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Grant Name: State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP)
Program/Project Description: The State of Florida created the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program to produce and preserve affordable homeownership and rental housing. The Florida Housing Finance Corporation administers the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program. Funding is derived from the collection of documentary stamp tax revenues, which are deposited into the Local Government Housing Trust Fund.
Department: Community Development
Grant Amount: $382,207.00


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Grant Name: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Fiscal Year 2010
Program/Project Description: The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is an entitlement grant funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Lee County receives an annual allocation based on a formula calculated by HUD, generally based on population and income level of the County. Funded projects include housing rehabilitation, down payment assistance, public service programs, enhanced code enforcement, infrastructure improvements and homeless shelter programs. Funding is secured by submitting an Annual Action Plan, due in August of each year.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $2,335,601.00


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Grant Name: Community Development Block Grant Recovery (CDBG-R)
Program/Project Description: Rehabilitation of the Triage Center/Low Demand Shelter
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $576,497.00


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Grant Name: Continuum of Care Fiscal Year 2010
Program/Project Description: The Continuum of Care grant is a nationwide competitive grant program for housing construction, housing rehabilitation, rental subsidies, supportive service programs, and database/technical assistance in support of providers/programs that serve the homeless. Lee County is the lead agency for the local Continuum of Care, and submits renewal applications for 11 existing programs on an annual basis.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $2,166,738.00


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Grant Name: Emergency Food & Shelter Program
Program/Project Description: Provides qualified households with rent/mortgage/utility assistance.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $66,606.00


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Grant Name: Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) Fiscal Year 2010
Program/Project Description: The Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) program is an entitlement grant funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Lee County receives an annual allocation based on a formula calculated by HUD, generally based on population and income level of the County. Funded projects include homeless shelter operations programs. Funding is secured by submitting an Annual Action Plan, due in August of each year.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $95,005.00


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Grant Name: HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Fiscal Year 2010
Program/Project Description: The HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) is an entitlement grant funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Lee County receives an annual allocation based on a formula calculated by HUD, generally based on population and income level of the County. Funded projects include housing rehabilitation, down payment assistance, and funding for Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs). Funding is secured by submitting an Annual Action Plan, due in August of each year.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $770,760.00


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Grant Name: Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA)
Program/Project Description: HOPWA is a Federally-funded program designed to prevent people with AIDS from becoming homeless or to assist them to secure stable housing. The goal is by maintaining stable housing, clients will be more likely to be productive in their communities, and be medication complaint related to HIV.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $101,076.00


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Grant Name: HPRP
Program/Project Description: Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program (HPRP)
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $881,538.00


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Grant Name: Lee Education & Employment Program
Program/Project Description: Provides job training in Medical Office Skills to qualified low-income, working households.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $156,585.00


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Grant Name: Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Program/Project Description: Provides assistance with electric bills to qualified, low-income (under 150% FPL) households.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $2,474,161.00


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Grant Name: Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)/Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)
Program/Project Description: Funds are used to perform energy saving repairs and installation of energy saving measures on low-income homes in Lee County.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $157,029.00


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Grant Name: Neighborhood Stabilization Program - NSP 3
Program/Project Description: Purchase of foreclosed homes to rehab and sell or rent to low to middle income households.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $6,639,174.00


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Grant Name: Neighborhood Stabilization Program (HERA)
Program/Project Description: Purchase of foreclosed homes to rehab and sell or rent to low to middle income households.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $18,243,867.00


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Grant Name: State of Florida Challenge Grant Fiscal Year 2012
Program/Project Description: The State of Florida Challenge Grant is a statewide competitve grant process that awards funds to programs that serve the homeless. Lee County acting as lead agency for the local Continuum of Care is the eligible applicant for area providers. Funding was awarded to The Bob Janes Low Demand Shelter and Triage Center and The Salvation Army.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $63,397.00


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Grant Name: Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)
Program/Project Description: To complete energy efficiency on 140 housing units.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $1,279,680.00


