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This program provides a 75% matching grant to local governments for the construction of public boat ramps providing access to public waters. Sponsors must provide the land, legal access, and the 25% matching share. Sponsors must also accept operation and maintenance responsibility of the boat ramp for at least 25 years.

The maximum grant per application is $500,000 ($750,000 per project). Application submission deadlines are January 31st and July 31st each year.

For more information, contact:

Russell Downey - 4200 Smith School Road - Austin, TX 78744 - (512) 912-7112

This page was last updated on August 14th, 2000.