City Public Works Department is applying for a FRDAP (Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program) grant for Phase One improvements to Augusta Savage Friendship Park (also known as the Tot Lot). Planned improvements as part of this grant include constructing a small picnic pavilion, resurfacing the existing basketball court, and enhancing the picnic and recreational use of the park. The City is aiming for a $50,000 grant award for these improvements with zero City match. The grant application is based on a points system for consideration of funds and presenting to the City Council and getting the Council approval are points in favor of the City’s grant application. The deadline to submit the grant is Aug. 31, 2022, with awarded funds in July 2023.
City Council approved the grant application in a 5-0 vote.