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Grant Name: State Aid to Libraries FY 11
Program/Project Description: Provide operating assistance for libraries. May not be used for Legislature, judicial branch or any state agency lobbying efforts
Department: Library
Grant Amount: $588,346.00


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Grant Name: Blind Pass Ecozone Restoration
Program/Project Description: Reopening of Blind Pass and reestablishment of the tidal connection between Clam and Dinkins Bayou.
Department: Natural Resources
Grant Amount: $1,149,923.00


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Grant Name: Bonita Beach Renourishment Project
Program/Project Description: Beach Erosion Control Project
Department: Natural Resources
Grant Amount: $788,724.00


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Grant Name: Briarcliff Filter Marsh Project
Program/Project Description: Creation of Filter Marsh in Briarcliff Canal
Department: Natural Resources
Grant Amount: $400,000.00


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Grant Name: Estero Island Beach Restoration
Program/Project Description: Restoration and maintenance of the Estero Island Beach Restoration Project.
Department: Natural Resources
Grant Amount: $2,000,000.00


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Grant Name: Gasparilla Island Monitoring
Program/Project Description: 3rd Year Annual Monitoring of Gasparilla Island Beach Restoration Project in accordance with the requirements specified in any and all permits issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Department: Natural Resources
Grant Amount: $101,121.00


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Grant Name: Lakes Park Water Quality Improvement
Program/Project Description: Creation of a filter marsh in Lakes Park.
Department: Natural Resources
Grant Amount: $510,000.00


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Grant Name: Lee County Lakes Park Improvements
Program/Project Description: Implementation of water quality improvements within the east and west main lakes within the Lakes Regional Park Public Recreational Facility through construction of a filter marsh.
Department: Natural Resources
Grant Amount: $1,200,000.00


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Grant Name: Lovers Key Beach Nourishment
Program/Project Description: Required post construction physical monitoring of the Lovers Key Restoration Project in accordance with the requirements spedified in any and all permits issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Department: Natural Resources
Grant Amount: $27,406.00


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Grant Name: Powell Creek Preserve Filter Marsh
Program/Project Description: Construction of a 18.18 acre filter marsh and associated pump and control structure. Project will include created wetland areas, boardwalks, trails, and a stabilies crossing of Powell Creek.
Department: Natural Resources
Grant Amount: $440,000.00


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Grant Name: Admiral Lehigh Trailhead
Program/Project Description: To provide funding for construction of paved multi-use trail with boardwalk and bridge; trailhead and trailside amenities to include parking and restrooms at Admiral Lehigh Trailhead.
Department: Parks and Recreation
Grant Amount: $126,324.00


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Grant Name: Alva Scrub Preserve (WHIP)
Program/Project Description: This grant provides management funding for fire break installation, prescribed buring, purchase of plants to provide forage for the federally threatened Florida scrub jay, exotic plant treatment and rollerchopping for habitat improvement and fuel reduction.
Department: Parks and Recreation
Grant Amount: $14,684.00


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Grant Name: ARRA/Smokehouse Bay Preserve Restoration
Program/Project Description: This grant provides restoration of natural communities and hydrologic features and function to the Smokehouse Bay Preserve. The restoration activities include removing of remaining palm trees, regrading the 51 acre abandoned palm grove, treatment of exotic invasive plants throughout the 268 acre preserve and installation of 20 acres of native plants and reestablishment of 30 acres of high marsh within the abandoned palm grove. This restoration effort will benefit the Preserve and Matlacha Aquatic Preserve.
Department: Parks and Recreation
Grant Amount: $225,000.00


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Grant Name: Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve
Program/Project Description: Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve is a 1290 acre preserve in Lee County which is adjacent to the northern shores of the Caloosahatchee River. The portion of the preserve adjacent to the Caloosahatchee River is largely spoil dredge from past dredging of the river. The areas north of the spoil consist of natural vegetation communities that have been ditched and drained. Over time the spoil piles have become infested by Brazilian pepper, Australian pines, and other exotic plant species. Restoration of the site, including exotic species removal, wetland enhancement, and ditch plugging will increase the water quality flowing into the Caloosahatchee River by slowing the water and allowing nutrients to settle in natural and created marshes. This grant provides continued restoration of the site including exotic plant control and restoration of natural hydroperiods in the natural communities.
Department: Parks and Recreation
Grant Amount: $350,000.00


