The Bay County Board of County Commissioners will hold its final two budget meetings concerning the Fiscal Year 2016 budget at 5:01 p.m. on Tuesday Sept. 15 and Tuesday Sept. 29 in the Commission Chambers of the Bay County Government Center, located at 840 W. 11th St., Panama City.

The board will hold two additional workshops/meetings leading up to the final budget hearings at 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13 and 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 27 in the Commission Chambers.

All budget meetings are open to the public and will be broadcast live and archived for download at the link below.
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300-yard shooting lane now open at Gun Range

300-yard shooting lane now open at Gun RangeThe Bay County Shooting Range recently opened its new 300-yard lane and is currently working to complete a sporting clays course. Click the link below to read a News Herald article about the range.
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CRS available online

CRS available online Bay County's annual Community Rating System (CRS) Progress Report is available online for download. The CRS is a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)-sponsored voluntary program that aims to help participating communities take steps to reduce flood losses, facilitate accurate insurance ratings and promote awareness of flood insurance.

Bay County's participation in the federal program helps residents in unincorporated Bay County receive discounts on flood insurance premiums. The county's current CRS rating of "5" provides a 25-percent annual discount to flood insurance policy holders.
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Pier Park CDD to meet Aug. 10

Pier Park CDD to meet Aug. 10 The Pier Park Community Development District will hold a hearing to consider its proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2016. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10 at Panama City Beach City Hall, located at 110 S. Arnold Rd., Panama City Beach, FL 32413.

This meeting is open to the public. For more information, please click the link below or contact Debra Anderson at (850) 233-5100.
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