Hurricane Irma & Monday City Services Update

The City of Fort Walton Beach is currently scheduled to open for our regular hours and services on Monday, September 11. Read on for this morning’s briefing from Okaloosa County Emergency Management: TROPICAL FORECAST: Okaloosa County Specific: • At this time, there are no plans to conduct evacuations. o The National Weather Service and the […]

Hurricane Irma Update 9.8.17

Keep an eye on the storm, FWB. Another slight westward shift of the cone. As you know, we can’t predict the future, and we’re no replacement for trained meteorologists; we just want to see our people prepared. Below we’ll be sharing some useful information and resources; whether or not we see a major impact from […]

Hurricane Irma Update & Safety Tips

This morning, the City’s management team met to discuss planning and responsibilites if Irma becomes a major threat to the Florida panhandle. There’s still uncertainty regarding the final storm track, so we definitely want you to keep monitoring your verified weather and local media outlets for updates (the National Weather Service, for instance). As of […]

Labor Day Office Closures

All City administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 4th, in observance of Labor Day. Our Sanitation Division will be collecting residential and commercial garbage, but there will be no yard waste pick up on Monday. To report a water or sewer emergency during this time, please call police dispatch at (850)833-9546 and your […]

5 City Services You Should Know About!

5 City Services You Should Know About! Lesser known, but nifty! Here’s our Top 5 of the hour: 1. Our Sanitation Division offers special assistance to residents who are physically unable to roll their garbage and/or recycling carts to the street. You can complete a request for assistance at 2. Our Police Department offers […]

Independence Day Office Closures

All City administrative offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day. To report a water or sewer emergency during this time, please call police dispatch at (850) 833-9546 and your call will be routed accordingly. If you would like to make a water bill payment, you can access our automated […]

Severe Weather Update: Tropical Storm Cindy

WE WILL BE UPDATING THIS POST AS WE RECEIVE NEW INFORMATION. PLEASE CHECK BACK HERE OR FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK AT “CITY OF FORT WALTNON BEACH PUBLIC INFO” 6/21/17 9:00 a.m. Preliminary UPDATE: We are receiving multiple reports of downed trees and powerlines, debris, etc. throughout the City this morning. Various roads currently impassable, including: […]

Meal Distribution Services & Organizations

Please see below for the current list of meal service providers within the city limits of Fort Walton Beach. To add your organization to the list, please contact us at (850)833-9504. Daily: lunch at Trinity United Methodist Mon-Thursday: Sack lunch Catholic Charities   Monday: lunch at Trinity United Methodist and sack lunch at Catholic Charities Tuesday:  Breakfast at […]

6/6 Fire Assessment Update

FIRE ASSESSMENT UPDATE: At tonight’s special informational meeting, the FWB City Council voted unanimously to postpone further decisions/discussion on the Fire Assessment until next fiscal year, citing multiple variables–like the $25,000 additional Homestead Exemption option coming to Florida ballots, for example–that could have a significant imact on the City’s future budget. The postponement will give […]

Extended Road Closure: Billy Bowlegs Torchlight Parade 2017

On Monday, June 5, 2017, Eglin Parkway will be closed from First Street to Garnett Avenue beginning at approximately 6:30 p.m. due to the Billy Bowlegs Torchlight Parade. The road will remain closed after the parade this year until approximately 10:30 p.m., to address concerns about parade debris. “We are keeping the road closed longer […]