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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Doorways of NW Florida Available to Help with Housing Needs

If you need assistance with housing, Doorways of Northwest Florida and City of Panama City's Community Development Department may be able to help.

Doorways will be available to meet with people at the Florida Department of Health, located at 597 W. 11th St...

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Announcements
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Open Burning Prohibited in Panama City

The Bay County Board of Commissioners has lifted the county-wide burn ban that was put in place after Hurricane Michael; however, the City of Panama City has an ordinance in place that addresses open burning year-round.

It is unlawful to burn any materials...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2018

Backflow Prevention Device Inspection Deadline Extended Six Months

Update: Businesses that received a letter reminding them to provide the City's Utilities Department with an annual inspection of their water meter backflow prevention device have an additional six months to provide the report.

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Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2018

EPCI Conducting Life Safety Assessments at Homes, Businesses

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EP Consultants, Inc. (EPCI) is conducting life safety assessments at homes and businesses located within the city limits of the City of Panama City.

Inspectors are looking at the outside of buildings for structural issues that could pose safety concerns. E...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Utility Billing Suspended in October, Resumes in November

The Mayor and Commissioners approved the below changes to Utility Billing at their meeting on November 13th.

- Service Fees, which includes late fees, are waived until January 1, 2019.- The due dates for utility usage prior to the storm have been extended ...

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Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2018

Legal Information for Tenants and Landlords

A MESSAGE FOR BAY COUNTY TENANTS FROM SHERIFF TOMMY FORD

Since Hurricane Michael, we have received reports of tenants being told by their landlords that they have to get out of their rental property with only a one or two-days notice, which is invalid. Ten...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 30, 2018

Temporary Structures Permitted with Development Order and Permit

During the recovery period of Hurricane Michael, mobile homes, recreational vehicles and campers are allowed on individual lots within the city limits of the City of Panama City regardless of the zoning district.

The recovery period is up to twelve months ...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 28, 2018

Disaster Recovery Center Open in Panama City

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Disaster Recovery Centers are now open in Panama City and Callaway in Bay County.

Florida Division of Emergency Management and FEMA will open additional centers in affected counties in the coming days. The centers offer in-person support to individuals and...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 30, 2018

Resources Available for Panama City Residents

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Stay in Touch with FEMA

  • Contact FEMA if you have any updates or changes to your application for disaster assistance, including access to your primary home, utility service and current location. Visit www.disasterassistance.gov/ or call 800-621-3362 to upda...
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Announcements
Posted on: October 28, 2018

Register Early for D-SNAP to Avoid Long Lines

Pre-registration for the federal D-SNAP Food Assistance Program is now open for Bay County residents impacted by Hurricane Michael who do not already receive food stamp benefits.

Visit MyFLFamilies.com/DSNAP for eligibility information and to pre-register....

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Announcements
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Hurricane Michael Survivors Eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Disaster unemployment assistance is available to survivors who lived or worked in Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Taylor, Wakulla or Washington counties who lost income as a direct resul...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Bay County Eligible for Transitional Sheltering Assistance

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - FEMA and the State of Florida have activated the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program for Hurricane Michael survivors in Bay, Gulf and Jackson counties. Survivors from these counties who registered for disaster assistance m...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 22, 2018

Water Restored, About 500 Customers Affected By Water Leaks

The City of Panama City has restored water to all water meters on commercial and residential properties within city limits following Hurricane Michael, but an estimated 500 customers do not have running water in their home or business because of water lea...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Hurricane Health and Safety Information

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Information below provided by the Florida Department of Health in Bay County.

The Florida Department of Health in Bay County and The Florida Department of Health state-wide continues to respond to the health needs of Bay County residents following Hurrican...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Beware of Hurricane Related Scams

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Hurricane Michael slammed into Florida’s Panhandle, leaving a path of destruction that will take months to repair. As search and recovery efforts continue, Attorney General Pam Bondi is urging consumers to be wary of disaster-related scams and g...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Vendor Inquiries - Hurricane Michael Recovery

Vendors who are interested in providing support to the City of Panama City following Hurricane Michael can contact Planning Director Mike Lane by email: mlane@pcgov.org.

