Parks and Recreation

To preserve, protect, maintain and enhance the city's parklands and recreational facilities and engage people in leisure activities that contribute to their quality of life.

Grants

GRANT AGENCY: Pinellas County Environmental Fund (PCEF) (NFWF)
Boyd Hill R-O-W
Estimated project cost: 40,002
Amount requested: 20,001
Matched % Grantor / City 50/50 - No City funds; matched by SWFWMD $20,001
Pre-proposal due 01/5/09; full proposal due 03/15/09
Received award; Council action on December 3, 2009.
Project: Remove exotic and invasive plants from 8.84 acres adjacent to Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, native plants to be re-established, and a three-year monitoring/maintenance plan implemented.

GRANT AGENCY: Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD)
Location: Boyd Hill R-O-W
Estimated Project Cost: $40,002
Amount Requested: $20,001
Match % Grantor / City: 50/50 - No City funds; matched by PCEF $20,001
Submission Date: Pre-proposal due 01/5/09; full proposal due 03/15/09
Notification of Award: Received award; Council action on December 3, 2009.
Project Elements: Remove exotic and invasive plants from 8.84 acres adjacent to Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, native plants to be re-established, and a three-year monitoring/maintenance plan implemented.

GRANT AGENCY: LWCF - Dept. of Enviornmental Protection - See FBIP
Location: Grandview Park Improvements
Estimated Project Cost: $300,000
Amount Requested: $150,000
Match % Grantor / City: 50/50
Submission Date: 4/15/2010
Notification of Award: 3/21/2011
Project Elements: Construction of new fishing piers, boardwalks, an observation deck, picnic shelters, and security lighting; renovation of boat ramps, parking and landscaping.

GRANT AGENCY: Florida Boating Improvement Program 2010
Location: Bay Vista Park Boat Ramps
Estimated Project Cost: $22,000
Amount Requested: $14,000
Match % Grantor / City: $8,000
Submission Date: 8/13/2010
Notification of Award: 9/8/2011
Project Elements: For engineering, design and permitting only

GRANT AGENCY: Florida Boating Improvement Program 2010
Location: Crisp Park Boat Ramps
Estimated Project Cost: $27,500 Amount Requested: $16,800
Match % Grantor / City: $10,700
Submission Date: 8/13/2010
Notification of Award: 9/8/2011
Project Elements: For engineering, design and permitting only

GRANT AGENCY: Florida Boating Improvement Program 2010
Location: Demens Landing Boat Ramps
Estimated Project Cost: 27,500
Amount Requested: $17,500
Match % Grantor / City: $10,000
Submission Date: 8/13/2010
Notification of Award: 9/8/2011
Project Elements: For engineering, design and permitting only

GRANT AGENCY: Florida Boating Improvement Program 2010
Location: Grandview Park Boat Ramp
Estimated Project Cost: $22,000
Amount Requested: $14,000
Match % Grantor / City: $8000
Submission Date: 8/13/2010
Notification of Award: 9/8/2011
Project Elements: For engineering, design and permitting only

GRANT AGENCY: Florida Boating Improvement Program 2010
Location: Lake Maggiore Park Boat Ramp
Estimated Project Cost: $11,000
Amount Requested: $7,000
Match % Grantor / City: $4,000
Submission Date: 8/13/2010
Notification of Award: 9/8/2011
Project Elements: For engineering, design and permitting only

GRANT AGENCY: Florida Boating Improvement Program 2010
Location: Northeast Exchange Club Coffee Pot Park Boat Ramp
Estimated Project Cost: 26,400
Amount Requested: $16,800
Match % Grantor / City: $9,600
Submission Date: 8/13/2010
Notification of Award: 9/8/2011
Project Elements: For engineering, design and permitting only

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