Founder's Day Celebration

City of Mary Esther Founder’s Day - October 10, 1871 to 2014 - Celebrating 143 Years All Around Town!

We have tons of celebrations and activities happening, from Community Garden events to a city-wide fire drill - one lucky Mary Esther resident will win a big screen TV! Use your Founder's Day Passport at all the locations for a chance to win additional prizes.

Mary Esther City Hall
Mayor Margaret McLemore, City Councilmembers, City Manager Lynne Oler and City Staff invite you to morning coffee and an informal "Meet & Greet" at City Hall October 10th - 8am-5pm.
195 N. Christobal Rd. Mary Esther FL 32569

Mary Esther Fire Station #11
Mary Esther Fire Department Fire Prevention Week & Founder's Day Events
Open House October 10th - 8am-5pm
City-wide Great Escape Fire Exit Drill In The Home (EDITH) at 6pm.
Submit your EDITH (Escape Drill In The Home) plans before October 9th - big screen TV drawing to held on October 10th!
195 N. Christobal Rd. Mary Esther FL 32569

Mary Esther Public Library
GRAND RE-OPENING Celebration 10am-2pm
Join the celebration with the Friends of the Mary Esther Library! Plan to come for lunch and enjoy hamburgers & hotdogs on the grill for a donation.
*Door Prizes*Book Sale*Jewelry Sale*One Blood blood drive*
100 Hollywood Blvd. Mary Esther FL 32569

Santa Rosa Mall
"Throwback" Founder's Day October 10th - 10am-5pm throughout the mall!
300 Mary Esther Blvd. Mary Esther FL 32569

Mary Esther Community Garden
Founder's Day Market in Springdale Park October 10th - 10am-5pm
Community Garden tours
Scarecrow Contest judging at 3:30pm!
Hwy 98 West to Mary Esther Dr; Springdale Park is located straight ahead at the bend of Mary Esther Dr.

Discover all the fun events, special discounts & sales at the Santa Rosa Mall ALL DAY on October 10th!
300 Mary Esther Blvd. Mary Esther FL 32569

SBA Loan Deadline

Low interest disaster loans are available in Okaloosa County and surrounding counties for damages and economic injury from recent storm impacts, (April 28 through May 6, 2014). The deadline to apply for U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans for damages is on July 7, 2014. The deadline for economic injury loans is February 6, 2015. Please click here for more information.

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.

Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Library Technician

The Mary Esther Public Library has an opening for a part-time Library Technician with a primary focus in Youth Services. Position is approximately 20 hours per week and will require working on Saturdays and Mondays.  Applicant must be at least 18 years old and a high school graduate.  Applicant must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, must demonstrate willingness and ability to learn and stay current with new technology, and have exceptional aptitude for customer service.  Physical ability to lift heavy objects such as books, computers, tables, etc. is mandatory.  Previous public library experience is a plus and knowledge of library functions is preferred. Position is open until filled. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

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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.

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