Town of Jay seeks other funding

Florida Senate turns down request of budget appropriation of $300,000 for infrastructure

The town of Jay's application for a $300,000 legislative appropriation for the East Highway 4 water project did not pass the budget at the Florida Senate, according to Dewberry Engineering's Crystal Weatherington at Jay's council meeting May 6.

The monies were going to be used to extend 6-inch main PVC pipe under Highway 4 eastbound and Darney Lane from the Florida Department Of Transportation stopping point, scheduled to wrap up in August. The project is part of the water infrastructure replacement the town has in place to improve the town's water.

Seib said that it is a small setback towards...