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10 DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING RE: REBUILD FLORIDA GENERAL INFRASTRUCUTRE PLAN, ROUND 2, CDBG-DR

10 DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING RE: REBUILD FLORIDA GENERAL INFRASTRUCUTRE PLAN, ROUND 2, CDBG-DR

GADSDEN COUNTY (August 18, 2021). Gadsden County anticipates applying for Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Program (GIP) funding provided by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to address unmet disaster recovery needs related to Hurricane Michael damage. This program is being administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) through the Community Development Block Grant, Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program.

Gadsden County was designated as eligible to apply for the CDBG-DR funding. Pursuant to guidance published by DEO, the public input requirements for this program include the option to post information about the proposed project(s) on a public website as well as in a newspaper of general circulation seeking public input into the proposed project for a period of 10-days. A copy of this notice and any public comments received will be provided to DEO as part of the application submitted to DEO seeking funding for proposed project. The public comment period BEGINS 8:00 AM EST THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2021, AND ENDS AT 5 PM MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2021.  A PUBLIC MEETNG WILL BE HELD AT 4:30 PM TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2021, AT THE BOARD CHAMBER’S SEEKING INPUT INTO THE PROJECT.

Gadsden County anticipates making application to DEO seeking $1.5 million in CDBG-DR GIP funds for the following project:

Road repair, stabilization and paving of sections of Juniper Creek Road/CR 65A and Providence Road/CR 274, that were damaged by trucks removing and hauling debris left by Hurricane Michael, October 2018.  

PUBLIC COMMENT:  To comment on the proposed project please contact Leslie D. Steele at CitizensToBeHeard@gadsdencountyfl.gov or by US mail to Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners, Attn:  Leslie D. Steele/CDBG-DR Grant, 9-B East Jefferson Street , Quincy, FL 32351.  All comments must be received in writing no later than 5 p.m. EST Monday, August 30, 2021.  Comments will also be accepted on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at a public meeting scheduled from 4:30 p.m. EST to 5:30 p.m. EST, at the Gadsden County Board of Commissioners Chambers at 9-B E Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32351.  Citizens may attend virtually but will not be able to comment.

Due to the restrictions on gatherings as a result of the COVID-19 virus, this meeting may be viewed by accessing the Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners Facebook Page, www.facebook.com/GadsdenCountyBOCC. Virtual meeting access details will be posted to the Gadsden County website, www.gadsdencountyfl.gov.

 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing assistance in obtaining any information from the County or virtually attending the public meeting should contact Gadsden County Public Information by calling 850-875-8671 or emailing media@gadsdencountyfl.gov at least 2 hours prior to the meeting.

 

If a person decides to appeal any decision by the Board of County Commissioners with respect to any matter considered at such public meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes testimony and evidence to which the appeal is to be heard.

 

Zoom Webinar Platform Details

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When: September 7, 2021, 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Gadsden County BOCC Pre-Meeting Workshop

 

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87351613307?pwd=NURLUFh3anZMWlFITiswQis4TU5CUT09

 

Passcode: 382773

 

Or iPhone one-tap :

    US: +13126266799,,87351613307#,,,,*382773#  or +16465588656,,87351613307#,,,,*382773#

 

Or Telephone:

    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

        US: +1 312 626 6799  or +1 646 558 8656  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 9128  or +1 253 215 8782

 

Webinar ID: 873 5161 3307

Passcode: 382773

 

Facebook Platform Details

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https://www.facebook.com/GadsdenCountyBOCC/

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Additionally, the platform details for this virtually hosted and broadcasted Board of County Commissioners Regular Meeting will be made available on the Gadsden County website at www.GadsdenCountyFL.gov.

 

For more information, contact Gadsden County Public Information at (850) 875-8671, or media@GadsdenCountyFL.gov.

 

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Any person requiring a special accommodation at this posting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the County Public Information Officer lsteele@gadsdencountyfl.gov

 

Gadsden County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affirmatively furthers fair housing.

 

Personas que deseen asistir a esta reunion y necesita traduccion al Espanol, porfavor de comuniquese con el Funcionario de Informacion Publica del Condado lsteele@gadsdencountyfl.gov or llame a 850-875-8671.

 

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