Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Pursuant to section 286.011, Florida Statutes, and Executive Order 20-246, notice is hereby given that the Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Coalition Technical Advisory Committee will hold a teleconference/video conference virtual meeting on Thursday, December 17, 2020 beginning at 1:30 PM CST. This will be a regular meeting of the Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Coalition Technical Advisory Committee.  No voting on any items regarding the Coalition will be done at this meeting.  The Coalition consists of representatives of the Okaloosa, Walton, Washington and Holmes County Commissions and other members.  Interested persons may participate by internet or telephone via the following:

Video connection link:

https://myokaloosa.zoom.us/j/91499863130?pwd=c2FEckM3NklPTE9TSzZCRVBZRmFYUT09

Meeting ID: 914 9986 3130
Passcode: 238272
877-853-5247 U.S. Toll-free

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

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. 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 intent to request funding from the Florida Department of
Economic Opportunity. The request will be for funds provided by the Community Development Block Grant –
Disaster Recovery Program and will be used to replace the existing Agricultural Center/Emergency Shelter that was damaged by Hurricane Michael

The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners plan to apply to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for a grant to be funded by the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery program (CDBG-DR). Grant funds will be used to construct a new Agricultural Center/Emergency Shelter to replace the one that was damaged by Hurricane Michael. The application will be submitted no later than November 30, 2020, which is the grant application deadline.

Holmes County Board of County Commissioners will conduct a public meeting on November 17, 2020 at Commission Board Room – 107 E Virginia Ave., Bonifay, FL 32425 Facebook “Live Stream” https://www.facebook.com/Holmes-County-Board-of-County-Commissioners 6:00 PM CST to give the citizenry an opportunity to become acquainted with the proposed development of the replacement of the existing Agricultural Center/Emergency Shelter (Ag Center) located at 1169 US- 90 Bonifay, FL. 32425 which is in unincorporated Holmes County, Florida. It will be available for use by residents of the Holmes County unincorporated areas as well as by residents that live in the Town of Noma, Town of Westville, Town of Ponce de Leon, Town of Esto and the City of Bonifay. The facility will also be available for use by residents in other nearby cities, towns, and counties such as the Town of Caryville and City of Vernon, Washington County, Florida. The facility will be located in western Holmes County and will be easily accessible to the public. A significant number of persons that will be serviced by the facility have low to moderate household incomes.

The project will include the construction of a new Ag Center building and related components, engineering and architectural services and grant administration. The total project cost is $2,481,000. The major project activities and costs include: 1. Building construction: $1,905,000; 2. Engineering/architectural services, including design, geo tech, surveying, inspection, permitting, and construction contract administration: $190,000; land and equipment: $288,000; and 3. grant administration: $98,000. CDBG-DR funds in the amount of $1,950,000.00 will be requested, with balance of the project cost being provided by non CDBG-DR funds.

Additional information about the project, including requests for copies of the draft application may be obtained from Joe Rone, Executive Director for Holmes County Development Commission at (850) 547-6153. The County Administrator may also be contacted by email at hcc@holmescountyfl.org, or by postal service at 107 E. Virginia Ave., Bonifay FL 32425.

Please submit any comments or questions that you may about the project by November 20, 2020.

A FAIR HOUSING/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/HANDICAP ACCESS JURISDICTION

Please publish on:
November 4, 2020
and return proof of publication to:

County Commission Chambers
107 E. Virginia Ave.
Bonifay, FL. 32425
Attn: David Corbin

Andy Easton
203 Ridgeland Road
Tallahassee, FL. 32312

Notice of Action

The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously on Tuesday, October 6th to close Tillman Road, by passing Resolution No. 20-66.

The heading for Resolution No. 20-66 is as follows:

A RESOLUTION OF THE HOLMES COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 336.09, FLORIDA STATUTES, FORMALLY ABANDONING THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY/COUNTY ROADWAY KNOWN AS “OLD TILLMAN ROAD”.

The full version of Resolution No. 20-66 may be viewed at the Board’s administrative office located at 107 E. Virginia Ave., Bonifay, FL. 32425

Notice of Action

The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously on Tuesday, October 6th to close Hoffman Road, by passing Resolution No. 20-64.

The heading for Resolution No. 20-64 is as follows:

A RESOLUTION OF THE HOLMES COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 336.09, FLORIDA STATUTES, FORMALLY ABANDONING THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY/COUNTY ROADWAY KNOWN AS “HOFFMAN ROAD”.

The full version of Resolution No. 20-64 may be viewed at the Board’s administrative office located at 107 E. Virginia Ave., Bonifay, FL. 32425

CARES Act Funding
https://www.holmescountyfunding.com/

For more information or help with an application, please call 850-768-1953 or 850-768-1876 or email holmescounty@theintegritygroup.net.

Want to fill out an application in person?

Visit the CARES Act Assistance office at 812 S. Waukesha, Bonifay, FL (Monday – Friday, 8a-3p).  Appointments are appreciated.

The Emerald Coast Regional Council (ECRC), as agent for the Holmes County State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) program, has completed the 2017/2018 closeout Annual Report. The SHIP Annual Report is available electronically for public inspection and comment until September 30, 2020.

Please direct your comments and inquiries to:
Mackenzie Riley, Planner
Mackenzie.Riley@ecrc.org
850-332-7976; ext. 208

NOTICE TO PROCEEDS

Notice to Proceed – Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Bid #20-02
Notice to Proceed – FDOT Limerock Base – Bid #20-01