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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Hwy 98 Construction Update

From FDOT: East and westbound traffic between Kel-Wen Circle and the Okaloosa/Walton County line, will be shifted to the outside, right lanes Monday, Aug. 20 as crews construct a new drainage system and temporary travel lanes in the median. This ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Johnson Named Interim City Manager

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Destin's Parks & Recreation Director Lance Johnson was named Interim City Manager by the Destin City Council on Aug. 6, 2018, replacing outgoing City Manager Carisse LeJeune.  Johnson has worked for the city for 15 years and is a recent gradu...

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City of Destin
Posted on: July 30, 2018

Destin's FY2019 Proposed Budget

The city's FY2019 proposed budget is now available for review.

FY2019 Proposed Budget... City of Destin
Posted on: July 24, 2018

Destin’s Schmidt and Johnson Earn Certified Public Manager Credentials

Steve Lance Graduation

Destin’s Deputy City Manager Steven Schmidt and Parks & Recreation Director Lance Johnson recently graduated from the Florida State University Center for Public Management Program earning their Certified Public Manager (CPM) certifications. ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: July 18, 2018

Destin City Council Sets Budget Hearing Dates and Tentative Millage Rate

Destin, Fla. – The Destin City Council has set its FY19 budget hearing dates for Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at 6 p.m. and Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at 6 p.m. The annual budget workshop is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at 5 p.m. All meetings ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Destin Public Information Manager Appointed to Florida Municipal Communicators Association Board

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Public Information Manager Doug Rainer of the city of Destin was recently selected to serve on the Florida Municipal Communicators Association (FMCA) founding Board of Directors.The FMCA is a professional network of individuals providing communications le...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 31, 2018

2018 Destin Hurricane Information Guide

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The City of Destin's 2018 Hurricane Information Guide is now available to download. Here, you will find helpful tips on what to do before, during and after a storm. These tips include:

  • Hold a family meeting. Make a plan
  • Assess vulnerable areas of y...
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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Visitor's Guide to U.S. 98 Construction Work

The 2018 spring beak season is here, which means higher traffic volumes on area roadways. This is especially true for U.S. 98, which is currently the focus of a $77.5 million construction program to widen it from four to six travel lanes between Airport R...

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Visitor's Guide to U.S. 98 Construction Work City of Destin
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Traffic Shift Planned for U.S. 98 in Okaloosa County

FDOT Hwy 98 Phase 2

FDOT - Traffic on U.S. 98 east and westbound, between Henderson Beach State Park and Matthew Boulevard, will be shifted to the south lanes the week of Monday, March 26. The traffic shift will allow crews to construct new sidewalks and travel lanes on the ...

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City of Destin