Board of Commissioners

County approves pier contract amendments

County approves pier contract amendments

At the Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners’ meeting on Jan. 14, the discussion with pier operator Coastal Concessions continued regarding making amendments to the pier management contract currently in place with the county. Coastal Concessions has been under the microscope recently because of overdue payment of pier admission fees to the county. Coastal Concessions […]

Growth-management strategies meeting to address county schools

Growth-management strategies meeting to address county schools

The Santa Rosa County School Board will conduct a workshop with the county commissioners at the Russell Center on the Locklin Technical Center campus Thursday, Jan. 21 at noon in order to discuss growth-management strategies for the Santa Rosa County School District. Last year in April, in order to solve problems caused by overcrowding within […]

Auto Depot conditional-use request denied

Auto Depot conditional-use request denied

When Andy Pike opened Auto Depot on Highway 87 south in Navarre in March it was on one of the three lots he was leasing for the business directly in front of Navarre Auto Repair. The lot was originally approved for used car sales for eight vehicles in 2012. The business grew quickly and Pike […]

County will schedule hearing on gas tax

County will schedule hearing on gas tax

The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners agreed at Monday’s budget workshop to approve scheduling a public hearing for a possible gas tax increase. The county is facing a $2.8 million shortage for its upcoming budget and is projecting major road resurfacing projects will cost about $9.8 million over the next five years. The […]