Bay County Utilities will hold a winter drawdown of Deer Point Reservoir, as requested by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission from Dec. 15 to Jan. 30. The drawdown is aimed at reducing the number of weeds growing in the reservoir by killing them due to exposure to freezing temperatures. For more information, please call Bay County Utility Services at 248-5010.

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BOCC offices to close for Christmas, New Year's Day

BOCC offices to close for Christmas, New Year's DayThe offices of the Bay County Board of County Commissioners will be closed from noon Wednesday, Dec. 24 through Friday Dec. 26 in observation of the Christmas holidays. We will be closed New Year's Day, Jan. 1.

BCAS hours to change

BCAS hours to change In an effort to better serve citizens, Bay County Animal Control will change the shelter's operational hours for the public, effective Dec. 1. The shelter will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The shelter will be closed to the public on Sunday and Wednesday.

Bay County is organizing staff in preparation to review and update the Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS). The public is invited to comment during this 30 day public review period, and later participation in public meetings to the document as governmental agencies work to revise the document. Participation in the rewrite to follow is open and interested persons need not agree to participate later to make comments and get feedback during the review period.
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