Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) Jan. 22 regular meeting and Jan. 24 regular planning/land use items meeting [PREMIUM]

CELEBRATED AT the Jan. 22 Walton County Board of County Commissioners regular meeting was a $1,250 Think Green Grant awarded to the county by Waste Management through the company’s Charitable Giving Program. Billy McKee, manager for the Walton County Landfill, has requested funds on behalf of the county through this grant program for the past two years, according to information provided at the meeting, and has been successful in obtaining awards each year. Funds are furnished in the categories of environment, environmental education, and charities specific to the communities served by Waste Management. McKee applied for grant funds in the environmental category to help offset costs for the control and eradication of Cogon grass, an invasive species, in and around the landfill. From left: McKee, District 4 Commissioner Trey Nick, Caleb Morian of Waste Management, County Commission Chairman Tony Anderson, District 2 Commissioner Danny Glidewell, District 3 Commissioner Melanie Nipper, and District 1 Commissioner Bill Chapman. (Photo by Dotty Nist)
Jan. 22 regular meeting and Jan. 24 regular planning/land use items meeting A yes vote was to a
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