Municipal Benefit Service Unit

Navarre Beach Fire disappointed but not quitting

Navarre Beach Fire disappointed but not quitting

Navarre Beach Fire Rescue fell just 13 votes shy in the Oct. 8 election of its goal to move forward with creating a special fire district on the beach. “Disappointing” has become a descriptor for the results among the fire company’s leadership. As board member John Lewis points out, the ballot measure’s defeat means the […]

Beach replenishment tab is moving target

Beach replenishment tab is moving target

Although at least three Santa Rosa commissioners support exempting beach leaseholders from paying an extra share of the planned $17 million sand replenishment project, the board’s eventual vote will likely hinge on the county’s overall budget needs. “I think we’re going to see some commissioners keep their powder dry” until next year’s budget is prepared […]