Escambia County adopted a Local Preference Initiative on September 16, 2013, to improve local business access to bidding on vehicles and equipment being sought for purchase by the County. The initiative took effect October 1, 2013. The Escambia County website, MyEscambia.com, has implemented an alert specifically for businesses and residents interested in updates regarding Purchasing, a division of Budget and Management Services.
MyEscambia.com recently asked residents to complete an online survey to gauge the communities' thoughts and ideas about the West Florida Public Library System facilities in Escambia County. Here is what you had to say:
MyEscambia.com recently asked residents to complete an online survey to gauge the communities' thoughts and ideas about Parks & Community Centers in Escambia County. Here is what you had to say:
Six months after the rain began to fall on April 29, the sheer scope of the flood’s impact on Escambia County is staggering. One resident lost her life, hundreds were displaced from their homes and entire neighborhoods were torn apart by the rising waters. As of the end of September, 466 Escambia County residents are still displaced from their homes as a result of the devastating floods. In all, the floods caused an estimated $90 million in damage to the County’s infrastructure and facilities.
The West Florida Public Library System (WFPL) serves more than 300,000 people in Escambia County. With seven libraries, the WFPL has grown and adapted to meet the changing information needs of our community since its inception in 1938, located at Old Christ Church with just 3,300 books.