FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2019
Contact: Jessica Welch
Office of Communications & Public Services
AMENDMENT TO THE WAKULLA COUNTY RESTORE ACT INITIAL MULTI-YEAR IMPLEMENTATION PLAN AVAILABLE FOR
Crawfordville, Florida – On June 17, 2019, the Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners (Board) approved releasing the first amendment to its RESTORE Act Initial Multi-Year Implementation Plan (MYIP) for a 45-day public comment period. The MYIP is the County’s plan for spending RESTORE Act grant dollars allocated to Wakulla County, which is around $13 million paid out over a 15-year period. All RESTORE Act funds are held by the US Treasury and awarded to the County on a cost-reimbursement basis through a federal grant process for projects in an accepted MYIP.
The proposed Amendment #1 to the Initial MYIP is posted on the County’s RESTORE Act Webpage and the County is seeking written public comments on the AMENDMENT #1 TO THE INITIAL MYIP beginning at 8:00 AM EST, THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2019, and ending at 5:00 PM EST, MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2019. Public comments must be written and received no later than 5:00 PM EST Monday, August 12, 2019, either by e-mail at RESTOREMYIP@MYWAKULLA.COM or US mail to Wakulla BOCC, Attention: MYIP, PO Box 1263, Crawfordville, Florida 32327.