Public Notices

Holmes County, Florida
Request for Proposals for
Disaster Recovery Administration Services

The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners invites qualified individuals/firms to submit Proposals for Disaster Recovery Administration Services.

Proposal requirements for Disaster Recovery Administration Services may be requested by contacting the Office of the County Administrator, Holmes County BOCC, 107 E. Virginia Avenue, Bonifay, Fl, 32425 or by telephone at (850) 579-4684.

Five (5) copies of sealed proposals must be received by May 15, 2024 by 2:00 P.M. to Holmes County BOCC, ATTN: David Corbin, County Administrator, 107 E. Virginia Avenue, Bonifay, Fl, 32425.

Submittal envelopes for Grant Writing/Grant Administration must be sealed and marked with the RFP number, “Disaster Recovery Administration Services”, due date, and name of respondent. If more than one envelope is needed, please mark “1 of 2”, “2 of 2”, etc.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE/FAIR HOUSING JURISDICTION
INSTRUCTIONS TO RESPONDENTS

Qualified individuals/firms are invited to submit to the HOLMES COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, PROPOSALS Disaster Recovery Administration Services, RFP NO: 2024-02, by replying to the enclosed specifications. For the submittal to be considered, complete all items in this specification. Submittals will be ranked separately and considered on an equal competitive basis.

All submittals must include five (5) copies addressed to:

HOLMES COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
ATTN: DAVID CORBIN, COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
107 E. VIRGINIA AVE., BONIFAY FL 32425

Submittals must be received at the address listed above no later than 2:00 P.M., May 15, 2024.

Late responses will not be accepted, no exceptions.

Submittal envelopes for Disaster Recovery Administration Services must be sealed and marked with the RFP number, “Disaster Recovery Administration Services”, due date, and name of respondent to identify the enclosed submittal. If more than one envelope is needed, please mark “I of 2”, “2 of 2”, etc.

INTERPRETATION OF SPECIFICATION

All questions pertaining to the terms and conditions of the scope of work must be submitted in writing or by e-mail as shown below:

HOLMES COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
ATTN: DAVID CORBIN, COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
107 E. VIRGINIA AVE., BONIFAY FL 32425

No oral interpretations will be made to any firm as the meaning of specifications or any other contract documents. In accordance with Florida State Statutes 287.057 (23), “Respondents to this solicitation or persons acting on their behalf may not contact, between the release of the solicitation and the end of the 72-hour period following the agency posting the notice of intended award, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and state holidays, any employee or officer of the executive or legislative branch concerning any aspect of this solicitation, except in writing to the procurement officer or as provided in the solicitation documents. Violation of this provision may be grounds for rejecting a response. Questions must be submitted in writing.

All questions must be received at least five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled opening of submittals. Any interpretation of these terms, conditions, and/or specifications, if made, will be only by Addendum issued by the County Clerk. A copy of such Addendum will be e-mailed to each respondent that received a copy of the advertisement of the Request for Submittals. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE RESPONDENT TO CHECK FOR ANY ADDENDA PRIOR TO SUBMITTING. No verbal instructions or interpretations of drawings and specifications will be made other than indicated above.

The Holmes County Board of county Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all submittals, to waive informalities in the submittals. The Holmes County also reservices the right to separately accept or reject any item or items of a submittal and to award and/or negotiate a contract in its best interest.

Download Request for Proposals Package – Disaster Recovery Administration Services

CONCURRENT NOTICE
NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND
NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS

April 3, 2024
Holmes County, Florida
107 East Virginia Avenue
Bonifay, Florida 32425
850-547-1119

These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by Holmes County.

REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS

On or about April 23, 2024, Holmes County will submit a request to Florida Commerce (FC) for the release of Community Development Block Grant-CV funds under Title I of the Housing and Community Development (HCD) Act of 1974, as amended, to undertake a project for the renovation and expansion of the Council on Aging facility located at 210 W. Kansas Avenue.  The activities will take place on a parcel of land owned by Holmes County or within the right-of-way.  Proposed improvements include handicap bathrooms, a new covered porch addition and various site improvements including parking and drainage.  The total budget for the project is $954,000.  All construction will take place within the right-of-way, roadway or on land owned by Holmes County.

FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

Holmes County has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required.  Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at the Holmes County Administration Office at 107 E. Virginia Avenue, Bonifay, FL. 32425 and may be examined or copied weekdays 8 A.M to 4:30 P.M.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the Holmes County Administration Office located at 107 E. Virginia Avenue, Bonifay, FL  or call (850) 547-1119, or e-mail [email protected].  All comments must be received by April 22, 2024.  Comments will be considered prior to Holmes County requesting a release of funds.  Comments should specify which notice they are addressing.

RELEASE OF FUNDS

Holmes County certifies to Florida Commerce and HUD that Jeff Good in his capacity as Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Court if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. The State’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows Holmes County to use the CDBG funds.

OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS

FC will accept objections to its release of funds and the Holmes County certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of Holmes County; (b) Holmes County has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR part 58; (c) the grant recipient has committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by the State; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures at 24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76 and shall be addressed to Florida Commerce, CDBG Program, MSC-400107 East Madison Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6508.  Potential objectors should contact Holmes County to verify the actual last day of the objection period.

Jeff Good
Chairman, Holmes County Board of County Commissioners
Environmental Certifying Official

ADVERTISEMENT FOR TIMBER CUT (40 acres)
BID NAME:  Timber Cut (entire 40 acres)

Notice is hereby given to all interested persons or firms that sealed bids, will be accepted by the HOLMES COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, located at the 107 E. Virginia Ave, Bonifay, FL 32425, until 2:00 p.m., local time on April 5, 2024 for the following:

40 acre timber tract located at Parcel ID 0426.00-000-000-013.000, Holmes County Florida, McCarnley Road, more particularly described as the NW1/4 of the NW1/4 of Section 26, Township 6N, Range 14W, Holmes County Florida, containing 40 acres more or less.

The timber will be sold “as is” with no warranty expressed or implied. Holmes County urges prospective bidders to view the tract before submitting a bid. Contact David Corbin, Project Director, at 850.547.1119 or by email at [email protected]

The timber tract is located north of the Holmes County pit on McCarnley road and is directly accessible from said road.   

Bids will be opened at 107 E. Virginia Ave, Bonifay, FL 32425 at 2:00 pm, local time on April 5, 2024. The Bids will be presented to the Project Director on the same day.  Bids received after 2:00 pm will not be accepted or considered.    

IMPORTANT:  Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope marked: “Timber Cut – 40 acres” and identified by the Bidders Name, Number of the Bid in US Dollars, Contact Information of Bidder, along with the Date the Bid was submitted.  Sealed Bids will be received by either hand delivery to David Corbin, Project Director or by mail to Holmes County, Attention:  David Corbin, 107 E. Virginia Ave, Bonifay, FL 32425 or mail.  All bids must be received by the bid closing deadline as set forth above. Bids received after that date and time will not be considered. 

Holmes County reserves the right to reject any or all bids for any reason as it may deem to be in the best interest of the Holmes County. Holmes County also reserves the right to waive any formalities in the bidding process.

PUBLIC NOTICE

Subject:  Notice of 45-Day Public Comment Period for the Choctawhatchee Bay and Watershed Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan

This is notice that Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Coalition has drafted a Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan and Executive Summary to be submitted to the US Treasury in accordance with the RESTORE Act.  The Plan and Executive Summary will be made available to the public on March 7, 2024 for a period of 45 days. 

The Plan and Executive Summary are available at https://choctawbay.org or to view in person, please contact Melinda Gates, Interim Executive Director, at (850)892-8108 or Sabina Pennington, Public Education and Outreach Specialist, at (850)609-5383.  To submit comments:  email [email protected] or by mail to 1250 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548. 

The Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Program Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan establishes a strategic vision for enhanced public awareness and environmental education, improved environmental monitoring, continued resource protection for resilience and sustainability and targeted restoration when and where needed. 

This project was paid for with federal funding from the Department of Treasury under the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). 

For more information, contact Melinda Gates, Interim Executive Director, at (850)892-8108 or Sabina Pennington, Public Outreach Specialist, at (850)609-5383. 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Pursuant to section 286.011, Florida Statutes, notice is hereby given that the Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Coalition will hold a meeting on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, beginning at 9:30 AM CST. The meeting will be held at the Washington County Board of County Commissioner, 1331 South Boulevard, Chipley, Florida.  This will be a regular meeting of the Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Coalition.  The Coalition consists of representatives of the Okaloosa, Walton, Washington and Holmes County Commissions and other members.  The public is welcomed to attend.

Two or more members of each of the Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes and Washington County Commissions may be attending the meeting.

Interested persons may participate in person or by internet or telephone via the following teleconference/video conference link:

Video connection link: https://myokaloosa.zoom.us/j/9797264318?pwd=clQ0dDNiTk1WWld5M1F4aC84Rkdmdz09

Meeting ID: 979 726 4318
Passcodeestuary
Telephone: 888-788-0099
877-853-5247 U.S. Toll-free

The proceedings of the meeting will correspond to the agenda for this scheduled general meeting.

If any person decides to appeal, any decision made with respect to any matter considered at these proceedings, such person will need a record of the proceedings and may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. 

The Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Coalition adheres to the American Disabilities Act and will make reasonable modifications for access to these hearings or meetings upon request, in accordance with Section 286.026, Florida Statutes. Requests may be made to (850) 651-7105 and must be made at least 48 hours in advance of the hearing or meeting in order to provide the requested service.

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
AMMONS ROAD FEMA DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS

Separate sealed BIDS for the HOLMES COUNTY AMMONS ROAD FEMA DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS will be received by the HOLMES COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS at the Holmes County Administrator’s Office until March 25, 2024, at     10:00AM (CST) and will be read aloud immediately thereafter.  The project includes the reconstruction of 475 feet of roadway including subgrade, base, and pavement as well as 50 feet of 8’x10’ concrete box culvert with headwalls and construction of a paved low water crossing.  The bid will be awarded at the next regularly scheduled Holmes County Commission Meeting. All Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked: “Sealed Bid: HOLMES COUNTY – AMMONS ROAD FEMA DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS”

All bidders will be required to be FDOT pre-qualified for work classes related to this construction.

Plans and specifications are available electronically through Dewberry, 877 North County Highway 393, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459, (850) 571-1248 or by email at [email protected].

There will be a PRE-BID meeting on March 6, 2024, at 1:00PM (CST) held at the Holmes County Administrative Office.  The bid will be awarded at the next scheduled Holmes County Commission Meeting.

The point of contact will be Jonathan Sims Dewberry, at 850.354.5188 or by email at [email protected].

The Board reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or all bids on the whole or in part with just cause, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of Holmes County. Holmes County encourages MBE/WBE businesses to participate.

Advertisement Dates:
February 21, 2024
February 28, 2024

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL No. RFP 2024-01 ADVERTISEMENT BEGIN DATE: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
RFP RELEASE DATE: Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Sealed proposals to provide for the Financing of Ambulances project will be received at the office of the Board of County     Commissioners, 107 E. Virginia St, Bonifay, FL 32425; until Friday, March 1, 2024, at 2:00 pm CST. Proposals received after said time will be returned unopened. The Board of County Commissioners will then conduct a public meeting on March 1, 2024, Local Time, at 3:00 pm CST at which time the proposals will be opened and read aloud. Proposals received after said time will be returned unopened.

