RESTORE Act Overview
Direct Funding Component ("Local Pot")
Local Level Activity
BOCC RESTORE Act-Related Actions, Meetings, Workshops, and Resolutions:
February 18, 2015, BOCC approved three projects (and funding amounts) for RESTORE Act Direct Component ("Local Pot") funding: Coral Reef Restoration Program (ranked #1) for $550,000, Monroe County (
) Canal Restoration Program (ranked #2) for $450,000 and part of Monroe County (
) Canal Restoration Program (ranked #3) - for Islamorada's Canal Restoration Projects for $100,000.
December 11 and 12, 2014 Meeting of the Local RESTORE Act Advisory Committee
October 17, 2014 BOCC received update on RESTORE Act and Final Treasury Rule, including discussion on County’s requirement to develop a Multi-Year Implementation Plan, gravity of federal grant requirements and grant management costs and risks to County related to sub-awards; BOCC gave direction to staff to draft MYIP in-house with additional outside technical support.
September 26, 2014 Meeting of the Local RESTORE Act Advisory Committee.
February, 2014, BOCC Approved submitting additional County request to Local Pot application process for a multi-jurisdictional Canal project.
January 16, 2014 BOCC approved Commissioner Neugent’s nomination of appointment to GC Executive Committee.
December 20, 2013 Extended Closing Date for Local Funding Pot Application Cycle.
November 20, 2013 BOCC approved recommendation of the Local RESTORE Act Advisory Committee to extend the deadline for submitting project proposals for the Restore Act Local Pot Funding until 3PM on December 20, 2013.
November 20, 2013 BOCC ratified Monroe County’s comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Department of Treasury, concerning the RESTORE Act program, which were submitted to US Treasury on November 5, 2013.
November 8, 2013 Meeting of the Local RESTORE Act Advisory Committee
August 30, 2013 Closing Date for Local Funding Pot Application Cycle
July 18, 2013 Opening Date for Local Funding Pot Application Cycle
July 17, 2013 BOCC approved submitting County funding requests to the Local Pot Application process for Local Pot funding for storm water, canal restoration and mooring field projects; and for projects for Consortium Pot funding for storm water, canal restoration, mooring fields and land acquisition.
July 17, 2013 BOCC approved the Local Advisory Committee recommendations for the Local Pot Application process including a Project Submittal Form (including project evaluation criteria and points), submission process, and application opening and closing dates for RESTORE Act Local Pot Funding.
June 28, 2013 Meeting of the Local RESTORE Act Advisory Committee.
June 12, 2013 Meeting of the Local RESTORE Act Advisory Committee.
May 16, 2013 Meeting of the Local RESTORE Act Advisory Committee.
May 15, 2013 BOCC discussed the project award process for local pot funding and determined project evaluation criteria for projects as guidance for the Local Committee. The BOCC directed the Local Committee to review/consider these criteria, and bring back its recommended evaluation criteria to the Board. (The Committee subsequently considered and agreed to include all BOCC project evaluation criteria in its application process.)
April 17, 2013 BOCC approved clarifications to the voting requirements for Local RESTORE Act Committee members, adopting
amending resolution 094-2013 to prohibiting all Monroe County RESTORE Act advisory committee members, including government agency members, from voting on projects that benefit their agencies.
March 20, 2013 BOCC approves its six appointees to the Local RESTORE Act Advisory Committee; the five municipalities also appointed their representatives to Committee.
March 20, 2013 BOCC ratified two project submissions for Federal Council funding.
February 20, 2013 BOCC approved creation of Local RESTORE Act Advisory Board, adopting
creating Monroe County Restore Act Advisory Committee, and its purpose, membership, and responsibilities.
January 16, 2013 BOCC approved Local Committee membership model consisting of appointments by each municipality and six BOCC appointments (one by each Commissioner and an additional appointment by Commissioner also serving as the Director to Gulf Consortium.)
December 11, 2012 BOCC held a Special Meeting to discuss the RESTORE Act, the creation and membership makeup of a local RESTORE Act committee and an application process. For meeting materials and minutes,
December 11, 2012 BOCC approved Commissioner Neugent’s nomination of appointment to the GC Executive Committee.
September 21, 2012 BOCC adopted
appointing Mayor Neugent to serve as representative, and Commissioner Rice as the alternate representative, to the RESTORE Act Gulf Consortium.
September 21, 2012 BOCC approves Monroe County’s joining of the Gulf Consortium, adopting
approving an Inter-local agreement to join the RESTORE Act Gulf Consortium.
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