FWBPD, Bridgeway Center Inc. Team up to Address Mental Health/Substance Abuse Crises

On February 27, 2018, the Fort Walton Beach City Council voted unanimously to approve a new partnership between the Fort Walton Beach Police Department and Bridgeway Center, Inc. to form an Emergency Mobile Access Team, or EMAT. Through grant funding and the EMAT partnership, Bridgeway employs three professional clinical staff members who will be on […]

Feb. 27 City Council Meeting Agenda Now Available

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 FWB City Council Meeting Upcoming Highlights: ANNEXATION OF PROPERTY: 233 Hill Avenue NW MOBILE CRISIS TEAM WITH BRIDGEWAY, INC.: Recommends City Council authorization for the Police Chief to execute a Letter of Understanding between Bridgeway, Inc. and the City of Fort Walton Beach Police Department to provide Mobile Crisis Team services. […]

February 13 City Council Meeting Agenda Available

Highlights coming up at this week’s meeting: -Lease agreement and repairs at FWB Tennis Center -Property Management Services and Utility Costs for Relocation of Gulfview Hotel Building -Approval of Sales Contract Terms for Two City-Owned Properties To view the meeting agenda and details, visit http://fortwaltonbeachcityfl.iqm2.com/Citizens/Default.aspx To learn more about or to contact your Fort Walton […]

FWB Permitting Office Hours: Week of Feb. 5

Due to employee training, the City of Fort Walton Beach Permitting Division will be open as indicated below for the week of February 5-9, 2018. For more information, please feel free to contact the Building Division at (850)833-9605. We thank our customers for your patience and apologize for any inconvenience during this time. Monday, February […]

Lease Opportunity: 139 Brooks Street SE!

The City of Fort Walton Beach is now accepting proposals for a long-term lease opportunity at 139 Brooks Street SE, the former Venture Hive building. This coveted piece of property is located in the heart of Downtown Fort Walton Beach and is directly adjacent to the popular Fort Walton Landing Park, along the Santa Rosa […]

City Manager Update: Special Events in Downtown Fort Walton Beach

UPDATE FROM CITY MANAGER MICHAEL BEEDIE: SPECIAL EVENTS IN THE CITY OF FORT WALTON BEACH Since 2012, the City of Fort Walton Beach, through its Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) has aimed to revitalize the Downtown Fort Walton Beach area through several ambitious projects and programs: creation of a Downtown Business & Entertainment District, development of […]

Precautionary Boil Water Notice Rescinded

UPDATE: The Precautionary Boil Water notice for the area of Beachview/Bradley/Marshall has been rescinded following the satisfactory completion of the bacteriological survey showing that the water is safe to drink. —————- Original Post: On Tuesday January 30, 2018 city crews are scheduled to connect two existing water lines at the intersection of Marshall Drive NE and […]

New Software Program to speed FWB Customer Service

The City of Fort Walton Beach Public Works Department announces the rollout of TRAKiT, a software program that aims to streamline a variety of services, from building inspections to code enforcement. Once complete, TRAKiT’s process will allow for City staff and members of the public to submit and track permits, code enforcement violations, and other […]

FWB Cold Night Shelter Open Jan. 23

One Hopeful Place will be open on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 starting at 5:00 p.m. Pickups will be available at First United Methodist Church on First Street at 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. 1564 North Beal Extension, Fort Walton Beach Please help spread the word. It takes a community effort. http://onehopefulplace.org/

January 23 City Council Meeting Agenda Available

View the agenda for the January 23 FWB City Council Meeting at http://fortwaltonbeachcityfl.iqm2.com/Citizens/FileOpen.aspx?Type=14&ID=1712&Inline=True