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PUBLIC NOTICE

The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners will reconvene its Emergency Meeting on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 9:30 a.m., E.T. in the in the Donald H. Butler Commissioner Board Room at the Robert M. Moore Administration Building, Gulf County Courthouse Complex, Port St. Joe, Florida to discuss the following:

A) COVID-19 Emergency Declaration & Response       (Chairman * 5/29 * 8:20 a.m.)

SANDY QUINN, JR.
CHAIRMAN


** Please note the Administration and Courthouse complex have been closed by COVID-19 Emergency Declaration as of March 18th in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control guidelines for public gatherings as well as Office of the Governor Executive Order No. 20-69 for public meetings. The meeting will be streamed live to the public at http://www.gulfcounty-fl.gov/**

**Any citizens wishing to submit comment, questions or content during agenda items under which proposed actions of the Commission will be considered shall submit their comments, questions or content to questions@gulfcounty-fl.gov
, with the Gulf County Speaking Ordinance and guidelines still in effect and applicable to any and all submissions.

Pursuant to F.S. 286.0105: If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board, agency or commission, with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Americans with Disabilities Act
If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact Gulf County by utilizing and making the necessary arrangements with the Florida Coordination Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at 866-602-3275.


Additional postings per request and direction of County Administration and County Attorney’s offices: Public posting on Gulf County Courthouse, Gulf County Administration Building entrance, Gulf County Commission Website for public distribution and notice.


PUBLIC NOTICE

The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., E.T. in the in the Donald H. Butler Commissioner Board Room at the Robert M. Moore Administration Building, Gulf County Courthouse Complex, Port St. Joe, Florida to discuss the following:

A) COVID-19 Emergency Response                  (Novak * 5/29/20 * 8:20 a.m.)
B) Burn Ban                                                          (Hammond* 5/29/20 * 8:20 a.m.)
C) Administrative Update & Report             (Hammond* 5/29/20 * 8:20 a.m.)

SANDY QUINN, JR.
CHAIRMAN


** Please note the Administration and Courthouse complex have been closed by COVID-19 Emergency Declaration as of March 18th in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control guidelines for public gatherings as well as Office of the Governor Executive Order No. 20-69 for public meetings. The meeting will be streamed live to the public at http://www.gulfcounty-fl.gov/**

**Any citizens wishing to submit comment, questions or content during agenda items under which proposed actions of the Commission will be considered shall submit their comments, questions or content to questions@gulfcounty-fl.gov
, with the Gulf County Speaking Ordinance and guidelines still in effect and applicable to any and all submissions.

Pursuant to F.S. 286.0105: If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board, agency or commission, with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Americans with Disabilities Act
If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact Gulf County by utilizing and making the necessary arrangements with the Florida Coordination Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at 866-602-3275.


Additional postings per request and direction of County Administration and County Attorney’s offices: Public posting on Gulf County Courthouse, Gulf County Administration Building entrance, Gulf County Commission Website for public distribution and notice.


PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing to consider the following proposed abandonment of a County right-of-way for the Board of County Commission’s consideration of adoption of a resolution granting this abandonment in accordance with Florida Statute §§336; and a Public Hearing for a proposed ordinance to adopt the proposed amendment to the Comprehensive Plan of Gulf County, Florida by and through the procedures as required by Chapter 163, Florida Statutes. Specifically, Gulf County has authorized the commencement of the abandonment process and has requested consideration of abandonment for the following right-of-way or platted alleyway:

1. Proposed abandonment of the platted right-of-way at the terminus of Starfish Avenue and adjacent to Nutmeg Street in the Beacon Hill Subdivision (District II). *
*GIS Descriptions and Mapping of the abandonment is on file in the Clerk’s Office*

2. The Public Hearing for consideration of the amending the Gulf County Comprehensive Plan through ordinance titled:

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY AND THROUGH PROCEDURES AS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 163, FLORIDA STATUTES. TEXT CHANGES WERE MADE TO THE LAND USE ELEMENT, HOUSING ELEMENT, SEWER, SOLID WASTE, WATER AND DRAINAGE ELEMENT, COASTAL MANAGEMENT ELEMENT, CONSERVATION ELEMENT, RECREATION AND OPEN SPACE ELEMENT, INTERGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION ELEMENT, CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ELEMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ELEMENT; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY AND EFFECTIVE DATE.

