Public Notices


Pursuant to section 286.011, Florida Statutes, and Executive Order 20-69, notice is hereby given that the Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Coalition will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 beginning at 9:30 a.m., Central Time.  The meeting will be conducted in person at Holmes County Board of County Commissioners Board Room, 107 East Virginia Avenue, Bonifay, Florida, 32425, and via communications media technology (teleconference/video conference).  Interested persons may participate either in person or by the internet and telephone via the following:

Video connection Link:

Meeting ID: 944 9760 5844
Participant Password: 446552

Dial-in Number: (346) 248-7799

The proceedings of the meeting will correspond to the agenda for this scheduled general meeting.

If any person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, such person will need a record of the proceeding and may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Holmes, Okaloosa, and Walton Counties adhere to the American Disabilities Act and will make reasonable modifications for access to these hearings upon request. Requests may be made to the County Commission office described above and must be made at least 48 hours in advance of the hearing in order to provide the requested service. Please contact the County Administrator’s Office is you need Accessibility Assistance to participate in this meeting.


The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners, pursuant to Section 125.35 (1)(a) & (c), Florida Statutes, hereby gives this PUBLIC NOTICE of the Board’s intention to offer for sale the following described real property owned and in the possession of Holmes County, Florida:

Holmes County Parcel ID No. 1327.03-000-000-002.100; containing approximately three (3) acres, more or less; with a location address of 2280 Bear Hewett Landing Road.

Interested parties should submit a sealed bid for the purchase price of said real property no later than 12:00PM on Friday, July 17, 2020, Attn. David Corbin, Project Director, 107 E. Virginia Ave., Bonifay, FL 32425. 

All sealed bids will be opened by County Administrative staff on Friday, July 17, 2020, at 1:00PM, at 107 E. Virginia Ave., Bonifay, FL 32425, with said bid opening being open to the public. 

The HIGHEST submitted bid will be presented for consideration to the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners at their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 9:00AM. 

All interested bidders should be aware of the following additional conditions:

  1. The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject all bids in such instance as the Board determines that all bids are too low in comparison to the market value of the above described real property.
  2. The real property described above is being offered for sale in an “AS-IS” condition.  As such, the County makes no warranties or guarantees as to the condition of the real property or any structures that may be present on the real property.
  3. The highest bidder would be solely responsible for the cost of purchasing and procuring any title insurance policy on the above described real property, if the bidder so desires such a policy.  The highest bidder would also be solely responsible for the cost of recording a Quit-Claim Deed provided by the County at the time closing.
  4. Should the highest bid be accepted by the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners, the high bidder must be able to close the real property transaction within thirty (30) days of the Board’s acceptance of the highest bid.

All questions or inquiries related to this PUBLIC NOTICE should be addressed to David Corbin, Project Director, 107 E. Virginia Ave., Bonifay, FL 32425, (850) 547-1119.


The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners seeks proposals from qualified firms with extensive experience in providing planning consultant services. 

Specifications can be obtained at the County’s website or by contacting David Corbin, Project Director, at 107 E. Virginia Ave., Bonifay, FL 32425. Sealed bids will be accepted by the County until 3:00 PM CST, Friday, July 24, 2020, then referenced to County staff for legal, administrative and technical sufficiency prior to being evaluated by a committee to determine the most qualified proposer, and then award of bid by the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners on August 4, 2020. Any bids received after 3:00 P.M. CST on the specified date will be returned unopened. 

Holmes County encourages minority-owned and women-owned businesses (M/WBE) to bid.  Holmes County is committed to ensuring equal opportunity in the awarding of contracts; and, therefore, complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of any unlawful reason, including race, religion, color, national origin, and sex.