Cold Weather Shelter Information

Okaloosa County Cold Weather Shelter Program provides protection during freezing weather in the north and south. Shelters operate from 6 p.m. until 8 a.m. when evening temperatures are predicted to reach below 40 degrees.  


SHARING SHELTER: The cold night shelter will open 6 p.m. at Chester Pruitt Life Center, located at 15 Carson Drive S.E., when temperatures are predicted to drop to 40 degrees or below overnight. Breakfast and dinner will be served in the fellowship hall at Gregg Chapel AME across the street.

SERVING CHURCHES: These are the host churches volunteering at the cold night shelter. Sunday: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Monday: Mary Esther United Methodist Church Tuesday: Gregg Chapel AME Wednesday: First Presbyterian of Fort Walton Beach Thursday: First Christian Church Friday: St Simon's on the Sound Episcopal Church Saturday: Trinity United Methodist Church


Pay Your Water Bill Online

We now offer convenient online Bill Pay! Simply click the button below. You will be redirected to the website that will process your water bill payment using your Visa or MasterCard debit/credit card.

2014 Consumer Confidence Report - Water Quality

The 2014 Consumer Confidence Report - Water Quality is now available online to view. This report will be mailed with the Residential Water Bills and will also be available in hard-copy form at City Hall at the end of April.

2014 Consumer Confidence Report - Water Quality Report

Volunteers Needed

The City of Mary Esther is looking for volunteers to serve on several committees.   Our logo says it all – Business, Service, Families.  Mary Esther is a “Growing Community”. 

Are you willing to. . .

  • Get involved with your community?
  • To provide input on how your City should look, feel and operate?
  • To become invested in the place you chose to put down roots?



Fair Housing

The City of Mary Esther supports and promotes Fair Housing, Equal Employment Opportunity and Handicap Access. If you feel you've been discriminated against in regard to Housing, Equal Employment Opportunity, or Handicap Access, please contact the City Manager, Lynne Oler at 850-243-3566 ext. 14.

Meeting Schedule

Get the schedule of City Council Meetings and more.

Agendas and Minutes

View and download Agendas and Minutes from all city meetings.


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