Community Budget Issue Request (CBIR) Documentation
The following should give you some idea of the information you will be expected to provide when you complete a Community Budget Issue Request (CBIR) form. The application forms themselves are available only from the offices of your sponsoring legislators--DEP is not authorized to distributed CBIR forms.
Does the project qualify for
funding under section
403.885, Florida Statutes?
Does it meet the criteria in s.
403.885, F.S., to 1) protect public health or the environment;
and 2) implement plans developed pursuant to the Surface Water
Improvement and Management Act created in
part IV of Chapter 373, F.S., other water restoration plans required by
law, management plans prepared pursuant to
s. 403.067, F.S., or other plans adopted by local government for water
quality improvement and water restoration?
What statewide interest does this
project address as it relates to
section 216.052(1), Florida Statutes?
Describe the project in sufficient detail that its implications and outcomes are clear.
What is the documented need for
the project? Is it addressed in a state, regional or local plan? If so, you
will need to identify the name of the plan and, potentially, where reference
to your project appears.
What is its measurable outcome?
For example, will it reduce pollutant loadings and, if so, by how much? will it restore surface
waters? will it eliminate a health hazard? will it provide an alternative
water supply? You will be expected to identify the waterbody that will
benefit from implementation of your project.
How much money are you
What is the total cost of the
How much matching money are you
providing, what is the source of those funds, and what percentage of the
total project cost does your match represent? (The percentage of matching
funds is derived by dividing the amount of matching funds by the total
project cost and multiplying by 100.)
Was the project previously funded through a line item appropriation in the state budget (that is, directly by the legislature in the General Appropriations Act during a given year)? If so, when?
Do you anticipate asking for money in future
Is the project under
If you have questions, please contact DEP by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Geof Mansfield at 850.245.3144 or 850.245.8339.
Last updated: June 30, 2015
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