City of Fort Walton Beach Project Dashboard

Project Status






Landing Renovation - Phase 1N/AEarly Spring 2024Seawall installation and 10' concrete boardwalk ongoing.  Remaining items to be completed in Phase 1 is a new T-Dock on West side, lighting, Pocket Beach/Kayak Launch, and 765' Boardwalk and railing system.
Landing Renovation - Phase 2March 1, 2024Fall 2024Phase 2 includes Performance Stage (With funding from TDC), Amphitheatre tiers, Restrooms (2), Lighting - Bid Issue set for late February
Museum AdditionAugust 23, 2023April 2024Site work completed.  Building addition perimeter is laid out.  Foundation and steel schedule to begin soon.  Completion set for mid summer
Cemetery Administration BuildingSeptember 1, 2023March 1, 2024Building is nearing completion.  Remaining work includes final punch list and furniture installation
Liza Jackson Waterfront RenovationJanuary 1, 2024September 1, 2025Task Order Approved in September.  Design plans are in the works.  30% plans are next step for review when completed 
New City HallOngoingN/AUpdate to City Council in March meeting
Library Park/Ferry RoadJanuary 1, 2024June 1, 2024Lease Agreement complete.  Park will include artificial turf, trees, benches, and small stage
Library Walkway OpeningJanuary 1, 2024February 2024Complete
Preston Hood Recreation Complex ExpansionN/AN/ADesign Plans are 100% Complete. Developing bid scope of work for bid process. Bring to Council in early Spring with recommendation of award.
Ferry Park RestroomsN/AN/AComplete
Ferry Park Pickleball ComplexNov. 30, 2023Sept. 30, 2024Survey Completed, design being finalized. Utilize City Asphalt Contractor, Fence  Contractor, Court Resurface Contractor.  City Crews to install Lighting/Power
Jet/Holmes Park RestroomNovember 14, 2023September 2024Awarded to CXT Restrooms at November 14th Meeting.  Typically 6-8 Month Delivery time
Preston Hood Turf ProjectJanuary 1, 2024March 30, 2024Field Turf on Fields 1-5 - Outfields to remain Bermuda Grass. Project awarded to Local Contractor, Forever Lawns at November Council Meeting.  Details complete.  Project started February 5, 2024. Completion date scheduled for late March.
Coral Creek TrailNovember 14, 2023TBDWaiting on FDOT Grant Agreement. Task Order to City Council Nov 14, 2023 Meeting to develop design plans for project
Branding Project - FWB365!OngoingNovember 14, 2023Complete

UT2102 Brooks Bridge Water & Sewer Relocations

6/1/2023  6/1/2026 

30% Complete. Ongoing project. Design finished. Construction of new City LS No. 48 & 49

UT2102 Construction of Lift Station No. 46 (Freedom Beacon)6/1/20233/1/202480% complete. Construction of new lift station No. 46, 1500 LF of 12-inch watermain, and 2300 LF of 6-inch forcemain 
WMTR23 Water Meter Replacement3/1/202312/30/20245% Complete. Replacement of 9,000 residential meters and backflows, and 1,000 commercial. Also EPA LSL compliance.
SP2201 Lift Station No. 22 Replacement3/1/20235/1/2024Bid scheduled for solicitation in January 24. Replacement of existing lift station at Alabama Avenue NW and Beal Parkway
ST2002 Hollywood NW-SW and Robinwood Drive NW-SW1/15/20245/1/2024Waiting for contractor (Ingram) to mobilize. Material available.
ST2401 General Street Resurfacing4/1/20245/1/2024Asphalt list prepared and waiting on quotes from West Florida Asphalt. Estimation of paving to be Spring/Summer 2024.
ST2402 Sidewalk Improvements1/1/20249/30/2024City Council award scheduled for 1/23/24 for selection of two (2) contractors
WO1701 Well 3 - Building Piping Rehab6/1/20249/30/2024Awaiting task order, design, and engineering of piping and building structure.
WO2301 Waterline Replacement Beachview Drive NE4/1/20244/30/2024Preparing engineering design in-house. Ordering materials winter 2023.
WO2401 Waterline Replacement Moriarity Street NW5/1/20245/30/2024Preparing engineering design in-house. Ordering materials winter 2023.
Comp. Plan/LDC updates for density & MX-3 zoningOngoing4/1/2024Council workshop held on 11/14/2023, staff now preparing code changes to bring back to Council after the new year.
LDC updates for allowable uses in DDOD1/1/20246/1/2024Staff has preliminarily reviewed LDC and will hold public meetings in the spring to further refine changes.
Downtown Design Guidelines1/1/20248/1/2024Staff working with Purchasing to prepare bid package this fall to solicit bids for this project, scope & ratings criteria sent to Purchasing to start preparing
223 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE decorative fence screening10/4/202312/31/2023
Working with TDC on project, Fast Signs to measure fencing/collecting information renderings/set up QR code for website project update.  Mikiko has message out to Fast Signs for update.  TDC portion of screening is ready to move forward for production.

CRA decorative street signs3/1/202312/31/2023Street signs phases 1 & 2 completed, PO in process for remainder (phases 3 - 7).  Working with Facilities to coordinate installation.
CRA wayfindingongoing12/31/2024Wayfinding plan complete, working on Landing entrance sign project, and bid process in early 2024 for phases.
CPTED - Harbeson Rd. lighting9/1/2023Dependent on FPLFPL has sent suggested lighting for Harbeson Phase, ok given, waiting on FPL to install.
CPTED - Carson Dr. lighting9/1/2023
Resident has approved of bush and tree removal / sent request to grounds maintenance, awaiting FPL for lighting upgrades
CPTED - Landscaping contract10/17/20236/1/2024Discussed CPTED landscaping plan with Recreation staff for city properties, improvements have been implemented in front of the Annex to date.  Need to work up landscaping bid plan.
Workforce Housing Program Guidelines10/11/20232/29/2024Developing program process/guidelines manual based on Council's feedback on 10/10/2023, brought back to Council in 12/12/23.  1/23/24 Council workshop scheduled to discuss.
Library solar panel research1/1/20246/1/2024Research library solar panel potential based on Council comments from CRA meeting.
CRA/PD Golf Cart5/18/20231/31/2024Complete
CRA Quarterly Townhalls9/13/202312/31/2024CRA mailout sent with meeting dates / working on furniture purchase / scheduling tables and chairs to borrow for initial meeting
Vandergriff Park Entrance1/1/202412/31/2024Arch for entrance and removal of concrete pad
CRA information tower signs8/1/202312/31/2023Kiosk tower is on back order / Staff to complete training for software program
LDC Live Local Act Review1/1/20246/1/2024Staff to review Live Local Act and LDC to consistency, possible LDC amendments to come.
Code Enforcement Special Magistrate OngoingOngoingCOMPLETE - First Special Magistrate hearing occurred on 1/17/24.
Amplifund Grant SoftwareOngoing1/1/2024Data implementation phase completed, goal is to be live by the end of 2023.
ClearGov Budget SoftwareOngoing1/01/2024Data implementation completed, now in the test environment and training module phase. Goal is to have budget book built and live by beginning 2024.