New Connector Road Between 30A and 98 East of Seagrove

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  1. fletch7245

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    I don't know who you are and, as far as I know, we have never met. But, I assume you are talking about me and Mr. Glidewell when you state; "these two new candidates are anti-building". However, I ask that you please refrain from making false statements about me. I have never stated that I am against building and I don't think I have ever heard Mr. Glidewell make that statement. For what it's worth, we are in complete agreement on the monster houses.
     
  2. fletch7245

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    Danny, I did not see your post before I made my reply. I wasn't trying to speak for you, but I sure never heard you say you were anti-building. The campaign deception and false statements are just getting warmed up!
     
  3. Dawn

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    Don't worry, anti-building as a term makes no sense. We can't all live outdoors. Trolls live under bridges though.
     
  4. Danny Glidewell

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    That's funny I don't care who you are. If I had tons of developer cash like my opponent I would try to hire you to write for me. Interested in volunteering? Thanks for your post.
     
  5. Wouldnt You Like To Know

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    I don't believe Ive ever heard either one of you state it one way or the other but I do know who is backing you and she is definitely anti-building so I just put 2 and 2 together. Its the same women who back Nipper and has Nipper voted yes on any projects outside her own personal project?
     
  6. Wouldnt You Like To Know

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    Haha thats a pretty good one but unfortunately you missed my point in order to make your joke. I guess if I were a troll Id live under the new 4 lane bridge that was built to accommodate the tourist who feed our economy.
     
  7. Danny Glidewell

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    I don't know how to put it any plainer; I am pro economic growth and pro sustainable development. I have a record on the planning commission to back that up. I am against variances that stress our infrastructure, create future problems and increase density for no other reason than to make a few dollars more for a project. In other words, I am pro citizens and anti special interests. Since my opponent is the exact opposite, people have a clear choice.
     
  8. Dawn

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    Elitist troll!
     
  9. Wouldnt You Like To Know

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    So I'm an elitist now because Im pro tourism? Can you please explain how you got to this assumption?
     
  10. James Bentwood

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    The first step of creating a #SouthWaltonConnector road from 30a to Hwy 98 was approved 4-1 by the Walton County Commissioners. Step 1: approving $597,780 for professional design and engineering services. #SouthWalton @WMBBTV
     
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    Pave paradise and put up a parking lot... front row center seat right here.

    Shannon
     
  13. FactorFiction

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    Another study that goes nowhere.
     
  14. Emerald Drifter

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    $600,000. Complete, total waste of money.

    How many bike paths/sidewalks could that build on existing North/South connectors? Holiday Road, 393.
     
  15. Jim Tucker

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    Is it a waste of money because you don't want the road or think it won't be built?
     
  16. steel1man

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    Bingo!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Horse done left the barn and trottin'.

    I suppose it could still be shot in the head though if anyone cares about protected state lands, wildlife, and sensitive ecosystems.
     
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    When traffic backed up from 395/30A to the Tom Thumb, people cried for another connector.
    While traffic can still back up at times, the traffic signal has effectively alleviated most of it, or at least the times I've been through it seems to have solved a lot of the problem.
    If customary use isn't upheld, many of our visitors are going elsewhere.
    So, there is no need for another connector anymore.
     
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  19. FactorFiction

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    A number of options have been looked at for another connector road. With every one of them there are common sense issues. Options either split the forest, damage wetlands, fauna, and wildlife habitat, too near to Watersound Parkway to make a difference, too near to 395 to make a difference, affect a neighborhood and on and on. Unfortunately, the favored option by those pushing for a road is along the power lines that already exist. Alabama Power may have issue with that (they own/have the easement), not to mention that Forestry is likely to say NO. About the only way I can imagine a road being approved at all through the forest would be to make it an elevated road and they cost big bucks so I find it hard to imagine Walton County spending the money for that. Worst of all is that all the St. Joe sector building that is going to occur over the next 50 years may end up using that road to get to the beach unless St. Joe is going to open up it's Watercolor/sound properties to their other developments. Building more roads typically brings more people. Just an unfortunate reality.
     
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  20. James Bentwood

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    Yes I think we'd be better served by adding turn lanes at existing signals on 30A and 98, and adding additional signals at danger points like next to 98 BBQ.

    The 395/30A signal is working. What is the deal with the lane in front of Seagrove Market that is closed? Is that meant to be parking for the restaurants?
     

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