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Archive for August 23rd, 2013

Freeport Council Aug. 13 meeting sees city clerk honored by FACC

Aug 23rd, 2013 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON At the beginning of what proved to be a well attended and unusually long Freeport City Council meeting on Aug. 13, Leslie Gonzalez, Northwest District Director of the Florida Association of City Clerks (FACC) presented a citation to Robin Haynes, Freeport’s Certified City Clerk and a board member of FACC. The citation [...]

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County Commission and Freeport Council discuss sewer loan and fire services at workshop

Aug 23rd, 2013 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER No deals were struck, the joint meeting of the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) and the Freeport City Council being a workshop, but at least both parties know where they stand on two big money issues.

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Updates provided on large-scale beach restoration project

Aug 23rd, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Walton County’s second large-scale beach restoration project is on track for construction to begin in late 2014, pending all necessary approvals being obtained.

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BCC narrows field for administrator, sets course for attorney

Aug 23rd, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Provided with recommendations for six county administrator candidates to interview, county commissioners quickly narrowed the list to four and set a date for interviews.

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