MAYO, Fla. — Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted more than $6.5 million in budget allocations for projects throughout Lafayette County on Wednesday morning.
He says the money will help with several public safety and infrastructure needs.
The following Lafayette County-specific needs will be funded following the Governor’s signing of the 2022-2023 General Appropriations Act:
- ($296,000) – Salary Increase to Local Law Enforcement Agencies in Fiscally Constrained Counties
- ($400,000) – Lafayette District Schools Safe and Secure Schools Electronic Access Control Key System (HB 9341) (Senate Form 2646) Fixed Capital Outlay Public Schools Special Projects
- ($500,000) – Lafayette County Sheriff's Office Communications (HB 9343) (Senate Form 2507) Law Enforcement - Department of Management Services
- ($4,586,550) – SR 20 (US 27) from Taylor County Line to Buckville Resurfacing
- ($22,000) – Lafayette Blue Springs State Park State Park Repairs & Maintenance
- ($28,000) – Suwannee River Wilderness Trail State Park Repairs & Maintenance
- ($680,000) – Troy Spring State Park State Park Repairs & Maintenance
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