JUNE 12: SRIA Full Board approved an RFP be drafted for construction of a new Visitors Center, new business operations Drowsy Poet and Hot Spots at Innerlight, Emerald Coast Segway Tours and Gulf Coast Pedicabs will be on the beach by July 1. The SRIA will become a $10,000 sponsor of the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation. Honorary Vice Consul to Spain Maria Davis gave the SRIA an appreciation plaque from the Spanish delegation. The Authority will officially recognize Ron Ladner, owner of Shaggy's for his generous support of the Pensacola Beach Air Show. Wallace Sprinkler and Supply will begin the landscape project in July.
JUNE 12: Traffic tie ups on the Bob Sikes Bridge caused by lane widening at the toll facility entrance became the topic of the day.