Announcements
Posted on: October 3, 2018

FDOT to Close Collegiate Drive South at U.S. 98 Intersection

Map shows Collegiate Drive South at U.S. 98 Intersection as closed.

The Florida Department of Transportation will close Collegiate Drive at the intersection of temporary U.S. 98 on Monday, October 8th for overhead bridge deck work. The closure will remain in place until Spring 2019.

Drivers can use Commodore Circle or nort...

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Announcements
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Panama City Fire Dept. Receives Cancer-Fighting Kits

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Florida’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy
Patronis delivered firefighter cancer-fighting decontamination kits to PanamaCity Fire Department on October 2nd. The Post Fire On-Scene Decontamination
Kits were created i...

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Announcements
Posted on: July 23, 2018

Annual Budget Document for Fiscal Year 2019

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The City Commission of the City of Panama City approved the budget and millage rate for the Fiscal Year 2019 on September 25, 2018.

To view the City's annual budget report, click here.

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Announcements
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Lock, Take and Hide: Car Burglary Prevention Tips

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The Panama City Police Department is urging citizens to mitigate their risk of becoming a victim of vehicle burglary and theft by taking the following steps:

  • Do not leave your vehicle unlocked.
  • Do not leave any vehicle or residential keys in vehicles.
  • Do not...
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Announcements
Posted on: September 24, 2018

City of Panama City Welcomes New City Manager

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The City of Panama City is excited to welcome Mr. Mark McQueen as its new City Manager.

Mr. McQueen comes to the City after serving as the Commanding General of the United States Army Reserve’s 108th Training Command and as the Business Administr...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Invasive Weed to be Removed from Lake Caroline and Hammons Pond

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The City of Panama City’s Public Works Department plans to begin a project on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 to remove an invasive weed from Lake Caroline and Hammons Pond. 

Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), a free-floating aquatic plant known...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Rabid Racoon Captured in the Cove area

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A raccoon captured in an area near the intersection of Cove Boulevard and Cherry Street has tested positive for rabies.  This is the sixth laboratory confirmed rabid animal for Bay County in 2018 and the second for The Cove.  A rabid rac...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 21, 2018

A.S.A.P. Raising Money to Build New Facility

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The After School Assistance Program (A.S.A.P.) is continuing to raise money to expand the program into a new facility located in the St. Andrews area at 1717 Flower Avenue.

A.S.A.P. needs to raise about $60,000 to pay for the 4,100 square foot building whi...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Florida Health Advises Caution When Red Tide is Present

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The Florida Department of Health in Bay is reminding residents and visitors to use caution when on the beach or in waters with high concentrations of red tide. Protect your family and pets by staying away from affected areas until the blooms move further ...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 13, 2018

Sidewalk Project to Improve Walkability Along State Avenue

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A project to improve walkability and pedestrian safety along State Avenue is expected to begin on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.

The State Avenue Sidewalk project includes construction of a six-foot wide concrete sidewalk on the west side of State Avenue f...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Fire Department Honors Firefighters and Civilians

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The Panama City Fire Department hosted a swearing-in and awards ceremony on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Station 1. The Department welcomed in three new firefighters as well as recognized firefighters and civilians for their life-saving actions and dedi...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 10, 2018

City Receives Letter of Interest for Panama City Marina

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The City Commission of the City of Panama City has received an unsolicited proposal from the St. Joe Company to construct a hotel on the City’s downtown marina property.

In a letter to Mayor Greg Brudnicki and the City Commissioners, St. Joe&...

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Announcements
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Panama City Police Department Honors Officers

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The Panama City Police Department hosted an awards ceremony on Thursday, September 6, 2018. The Department recognized members for their accomplishments, life-saving actions and dedication and professionalism to our community.

