FOREST AND RESOURCE PROTECTION (Program); FLORIDA FOREST SERVICEGovernor's Recommendations
2022-23
Current Year Budget
2021-22
Difference
DollarsPositionsDollarsPositionsDollarsPositions
$125,403,0251,180.00$133,561,1151,180.00($8,158,090)0.00
 

 
Policy Area:  LAND RESOURCES
Issue:            MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR

Justification
Governor's Recommendations 2022-23
ROADS, BRIDGES, AND STREAM CROSSING MAINTENANCE - DIVISION OF FORESTRY The Governor's Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2022-23 includes nonrecurring funds to complete roads, bridges and low water crossing repair and maintenance projects to improve public accessibility and use within state forests statewide. If roads deteriorate or become impassable, access will be limited for members of the public and department staff attempting to perform land management and fire suppression activities. MAINTENANCE, REPAIRS AND CONSTRUCTION - STATEWIDE The Governor's Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2022-23 includes nonrecurring funds for facility and state forest recreation area maintenance/repair/construction needs, as well as for 1,000 individually insured facilities/structures used in the wildland fire, state forest land management, cooperative forestry assistance, emergency response, and recreation programs that serve the public.