tap fees

Entrepreneurs must navigate obstacle course to succeed

Entrepreneurs must navigate obstacle course to succeed

In a lot of ways, Santa Rosa County is approaching small business the right way. That’s the opinion of Debbie Rogers-Guinn, the owner of Deb’s Coffee in Navarre. “They were really supportive of us from the very beginning and throughout,” she said. After seven years, Rogers-Guinn and her husband are currently seeking to move their […]

Water experts lose bids for utility board

Water experts lose bids for utility board

Based on their many years of professional experience in water operations, Charles “Buddy” Ingram and Elisa Bailey appeared to be the most qualified of 11 candidates who recently ran for election to the Holley Navarre Water System board. Yet they came in 9th and 10th respectively—far behind the straw poll’s top four vote getters, all […]

1996 Holley-Navarre Water System arson unsolved

1996 Holley-Navarre Water System arson unsolved

Twenty years ago this week the Holley-Navarre Water System building burned including the financial records that were inside. There was an ensuing investigation by the Florida State Fire Marshal, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Internal Revenue Service. Two main suspects were named, but never charged because […]

Water system reduces tap fees for new businesses

Water system reduces tap fees for new businesses

Holley Navarre Water System announced today that as of Sept. 1 they will offer a 50% reduction water and sewer connection fees for any new non-residential business development that will have a minimum of 30 full-time employees. New non-residential business developments that have less than 30 employees will receive a 25% reduction. Conditions are: The […]

New restaurant headed for Navarre

New restaurant headed for Navarre

The Holley-Navarre Water System Board voted April 15 to reduce the tap fees for a new hibachi restaurant opening up in the site of the former Hancock Bank on Navarre Parkway. During the board’s meeting, system engineer Buck Paulchek recommended reducing the tap fees for owner Roxanne Lee by more than half of the initial estimated tap […]

Water rates less for Holley-Navarre residents

Water rates less for Holley-Navarre residents

Although capacity and usage play a role, location is what drives the price local residents pay for water. Water service rates and tap fees vary in south Santa Rosa County because each utility system sets its own rate schedule. For the past decade, a partnership between local utility systems called the Fairpoint Regional Utility Authority […]