Mary Esther Founders Day 5K Race info

Register early, before May 1st  for a huge discount for early sign-up for the inaugural Mary Esther Founders Day 5K Run/Walk Race. To be held on October 10, 2015, this race is for all runners, race walkers, and those who enjoy exercise. This 5K event will start in the parking lot, at the south side of the Santa Rosa Mall, and end at Mary Esther City Hall. We will provide awards for runners and race-walkers.  T-shirts are included for those who sign up in time.

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2014 Consumer Confidence Report - Water Quality Report

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

Public Notice

Proposed Resolution Imposing Impact Fees

On June 1, 2015, at a regular legislative meeting of the City Council, the Council may consider adopting a fee schedule which includes impact fees for new residential and commercial development and re-development. Prior to the legislative meeting, the public may provide their input at the May 18, 2015, regular workshop of the City Council. The proposed impact fees will be posted to the City’s website on May 11, 2015. This public notice has been provided in accordance with Florida Statute 163.31801(2)(d) 

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?


Okaloosa County Civic Challenge


What is the Okaloosa County Civic Challenge (OCCC)?  It is a team competition of various sports, between Cities in Okaloosa County.  There will also be a team for those who live in Okaloosa County, but not within City limits.  Each Sport in the Civic Challenge will have an OCCC Sports Coordinator.  Each sport will count equally toward each team’s total annual score.  The highest score each year will win the right to display the OCCC Traveling Trophy in their City Hall.  The trophy will be presented each year at the October League of Cities dinner.

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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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