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Grant Name: Calooshatchee Creeks Preserve Wetland Enhancement
Program/Project Description: To provide funding for a contractor to treat exotic invasive plants on the western portion of Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve located north central Lee County in North Fort Myers on the northern shoreline of the Caloosahatchee River.
Department: Parks and Recreation
Grant Amount: $50,000.00


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Grant Name: Galt Preservation Restoration
Program/Project Description: To provide funding for contractors to treat exotic invasive plants on Galt Preserve and install native plants in uplands and wetlands where exotic plant monocultures once were.
Department: Parks and Recreation
Grant Amount: $63,000.00


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Grant Name: Galt Preserve (FCT)
Program/Project Description: This grant will find restoration activities on Galt Preserve as well as the construction of amenities on this Conservation 20/20 preserve located on Pine Island.
Department: Parks and Recreation
Grant Amount: $1,491,675.15


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Grant Name: Wild Turkey Strand Preserve (FCT)
Program/Project Description: This grant will find restoration activities on Wild Turkey Strand Preserve as well as the construction of amenities on this Conservation 20/20 preserve located just south of Lehigh Acres and east of the Southwest Florida International Airport.
Department: Parks and Recreation
Grant Amount: $2,529,995.00


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Grant Name: 2007 USAR Grant
Program/Project Description: USAR and Hazmat Sustainment; and USAR and Hazmat Specialized Training for Task Force 6 - Lee County Public Safety
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $212,320.00


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Grant Name: 2008 USAR Grant
Program/Project Description: USAR and Hazmat Sustainment; and USAR and Hazmat Specialized Training for Task Force 6 - Lee County Public Safety
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $366,208.00


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Grant Name: 2009 USAR Grant
Program/Project Description: USAR and Hazmat Sustainment; and USAR and Hazmat Specialized Training for Task Force 6 - Lee County Public Safety
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $201,936.00


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Grant Name: 2010 USAR Grant
Program/Project Description: USAR and Hazmat Sustainment; and USAR and Hazmat Specialized Training for Task Force 6 - Lee County Public Safety
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $201,542.00


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Grant Name: 2011 EMPA Base Grant Funds
Program/Project Description: Furnishes funding to improve the county’s emergency program in a manner consistent with the State Emergency Management Plan and supporting programs.
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $105,806.00


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Grant Name: 2011 EMPG Grant Funds
Program/Project Description: Furnishes funding to improve the county’s emergency program in a manner consistent with the State Emergency Management Plan and supporting programs.
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $129,065.00


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Grant Name: CERT Grant Funds 2009
Program/Project Description:
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $11,000.00


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Grant Name: CERT Grant Funds 2010
Program/Project Description:
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $6,750.00


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Grant Name: CERT Grant Funds 2011
Program/Project Description:
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $9,600.00


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Grant Name: Citizen Corp Grant Funds 2009
Program/Project Description:
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $7,000.00


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Grant Name: Citizen Corp Grant Funds 2010
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Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $10,125.00


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Grant Name: EDWARDS & EDICS Grant
Program/Project Description: Memorandum of Understanding with the Florida Division of Emergency Management to receive an interoperable communications system called the Emergency Deployable, Wide Area, Remote Data System (EDWARDS). Upgrades the Emergency Deployable, Interoperable Communications System (EDICS) unit assigned to Lee County with voice and data communications as well as broadband access to the Internet for EDICS system trailers and emergency responders deployed within five miles of the EDICS.
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $176,982.10


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Grant Name: Emergency Operations Center Federal Grant
Program/Project Description: Furnishes funding to improve the county’s emergency program in a manner consistent with the State Emergency Management Plan and supporting programs.
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $3,150,606.00


