Using $30 thousand dollars of Walton County Taxpayer money. Article by Alicia Leonard Page 12 - A today's Defuniak Herald. No Quorum so no vote taken. Chris Mitchell Defuniak Springs Grant Manager was on hand to explain what the NON Profit organization to get Defuniak included in the Main Street Program would entail and what is needed to get off the ground with the City Council's blessing. Earlier in the week he met with Mayor Bob Campbell, Bruce Naylor (local business owner) and other staff. The proposed budget a mere $75 thousand dollars for the first year if it can gain approval from City Council and support from the private sector. Mitchell then went on to tell the members he was planning to approach the Walton County BCC at the next meeting asking for the BCC to invest in the start up cost with funding of $30 thousand dollars. A VAST MAJORITY of the entire budget would be carved out for the INDIVIDUAL hired as the executive director with a base salary of $40 thousand dollars and required benefits for a grand total of $47 thousand dollars.