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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Tropical Weather Threat Update #2 from the City of Milton

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June 17, 2021

 

Tropical Weather Threat Update #2 from the City of Milton

 

Here's the latest on the tropics with a lot of information from US National Weather Service Mobile Alabama and Florida Division of Emergency Management. Res...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

City to dedicate Fire Station to R. L. Lewis

R.L. Lewis and daughter Cheryl Shakur standing together with a proclamation

June 7, 2021

City to dedicate Fire Station to R. L. Lewis

On Thursday, June 10, 2021, at 10 a.m., the City of Milton will dedicate the Milton Fire Station to former City Councilman and Mayor R. L. Lewis. Mayor Lewis was the first African American Mayor in t...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

City of Milton to receive $1,000,000 in state funding for two critical projects.

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June 2, 2021

 

City of Milton to receive $1,000,000 in state funding for two critical projects.  

 Two City of Milton projects survived Governor DeSantis’ veto pen in the just signed 2021-22 state budget.  The tw...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

City of Milton Hosts Waterfront Development RFP Presentation

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April 30, 2021

 City of Milton Hosts Waterfront Development RFP Presentations

 

In January 2021, the City of Milton issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for “Waterfront Marina Residential & Mixed-Use Development Opportunity&am...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

City of Milton Now Accepting Applications for Commercial Façade Program

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City of Milton Now Accepting Applications for Commercial Façade Program

 The application process is now open for the City of Milton Commercial Façade Program (CFP).  CFP provides owners and tenants of commercial...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

City Council Appoints Robert Leek and Shari Sebastiao to Vacant Seats

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April 13, 2021

City Council Appoints Robert Leek and Shari Sebastiao to Vacant Seats

On April 13, 2021, at the regular City Council meeting, the Milton Council acted to appoint replacements to fill the unexpired term of Mrs. Sharon Holley and Mr. George Jor...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Human Trafficking and the Signs to watch for

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October 12, 2020,

 

Human trafficking and what you need to know-

Florida statute, s.787.06, defines human trafficking as transporting, soliciting, recruiting, harboring, providing, enticing maintaining, or obtaining another person for the purpose of...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

First reading of Tiny Homes Ordinance passes; second reading in September

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The Milton City Council heard the first reading of the Tiny Homes Ordinance on at the Milton City Council meeting on August 11, 2020. The Tiny Homes Ordinance proposes language providing numerous changes to the city’s Unified Development Code, i...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Milton City Council approves language for economic development ad valorem tax exemptions

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Milton City Council approved the following language for the City Referendum Question on Renewal of Authority to Grant Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemptions:
Shall the City Council of the City of Milton be authorized to grant, pursuant to Section 3...
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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Milton City Council rescinds emergency declaration mandate of face coverings

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Milton City Council rescinded the Emergency Declaration mandating face coverings within city limits at the Special Called City Council Meeting held on June 29, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. The city recommends residents still adhere to CDC social distancing guideline...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Fourth of July Fireworks Safety

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As our nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day on the Fourth of July, the City of Milton Fire Department encourages you to be safe and observe Florida law regarding the possession and use of sparklers and fireworks.  Although you can find a...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

DeSantis wants to re-open schools to full capacity this fall

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said Thursday, June 11, 2020 he wants Florida schools to re-open at full capacity in the fall. He announced state recommendations for a return to on-site teaching, but the details will be decided at the local level.&...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

UPDATED 3/23 Breakfast/Lunch school feeding program sites listed

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UPDATE WITH NEW LOCATIONS:

  • Breakfast/lunch feeding program off-site locations:
    • Floridatown
    • Living Truth Church (Pace - Chumuckla)
    • Midway Fire Station, 1322 College Parkway
    • Bus stop at 3144 Auburn Way (Milton)
    • Bus stop at 7596 Blackjack Circle (Navarre)
    • Blackwate...
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Posted on: February 26, 2020

R. L. Lewis honored at Santa Rosa County Board of Commissioners meeting

R.L. Lewis and daughter Cheryl Shakur standing together with a proclamation

Former Milton City Councilman R. L. Lewis, who served as Ward 4 Seat 2 councilman for the city for 32 years, was honored Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by reading of proclamation by Commissioner Bob Cole for his years of service, leadership and dedication t...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Diane Ebenthueuer presented with Budget Award

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For the fourth consecutive year, the City of Milton was recognized with the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada, receiving the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. Diane Ebenthueur, budget coordinator received recog...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Carolyn Brewton honored as first African American supervisor at city of Milton

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The Milton City Council honored Carolyn Brewton as the first African American supervisor working for the city of Milton. She was hired in 1994 to work in the finance department and has since retired. The Milton City Council thanked her for her hard work a...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Public Works Director Joe Cook discusses utility rate increase

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While the effective date of the increase is October 1, 2019 customers will not see it reflected in their utility bills until the second week of October for first billing.

