This is why you never count your legislative chickens before the budget is signed. Many eggs were broken by Gov. DeSantis to make the current state budget omelet as Gov. DeSantis vetoed $1 billion from state budget due to the COVID created crisis that significant cut State tax revenue.
The two year scorecard:
Zero received - $ 1,790,800 requested by Palmetto Bay officials sought in 2019 for 3 projects.
Zero received - $ 3,245,900 requested by Palmetto Bay officials requested in 2020 for 3 projects.
CLICK HERE to view the 2020 Veto Report. Palmetto Bay's budget veto is listed on page 11 (of 18 total pages)
From the 2020 Veto List:
Page# Line Item Description Amount vetoed
11 1635 A 114 Palmetto Bay Sub-Basin 61 Construction (HB 3461) $100,000.00
PENDING Costs to Palmetto Bay taxpayers for legislative items last two years
$ ZERO State appropriations granted to Palmetto Bay through legislative travel to Tallahassee for the same last two years.
The Tool Box - prior relevant posts:
May 15, 2020,
Part II – results obtained. Evaluating Palmetto Bay's efforts in Tallahassee at the 2020 Legislative Session
May 14, 2020,
April 13, 2020,
Tallahassee budget final - Palmetto Bay and other local governments need to get ready to get back to business. Budget prep time is coming up. What did Palmetto Bay and surrounding areas receive from Tallahassee to assist in the upcoming budget year? Let’s deal with some non-Coronavirus news for a change of pace
February 6, 2020,Palmetto Bay legislative appropriations requests - Appropriations Project Request-Fiscal Year 2020-21.
February 20, 2020,
Tallahassee update - What monies are currently listed in House Bill 5001 - General Appropriations Act – a review of what is currently earmarked for our local Miami-Dade municipal communities –including Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, Cutler Bay& Palmetto HS
February 7, 2020,
Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP) - FY2020-2021 Recommended Priority List