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Aug 17, 2023

County seeks opinions on housing issues

Okaloosa County officials are asking members of the public to fill out a community survey that will help the county develop an attainable workforce housing strategy.

The questions in the survey will help local leaders better understand public opinions about housing affordability, needs, and types of development.

Jun 11, 2019

City council approves 'New View' plans

CRESTVIEW — The Crestview City Council approved “A New View” for Crestview on Monday night. “A New View Strategic Plan 2020” is a draft report made by city staff after the three-day planning sessio…

Nov 6, 2018

New agreement with Waste Pro means increased rates for Crestview customers

CRESTVIEW — The city of Crestview could potentially enter a new solid waste franchise agreement with Waste Pro. The council members unanimously approved to adopt the ordinance on the first reading…

Oct 16, 2018

'Florida’s sunshine law has always been read liberally to promote government transparency'

CRESTVIEW — Mobile vending might sound odd to some, but in Crestview it’s defined as "the selling of any product out of any self-propelled or non-self-propelled vehicle including carts, trucks, trail…

Oct 15, 2018

Crestview roads being resurfaced, expect some travel delays

CRESTVIEW — Crestview drivers can expect some delays in the coming months while a contractor for the city of Crestview resurfaces multiple roads through the rest of October. Midsouth Paving will be…

Oct 5, 2018

How the half-cent sales tax could be used in north Okaloosa County

CRESTVIEW — In almost one month, Okaloosa County voters will have a chance to decide on the 10-year, local option, half-cent sales tax referendum (LOST). But what exactly will this sales tax — also…

Oct 5, 2018

Laurel Hill moving forward with updating and advancing water system files

LAUREL HILL — Using the services of Dewberry, the Laurel Hill city council will map out their already existing water system. The contract between Dewberry and the city states this service will cost t…

Sep 25, 2018

Council approves millage rate, budget for next fiscal year

CRESTVIEW — In the less-than-15-minute final hearing, city council members unanimously voted with one member missing to adopt the budget and millage rate for the next fiscal year. The millage rate …

Sep 12, 2018

Crestview council seeks transportation funding

CRESTVIEW — The federal government offers a variety of ways to receive funding for public transportation, and the Crestview city council is looking to take part in that funding. At the regular city…

Sep 4, 2018

Crestview citizens react to amendment results

CRESTVIEW — Crestview voters approved three amendments on the primary ballot Aug. 28 that would allow for a change in government structure. Here are some of the reactions from Crestview citizens. …
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