The Bay County Board of County Commissioners will hold budget meetings/workshops at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2 and at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16 in the Commission Chambers of the Bay County Government Center, located at 840 W. 11th St., Panama City.

The public is invited to attend and the meetings will be broadcast live and archived at the link below.
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Highlights

Commissioner Guy Tunnell wins statewide award

Commissioner Guy Tunnell wins statewide awardThe Florida Association of Counties (FAC) presented Bay County Commissioner Guy Tunnell with the Presidential Advocacy Award during the 2016 FAC Annual Conference & Exposition in Orange County last week. Click the link below to read a press release about the award.
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County 2300 to close for stormwater repairs

County 2300 to close for stormwater repairs A portion of County Road 2300 will be closed to through traffic for 45 days beginning June 13 to allow for the installation of a double concrete box culvert. The culvert is located roughly 0.6 miles west of the intersection of State Road 77 and County Road 2300.

During the closure, detour signage will be posted to direct northbound and southbound traffic around the construction via Bridge Street, Newman Point Rd, Hamrick Rd and Fanning Bayou Drive. County Road 2300 between State Road 77 and the box culvert will remain open to local traffic only. Click the link below to view a detour map.
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WX radios available

WX radios available Do you have a weather radio? Is it properly programmed?

Bay County Emergency Services, WMBB News 13 and Midland Radio will be holding a series of weather radio events at local Walgreens stores this summer.

Senior Meteorologist Jerry Tabatt will meet guests to talk how advanced warning can save lives during severe weather events.

Customers can purchase Midland NOAA weather alert radios during the events or visitors may bring in their own radios from home to ensure proper calibration. The NOAA radios transmit immediate notification of severe weather or emergency alert signals broadcasted by the National Weather Service to users, which is helpful when severe weather strikes quickly.

The events will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the following dates:

July 27 at Walgreen's in Lynn Haven
Aug. 10 at Walgreen's in Callaway
Sept. 7 at Walgreen's in Panama City Beach.

For more information, call Brooke Powell at 248-6050.