The principal features of this procurement by the County are known as Financing of Ambulances. The specifications of this procurement are stated in the RFP 2024 – 01.

The RFP and any addenda issued will be posted to the County’s Website at www.holmescountyfl.com  or can be obtained by contacting Whitney Milburn, (850)547-1119 or [email protected] .

All technical inquiries and clarification requests shall be submitted in accordance with the RFP and in writing to Steve Connell, EMS Director, Holmes County 107 E Virginia Ave, Bonifay, FL 32425 or [email protected] .

Verbal clarifications will not be provided.

Holmes County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
MBE/WBE businesses are encouraged to participate

ADA – Special Accommodations: Any person requiring accommodations by the County due to a disability should call Holmes County Administration Office at 850-547-1119 at least five (5) days before any pre-response conference, response opening, or meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the County Administration Office by the Florida Relay Service, which can be reached at 1-800-955-8771 (TDD).

A person or affiliate who has been placed on the convicted vendor list following a conviction for a public entity crime may not submit a proposal on a contract to provide any goods or services to a public entity, may not submit a proposal on a contract with a public entity for the construction or repair of a public building or public work, may not submit proposals on leases of real property to a public entity, may not be awarded or perform work as a contractor, supplier, subcontractor, or consultant under a contract with any public entity, and may not transact business with any public entity over the threshold amount provided in Section 287.017, Florida Statutes, for CATEGORY TWO ($35,000) for 36 months from the date of being placed on the convicted vendor list.

The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to waive informalities in any proposal; reject any or all proposals, in whole or in part; re-proposal a project, in whole or in part; and to accept a proposal that in its judgment is the lowest and best proposal of a responsible respondent. In accepting a proposal, Holmes County may award a contract based only on the base proposal, the base proposal plus all alternates, or the base proposal plus any alternates which Holmes County selects — with all decisions being made based upon what Holmes County believes to be the best interests of its ratepayers, in the reasonable exercise of its discretion. Holmes County further reserves the right to increase or decrease quantities as may be required to meet the needs of Holmes County, at the unit price which was proposed.

Holmes County does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, and disability/handicapped status in employment or provision of service.

View Full RFQ for Financing of Ambulances

Emergency Order 2024-02

NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD
Holmes County Agriculture Center –
Government Efficiency Complex, Holmes County, Florida

Intent to Recommend Award: In accordance with Holmes County Procurement Policies and Florida Laws, the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners intends to award the bid related to the Holmes County Agriculture Center – Government Efficiency Complex, Holmes County, Florida with the following firm: 

CONTRACTING UNLIMITED, INC.

Award Protest Information: At the date and time indicated below, this Notice of Intent to Award as well as the Bid Tabulation Sheet was posted in Holmes County, Florida, as well as on the website for the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners. Any person/firm who is adversely affected by Holmes County’s intended decision shall file with Holmes County a Notice of Protest in writing within seventy-two (72) hours after the posting of this Notice of Intent to Award. A formal written protest shall then be filed within ten (10) days after the date the Notice of Protest is filed. The formal written protest shall state with the particularity the facts and law upon which the protest is based. Saturdays, Sundays, and State Holidays shall be excluded in the computation of the seventy-two (72) hour time periods provided by in the paragraph.

Failure to file a protest within the time prescribed in Section 120.57(3) Florida Statutes, or failure to post the bond or other security required by law within the time allowed for filing a bond shall constitute a waiver of proceedings under Chapter, 120, Florida Statutes. Any protest to this Notice of Intent to Award must be delivered prior to the Protest End Date/Time as specified in this Notice. Protests must be delivered:

David Corbin, Project Director
Holmes County Board of County Commissioner
107 E. Virginia Ave.
Bonifay, FL 32425
[email protected]
Posting of Notice of Intent to Award: Wednesday, January 3, 2024 at 1:00pm

NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD
RFQ 23-02 Engineering Services

