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Posted on: September 19, 2018

City of Destin Announces 2018 Open House Date

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The City of Destin will host its Annual Open House on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Destin Community Center in conjunction with Florida’s City Government Week. The theme this year is the Florida League of Cities&r...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

2019 Business Tax Receipt Renewal Period Ends September 30

The City of Destin’s 2019 local Business Tax Receipt renewal period ends Sept. 30, 2018. Businesses MUST renew Business Tax Receipts by September 30 to avoid late fees.

Renewal notices are being mailed to registered businesses in the city this month. To re...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Henderson Beach Road in Destin to be Temporarily Closed

98_Henderson Beach Closure detour

From FDOT – Henderson Beach Road, from the north side of the U.S. 98 intersection to the entrance of the Walmart shopping center in Okaloosa County (Destin), will be temporarily closed beginning Tuesday, Sept. 4.  The entrance to Hender...

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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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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 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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Posted on: May 31, 2018

2018 Destin Hurricane Information Guide


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 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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