Escambia County recently received the 2015 Partners for Environmental Progress (PEP) Environmental Stewardship Award for its Mahogany Mill Boat Ramp project.
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. The Escambia County website, MyEscambia.com, has implemented an alert specifically for businesses and residents interested in updates regarding Purchasing, a division of Budget and Management Services.
Escambia County has launched a Fraud, Waste and Abuse hotline, which will serve as a resource for County residents and employees alike to anonymously report activity that may be considered unethical or of concern.
The Escambia County Marine Resources Division and Escambia County Marine Advisory Committee will host a Lionfish Regional Control Workshop on Monday, May 11, at the Escambia County Central Office
Escambia County is closing Barrineau Park Road at the bridge going into Alabama. This section of the road is underwater due to the river rising.