Intent to Recommend Award: In accordance with Holmes County Procurement Policies and Florida Law, the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners intends to award the bid related to RFP 23-02 Engineering Services with the following firm:

MELVIN ENGINEERING

Award Protest Information: At the date and time indicated below, this Notice of Intent to Award as well as the Bid Tabulation Sheet was posted in Holmes County, Florida, as well as on the website for the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners. Any person/firm who is adversely affected by Holmes County’s intended decision shall file with Holmes County a Notice of Protest in writing within seventy- two (72) hours after the posting of this Notice of Intent to Award. A formal written protest shall then be filed within ten (10) days after the date the Notice of Protest is filed. The formal written protest shall state with particularity the facts and law upon which the protest is based. Saturdays, Sundays, and State
holidays shall be excluded in the computation of the seventy-two (72) hour time periods provided by in this paragraph.

Failure to file a protest within the time prescribed in Section 120.57(3), Florida Statutes, or failure to post the bond or other security required by law within the time allowed for filing a bond shall constitute a waiver of proceedings under Chapter, 120, Florida Statutes. Any protest to this Notice of Intent to Award must be delivered prior to the Protest End Date/Time as specified in this Notice. Protests must be delivered to:

David Corbin, Project Director
Holmes County Board of County Commissioners
107 E. Virginia Ave.
Bonifay, FL 32425
[email protected]

Posting of Notice of Intent to Award: Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at 1:00pm(cst)

NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD
RFP 23-01 Grant Writing Services

Intent to Recommend Award: In accordance with Holmes County Procurement Policies and Florida Law, the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners intends to award the bid related to RFP 23-01 Grant Writing Services with the following firm:

MELVIN ENGINEERING

Award Protest Information: At the date and time indicated below, this Notice of Intent to Award as well as the Bid Tabulation Sheet was posted in Holmes County, Florida, as well as on the website for the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners. Any person/firm who is adversely affected by Holmes County’s intended decision shall file with Holmes County a Notice of Protest in writing within seventy- two (72) hours after the posting of this Notice of Intent to Award. A formal written protest shall then be filed within ten (10) days after the date the Notice of Protest is filed. The formal written protest shall state with particularity the facts and law upon which the protest is based. Saturdays, Sundays, and State holidays shall be excluded in the computation of the seventy-two (72) hour time periods provided by in this paragraph.

Failure to file a protest within the time prescribed in Section 120.57(3), Florida Statutes, or failure to post the bond or other security required by law within the time allowed for filing a bond shall constitute
a waiver of proceedings under Chapter, 120, Florida Statutes. Any protest to this Notice of Intent to Award must be delivered prior to the Protest End Date/Time as specified in this Notice. Protests must be delivered to:

David Corbin, Project Director
Holmes County Board of County Commissioners
107 E. Virginia Ave.
Bonifay, FL 32425
[email protected]
Posting of Notice of Intent to Award: Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at 1:00pm(cst)

FINAL PUBLIC NOTICE

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has received the subgrant application for Ammons Road Culverts repair due to damages in Hurricane Sally (DR-4564-FL PW 405). Pursuant to Executive Order 11988 and 44 CFR Part 9.12, final notice is hereby given of FEMA’s intent to provide funding for this project under the Public Assistance (PA) Program.

An initial disaster-wide Public Notice was published September 23, 2020. for Hurricane Sally. Comments and other information received were fully evaluated by FEMA along with evaluation of social, economic, environmental, and safety considerations. This notice serves as a project-specific final notice for FEMA’s funding action located within the floodplain.

Funding for the proposed project will be conditional upon compliance with all applicable federal, tribal, state and local laws, regulations, floodplain standards, permit requirements and conditions. This action complies with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) requirements.

