Work described as “erosion control” on the 40 acres of Holley by the Sea (HBTS) common properties closest to the Sound has come under scrutiny after a county engineer determined that basins located near the recreation center were never approved by the county.
The HBTS board was required to attend a compliance and enforcement meeting at the DEP’s Pensacola offices Jan. 6. According to the meeting minutes, only one of the sediment basins constructed by the recreation center was authorized by the DEP.
The board hired Municipal Engineering Services, Inc., to remedy the situation, but the firm recently quit citing “significant discord” among association members.
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