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By Joe Thomas
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Town votes to turn over park

School board to vote Feb. 16 to take over the ownership of Hurricane Park


February 9, 2023

Joe Thomas

Crapps addresses council during Feb. 7 meeting

The Flomaton Town Council unanimously voted Monday to end its 99-year lease with the Escambia County School System and turn Hurricane Park over to the school board. The school board is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. on Feb. 16 at Flomaton High School with accepting the park on the agenda.

Flomaton Town Hall was packed with standing room only on Feb. 7 for a public meeting to discuss the proposal from the school board to take over the park. In 1985 the town leased the majority of the land that now encompasses the park from the school board.

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