Responsible Entity: FEMA Public Assistance (PA) Program

Applicant: Holmes County

Project Title(s): PA-04-FL-4564-PW-00405; Ammons Road Culverts

Location of Proposed Work: 30.74058, -85.96071

Floodplain: Project is located in the A/AE Zone otherwise known as the area of 1 percent annual chance of flooding, Holmes County FIRM Panels #12059C0305D dated 12/17/2010 and #12131C0305G dated 09/29/2010

Proposed Work and Purpose:

During Hurricane Sally, flooding from heavy rains damaged the corrugated metal pipe (CMP) triple elliptical culvert system constructed with stacked sand/cement at the intersection of Ammons Road and Cow Branch Creek. In order to avoid a repetition of erosion from future storm events and to allow road accessibility to vehicles during flooding events, Holmes County proposes to; replace the three culverts with an upsized prefabricated single concrete box culvert, extend the two cement headwalls, reprofile/lower a segment of the roadway to form a 100-ft wide Low Water Crossing (LWC) and add riprap upstream/downstream/along roadway pavement. These repairs and improvements will help facilitate drainage and provide protection against debris and sediment from obstructing the facility in the future. The County performed a Hydrologic and Hydraulic (H&H) Study and determined there would not be any significant impact to downstream reaches of Cow Branch Creek.

Project Alternatives:

The alternative that has been considered is the no action alternative. This alternative is not feasible as the area will remain vulnerable to flood risk, including property damage and hazards to human life and safety. With the no action alternative, continued negative impacts on adjacent infrastructure, property, residents, and the community may be experienced. Alternate locations were not considered as the culvert is functionally dependent on its location. Project will not, on either a long-term or short-term basis, adversely impact base flood levels, floodplain functions, resources, or characteristics.

Comments:

This will serve as the final public notice regarding the above-described action funded by the FEMA PA program. Interested persons may submit comments, questions, or request a map of this specific project by writing to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Region 4, 3005 Chamblee-Tucker Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 or by emailing [email protected]. Comments should be sent in writing with the subject line FL-4564-PW-00405, Holmes County at the above address within 15 days of the date of this notice.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
Holmes County Agricultural Center – Government Efficiency Complex
Holmes County, Florida

Separate sealed BIDS for: Holmes County Agricultural Center – GEC will be received by HOLMES COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS at 107 E VIRGINIA AVE, BONIFAY, FL 32425 until December 32023 December 8, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. (CST)

The project consists of constructing a 14,000 square foot prefabricated metal building with interior buildout for offices and conference rooms and open-air arena for future buildout. The project also includes all the associated utilities and sitework required including grinder pump station, sidewalks, and the construction of a stormwater treatment pond.  The bids will be publicly opened, read aloud and evaluated.  The bids will be awarded at a future scheduled Holmes County Board of County Commissioners Meeting.  All Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked: “Sealed Bid: Holmes County Agricultural Center – GEC” and will be submitted to the attention of David Corbin, County Coordinator.

There will be PRE BID meetings on November 8, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. (CST) and November 15, 2023 at 2:00 pm (CST) at the Holmes County Administrative Office. All questions discussed at pre-bid meetings will be recorded and published as an addendum on this website no later than November 20, 2023.

Any questions should be emailed to David Corbin, County Coordinator [email protected] no later than November 15, 2023. No questions will be accepted verbally or in-person except at the November 8, 2023 and November 15, 2023 PRE BID meetings. Any contact with County staff or Board members outside the outlined process for communication will result in immediate disqualification.

The Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids on the whole or in part and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of Holmes County.