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Announcements
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Half-Cent Surtax Project Plan

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Update:

The City Commission has awarded a bid to Trustmark Bank for a bank loan in the amount of $15.1 Million. The City will use the money to expedite badly needed infrastructure projects and use the City's portion of the referendum-adopted Sales Surtax t...

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Announcements
Posted on: August 30, 2018

City of Panama City Announced 2018 Health at Work Award Winner

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The City of Panama City has been announced a Silver winner of the 14th-annual Health at Work Awards sponsored by ComPsych, honoring organizations who promote employee health and wellness. Winners were selected based on their wellness program’s c...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Partnership Aims to Clean-Up Downtown Panama City Property

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Update:

The Board for the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) approved a commercial grant in the amount of $29,850 to assist Yarbough Floyd, owner of the former Domestic Dry Cleaners, in the demolition of the vacant building.

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Announcements
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Leisure Services Making Improvements to Bay Memorial Walking Track

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The Department of Leisure Services is working to improve the condition of the walking track at Bay Memorial Walking Park. The roots from about 30 trees have pushed the asphalt up in some areas of the track and created safety hazards for users.

The City&...

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Announcements
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Federal Courthouse to Remain in Panama City

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The Bay County Chamber of Commerce held a press conference on August 15, 2018 to announce that the General Services Administration (GSA) has approved and signed a lease with the Bay County Board of County Commissioners to continue federal operations in Pa...

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Announcements
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Discussion Helps Bridge Gap Between Youth and Law Enforcement

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The City of Panama City’s Community Development and Police Departments were honored to take part in a recent discussion between youth and law enforcement.

On July 31, 2018, Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) staff and community stakeholders hel...

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Announcements
Posted on: July 11, 2018

New Canoe, Kayak Launch Opens in Millville

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Panama City residents and visitors can now access Watson Bayou by kayak and canoe from the Millville Waterfront Park, located at 301 Maple Avenue.

The City of Panama City’s Community Redevelopment Association received a $15,000 Coastal Partnership Initiati...

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Announcements
Posted on: June 18, 2018

City Commission Accepting Applications for Open Board Positions

The Panama City Commission is accepting applications for the following board positions:

  • Board of Adjustment - One position open for applications now.
  • Employee Pension Fund Board - One position open for applications now.
  • Planning Board - Two positions announc...
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Announcements
Posted on: April 10, 2018

City Hall is Temporarily Relocating Beginning in May

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City Hall will be temporarily relocating to the A.D. Harris Learning Village, located at 819 E. 11th Street, in two phases.

Beginning April 30th, the Planning, Public Works, Human Resources and I.T. Departments will operate out of A.D. Harris.

All ...

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Announcements
Posted on: April 10, 2018

City of Panama City Begins Cityworks Software Implementation

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The City of Panama City has hired Woolpert to implement its Cityworks software solution, which will promote internal and external communications and efficiencies.

The Utilities Department currently uses the Cityworks software. Extending and implementing th...

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Announcements
Posted on: March 6, 2018

Panama City Fire Department Awards and Swearing-In Ceremony

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The Panama City Fire Department hosted a swearing-in and awards ceremony on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Station 1. The Department promoted one member and welcomed in five new firefighters as well as recognized firefighters for their life-saving actions and ...

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Announcements
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Activate New Utility Services Online

Utility Account Activation Final

Customers now have the ability to establish Residential or Commerical utility accounts online without the need to come to City Hall. Complete the application and pay the deposit electronically and your ready to go....

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Termination of Panama City Marina ENA

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At the regularly scheduled commission meeting on February 27, 2018, the Panama City Commission voted to terminate its Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (ENA) for redevelopment of the Panama City Marina with Mr. Bob Sonnenblick. To view the letter that City ...

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Announcements
Posted on: February 16, 2018

Feasibility Study for Marina Development Project Posted

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The City of Panama City has timely received a summary of developer Bob Sonnenblick’s feasibility conclusions concerning different aspects of the proposed Marina Development Project.

The summary has been forwarded to Owen Beitsch, the city’s economic consul...

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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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