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 NOTICES


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

A Public Hearing will be held during the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) Regular Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., Eastern Time concerning the Gulf County Comprehensive Plan. The Hearing will be held in the Donald H. Butler Commission Chamber located in the Robert M. Moore Administration Building at the Gulf County Courthouse Complex, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., in Port St. Joe, Florida. This Public Hearing will be held to discuss, review, and possibly adopt an ordinance amending the Gulf County Comprehensive Plan per the requirements of Florida Statute 163 by amending elements through text additions, removals and revisions to the goals, objectives and policies of the respective elements; providing findings for adoption; providing for repeal of Ordinance in conflict therewith; providing for severability; and providing for an effective date.

The public is encouraged to attend and be heard on these matters. Information prior to the Hearing can be viewed at the Planning Department at 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Room 303.

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
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the County at least 3 days before the workshop/meeting/ hearing by contacting: County Administrators Office at (850) 229-6106. 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.


PUBLIC NOTICE

A Public Hearing will be held before the Gulf County Planning and Development Review Board (PDRB) on Monday, February 17, 2020 at 8:45 a.m. EST and thereafter a Quasi-Judicial Hearing before the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. EST. Both the Public Hearing and the Quasi-Judicial Hearing will be held in the Donald H. Butler Commission Chamber located in the Robert M. Moore Administration Building at the Gulf County Courthouse Complex, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., in Port St. Joe, Florida. The Public Hearing before the P.D.R.B. will be to discuss, review, and submit recommendations to the BOCC on the following:

1. Variance Request: APPLICANTS: Leonard & Sandra Hohn. LOCATION: 7201 U.S. Highway 98, Parcel ID #03817-001R, Section 5, Township 7 South, Range 11 West. MEETING APPEAL: Requesting an 8 ½ - foot southwest side building setback variance into the 9 ½ - foot southwest side building setback.

2. Non-Residential Development - Intended Use - Aviation/Hangar Facility - APPLICANTS: Skyborne Technology Investment Properties, Inc. Land Use: Mixed Commercial/Residential - Low Density. LOCATION: Parcel ID #06236-099R, Section 25, Township 8 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, off West Rutherford Street and Cessna Drive. Total size of parcel is approximately 34.14 acres. The proposal is to build, store, test and fly drones and airships.

3. Non-Residential Development - Intended Use - Recreational Vehicles - APPLICANTS: Davis R. & Kimberly A. Gordon. Land Use: Mixed Commercial/Residential - Low Density. LOCATION: Parcel ID #04539-205R, Section 2, Township 7 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, off Victoria Avenue. The proposal is to accommodate a total of fourteen (14) recreational vehicles to include full-service (water, sewer, electric & parking). Total property size of the parcel is approximately 1.14 acres.

4. Non-Residential Development - Intended Use - Hotel - APPLICANTS: Black’s Island Landing, LLC. Land Use: Mixed Commercial/Residential - Low Density. LOCATION: Parcel IDs #06233-000R and 06234-000R, Section 25, Township 8 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, off SR 30-A. The proposal is to feature a hotel with fifty-four (54) rooms. Total size of both parcels is approximately 2.41 acres.

5. Non-Residential Development - Intended Use - Recreational Vehicles - APPLICANTS: Steve & Leslie B. Cantu. Land Use: Mix Commercial/Residential - Low Density. LOCATION: Parcel ID #03323-160R, Section 8, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, off CR 386 North. The proposal is to accommodate a total of ninety-three (93) recreational vehicles to include full-service (water, sewer, electric & parking). Total property size of the parcel is approximately 166.78 acres. The proposed area to be developed is 25.72 acres.

The public is encouraged to attend and be heard on these matters. Information prior to the public hearing and Quasi-Judicial hearing can be viewed at the Planning Department at 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Room 303.

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
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the County at least 3 days before the workshop/meeting/ hearing by contacting: County Administrators Office at (850) 229-6106. 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.


Public Notice

A Public Hearing will be held at the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. EST and on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. EST. The public hearings will be held in the Donald H. Butler Commission Chamber located in the Robert M. Moore Administration Building at the Gulf County Courthouse Complex, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., in Port St. Joe, Florida. The Public Hearings will be to discuss and act on the following:

AN ORDINANCE PER THE REQUIREMENTS OF FLORIDA STATUTE 163.3177(3)(b) TO YEARLY REVIEW AND UPDATE THE GULF COUNTY FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT SCHEDULE; INCORPORATING THE GULF COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 2019/2020 WORK PLAN; INCORPORATING BY REFERENCE THE UPDATED CONCURRENCY TRACKING DATA; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF ORDINANCE IN CONFLICT THEREWITH, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE
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The public is encouraged to attend and be heard on this matter. The ordinance and contents are on file with the Clerk of Court and at the Planning Department, Room 303 in the Robert M. Moore Administration Building, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, FL.

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
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the County at least 3 days before the workshop/meeting/ hearing by contacting: County Administrators Office at (850) 229-6106. 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.


   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.