Renourishment tops local RESTORE proposals


Despite Navarre Beach renourishment’s top ranking in several local RESTORE funding categories, it’s not likely that Santa Rosa County will fund the proposal’s full $1 million request from that pot of money.

The reasoning, according to County Commissioner Lane Lynchard, is because beach renourishment, which will total roughly $18 million, will happen “regardless” of which funding sources are used. He’s pushing for the county to earmark local RESTORE dollars, over which commissioners have more discretion, for projects that would otherwise remain unfunded.

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