State Budget Summary on Land Acquisition Trust Fund (LATF)

A review of the State Budget Summary on Land Acquisition Trust Fund (LATF)

by Mark Perry, Executive Director

The FY 2015-2016 State Budget Summary shows allocations for the $724.5 million of the Land Acquisition Trust Fund (LATF). In this document, Mark Perry highlights the LATF dollars allocated within the 3 state agengies: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), Florida Department of Environmental Regulation (FDEF), and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). 

Also highlighted with an "x" are three items that were specifically VETOED by Governor Scott. 

Note that the only specified "Land Acquisition" is a total of $55 million under the FDEP budget: Florida Forever $17.4 million, Florida Forever/Rural Family Lands $15 million (FDACS), Kissimmee River $20 million and Helena Preserve & Howell Creek Wetlands Preservation $2.6 million. 

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