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Posted on: March 1, 2021

City of Destin to Host “Spring into Fun” Spring Break Camp

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Destin, FL. – The Destin Community Center will offer a “Spring into Fun” Camp during Spring Break from Monday, April 19th through Friday, April 23rd, 2021. Camp registration is open to residents of Okaloosa County between the ages of 5 – 12. Space is limi...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

City of Destin to Host Youth Basketball Clinic

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Destin, FL. – The City of Destin will host a youth basketball clinic for ages 7-16 (age as of March 8, 2021) at the Destin Community Center. Space is limited (first-come, first-served) and in person registration is required. The clinic is design...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

City of Destin Council to Utilize Communications Media Technology for March 1st Council Meeting

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Destin, FL. – On Monday, October 19th, 2020, the Destin City Council unanimously approved Resolution 20-28 – which provides for Uniform Rules When Using Communications Media Technology When a Physical Quorum of the City Council is Pres...

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Travel to Italy Through the Art of Andi Scurto at the Destin Library

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Award-winning artist, Andi Scurto, invites you to escape to the beautiful and diverse country of Italy via her art sketch travel diary at the Destin Library. Andi’s collection of 15 illustrations - some never seen – is currently displa...

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Destin Library to Resume Normal Business Hours

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The Destin Library is pleased to announce a return to normal business hours effective February 22, 2021. The library’s hours will now be as follows: 

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

City of Destin Launches New Interactive Website

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Destin, Fla. – The City of Destin is pleased to announce that it has launched its new website as of Tuesday, February 9th. The website, www.cityofdestin.com, just underwent a 6-month re-design process by CivicPlus, the leading government website...

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 9, 2021

Come Explore the Thoughts Bazaar Book Club at the Destin Library

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Destin, Fla. – The Thoughts Bazaar is a new kind of book club designed by the Library’s Youth Services Specialist to give teens and young adults a forum to expand their thinking while discussing YA titles with their peers. Meetings wil...

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 5, 2021

City of Destin Parks and Recreation Department Programs and Events

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PROGRAMS

  • COED SOFTBALL: The City of Destin will host Coed Recreation Softball Leagues, starting Wednesday nights, on March 3rd, 2021. A mandatory team captains’ meeting will be held on Wednesday February 10th, 2021, at 6:00 p.m., at Buck Destin Park, locat...
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City of Destin
Posted on: February 5, 2021

New Grab Bags for a New Year at the Destin Library

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Destin, Fla. – Do you know what types of books you like to read, but can’t decide on a specific title? Would you like to start reading a new genre, but don’t know where to begin? Does your five-year-old only want books about ...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

City of Destin Launches First e-Newsletter

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Destin, Fla. – Today, the City of Destin launched its first e-newsletter. Destin City Manager, Lance Johnson stated, “It is my pleasure to unveil the City of Destin’s first monthly e-newsletter! We are excited to provide a more user-friendly version to sh...

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City of Destin
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Reporting A Street Light Outage

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To ensure the safety of our community City staff surveys and reports light outages within the city limits of Destin to Gulf Power. If you see a street light out please assist us by reporting the outage at the following link: https://gulfpower.streetlighto...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Mayor Gary Jarvis Delivers 2021 State of the City Speech

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Good evening and welcome to our annual State of the City.

[Recognize any officials in attendance]

  • City Council: 
    • Councilman Rodney Braden 
    • Councilman Dewey Destin
    • Councilwoman Tere’sa Hebert
    • Councilman Johnny King
    • Councilman Skip Over...
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Council's Corner
Posted on: February 5, 2021

City to Launch COMPASS

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The Information Technology, Community Development, and Code Compliance departments have been hard at work to implement COMPASS (COMmunity Permitting And Support System). This EnerGov system is on target to go live in early 2021 and will provide operationa...

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Council's Corner
Posted on: February 5, 2021

January 2021 Council Updates

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All City Council meetings may be viewed at www.youtube.com/CityofDestin.January 4th Council Meeting RecapCity Manager Report:Livery Vessel Workshop Update: 5-2, motion passed to simplify the permit application process for livery operators who hav...

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Council's Corner
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Gateway to Crystal Beach

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Acquiring public beach is the Destin City Council’s top priority in the City’s 2020 strategic plan. We started with $2 million and now have over $22 million committed, with most of the funding coming from tourist dollars. We’ve achieved great success in a...

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