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Grant Name: Emergency Operations Center State Grant
Program/Project Description: Provides Grant funds to offset preliminary costs in construction of a new Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $1,480,839.00


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Grant Name: EMS County Award Grant
Program/Project Description: Funds to improve and/or enhance Lee County's existing EMS pre-hospital system
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $45,210.00


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Grant Name: FY2009 State Homeland Security Grant Program/FL Division of Emergency Management
Program/Project Description: Region 6 RDSTF Planner position and to conduct homeland security related planning, training and exercises for region six.
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $131,000.00


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Grant Name: FY2010 State Homeland Security Grant Program
Program/Project Description: Sustain a Regional Domestic Security Task Force Planner
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $75,000.00


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Grant Name: Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Plan Grant 2011
Program/Project Description: Funding to support maintenance of the Lee County Hazardous Material Emergency Response Plan.
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $10,049.00


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Grant Name: ICS Training Grant
Program/Project Description:
Department: Public Safety
Grant Amount: $9,000.00


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Grant Name: Commuter Assistance Program - Vanpool
Program/Project Description: This grant provides operating assistance for LeeTran's operation of vanpool services.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $70,000.00


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Grant Name: Downtown Fort Myers Circulator
Program/Project Description: This grant provides funding for the operation of a transit circulator in downtown Fort Myers.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $180,000.00


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Grant Name: LINC Service - Lee Collier Connector
Program/Project Description: This grant funds operating assistance for transit service connecting Lee and Collier Counties along the US41 corridor.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $903,335.00


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Grant Name: Park and Ride Study
Program/Project Description: This grant funds a study to advance park and ride services as described in LeeTran's Transit Development Plan.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $68,000.00


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Grant Name: Summerlin Square Beach Park and Ride
Program/Project Description: Grant provides funding for land purchase and improvements to the Beach Park and Ride.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $2,325,000.00


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Grant Name: Transit Block Grant
Program/Project Description: This grant provides operating assistance for transit operations. This is a multi-year agreement.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $7,511,147.00


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Grant Name: Transit Passenger Amenities
Program/Project Description: This grant provides capital assistane for passenger amenities, including bus shelters and benches, access improvements and connections on state roads.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $297,399.00


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Grant Name: US41 Transit Corridor
Program/Project Description: This grant provides operating assistance for transit service along the US41 corridor. This is a multi-year agreement.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $6,048,996.00


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Grant Name: USC 5303 Transit Planning Grant
Program/Project Description: This grant funds transit planning activities. The grant is a pass through from the Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization. This a multi-year grant.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $690,420.00


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Grant Name: USC 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Grant FL-90-X623
Program/Project Description: This grant provides capital funding assistance for transit projects. This an annual formula allocation awarded to the Cape Coral-Fort Myers urbanized area.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $4,102,233.00


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Grant Name: USC 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Grant FL-90-X647
Program/Project Description: This grant provides capital funding assistance for transit projects. This an annual formula allocation awarded to the Cape Coral-Fort Myers urbanized area.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $4,386,926.00


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Grant Name: USC 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Grant FL-90-X682
Program/Project Description: This grant provides capital funding assistance for transit projects. This an annual formula allocation awarded to the Cape Coral-Fort Myers urbanized area.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $4,659,114.00


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Grant Name: USC 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Grant FL-90-X712
Program/Project Description: This grant provides capital funding assistance for transit projects. This an annual formula allocation awarded to the Cape Coral-Fort Myers urbanized area.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $4,584,746.00


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Grant Name: USC 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Grant FL-90-X748
Program/Project Description: This grant provides capital funding assistance for transit projects. This an annual formula allocation awarded to the Cape Coral-Fort Myers urbanized area.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $4,507,643.00


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Grant Name: USC 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Grant FL-90-X777
Program/Project Description: This grant provides capital funding assistance for transit projects. This an annual formula allocation awarded to the Cape Coral-Fort Myers urbanized area.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $4,583,483.00


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Grant Name: USC 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Grant FL-90-X806
Program/Project Description: This grant provides capital funding assistance for transit projects. This an annual formula allocation awarded to the Cape Coral-Fort Myers urbanized area.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $6,527,494.00


