Santa Rosa County Commission http://wuwf.org en "Perfect Storm" Causes West Florida Recycling To File Bankruptcy, Continue Services http://wuwf.org/post/perfect-storm-causes-west-florida-recycling-file-bankruptcy-continue-services <p>West Florida Recycling has filed for bankruptcy protection, as it seeks to rebound from what officials call a “perfect storm” of adversity.</p><p>Chief Executive Officer Larry Hoover says the “perfect storm” – including debts totaling $1 million -- led to the Chapter-11 filing.</p><p>“The issue with the storm water runoff and the flooding, the major drop in commodity prices over the last year, and they all kind of came together at once,” said Hoover.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 21:50:15 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 7236 at http://wuwf.org "Perfect Storm" Causes West Florida Recycling To File Bankruptcy, Continue Services More Buffer Land for NAS Whiting Field http://wuwf.org/post/more-buffer-land-nas-whiting-field <p>Naval Air Station Whiting Field has secured more than 490 acres, as part of its double mission of conservation and mission buffering.</p><p>That brings to roughly 3,500 acres the amount of land adjacent to the base that’s been purchased. Whiting Field worked on the transaction with Santa Rosa County, Navy Region Southeast and the Naval Facilities Command Southeast.</p><p>Total cost was $1.2 million. The money came from the Navy Readiness Environmental Protection Integration, and a grant from the Santa Rosa County Defense Infrastructure.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 20:47:18 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 5059 at http://wuwf.org More Buffer Land for NAS Whiting Field Santa Rosa Addresses Recycling Contract http://wuwf.org/post/santa-rosa-addresses-recycling-contract <p>The Santa Rosa County Commission is at odds with the company providing recycling services to the county. But a resolution could come as early as Thursday morning’s regular meeting.</p><p><br />County Attorney Angela Jones says the complaints – such as overflowing drop-off sites, unattended properties, and a 30 thousand dollar debt owed to the county – are considered violations of the five-year contract signed in 2012. County Administrator Hunter Walker concurred, but added that short of the county going back into the recycling business, they have no other choice.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 00:11:29 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 3664 at http://wuwf.org Santa Rosa Addresses Recycling Contract