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Governor Ron DeSantis announces several projects for Lafayette County

Posted at 9:42 AM, May 11, 2022

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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