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Volume19 Issue3 2015

Condo Owner publishes information vital to the business and pleasure of resort condominium ownership. Topics covered relate to real estate market trends, community association matters, rental management issues, tax and insurance updates and more.

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condo owner V O L U M E 1 9 • I S S U E 3 16 headlines expected to cost more than $15 million, according to the CVB. The Sports Force will be the lead designer and project management firm. TDC's Rowe Appointed To Visit Florida's Board Dan Rowe, president and CEO of the Panama City Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau and executive director of the Bay County Tourist Development Council, has been appointed to the board of directors of Visit Florida, the state's official tourism and marketing arm. "It is my distinct honor to welcome Dan Rowe as a newly appointed member of the Visit Florida Board of Directors," Will Seccombre, president and CEO of Visit Florida said in a statement. "Dan's expertise in destination mar- keting, leadership and overall passion for our state will be an asset as we move forward to promote Florida tourism." Visit Florida's 31-member board is composed of 16 regional seats to represent all areas of the state. There are 15 other seats composed of representatives of key sectors of the tourism industry. "It is quite an honor to be named to Visit Florida's board of directors and to be able to help craft the state's tourism marketing strate- gies," Rowe said. "I believe it is an acknowl- edgement of the importance of Panama City Beach in the overall state as a tourist destina- tion, and I'm thrilled to be a big part of it." City Approves $9 Million In Facility Improvements The Panama City Beach Council approved a construction management agreement to build a new, multimillion-dollar administrative campus for the city. The project includes a police department facility slated to cost $4,082,709, a public works facility for $5,114,173, a fueling facility and stormwater basins for $372,787 and the demolition of older buildings for $70,410. Panama City Beach will pay for the project from the city's general fund, much of it consisting of police and fire impact fees. "It's wonderful to be able to fund the project without having to borrow money," Mayor Gayle Oberst said. "We've saved our money for about 15 years for it.

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