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  • District 4 Commissioner Robert Bender Selected to Serve on FAC Committees

    Jul 10, 2020
    Escambia County is proud to announce Vice-Chairman and District 4 Commissioner Robert Bender has been selected to serve on the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) Finance, Tax and Administration (FTA) committee and the Water and Environmental Sustainability (WES) committee by the President and Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay. He was also appointed to the Florida Counties Foundation Board of Directors which oversees the training and education institute for county governments.
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  • Escambia County Fire Rescue Urges Residents to 'Look Before You Lock'

    Jul 10, 2020
    Escambia County Fire Rescue urges citizens to never leave children alone in cars and to be extra cautious during these warm summer months. According to the National Safety Council, there have been over 800 child deaths due to vehicular heatstroke with 2018 being the deadliest year on record with 53 child fatalities. Of the 800 fatalities recorded, 24% of those were in employer parking lots while the parent or guardian went to work. The causes of the tragedies are simply being in too big of a hurry and forgetting.
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  • Escambia County COVID-19 Update #141

    Jul 10, 2020
    The Escambia County Joint Information Center is distributing updates Monday through Friday to streamline communication from our partner agencies regarding COVID-19. As this dynamic situation unfolds, the frequency of these updates may change if there is breaking news. Individual organizations will continue to send news releases.
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  • Escambia County Drop-Off Recycling Sites Closed Effective Monday, July 13 until Further Notice

    Jul 10, 2020
    Escambia County is closing all drop-off recycling sites effective Monday, July 13 until further notice. With the loss of labor crews from Escambia County Corrections, the county will not have manpower to manage illegal dumping at the sites. Residents can contact their waste collection company and request recycling service.
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  • BCC Weekly Meeting Schedule July 13 - July 17

    Jul 10, 2020
    BCC Weekly Meeting Schedule July 13 - July 17
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