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City of Kissimmee Commission Approves Federal Grant Funding for the Mill Slough Restoration Project

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The City of Kissimmee Commission approved on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 the acceptance of $1,434,974.25 in federal grant funding that has been awarded to assist with the design and construction of the Mill Slough Restoration Project.

This grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Emergency Watershed Protection Program will provide funding assistance in removing silt and debris, and restore natural function of the Mill Slough.

The total cost for the Mill Slough Restoration Project is of $1,857,025.50. There is a match of non-federal funds in the amount of $422,051.25. The City had budgeted $400,000 for the non-federal funding requirement and the remaining amount of $22,051.25 will be covered with in-kind services. The Mill Slough Restoration Project is scheduled to be completed in 2019.

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