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Current Vacancies
  • Board of Adjustment
  • Harbor & Waterways Board
  • Town Center Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Committee

Requirements
An applicant must be a resident of the City of Destin (see map). For the Harbor CRA Advisory Committee and the Town Center CRA Advisory Committee, an applicant must be a resident of the City of Destin and must meet at least one of the following requirements:
  • Resident of their respective redevelopment area
  • Owner of a business in their respective redevelopment area
  • Employee of a business located in the redevelopment area
  • Property owner in their respective redevelopment area
  • Principal of property owner in their respective redevelopment area

Harbor CRA Map
Town Center CRA Map

For more information about how to join a city committee, please contact City Clerk Rey Bailey at 837-4242 or .

Airport Compatibility Advisory Committee
The committee discusses issues relating to airport compatibility, including providing recommendations to the City and County concerning Applications for various development proposals and plan amendments identified in the agreement. The Committee may also provide comments and recommendations concerning proposed amendments to the County Airport Master Plan and/or Airport Layout Plan, implementation of the Noise Compatibility Plan included in the County Part 150 Noise Study, Airport operations affecting compatibility, citizen complaints and responses thereto, and any Application for new development or redevelopment on the Airport property.
  • Meetings: Quarterly meeting called by the county's airports director

Board of Adjustment
The Board of Adjustment’s role is to hear and decide upon applications for variances, special exceptions, and administrative appeals when it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an administrative official in the enforcement of any zoning ordinance. Members of the Board of Adjustment are required to file an annual Financial Disclosure form for which there is an automatic per day penalty imposed by the Ethics Commission for late filing. 
  • Meetings: First Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. as needed

Environmental, Parks & Recreation Committee/Tree Board 
This committee focuses on environmental issues that will improve the appearance, aesthetics, and ecological quality of life for our community. It develops/administers a comprehensive community tree management program for those trees on public property.  The committee also identifies and recommends to the City Council projects relating to recreational matters, including the need for additional parks and recreational programs and facilities for the citizens and visitors to Destin.  The committee shall also perform such duties and services as may be assigned to it by the City Council. 
  • Meetings: Fourth Tuesday of every month at 4 p.m.

Harbor & Waterways Board 
The purpose of the Harbor Board is to inventory all existing and potential sources of pollution; to monitor the overall condition of Destin Harbor; to review and recommend plans for future growth development of Destin Harbor, including the review of projects requested to be located on the harbor; and to review plans for development on the waterways of Destin, including Choctawhatchee Bay, bayous, and other estuaries.
  • Meetings: Fourth Monday of every month at 5:00 p.m.

Harbor Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Committee
The Harbor CRAAC was created to provide recommendations to the CRA Board of Directors on how best to implement the adopted Harbor CRA Plan. 
  • Meetings: Second Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m.

Local Planning Agency
Recently revamped in responsibility, the Local Planning Agency’s major focus is to act in an advisory capacity to the City Council on matters relating to the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code amendments, rezonings, and vacations of rights-of-way/easements. Members of the Local Planning Agency are required to file an annual Financial Disclosure form for which there is an automatic per day penalty imposed by the Ethics Commission for late filing. 
  • Meetings: First and third Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m.

Public Works/Public Safety Committee
The Public Works/Public Safety Committee’s role is to identify and review various functional areas relating to public works, including street construction and maintenance, public parking areas, sidewalks, city rights-of-way and the like; assess the need for projects relating to matters of public safety including, but not limited to traffic signals, street lights, crosswalks and the like and to make recommendations to the City Council.
  • Meetings: Second Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m.

Town Center Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Committee 
The Town Center CRAAC was created to provide recommendations to the CRA Board of Directors on how best to implement the adopted Town Center CRA Plan.
  • Meetings: Third Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m.

Youth Council

The Youth Council provides Destin’s youth with the opportunity to participate in the city’s decision-making process through recommendations to the City Council that address youth issues, promote existing positive programs, and develop programs, projects and activities for the young people in the City of Destin; thereby promoting and encouraging the youth to become effective leaders in the community by helping shape the future of Destin. View the Youth Council by-laws.
Youth Council Application
  • Meetings: Fourth Thursday of every month at 4 p.m.


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