Holmes County Board of County Commissioners
107 E Virginia Ave, Bonifay, FL 32425
850-547-1119 office/850-547-4134 fax

ALL Public Record Requests should be sent to David Corbin at hcc@holmescountyfl.org

PUBLIC CONTACT INFORMATION: If you have any questions or wish to register a complaint regarding Holmes County’s Fair Housing, Equal Employment Opportunity or Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act please contact David Corbin at (850)547-1119 during normal business hours of 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday.


This website is currently under renovation to ensure accessibility by any disabled individual. Please contact David Corbin at 850-547-1119 for any accessibility issues on the website. If you are using assistive technology to access content on this website and the format of any material interferes with your ability to access it, please let us know immediately and we will correct it. If you contact us, would you please indicate the nature of your accessibility problem, the preferred format in which to receive the material, the webpage address of the requested material, your contact information, and any other information that would allow us to better assist you.

Public Notice

Dogwood Lakes: Holmes County Board of County Commissioners is aware of the water loss at Dogwood Lakes. We are currently assessing the damage to the spillway at the dam.

Please visit the community health assessment here.

Alert Holmes is a mass notification system that allows staff at Holmes County Emergency Management to provide citizens of the county timely alerts.  Residents can sign up by entering their contact information and subscribing to the notifications at www.alertholmes.com. The information provided is strictly protected and the information will not be used for any other purposes.

How It Works:  Emergency notifications are issued when there is an imminent threat to life, health, or safety for citizens of Holmes County. This can include, but is not limited to, severe weather, hazardous material, and evacuation orders. This service allows you to receive notifications via text message, phone call, and/or email.

If requested by the notification system, you can confirm that you have received the message and you will not be contacted by any other methods regarding that particular notification. However, if you do not confirm that you received the message the system will continue to attempt to reach you at all of the communication methods that you have provided.

Subscribe to Notifications

Create an account and add your contact information, along with your location into the Alert Holmes website.

Stop Notifications

You can stop receiving alerts at any time by removing your contact information from your profile page or by emailing: alertholmes@holmescountyem.net.

Need Help?

Email: alertholmes@holmescountyem.net

What to Do

    1. Go to www.alertholmes.com
    1. Click “Sign Up” from the top right menu
    1. Enter in the requested information (We recommend you write this down and save it)
    1. Click “I accept the Terms of Use” then click “Create Account”
    1. Enter in all of the information with a red asterisk. (You must have at least one contact source)
    1. Click “Save and Continue”
    1. Enter in you location. NOTE: All notifications are location based. If you do not enter a location you will not receive notifications.
    1. Location Name – A generic name you give your location (home, work, school, etc.)
    1. Address – The address must be within Holmes County. The system is geo-fenced and will not accept addresses outside of Holmes County.
    1. Click “ Verify This Address”
    1. Select your location either from the selections on the left or by placing a point on the map.
    1. Click “This is my Location”
    1. Click “Save and Continue”
    1. Select which Weather Notifications you wish to receive. NOTE:  Some notifications are mandatory and cannot be unselected. This includes Tornado, Hurricane, Tropical Storms, Flash Flood, and Severe Thunderstorms.
    1. Set-up your quiet hours. You will not get notified during these hours with the exception of the above mandatory weather notifications and any emergency notifications sent out by emergency response agencies.
    1. Click “Save and Continue”
  1. Review your information and click “Done”


The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners hereby gives final notice of decision to perform work within the floodplain per 44 CFR Part 9, Executive Order 11988: Floodplain Management 8-Step Process. The work to be performed is the removal and replacement of four existing wing walls and the placement of rip-rap rubble at the base of the wing walls along County Road 179 between Smith Chapel Road and the Alabama state line in Holmes County, Florida. The improvements to the stream crossing will include temporary impacts to wetlands and surface waters totaling approximately 0.031 acres.  The proposed project at County Road 179 in Holmes County, Florida, is pursuant to General Permit 62-330.447, F.A.C.Location of the work to be performed is in Holmes County, Florida, CR 179 North of Smith Chapel Road intersection, Section 35, Township 7 North, Range 16 West, Latitude 30°58’43”N, Longitude 85°48’42”W.This project is functionally dependent on location within the floodplain.Any public feedback to this notice or the work to be performed may be addressed to Holmes County Board of County Commissioners, 107 East Virginia Avenue, Bonifay, Florida 32425.

Holmes County Board of County Commissioners will be resurfacing the Property Appraiser and Tax Collector building parking lot. Date to be determined.



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