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Mar 16, 2018

City approves $20,000 for Main Street Milton program

Editor's note: A previous version of this article stated that the $20,000 allocated to the Main Street Milton program by the CRA was to go toward hiring an executive director. The CRA funds are to go…

Mar 16, 2018

'Don’t take our way of living away from us'

MILTON — The City Council approved March 13 to move forward with the Alcoholic Beverage Overlay District and hold a public hearing next month. The Milton Planning board met March 1 and recommended …

Mar 16, 2018

County to begin search for courthouse design-build team

MILTON — The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners approved March 15 to move forward with a timeline of events for hiring a design-build team to start work on the courthouse project. At F…

Mar 13, 2018

City supports lessening plastic bag usage

MILTON — Milton has decided to join other Florida municipalities united in an initiative to lessen the negative impacts of single-use plastic bags on the environment.  An ordinance before the counc…

Mar 2, 2018

House to vote on Garcon Point Bridge acquisition bill

MILTON — An amended bill Rep. Jayer Williamson proposed, that would allow the Florida Department of Transportation to take ownership of the Garcon Point Bridge and lower the tolls, unanimously passed…

Mar 2, 2018

7 things to know about Milton's investment in the water treatment plant

MILTON — The city is moving forward with plans for a new wastewater treatment plant in East Milton, a project which has been on the city’s drawing boards for approximately eight  years.   Milton’…

Feb 28, 2018

Council revisits alcohol overlay district

MILTON — City staff brought a new draft map of the proposed Alcoholic Beverage Overlay District to the Feb. 22 Committee of the Whole meeting. Staff amended the overlay area and highlighted parcels t…

Feb 27, 2018

County pursues grant to control Indian Bayou runoff

MILTON — Santa Rosa County Commissioners voted Thursday to apply for a grant through the Northwest Florida Water Management District for permanent erosion control measures in the Indian Bayou drainag…

Feb 27, 2018

City reviews term limits for council, mayor

MILTON — The Milton City Council during its March 5 Executive Committee meeting will review a draft ordinance to set term limits for the mayor and Council members. With Council approval, the draft wi…

Feb 16, 2018

Commissioners OK court house plan without half-cent tax

MILTON — The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners, at a Feb. 13 budget meeting, approved the construction of the new courthouse without using funds from the half-cent sales tax.  "The BO…


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