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RESOLUTION N0. 90- 16 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br />OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, TO THE FLORIDA <br />INLAND NAVIGATION DISTRICT REQUESTING GRANT <br />ASSISTANCE UNDER THE GRANT ASSISTANCE TO LOCAL <br />GOVERNMENTS PROGRAM FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING <br />CENTER. <br />WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Indian <br />River County, Florida (BOARD), is interested in carrying out <br />the Environmental Learning Center project at a total estimated <br />construction cost of $1,500,000 for the enjoyment of the <br />citizenry of Indian River County and the State of Florida; and <br />WHEREAS, the Center will provide a hands-on environmental <br />education program facility consisting of two classroom <br />laboratories, auditorium, dock space, nature trails, canoe <br />trails, boardwalks, environmental resource library, office <br />space for the State Department of Natural Resources, Coast <br />Guard Auxiliary, Marine Resources Council and Pelican Island <br />Audubon Society, and other features enabling County educators <br />to teach environmental sciences to County school students and <br />through adult education programs; and <br />WHEREAS, Florida Inland Navigation District (DISTRICT) <br />financial assistance is required for the program mentioned <br />above; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY <br />COMMISSIONERS OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, that the <br />Project described above be authorized. <br />BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the said BOARD makes <br />