The listed Public Hearings will be held during the Gulf County Board of County Commissioner’s regular meeting on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 called for at 9:00 a.m. est. to be held in the Donald H. Butler Commissioner Chamber Meeting Room in the Robert M. Moore Administration Building, Gulf County Courthouse Complex, Port St. Joe, Florida pursuant to Florida Statute 197.3632 and Florida Statute 125.

All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed abandonments. If a person decides to appeal any decisions made by the Gulf County Commission with respect to any matter considered at this hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that for such purpose he/she may need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings made and which would include any evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

A copy of the complete legal description is available for inspection on weekdays between the hours of 9:00 a.m. est., and 5:00 p.m. est. at the Office of the Clerk of Court, Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 C.G. Costin, Sr., Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida, 32456.

Should the Commission grant the proposed abandonments following the Public Hearings, a Resolution shall be adopted memorializing the action and published thereafter within thirty (30) days.

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: SANDY QUINN, CHAIRMAN

 


ATTENTION RESIDENTS OF

GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA

HURRICANE HOUSING RECOVERY PROGRAM (HHRP) FUNDING

Gulf County has committed funding ($5,915,000.00) from the Florida Housing Finance Corporation HHRP funds to provide Housing Rehabilitation Assistance, Purchase Assistance, and Demolition/Reconstruction for approved Very Low, Low, Moderate, and Median income single-family housing units, effected by Hurricane Michael, throughout Gulf County. There will be a third round of applications accepted only for Very-Low income level applicants that live in District 3 or District 5.

Applications for the HHRP Program are available until February 27, 2020, at 4:00 p.m., E.T. For additional information or to see if you qualify in the Very Low category or if you’re in either District, contact Joe Paul or Lynn Lanier at 850-229-6125. The hours of operation for our offices are Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., E.T.

Robert Moore Administration Building, Room 311
1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard
Port St. Joe, FL 32456

Additionally, the applications will be available online on the County’s website starting February 13, 2020 by clicking here or you may request an application or additional information by contacting Joe Paul or Lynn Lanier at 850-229-6125. Upon completion, applications must be submitted to Lynn Lanier, at the Robert Moore Administration Building, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. Only completed applications will be accepted.

Gulf County is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Handicapped Accessible and Fair Housing Jurisdiction.


   PUBLIC NOTICE

 GULF COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
BEAR WISE FUNDING


Gulf County, in cooperation with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Waste Pro, has developed a plan to install bear resistant clips to existing trash receptacles, in order to reduce human-bear conflicts. The following information is available on this pilot program:

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

Gulf County will purchase a kit (set of 2 metal gate hasps and installation hardware) to be installed on either side of a regular 96-gallon tote, which will be attached to both the lid and the can. Residents can obtain the kits as follows:

1. Residents can pick them up at Gulf County EDC at 1000 Cecil G Costin Sr Blvd, Port St. Joe, Monday-Thursday from 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., E.T.
2. Each resident will be required to fill out a form stating their name, address and the number of kits received, along with their signature verifying their correct information and receipt of the product. (Application)
3. Applications must be returned to Gulf County BOCC, Administration, Attention: Jim McKnight, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr., Blvd., Port St. Joe, FL 32456. (850) 229-6144, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., E.T.
4. Residents are responsible for installing the equipment on the cans. The procedure on trash day will be that the resident will unlock the can(s) on the morning of trash pick-up. This program will only work if everyone works together in order to create a smooth transition.