SECOND PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

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SECOND PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

 

EL AVISO DE LA SEGUNDA AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA ESTÁ DISPONIBLE EN ESPAÑOL EN EL SITIO WEB DEL CONDADO DE SUWANNEE

 

Suwannee County plans to apply to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for a Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) of $5,000,000.00. For each activity that is proposed, at least 70% of the funds must benefit low-and-moderate income persons.  The activities, dollar amounts and estimated percentage benefit to low-and-moderate income persons for which Suwannee County is applying are:

 

Service Area #1 Service Area and Project Area: 

 

The activities to be carried out in Project Area #1 are as follows:

 

Construction of a facility on County-owned property to accommodate the quarantine needs of COVID-19 infected residents from the Suwannee County and first responders who cannot otherwise provide their own means of quarantine and separation from uninfected people when necessary. The facility would additionally accommodate temporary housing of persons who are undergoing treatment and need to be isolated from other family members within a household. At least 51% of the facility’s available occupancy will be reserved for persons defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as Limited Clientele, (serving groups of persons presumed to be low-to moderate income).

 

The proposed project budget is as follows:                                                                                                        

                                                                                                            LMI Benefit                                                                                                  

Activity Name                                                    CDBG Budget                  National Objective

Construction (includes project delivery)               $ 4,738,673.00               At Least 51%         

03L – Engineering                                             $    211,327.00               N/A

(includes additional engineering)

21A – Administration                                         $      50,000.00               N/A

 

                                                            Total     $ 5,000,000.00     

 

Suwannee County does not anticipate anyone will be displaced as a result of the proposed CDBG-CV funded activities.  If any persons are displaced as a result of these planned activities, Suwannee County will assist as described in the County’s anti-displacement and relocation policy, which is available for review at County Administrator’s office at 13150 80th Terrace, Live Oak, Florida 32060.

 

A public hearing to receive citizen views concerning the community’s Coronavirus relief needs will be held at the Judicial Annex Building, located at 218 Parshley Street Southwest, Live Oak, FL. 32064, on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 4:00 pm. If you have questions concerning the CDBG-CV application process or the list of eligible activities, please contact Mr. Shannon Roberts, Content Admin/Assistant at 386-590-0732 or by email at ShannonR@SuwCountyFl.gov.

 

A draft copy of the application will also be available for review during normal business hours at the Suwannee County Administrative Building located at 13150 80th Terrace, Live Oak, Florida 32060 by noon on Thursday, October 28, 2021. Persons wanting to submit written comments on the application should send them to Mr. Shannon Roberts, Content Admin/Assistant at 386-590-0732 or by email at ShannonR@SuwCountyFl.gov no later than Friday, October 29, 2021. 

 

A copy of the final application will be available for review at the Suwannee County Administrative Building, no later than Monday, November 1, 2021.  The application will be submitted to DEO on or before Monday, November 1, 2021.  To obtain additional information concerning the application and the public hearing, contact Mr. Shannon Roberts, Content Admin/Assistant at 386-590-0732 or by email at ShannonR@SuwCountyFl.gov.

 

The public hearing is being conducted in an ADA accessible location, however if any disable person wishing to attend the meeting requiring special accommodations for the meeting should contact Patrick Taylor (386-364-3408), at least 4 calendar days prior to the meeting and special accommodations will be provided. Non-English speaking, deaf, or visually impaired persons needing an interpreter should contact Paula Pennington (386-364-3400), at least 4 calendar days prior to the meeting and an interpreter will be provided.

 

Suwannee County Is A Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity/Handicap Accessible Jurisdiction.

 

 

To be Published on the County’s website no later than Thursday, October 21, 2021

 

PLEASE TAKE SCREEN SHOTS (THAT INCLUDE THE DATE) THE DAY POSTED AND PLEASE EMAIL THEM TO:

 

Fred.Fox@fredfoxenterprises.com

 

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