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Land Acquisition Trust Fund (Watch)

SB 438 (Harrell) and HB 489 (Plasencia) provide that 7.6 percent or $50 million must be appropriated each year from the Land Acquisition Trust Fund for projects dedicated to the conservation and management of the Indian River Lagoon. The bills specify the funds shall be used for grant funding of projects to implement the Indian River Lagoon Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan and specify that grants for sewer system connection projects and discharge management projects must require a minimum 50 percent local match. (O’Hara)