County Government

Commissioners take no action on Life Sanctuary resolution

Commissioners take no action on Life Sanctuary resolution

Thirty-three people stood before Santa Rosa County Commissioners to express their opinion on making Santa Rosa a Sanctuary for Life county at today’s Commissioner’s meeting at the Tiger Point Community Center. Some residents called it a “moral duty” to vote in favor of the resolution, others were adamantly opposed. Navarre resident Elton Killam said he […]

Commissioner Salter files for re-election

Commissioner Salter files for re-election

In an already crowded field of candidates, County Commissioner Don Salter filed Jan. 15 to run for re-election as representative for the northern most portion of the county. Salter, a retired Gulf Power district manager and Army veteran, has served as commissioner for district 3 continuously since 2000. During that time, he championed protection of […]

Due to popular demand: Rob Williamson articles and editorials

Due to popular demand: Rob Williamson articles and editorials

  Candidates for County Commissioner District 4 – 2/13/2014 Commission candidates file financial reports – 2/20/2014 Candidate’s visits prompt questions – 8/7/2014 Long-awaited RESTORE guidelines expected this week – 8/14/2014 ‘No Comment‘ – 10/30/2014 Candidates for County Commissioner District 4 – 10/30/2014 Election 2014: Analyzing Navarre’s votes – 11/13/2014 New county board members sworn in – 11/20/2014 Commissioner Rob Williamson to open Navarre office – 12/11/2014 Williamson suggests more […]

$5K slated for new administrator search

$5K slated for new administrator search

Santa Rosa County Commissioners today are expected to approve a $5,000 proposal from the Florida Association of County Managers (FACM) to help recruit a replacement for long-time County Administrator Hunter Walker. Walker announced in April that after serving in the position for two decades, he would retire at the end of the year. His salary […]

Candidates debut in first debate

Nearly 50 people attended a Feb. 6 debate hosted by the Central Republican Club for the Santa Rosa County Commission District 4 seat, which represents the greater Navarre area. Currently five candidates are in that race – all of whom are Republican. The event gave commission hopefuls the opportunity to introduce themselves. Michael Sallmen, president […]