Bid Documents, Plans and Specifications:
Stormwater Permit

Addendum No 2 Documents
Addendum No 2
Finish Schedule
Watermain Overall Plan – 12/04/23

Advertisement Date(s):
October 25, 2023
November 1, 2023
November 3, 2023 – Holmes County Website (corrected advertisement)
November 8, 2023 – Holmes County Advertiser (corrected advertisement)

Attachment:
Holmes County Procurement Policy
Finish Schedule
Fire Wall Options
Addendum No. 1
Fire Extinguisher and Cabinets

 

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS – BONIFAY/CHIPLEY ROAD SCOP
HOLMES COUNTY, FLORIDA

Separate sealed BIDS for: BONIFAY/CHIPLEY ROAD SCOP will be received by HOLMES COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS at 107 E VIRGINIA AVE, BONIFAY, FL 32425 until November 20, 2023, at 11:00AM (CST). The project includes repairs to the existing roadway, removal of areas that have severe base failure and replacement of base material. The project also will require milling to match the curbs and resurfacing with thermoplastic striping. The bids will be publically opened and read aloud. The bids will be awarded at the next scheduled Holmes County Board of County Commissioners Meeting. All Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked: “Sealed Bid: Holmes County – BONIFAY/CHIPLEY ROAD SCOP” All bidders will be required to be FDOT pre-qualified.

Plans and specifications are available electronically through Dewberry,
877 North County, Highway 393,
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459,
(850) 571-1248 or by email at
[email protected]

There will be a MANDATORY PRE BID meeting on November 1, 2023 at 11:00AM (CST) held at the Holmes County Administrative Office.

The point of contact will be Jonathan Sims, Project Manager, Dewberry Engineers, Inc. at 850.354.5188 or by email at [email protected].

The Board reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or all
bids on the whole or in part with just cause, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in
the best interest of Holmes County.

Advertisement Dates:
October 11, 2023
October 18, 2023

Holmes County, Florida
Request for Proposals for Grant Writing/Grant Administration and/or
Request for Qualifications for Engineering Services
for a CDBG Grant

The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners invites qualified individuals/firms to submit Proposals for Grant Writing/Grant Administration and/or Statements of Qualifications for Engineering Services for a Community Development Block Grant funded through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

Proposal requirements for CDBG Grant Writing/Administration Services and/or Engineering Services may be requested by contacting the Office of the County Administrator, Holmes County BOCC, 107 E. Virginia Avenue, Bonifay, Fl, 32425 or by telephone at (850) 547-1119.

Five (5) copies of sealed proposals must be received by Monday, November 6, 2023 (1:00pm) CT to Holmes County BOCC, ATTN: David Corbin, County Administrator, 107 E. Virginia Avenue, Bonifay, Fl, 32425.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Pursuant to section 286.011, Florida Statutes, notice is hereby given that the Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Program’s – Technical Advisory Committee will hold a teleconference/video conference virtual meeting on Thursday, August 17, 2023 beginning at 9:00 AM (CST). This will be a regular meeting of the Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Program’s – Technical Advisory Committee.  

The Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Coalition consists of representatives of the Okaloosa, Walton, Washington and Holmes County Commissions and other members.  No voting on any items regarding the Estuary Program will be done at this meeting. The public is welcomed to attend. Two or more members of each of the Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes and Washington County Commissions may be attending the meeting.

Any interested persons may participate by internet or telephone via the following teleconference/video conference link:

Video connection link: https://myokaloosa.zoom.us/j/87911638022?pwd=cjgzRUY0b1ZIc24vTk9pdHc3SlpDdz09 

Meeting ID: 879 1163 8022

Passcode:  482480

Telephone: 888-788-0099
877-853-5247 U.S. Toll-free 

The Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Program adheres to the American Disabilities Act and will make reasonable modifications for access to these hearings or meetings upon request, in accordance with Section 286.026, Florida Statutes. Requests may be made to (850) 651-7105 and must be made at least 48 hours in advance of the hearing or meeting in order to provide the requested service.

PUBLIC NOTICE
Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Coalition

Please be advised that one or more Board Members from the Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Coalition may attend the Okaloosa Darter Delisting Ceremony on Wednesday, August 2, 2023 at 8:00 AM at Anderson Pond Recreation Area, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.  This ceremony is to celebrate the environmental efforts of Eglin Airforce Base and its partners in effort of protecting and reviving the Okaloosa Darter population.  The ceremony will be located at the Anderson Pond Recreation Area, Eglin Air Force Basin (SR-85, Eglin Air Force Base, Valparaiso, FL 32542).

