News Flash

Posted on: February 17, 2021

Mayor Gary Jarvis Delivers 2021 State of the City Speech

Picture of Mayor Gary Jarvis

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

COMPASS, City of Destin and Tyler Technology Logo

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

Project Update for Captain Royal Melvin Heritage Park

Photo of the sign fence at Captain Royal Melvin being torn down

Great news! Construction has started at Captain Royal Melvin Heritage Park. Anticipated completion is expected sometime in the Fall of 2021. Stay tuned!

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Council's Corner
Posted on: February 5, 2021

January 2021 Council Updates

A picture of all the Destin City Council members

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

Gateway to Crystal Beach aerial

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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Council's Corner