Walton County Tourist Development Council seeks to acquire 11 acres of Point Washington State Forest

March 12, 2012

Rendering of proposed new TDC offices that will be renamed "Discovery Center."

Public presentations of plans to relocate TDC Mar. 13

The TDC has been negotiating with the Florida Forest Service to relocate their administrative offices, conference room and welcome center to an 11.9 acre section of the Pt. Washington State Forest on the south side of U.S. Hwy. 98 and U.S. Hwy. 331 intersection. The proposed development will encompass approximately 8 acres. The TDC is seeking a 50 year lease at a dollar per year with the Forestry Service.

The Executive Director of the TDC, Dawn Moliterno, will be making a presentation to the TDC Advisory Council on Tuesday, March 13th at 9 a.m. at the TDC offices at 25777 US Highway 331 South Santa Rosa Beach.

There will be another presentation to the county commissioners at their regularly scheduled public meeting on Tuesday, March 13th beginning at 4 p.m. at the courthouse in South Walton.

Both the Advisory Council and the County Commissioners are being asked to approve the TDc’s working terms with Forestry.

For more information, go to http://www.co.walton.fl.us and select Commission Agenda 3-13-12.