Twice rebuffed by governor’s vetoes, Palm Beach State College is set to draw $6.5 million for a new and controversial campus in Loxahatchee Groves under a state budget set for a final vote this week by legislators.
Dollars for the college were finalized late Saturday by House and Senate negotiators, who also agreed to spend millions on water projects, beach repairs and environmental programs across Palm Beach County.
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Dollars for Palm Beach County finalized with late-breaking deals between House and Senate budget chiefs.
Palm Beach State College
Loxahatchee Groves campus: $6.5 million
Lake Worth Lagoon
Lake Park Seagrass: $125,000
Monastery Artificial Reef: $150,000
North Palm Beach Living Shoreline: $100,000
Monitoring & Admininstration: $100,000
Loxahatchee River Initiative: $1.3 million
West 18th Street drainage work: $200,000
West Sixth Street drainage work: $200,000
Lakeshore Drainage: $200,000
Utility repairs: $1 million
Jupiter Carlin: $2.5 million
North Boca Raton: $790,000
Ocean Ridge: $1.1 million
Inlet Management: $2 million
Singer Island: $550,000
Coral Cove: $150,000
Source: House and Senate budget documents.