All non-essential Walton County Government offices will be closed beginning Monday, November 9 at noon through Wednesday, November 12. The Board of County Commissioners has declared a state of emergency to handle Hurricane Ida for Monday and Tuesday. County government offices are closed Wednesday in observance of Veterans Day.
Walton County Sheriff’s officials are operating the Emergency Operations Center throughout the storm. For further information, contact the Sheriff’s Office Citizen Information Line at (850) 892-8392 or 892-8394. For information about county government closures and meeting cancellations, log on to the Board of County Commissioner’s website at Walton County, FL - Home Page.
The Board of County Commissioners regularly scheduled meeting and all public hearings on Tuesday, November 9 (I assume this is supposed to be Tuesday November 10) have been MOVED to Thursday, November 12, 10:00 a.m. The meeting location will be at the Walton County Courthouse, Commission Board Room, in DeFuniak Springs. This is a change from the original meeting scheduled at the South Walton Courthouse Annex in Santa Rosa Beach.
For further information on cancellations and meeting changes, please log on to the Board of County Commission’s website at www.co.walton.fl.us or the Walton County Sheriff’s Office website at www.waltonso.org and Citizens Information Hotline at (850) 892-8392 or 892-8394.
District 5 Commissioner, Cecilia Jones, has canceled the ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled for Thursday, November 12 at Driftwood Estates County Park in Santa Rosa Beach. The event will be rescheduled at a later time.