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Grant Name: USC 5309 State of Good Repair FL-04-0170
Program/Project Description: This discretionary grant award provides funding for construction of LeeTran’s new Administration, Maintenance and Operations facility.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $5,000,000.00


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Grant Name: USC 5309 Veterans Transportation and Community Living Initiative FL-04-0169
Program/Project Description: This grant provides funding for the deployment of informational kiosks at key locations including the new VA Health Care Center and implementation of vehicle arrival notification system for LeeTran’s buses. The hardware, software, and support equipment will be reimbursed through this grant.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $1,309,200.00


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Grant Name: USC 5311 Non-urbanized Area Formula Grant
Program/Project Description: This grant provides operating assistance for transit service to, or connecting rural areas. This is a multi-year grant.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $3,600,524.00


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Grant Name: USC 5312 Veterans Transportation and Community Living Initiative (VTCLI) FL-26-0022
Program/Project Description: This discretionary grant award provides funding to study the coordination of regional transportation access for veterans and their families which will identify and address potential barriers in current service.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $50,000.00


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Grant Name: USC 5316 Job Access Reverse Commute FL-37-X027
Program/Project Description: This grant funds transportation for welfare recipients and low-income persons seeking employment. The grant funds transportation services provided by local human service agencies.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $669,178.00


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Grant Name: USC 5316 Job Access Reverse Commute FL-37-X045
Program/Project Description: This grant funds transportation for welfare recipients and low-income persons seeking employment. The grant funds transportation services provided by local human service agencies.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $378,084.00


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Grant Name: USC 5316 Job Access Reverse Commute FL-37-X075
Program/Project Description: This grant provides funding for Program Administration and the acquisition of replacement vans.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $190,561.00


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Grant Name: USC 5317 New Freedom Grant FL-57-X019
Program/Project Description: This grant funds transportation for persons with disabilities beyond those offered by ADA. The grant funds transportation services provided by local human service agencies.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $287,456.00


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Grant Name: USC 5317 New Freedom Grant FL-57-X040
Program/Project Description: This grant provides funding for operating assistance, Program Administration, and one replacement vehicle.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $235,677.00


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Grant Name: Daniels Parkway Widening
Program/Project Description: Widening of Daniels Parkway from four lanes to six lanes from Chamerbin Parkway to Gateway Boulevard. Project also includes lanscaping and resurfacing of Daniels from Treeline Avenue to Chamberlin Parkway which is not grant funded.
Department: Transportation
Grant Amount: $2,383,365.00


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Grant Name: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant
Program/Project Description: 7 projects Bio Diesel Plant Homestead Rd., Bicycle path Traffic Signal Retiming. Replace existing interior lighting at the Water and Waste Water Treatment Plants Install solar panels and lighting controls at the Public Safety Bldg. on 6 mile (2 indiv. projects) Develop a county wide comprehensive energy strategy and improve infrastructure energy efficiency through capital improvement projects.
Department: Transportation
Grant Amount: $3,046,600.00


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Grant Name: Six Mile Cypress Widening
Program/Project Description: Six Mile Cypress four laning from North of Daniels to South of Heritage Palms
Department: Transportation
Grant Amount: $4,030,000.00


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Grant Name: Sunniland and 25th Street Sidewalks
Program/Project Description: Construct sidewalk on the east side of Sunniland Boulevard from Park Road to Lee Boulevard and on the north side of 25th Street from Sunniland Boulevard to Unice Avenue
Department: Transportation
Grant Amount: $400,805.00


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Grant Name: EDA, Sanitary Sewer Forcemain Design, Renewable Energy & Research Diamond
Program/Project Description: Economic Development Administration (EDA) investment to design and permit wastewater infrastructure improvements to serve the Renewable Energy and Research Diamond, an innovative center anchored by Florida Gulf Coast University and the Southwest Florida International Airport.
Department: Utilities
Grant Amount: $551,251.00


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