Lynn Haven Sports Park, located at 2201 Recreation Drive, Lynn Haven. A second site will open a...

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Announcements
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Bay County launches 'Be a Hero' Campaign

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Bay County and its city and healthcare partners have launched a public information campaign aimed at encouraging people to take voluntary action to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

The $50,000 effort is funded via the CARES Act and will ...

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Announcements
Posted on: March 3, 2020

City Hall lobby closed to public, All services remain available

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Beginning on March 24, 2020, the lobby of City Hall will be closed to the public through at least April 15, 2020.

Services will remain available via telephone, through email and on the City’s website. For additional city contact information, plea...

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Announcements
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Final Public Notices for FEMA's Public Assistance Program

May 19, 2020

Final Public Notice: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has received subgrant applications for Panama City’s repairs to Fire Station #4 due to damages in Hurricane Michael (DR-4399-FL). Pursuant to Executive Order 11988 a...

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Announcements
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Gov. DeSantis Activates Emergency Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses

Governor Ron DeSantis has activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The bridge loan program, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), will provide short-ter...

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Announcements
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Disaster Case Management available for Hurricane Michael survivors

Help is available for Hurricane Michael survivors through the Disaster Case Management (DCM) program.

DCM case managers work closely with disaster survivors to identify their recovery needs, develop a goal-oriented recovery plan and match them with resourc...

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Posted on: September 18, 2014

Gift Certificates

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We now sell gift certificates good for any occasion. Stop in the Marina Store and get yours today!

Marina, Panama City

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