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Posted on: May 26, 2020

City of Destin Council to Continue to Utilize Virtual Technology for Council Meetings

Information on how to participate in meeting

Destin, FL. – On Monday, April 20th, 2020, the Destin City Council unanimously approved Resolution 20-08 – which provides for Uniform Rules When Using Communications Media Technology. The next regular city council meeting will...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

City of Destin COVID-19 Small Business Recovery Grant Program

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Destin, FL. – The City of Destin, in partnership with the Florida SBDC at UWF, has decided to fund a Small Business COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program. The City of Destin will fund the grant with a contribution of $103,000. The individual grant amo...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 21, 2020

2020 Summer Reading Program Presents Virtual Performers

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 Destin, FL. – As part of the Destin Library’s 2020 Imagine Your Story! Summer Reading Program, we are excited to offer access to great programs virtually from the library’s web page. Visit cityofdestin.com/library a...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Governor DeSantis has approved Okaloosa County’s Short Term Rental safety plan

Letter from Okaloosa County on short term rental reopen

Okaloosa County’s short-term vacation rental safety plan has been approved by the State! The Vacation Rental Industry in Okaloosa County can accept and welcome guests as soon as they are ready to do so by following safety guidelines in favor of ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 18, 2020

City of Destin City Hall and Community Center to Begin Soft Reopening

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Destin, FL. – City Manager Lance Johnson announced a soft reopening of some of City of Destin’s facility lobbies, including city hall and community center, starting Wednesday. The gradual reopening includes limited public access to som...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Beanstack Reading Tracker App Now Available

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Destin, FL. – Beginning Thursday, May 21, the Destin Library’s Beanstack reading tracker app will go live! Patrons can either download the app to their mobile phones and tablets or access the web version at cityofdestin.beanstack.org t...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 18, 2020

City of Destin 2020 Hurricane Information Guide is Now Available

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Destin, Fla. – Hurricane season begins June 1st and ends November 30th. The 2020 City of Destin Hurricane Guide is now available on the City of Destin website and City of Destin Government Facebook page. This guide is designed to provide valuabl...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Henderson Beach State Park and Joe's Bayou Annual Pass Requests Available Online

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 Destin, Fla. – The City of Destin is now asking residents to submit their Henderson Beach State Park annual pass requests online. Rebate requests are also available through online submission. Joe’s Bayou Boat launch passes fo...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Imagine Your Story! with the Destin Library’s 2020 Summer Reading Program

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Destin, FL. The Destin Library’s 2020 Summer Reading Program invites you to Imagine Your Story! On Monday, June 1, 2020, readers of all ages can register for the Summer Reading Program through the library’s easy we...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Keep Your Reading on Track with Beanstack!

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Destin, FL. The Destin Library is excited to announce the upcoming launch of a brand-new reading app: Beanstack! This free app is your one-stop-shop for tracking your reading, setting goals, and finding book reviews from your fellow l...

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City of Destin
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Destin City Council Unanimously Approves to Reopen Beaches May 1st

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Destin, FL. – During last night’s special meeting the Destin City Council voted unanimously to open Destin beaches from dawn to dusk beginning Friday, May 1st. This includes public and private beaches, beach accessways, trails, parking...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Destin Library to Open with Restrictions

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Destin, FL. – On Monday, May 4th, the Destin Library will open its doors to the public during the following hours:

  • Monday 9 - 5
  • Wednesday 1 - 5
  • Friday 9 – 5

In accordance with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’s recovery plan for Flo...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Mayor Gary Jarvis Community Partner Letter

A thank you to our heroes behind the scenes signed by Mayor Gary Jarvis

Dear Community Partners,The City of Destin recognizes the important role grocery stores and pharmacies play in our community, especially during this challenging time. The health and safety of our residents is our top priority, especially our seniors. We a...

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City of Destin
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Am I in the city limits?

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We receive frequent inquires as to whether or not a residence or business is in the city limits of Destin. Now, citizens can go online to our website to find out.

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

Free Notary Services Now Available at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – The Destin Library now has a full-time, certified notary on staff. Kitti Capps will be available to provide notary services Monday through Friday during normal library hours. There is no charge for this service and appointments are...

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City of Destin
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Short Term Rental Application, Review Process, and Fee Schedule Available Online

Destin, Fla. – On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, the Destin City Council approved an amendment to the short-term rental ordinance that limits the number of overnight occupants of each short-term rental home in the city to two people per bedroom, plus an addit...

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City of Destin
Posted on: August 13, 2019

New Fax and Printing Services at the Destin Library

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Destin, Fla. – In response to numerous requests, the Destin Library now offers faxing and wireless printing services at their circulation desk. These services are available to everyone, no library card required. Fax costs are $1.00 a page for a ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: June 11, 2019

City of Destin Launches Nextdoor to Boost Neighborhood Communication

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Destin, Fla. – The City of Destin is now partnering with Nextdoor, which is a free government interface to communicate with the neighborhoods we serve. As part of the city’s initiative to build stronger communities, improve quality of ...
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