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Irma-ravaged beaches due $70 million renourishment


Written by on May 22, 2018

Miami-Dade County and Miami Beach will each spend $9 million over six years to replenish and restore the city’s sandy coastline, together paying about 25% of the cost they share with the state and federal government. But completing such projects is becoming more difficult and costly.

Office of Management and Budget Director Jennifer Moon told county commissioners last week she’d bring an item forward in June, sponsored by Commissioner Sally Heyman, to amend rules governing the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency to release funds to repair the Miami Beach Convention Center and renourish eroded beach areas…To read the full story click here