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Notice of public meeting about BMX track

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The City of Milton will conduct a public meeting to discuss capital improvements for the BMX Track.  The sole purpose of this meeting will be to discuss a $50,000 grant application for the Florida Recreation Development Assistance Progr...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

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  • Know if you live in an evacuation area. Assess your risks and know your home's vulnerability to storm surge, flooding and wind. Understand the National Weather Service (NWS) forecast and especially the meaning of NWS watches and warnings.
  • Contact your loca...
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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Youth Council deadline extended to September 30, 2019!

Updated Youth Council Flyer

Youth Council application deadline is swiftly approaching! Apply today at Youth Council Application Form. Remember, there is no GPA requirement. A completed application packet consisting of the online application form, unofficial transcript, and one lette...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Rhonda Hussey retires after 35 years with City of Milton

Rhonda Hussey and Randy Jorgenson city manager

Congratulations to Rhonda Hussey who's served the city of Milton for 35 years lastly in the Purchasing Department.

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Security cameras to be installed at historic cemetery

The entrance to Milton Historic Cemetery

The city of Milton will install 4 new security cameras in various locations within the Milton Historic Cemetery. The need for cameras within the graveyard was a topic of conversation with city staff and cemetery board officials due to vandalism incidents ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Blue Star Memorial Program

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The Milton Garden Club is working to have the Florida Department of Transportation designate Highway 87 as a Blue Star Memorial Highway, from the intersection of US Highway 90 in Milton to the Alabama state line. The Milton City Council voted in support o...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

City's Arbor Day celebration honors late police captain

Mayor Lindsay and Cox family

Mayor Heather Lindsay proclaimed Friday, April 26 as Arbor Day, stating this year is the 25th year the city has taken part in Arbor Day festivities. Each year the council has a new tree planted.

This year the tree was dedicated to the late Captain David Co...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Milton City Council Committee Appointments

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Newly seated Mayor Heather Lindsay made the following appointments for council committee chairs:

Administration--Sharon Holley

Public Safety--Heather Hathaway

Finance--Casey Powell

Growth and Development--George Jordan

Parks and Rec--Peggi Smith

Stormwater--Sha...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

2019 Holiday Schedule

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The 2019 Holiday Schedule observed by the City of Milton:

New Year's Day             Tuesday, January 1

Martin Luther King, Jr.   Monday, January 21

Memorial Day       ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Capital Improvement projects

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The Milton City Council voted for their preference of capital improvement projects for the fiscal year of 2018-2019. The top two scored were Carpenter's Park Splash Pad/Restrooms and Russell Harbor Restrooms. The committee recommended to approve Carpenter...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Security Cameras at Milton Cemetery

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The Milton City Council voted to install 3 security cameras in the Milton Historic Cemetery. The estimated cost of the project is $3,500 including poles and conduit. The cameras will be high detail, hi-resolution day/night cameras which will continuously ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

BMX usage at Skate Park

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The Milton City Council voted last week to commit $20,000 for the construction of a BMX dirt track and to allow BMX riders to utilize the existing skate park during certain hours. A first reading of Ordinance 1479-18, Amending Chapter 34 Code of Ordinance...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Pfizer vaccine available for 12 and older

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All Floridians age 18 and older are eligible for the vaccine. Those age 12 and older are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine. Currently, the Santa Rosa County Department of Health is only administering the Moderna vaccine which is only available for ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

COVID vaccine schedule for week beginning Apr 12

COVID vaccine schedule for week beginning Apr. 12

Walk-ins and appointments available each day

 

The Santa Rosa County Department of Health will be administering Moderna COVID vaccinations (first and second doses) at the county's v...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Walk-in COVID vaccine clinic is OPEN

