Emerald Coast Chapter

We are the beach people. The surfers, paddle boarders, kayakers, fishermen, swimmers, beach runners, and walkers. We are activists who want to protect the ocean environment, and our access to it! The ocean and beaches are our playground! More Details
June 10, 2016

Current Opportunities to Support Public Beach Access in Walton County

There are currently several opportunities to support public beach access in Walton County. Show your support by testifying at the upcoming June 14th County Commission meeting, or sending a letter of support to the Commissioners, on the following Agenda items.

  • Item 16-0826 – SUPPORT County entering into retainer agreement with independent counsel to assess recent quiet title actions of sandy beaches in Walton County.
  • Item 16-0809 – SUPPORT County amending Chapter 22 of the Walton County Code of Ordinances (The Obstructions on the Beach Ordinance, preventing ropes, chains, signs on the beach), and support enforcement of the ordinance.
  • Item 16-0854 – SUPPORT County purchasing the “Head and Harrell” sandy beach property at the Eastern Lake outfall beach access, for additional public beach access.

WHEN:  Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 4:00 p.m.

WHERE:  South Walton Annex Room; 76 N. 6th Street DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433

OR EMAIL YOUR COMMISSIONERS!