2020-2021 RIVER Submittals

The following project applications were reviewed.  They are listed alphabetically by applicant name with abbreviated project descriptions .  Scopes and requested amounts may be adjusted during final review with applicants.
The following four projects have been recommended for  RIVER grants pending Governing Board approval
Applicant Project Name Description Requested Amount Total Cost
City of Newberry Water & Sanitary Sewer Agricultural and Equestrian Center Extend sewer service to Alachua County Agricultural and Equestrian Center and remove existing septic systems.  $200,000

$4,423,661
Madison County SE Old County Camp Road Stormwater Facility Obtain easements over 3 properties (78 Ac) to increase volume of pond and storage.  $100,000 $473,054
Taylor Coastal Water and Sewer District TCWSD System Loss Monitoring

The project proposes to install 4 neighborhood master meters during Phase 1 to monitor for system losses within the TCWSD water system.    $100,000 $100,000
Town of Mayo Stormwater Runoff Collection Enhancement  This project seeks to acquire a 0.97 acre parcel within the Town of Mayo and survey, design, permit and construct a stormwater retention pond.    $112,000 $112,000
The following two projects have been recommended for Alternative Water Supply Funding through the Public Supply Efficiencies Project.
Applicant Project Name Description Requested Amount Total Cost
City of Archer Water System Master Plan Improvements  The project will provide a master plan for water line replacements. $20,000 $20,000
City of Starke Starke Public Supply Efficiencies Improvements The project replaces the altitude valve and other critical water valves and equipment on the water tower that are currently inoperable.   $40,000 $40,000
The following project has been recommended for review by the Lands Committee
Applicant Project Name Description Requested Amount Total Cost
Alachua Conservation Trust Santa Fe and New River Floodplain Protection Acquisition Purchase 133 acres to manage and protect the resources that contribute to the health of the Santa Fe River and New River. $100,000 $458,560
The following six projects may be resubmitted, considered for other funding sources, and/or need further development.
Applicant Project Name Description Requested Amount Total Cost
Alachua County Board of County Commissioners Storm water pumps for emergency response This project is to acquire up to two mobile stormwater pumps dedicated to responding to flooding both in Alachua County and in surrounding areas as needed through coordination with FDEM and the Alachua County Emergency Management Department. $109,233 $218,466
Bradford County Alligator Creek - Water Quality Improvement / Trash Removal Project The use of a trash trap to improve the water quality of Alligator Creek and Edwards Bottomland Mitigation Area and to Lake Rowell and Lake Sampson.   $235,000 $235,000
Lake City SR47 Septic to Sewer Phase 2 Connector Extend approximately 3,300 feet of 8-inch gravity sewer mains and eight manholes to the Phase 2 service area of the SR 47/I-75 Wastewater Improvements Project.  $553,000 $7,878,000
Lake City SR47 Septic to Sewer RV Park Extension Abandon 18 septic tanks at the Casey Jones RV Park  and connect to the City's central sewer system currently under design. $360,000 $2,057,000
Lafayette County CR300, Roosevelt Area Flood Control Supplemental funding to complete the retention/percolation ponds for storage in extreme events. $350,000 $375,000
Live Oak Railroad Avenue Drainage Improvements This project includes construction of several inlets and piping to convey runoff from the Railroad Avenue/US 90 intersection and the US 90 corridor to an existing City-owned stormwater management facility .  $494,428 $548,860