Okaloosa to form committee for RESTORE Act (DOCUMENT)

Published: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 11:27 AM.

“This is not the time where you want to try and save a penny,” Windes said.

He said the county was going to receive “so many millions of dollars” that it needs to have a national firm with the proper expertise to oversee the distribution.

County Administrator Jim Curry told the board the RESTORE Act money will present a challenge for the county.

"I think this is a major event that is going to take place in our community,” said Curry, who added that it would be smart to “bring in some expertise to help us craft a plan.”

Contact Daily News Staff Writer Kari Barlow at 850-315-4438 or kbarlow@nwfdailynews.com. Follow her on Twitter @KariBnwfdn.

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