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. To remain in compliance with the initiative, the Purchasing Manager frequently posts information to this page regarding pending purchases of vehicles and equipment for County departments, including make, model, specifications and purchase price.
About the RESTORE Advisory Committee
The Resources, Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies (RESTORE) of the Gulf Coast States Act, passed in 2012, was the federal action which provided for the allocation and use of funds gained through civil penalties arising out of the Deepwater Horizon blowout and subsequent oil spill.
MEETING CHANGE: The SWAT meeting scheduled for August 18, 2015 has been canceled. The Stormwater Advisory Team will instead attend the August 13, 2015 Board of County Commissioners Committee of the Whole meeting to present their White Paper.
The Storm-Water Advisory Team (SWAT) was established by the Board of County Commissioners in its regular meeting on September 25, 2014 under Resolution Number R2014-110.
As Escambia County faces low temperatures this week, it is important to prepare your family, pets and home for winter weather.
More than 2,370 followers have signed up to receive Escambia County news updates via Twitter. Followers of Escambia County Twitter feeds receive valuable information, such as current County news, events, program information, emergency alerts and severe weather updates. The County is now introducing five new feeds, one for each Commission District, to provide more geographically specific information.