The Santa Rosa County Department of Health will be administering Moderna COVID vaccinations at the county's vaccination station, 6209 Hwy. 90 in Milton (at the former Bealls) for residents 18 and older as follows:

Wed. - Fri., Apr. 7-9 Walk-ins fr...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

City of Milton Recognized as a "Tree City USA" for 27th Year

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April 22, 2021

City of Milton Recognized as a “Tree City USA” for 27th Year

The City of Milton has been recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation as a “Tree City USA” for the 27th year in a row. The Tree City USA recogni...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

City Receives Clean Audit

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April 13, 2021

City Receives Clean Audit

At the Milton City Council meeting on April 13, 2021, Ms. Kristen McAllister, CPA, CGFM, a principal with Warren Averett, CPA presented the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Annual Audit. She reported to the City Council that th...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

2021 Great American Defense Communities

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NAS Pensacola & NAS Whiting Field Community, home to Naval Station Pensacola and Naval Air Station Whiting Field, are counted together as one of five communities across the country named to the 2021 Class of Great American Defense Communities...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

NAS Whiting Field Named Best Small Base in th Navy

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USS Essex Street, Suite 206, Milton FL 32570

(850) 623-7341 Comm / (850) 501-0433 Cell

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            Release...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Repaving begins next week for six city roads

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The City of Milton will be repaving six roads beginning Monday, August 24, 2020. This is a continuation of the road repair schedule which began in 2016. The roads scheduled for next week include Colonial Drive, Independence Drive, Queen Street, Jasmine St...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Six more Miovision Traffic Link devices coming to city

Intersection of Highway 90 and Willing Street

We have some good news for the traveling public especially those who use Highway 90. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will deliver 6 additional Miovision Traffic Link devices to Milton shortly. Those in addition to the three already in plac...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Carpenter's Park Splash Pad is open

Splash Pad at Carpenter's Park

The Carpenter’s Park Splash Pad is open from May 15 to September 15, Tuesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. It is closed for maintenance on Mondays. Yellow activators turn on the water.

Splash Pad Rules

The rules are for your protectio...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Mt. Pilgrim African Baptist Church Completes Phase 1 Renovations

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Mt. Pilgrim African Baptist Church Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Saturday, November 16, 2019, at 10 a.m.

The history of Mt. Pilgrim African Baptist Church begins in the mid-1800s at First Baptist Church of Milton, and by 1849 the membership included eighty-three...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Milton Quality Bakery receives Clayton White Business of the Quarter

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Milton Quality Bakery, the award winning business located on Caroline Street in Milton, well known in the tri-county area for their best-selling glazed donut and fudge fancy cookies, achieved national attention in 2018 for their award in the Sweetest Bake...

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Detective Steve Mistovich wins state award

Chief Tony Tindell and Detective Steve Mistovich

The Milton Police Department is proud to announce Detective Steve Mistovich, Jr. received the Lee McGehee Police Officer of the Year award for small agency at the Florida Police Chief’s Annual Conference in June.

Det. Mistovich investigated sever...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Milton, creating a sense of place

A historic marker located in downtown Milton's Riverwalk Park.

While walking along sidewalks downtown Milton or visiting the shops along Stewart Street a person can feel a sense of belonging because of a 'sense of place.'

Planning Director Jenny Cook said a 'sense of place' is not solely a geographic place, it's an id...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Manning's Feed and Seed is the Clayton White Business of the Quarter

Councilwoman Mary Johnson, owner Andy Bell and Councilman George Jordan stand in front of Manning

Walking up the steps into Manning's Feed and Seed is an experience a person may not forget. The wood floors, bags of feed for domestic animals, the peeps from baby chicks and bins of garden seed all take the shopper back to a simpler time and less hurried...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Milstead in Manhattan

Tim Milstead visits New York City

 Many dream of singing underneath the lights of New York City and only a few can say their dream came to life. One of Milton’s very own Tim Milstead, Current Planner/GIS Coordinator at the City of Milton was able to tell the tale after ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

CITY OF MILTON NOTICE OF PUBLIC INPUT

 

BMX Track

 

The City of Milton will conduct a public meeting to discuss capital improvements for the BMX Track.  The sole purpose of this meeting will be to discuss a $50,000 grant application for the Florida Recreation Developme...

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