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Everglades restoration update due at Collier County Commission meeting Tuesday

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Posted at 8:13 AM, May 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-27 08:13:59-04

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – Tuesday, the South Florida Water Management District will give an update on the western Everglades restoration project.

This will be a part of the Collier County commissioners meeting.

Just last week, the House Appropriations Committee passed a spending bill that includes $200 million for Everglades restoration.

The $200 million is key because that's the amount needed to meet the federal commitment to the 50-50 partnership with Florida.

This deal would kick in for the 2020 fiscal year.

The Collier County meeting will be at 9 a.m. The Commission Chambers and Commissioners' offices are located on the third floor of the Administration Building at 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 303.