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Water management district lends Calkins a hand

Santa Rosa County District 3 Commissioner James Calkins floated his “Protecting Water and Saving Jobs Initiative” as a supplement to the Comprehensive Plan borrow pit expansion amendment that the county now seems to be abandoning.

However, the initiative could become part of what the county does next, if commissioners vote Feb. 25 2021, to drop the borrow pit issue as it is currently.

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In with the new courthouse, but what about the old one?

It was one of the first issues Commissioner Bob Cole addressed 18 years ago when he was first voted onto the Board of County Commissioners.
And it’s still going.

Now, though, there is real progress on the construction of a new county courthouse and the disposition of the old building, which has been part of Milton’s historical downtown since 1927.

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