Matagorda County Commissioners approved funds Monday for final engineering on the Sargent Breakwater and Beach Nourishment Project.
The $424,818 approved for engineering services and specifications for the project will to go Atkins North America, Inc. for their services. Once final engineering is done on the project, it should make breakwater and beach nourishment project shovel ready once permits for it have been approved. Money for the engineering comes from county Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) funds, which are federal funds the county receives each year. No county tax funds will be used for engineering the project.