Community Budget Issue Requests - Tracking Id #2654
Seybold Canal Dredging
Requester: Joe Arriola Organization: City of Miami
Project Title: Seybold Canal Dredging Date Submitted 1/16/2004 3:52:00 PM
Sponsors: Diaz de la Portilla
Statewide Interest:
Preservation of Biscayne Bay and Miami River.
Recipient: City of Miami Dept. of Capital Improvements   Contact: Jose L. Lago  
  444 SW 2 Avenue, 8th Floor   Contact Phone: (305) 416-1252  
  Miami 33130   Contact email:  
Counties: Dade
Gov't Entity: Yes Private Organization (Profit/Not for Profit):  
Project Description:
Dredging design and permitting to remove possibly dangerous contaminants from Seybold Canal, connecting Wagner Creek to Miami River and ultimately Biscayne Bay.
Is this a water project as described in Chapter 2002-291, Laws of Florida? Yes
Has the project been submitted to the Department of Environmental Protection? Yes
DEP Identfying Number: SW20032053
Measurable Outcome Anticipated:
The project will clean Wagner Creek and greatly reduce the amount of contaminants entering the Miami River and Biscayne Bay.
Amount requested from the State for this project this year: $300,000
Total cost of the project: $350,000
Request has been made to fund: Construction
What type of match exists for this project? Local
  Cash Amount $50,000  
Was this project previously funded by the state?   No
Is future-year funding likely to be requested?   No
Was this project included in an Agency's Budget Request?   Unknown
Was this project included in the Governor's Recommended Budget? Unknown
Is there a documented need for this project? Unknown
Was this project request heard before a publicly noticed meeting of a body of elected officials (municipal, county, or state)?   Yes
  Hearing Body: City of Miami Commission
  Hearing Meeting Date: 11/23/2003