Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for McGuire’s Park on Pensacola Beach

by Katie King | Katie@ewbullock.com

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for McGuire’s Park on Pensacola Beach

PENSACOLA BEACH, FLA. (Tuesday, Oct. 10) — The Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) is inviting media to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the future McGuire’s Park on Pensacola Beach at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25.

The park is located along the McGuire Martin multi-use path on Fort Pickens Rd., across the street from the Pensacola Beach cross. Overlooking Little Sabine Bay, the park will feature benches, a bike rack and plenty of palm trees for walkers, runners and bikers to take respite under the shade.

About Santa Rosa Island Authority

Pensacola Beach is owned by Escambia County, Fla., and is under the direction of the Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA). The SRIA was created by the Florida legislature in 1947 under Chapter 24500. The SRIA does not receive tax support from the taxpayers of the county. It is fully funded from lease fees collected from business and residences on the beach. The Island Authority board is made up of six members; members of the Escambia County Board of Commissioners whose term is the same as the commissioner who appointed them name five. Registered voters on Pensacola Beach elect the sixth member. The elected member’s term is two years.


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