LETTER: More questions than answers with proposed pier

Published: Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 04:51 PM.

How does a commercial pier in a state park fit into the idea of preservation and conservation, which Walton County claims to respect?

These are just a few of the questions that immediately come to mind.  Once again, it seems that Walton County has allowed a project to go forward with little due diligence being done throughout the process.  I just don’t understand how this continues to happen.

A few things puzzle me:

We do not have the funding to four-lane Highway 331 without a tax increase to the citizens;

We have closed the Coastal Library on Saturdays so that working people have no access to the library, because there is no funding;

South Walton High School does not have enough textbooks or current ones, for the students; the Media Center lacks basic materials; schools must fundraise for basic supplies.

We cannot afford to pay off duty cops to manage traffic snarls that back up for hours on Saturday mornings during the “season”;

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