Main Street Milton

It's All About Downtown!
P.O. Box 821 Milton, FL 32572 (850) 626-6246 manager@MainStreetMilton.org
 
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DOCUMENTS & FORMS

Board Member

Application

Organization

Bylaws

Program Area Map

 

LINKS OF

INTEREST

Downtown Milton Walking Tour Brochure

The WPA in Milton

Imogene Theater Restoration Plans

Downtown Milton Makes Most Endangered List

Marquis Bayou Bridge Cultural Assessment

 

City of Milton Downtown 

Master Plan (.docx)

City of Milton Blackwater   Riverfront Master Plan (.docx)

 

For more information regarding

the above documents, contact

the City of Milton at

(850) 983-5400

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Committees

Main Street Milton welcomes and encourages you to participate in any committee or activity you wish to support. Please read below to find out more about us, or contact us at manager@MainStreetMilton.org or by phone at (850) 626-6246.

What is a "Main Street" Organization?

The Main Street "Four-Point Approach" is a community driven, comprehensive methodology used to revitalize older, traditional business districts throughout the United States. It is a common sense way to address the variety of issues and problems that face traditional business districts. The Main Street Approach advocates a return to community self reliance, local empowerment, and the rebuilding of traditional commercial districts based on their unique assets; distinctive architecture, a pedestrian friendly environment, personal service, local ownership, and a sense of community.

 

Who is Main Street Milton?

Main Street Milton was created in 2001 to revitalize, promote and improve economic development within the downtown area (click here for a program area map). Governed by a board of directors and one paid employee (program manager), Main Street Milton has more than 40 volunteers, and 85 members including a diverse group of businesses and individuals.

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Main Street Milton Vision:

Preserving the unique historical character of downtown Milton, while working to return downtown Milton's historic commercial district to an active, lively community center with a strong economic base. 

 

Main Street Milton Mission:

To restore and preserve the historic identity of downtown Milton and to enhance social and commerce activity in the downtown by weaving a thread of consistency through community education, historic preservation and renovation, combating deterioration, and promoting beautification; To promote historic downtown Milton as a vital center of commerce and culture reflecting a "people friendly" environment; To enhance civic pride and restore and maintain downtown Milton as the "heart" of the community.

 

Who can participate?

Anyone interested in Downtown Milton revitalization efforts can participate.  There is no fee and everyone is welcome.  Main Street Milton works through four committees to further its goals and objectives of revitalization.  Those committees conduct monthly meetings separate from regular meetings of the Board of Directors but make recommendations to the Board of Directors for decisions. 

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The four committees and chairpersons of Main Street Milton include:

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                   1.) Organization
                   2.) Design
                   3.) Promotion
                   4.) Economic Revitalization

 

Main Street Milton is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization funded through public & private funds. If you would like to join us in our revitalization efforts by becoming a member and making a donation.

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Current Board Members

Sammy Carroll, President

Cassandra Sharp, Vice PresidentConnie Clark, Treasurer

Vernon Compton, Secretary

Patty Briggs

Nicole Frenk

Mary Frizell

Tom Kaiser

Thomas Marrero

Tina Marrero

Jean Schuler

Becky Majors Smith

Peggi Smith

Mack Thetford

Nathan Woolsey

 

Find out more about Main Street

To find out more about other Florida Main Street communities, or for more information on the National Trust Main Street Program , visit the following Web sites:

State of Florida, Bureau of Historic Preservation, Main Street Program
http://www.flheritage.com/preservation/architecture/mainstreet/

National Trust, Main Street Center
http://www.mainstreet.org/

To participate visit our online calendar, please email manager@MainStreetMilton.org or call (850) 626-6246

Related Links & Partners

 

- City of Milton

- Santa Rosa County

- Santa Rosa Historical Society

- Santa Rosa Arts & Culture Foundation

- West Florida Railroad Museum

- Blackwater River Foundation

- Bagdad Waterfronts Florida Partnership
- West Florida Regional Planning Council

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