Although one or more Board Members from the Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Coalition may be attending this meeting, no official action by the Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Coalition will be taken.

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NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD

Health Department Roof

Intent to Recommend Award: In accordance with Holmes County Procurement Policies and Florida Law, the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners intends to award the bid related with the following firm:

 

Johnson Roofing Solutions

 

Award Protest Information: At the date and time indicated below, this Notice of Intent to Award as well as the Bid Tabulation Sheet was posted in Holmes County, Florida, as well as on the website for the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners. Any person/firm who is adversely affected by Holmes County’s intended decision shall file with Holmes County a Notice of Protest in writing within seventy-two (72) hours after the posting of this Notice of Intent to Award. A formal written protest shall then be filed within ten (10) days after the date the Notice of Protest is filed. The formal written protest shall state with particularity the facts and law upon which the protest is based. Saturdays, Sundays, and State holidays shall be excluded in the computation of the seventy-two (72) hour time periods provided by in this paragraph.

Failure to file a protest within the time prescribed in Section 120.57(3), Florida Statutes, or failure to post the bond or other security required by law within the time allowed for filing a bond shall constitute a waiver of proceedings under Chapter, 120, Florida Statutes.

Any protest to this Notice of Intent to Award must be delivered prior to the Protest End Date/Time as specified in this Notice. Protests must be delivered to:

David Corbin, Project Director

Holmes County Board of County Commissioners

107 E. Virginia Ave.

Bonifay, FL 32425

[email protected]

 

Posting of Notice of Intent to Award: Wednesday, May 17, 2023  at 3:00pm(cst)

 


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Pursuant to section 286.011, Florida Statutes, notice is hereby given that the Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Program’s Technical Advisory Committee will be holding an in-person Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) development work session on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 beginning at 9:00 AM CST. The meeting will be held at 1250 Miracle Strip Parkway, Ft Walton Beach, FL. This will be a regular meeting of the Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Program’s Technical Advisory Committee. The Coalition consists of representatives of the Okaloosa, Walton, Washington and Holmes County Commissions and other members. No voting on any items regarding the Estuary Program will be done at this meeting. The public is welcomed to attend.

Two or more members of each of the Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes and Washington County Commissions may be attending the meeting.

Interested persons may participate in person or by internet or telephone via the following teleconference/video conference link:

Video connection link:
https://myokaloosa.zoom.us/j/83292736114?pwd=OU0xVE9hSm1OUzFJZGNmak8yM2xpUT09

Meeting ID: 832 9273 6114
Passcode: 940882
Telephone: 888-788-0099
877-853-5247 U.S. Toll-free

The Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Program adheres to the American Disabilities Act and will make reasonable modifications for access to these hearings or meetings upon request, in accordance with Section 286.026, Florida Statutes. Requests may be made to (850) 651-7105 and must be made at least 48 hours in advance of the hearing or meeting in order to provide the requested service.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners shall hold two advertised public hearings on a proposed ordinance amendment concerning the building code and zoning. Both hearings shall be held after 5 PM on a weekday, and the first shall be held approximately seven (7) days after the day that the first advertisement is published. The second hearing shall be held approximately two (2) weeks after the first hearing and shall be advertised approximately five (5) days prior to the public hearing. The date, time and place at which the second public hearing will be held shall be announced at the first public hearing.

 NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to the provisions of Florida law and a resolution of the Holmes County Board of County Commissioners, a public hearing will be held on May 23, 2023, at 5:00 P.M. in the County Commissioner Chambers to consider the advisability of:

Amending Provisions of the Accessory Structure & Lot Split portions of the

Land Development Regulation (LDR) for Holmes County