Randy Jorgensen

Kiln Walk center receives first funding push

Kiln Walk center receives first funding push

  After more than a decade of work and grant applications, the Gulf Coast Kiln Walk in Holley has finally received funds to take the first steps toward making its learning and arts center a reality. But the money is only a drop in the bucket of what the organization will need to break ground. […]

Milton and county seek courthouse tax alternatives

Milton and county seek courthouse tax alternatives

Searching for support on the proposed local-option sales tax to build a new downtown Milton courthouse, city leaders ponied up $5,000 for a mass mailing to voters as time ran short before this week’s election. But even before the ballots were counted, Milton’s city council and some paid officials started strategizing to cope with the […]

Citizens: County’s courthouse site comparisons “misleading”

Citizens: County’s courthouse site comparisons “misleading”

City of Milton Planning Manager Randy Jorgensen drove to Tiger Point to address Santa Rosa County Commissioners at a Sept. 30  town hall meeting. Jorgensen and others argue 322 existing parking spaces around the current courthouse should be included in site comparison data for the three properties under consideration for a proposed $50 million judicial facility. Milton attorney Matthew Hargraves says county information, showing there would […]