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Volkert Engineers Answer Roundabout Plan Design Questions -

Volkert engineers provided answers to SRIA questions regarding the Pensacola Beach Congestion Management Plan Design third phase which includes roundabouts and pedestrian underpasses. Click here to view question-and-answers.

Escambia Extension Agent Wants to Hear from you -
Where should the county extension office focus its time and resources to educate the public?
Programs to foster improved habitat, increased local seafood and indicator wildlife, and nature tourism opportunities. 
Problem issues that may need more management, such as invasive species, improving water quality, nuisance wildlife encounters
Being prepared to get back to normal after natural disasters. 
What are your thoughts? 
Email Rick O'Connor at roc1@ufl.edu and let him know which of these is  most important to you. 
Commissioners Vote To Transition Toll Booth -

No more cash lanes before the summer season.  Toll-by-Plate, Annual Pass, SunPass, E-Pass, PayTollo App are among the current acceptable. Read more about this on Page 5. Click on this link: https://indd.adobe.com/view/cd3440c8-79b5-4802-a675-5c9702fba0a0

A Georgia Peach Reveals Her Family Peach Cobbler Recipe -

Peas, Porridge and A Dry Martini is on Page 6. Are you ready for some Peach Cobbler? Click Here

DAR Make Generous Gift -

The local DAR Chapter gives a trio of gifts. Click here to read about it: https://indd.adobe.com/view/cd3440c8-79b5-4802-a675-5c9702fba0a0


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2019 Hurricane Guide

December 11: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m. Agenda available sria-fla.com

December 13: Pensacola Beach Elementary School Holiday Program, Our Lady Catholic Church, 6:30 p.m. Community invited.
December 14: Toys for Tots Texas Hold ‘Em 4444 Fun Poker Tourney. The Dock, 1 p.m. 2 unwrapped toys or $20 donation to enter.  Prizes and good fun. 
December 15: Sisters of the Beach Christmas Brunch, 11 a.m. Flounder’s Chowder House
December 16 Krewe of Wrecks meeting, 5:30 Happy Hour, Meeting starts 6 p.m. Flounder’s Chowder House. Everyone is welcome to be a Wreck. Bring $40 for annual dues, and a friend. KreweofWrecks.com
December 19: Early release day at Pensacola Beach Elementary School. Semester break until January 7.
December 24: Flounder’s Beach Church, 5 p.m. Community Dinner, 6 p.m. Candlelight and Communion Worship Service. All are welcome.
December 31: Noon Years Eve and Beach Ball Drop, 10 a.m. to noon at Crab’s Pensacola Beach. This event will be nothing short of fun with Cotton Candy, Mocktails, Live Entertainment, Crab Races, games, and more! https://www.facebook.com/events/516957135537732/
December 31: Pensacola Beach Chamber’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks, midnight in Santa Rosa Sound
January 1: Pensacola Beach Chamber presents the Polar Bear Plunge, Paradise Bar and Grill. Registration at 1. Plunge at 2 p.m. Island Times & Paradise gives prizes for the best costumes!
January 10: Pensacola Beach Optimist Raffle in the Castle. More info soon.
January 11: Pensacola Beach Half Marathon. 7:30 a.m. 5K/10K at 8 a.m.  https://pensacolarunners.com/pra-events/pbrhalf1052
January 23: Pensacola Beach Snowbird Bash, Hosted by the Santa Rosa Island Authority at the Beach Church.
January 26: Krewe of Bananimals Chili Cook Off, noon, The Break Beach Bar
February 1: Double Bridge Run, from Pensacola to the Boardwalk.

Helpful Contact Numbers
Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Non-Emergency Dispatcher: 850-436-9620 (9-1-1 for emergencies)
Animal Control Pensacola Beach: 850-595-0097
Santa Rosa Island Authority: 850-932-2257 (Report unpermitted construction to Developmental Services) Stranded or disoriented turtle on the beach: 1-888-404-3922, #FWC