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PUBLIC NOTICE

The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Workshop on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 3:30 p.m., E.T. in the Donald H. Butler Commissioner Board Room located at the Gulf County Courthouse Complex in Port St. Joe, Florida to discuss Housing Plan.

SANDY QUINN, JR.
CHAIRMAN


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.


 

ATTENTION RESIDENTS OF
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
STATE HOUSING INITIATIVES PARTNERSHIP (SHIP) 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. Applications for the SHIP/HHRP Program WILL NOT be made available until the Homeowner Application Workshops to be conducted on 3 September 2019, and 5 September 2019, at the times and location described below. For additional information or to see if you qualify in the Very Low, Low, Moderate, and Median Income category contact Joe Paul at 850-229-6125 or Lynn Lanier at 229-6125. If you are unable to attend either workshop, the SHIP/HHRP applications will be available Starting 9 September 2019, at the addresses listed below. The hours of operation for our offices are Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., E.T. For additional information regarding the County’s SHIP Program, please contact Joe Paul or Lynn Lanier at (850) 229-6125.

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 9 September, 2019 at http://www.gulfcounty-fl.gov, 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. Completed S.H.I.P. applications may only be submitted from 9 September 2019 thru 23 September 2019, between the hours of 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., E.T., in the room 311. Only completed applications will be accepted.


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HOMEOWNER APPLICATION WORKSHOPS

The Homeowner Application Workshops will be conducted in the Board of County Commissioners’ Chambers at the Robert Moore Administration Building, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. The County’s Homeowner Application Workshops will include a general presentation on the SHIP Programs and applications, followed by individual sessions with residents requiring assistance with the applications. The first workshop will be on 3 September 2019 2:00PM .and 5:00PM EDT. The other workshop will be held in Wewahitchka at the Extension office on 5 September 2019 at 2:00PM and 5:00PM Central time. Should you have any questions regarding these workshops, please contact Joe Paul or Lynn Lanier at 850-229-6125.

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


 

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners shall hold public hearings to discuss and consider the following proposed Ordinances, by the following title:

1. AN ORDINANCE OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA AMENDING THE GULF COUNTY SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL ORDINANCE AND ESTABLISHING FLOW CONTROL WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF GULF COUNTY AS AUTHORIZED BY FLORIDA STATUTE 403.706; AND ESTABLISHING MANDATORY SOLID WASTE COLLECTION WITHIN THE TOURIST CORRIDORS; PROVIDING FOR LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS; PROVIDING PENALTIES; PROVIDING FOR CLASSES OF SOLID WASTE; PROVIDING FOR REPEALER, SEVERABILITY AND MODIFICATIONS THAT MAY ARISE FROM CONSIDERATION AT PUBLIC HEARINGS; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

2. AN ORDINANCE OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA AMENDING GULF COUNTY ORDINANCE NO. 2001-13 TO ESTABLISH FEES FOR CONSTRUCTION PERMITS, INSPECTION FEES FOR CHECKING PLANS, MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND GAS SYSTEMS; INSPECTION FEES FOR MOBILE AND MODULAR HOMES, RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL STRUCTURES; PERMIT FEE FOR MOVING BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES; PERMIT FEES FOR ROOFING; ESTABLISHING A REINSPECTION FEE; ESTABLISHING SMOKE DETECTOR REGULATIONS; PROVIDING FOR PENALTIES AND ENFORCEMENT FOR VIOLATIONS; PROVIDING REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL HABITABLE STRUCTURES IN GULF COUNTY BE DESIGNED BY FLORIDA LICENSED ARCHITECT OR ENGINEER; ADOPTION OF THE UNIFORM FLORIDA BUILDING CODE; ESTABLISHING ONE UNIFORM WIND ZONE FOR GULF COUNTY; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR REPEALER CLAUSE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE


A public reading, introduction and public hearing will be held during the Gulf County Board of County Commissioner’s Meeting on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. est. to be held in the Donald H. Butler Commissioner Chamber and meeting room in the Robert M. Moore Administration Building, Gulf County Courthouse Complex, Port St. Joe, Florida.

All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinances. 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 proposed Ordinances are 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.

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



 

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners shall hold a Public Hearing to discuss and consider the following ordinance by the following title:

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY AND THROUGH PROCEDURES REQUIRED FOR SMALL-SCALE LAND USE MAP AMENDMENT PURSUANT TO AUTHORITY UNDER FLORIDA STATUTE 163.3187 AND FLORIDA STATUTE 125; SPECIFICALLY AMENDING PARCEL ID #01519-990R, 1.22 (APPROXIMATE) ACRE OF LAND LYING AND BEING PART OF SECTION 10, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 10 WEST, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA FROM RESIDENTIAL TO MIXED COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

A reading, introduction and Public Hearing will be held during the Gulf County Board of County Commissioner’s Regular Meeting on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern) to 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.

All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed amendment(s) to the Ordinance. 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 proposed ordinance 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 Cecil G. Costin Sr., Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida, 32456.

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

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

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners shall hold a Public Hearing to discuss and consider the following ordinance by the following title:

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY AND THROUGH PROCEDURES REQUIRED FOR SMALL-SCALE LAND USE MAP AMENDMENT PURSUANT TO AUTHORITY UNDER FLORIDA STATUTE 163.3187 AND FLORIDA STATUTE 125; SPECIFICALLY AMENDING PARCEL ID #01545-046R, 1.48 (APPROXIMATE) ACRE OF LAND LYING AND BEING PART OF SECTION 10, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 10 WEST, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA FROM RESIDENTIAL TO MIXED COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

A reading, introduction and Public Hearing will be held during the Gulf County Board of County Commissioner’s Regular Meeting on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern) to 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.

All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed amendment(s) to the Ordinance. 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 proposed ordinance 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 Cecil G. Costin Sr., Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida, 32456.

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

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, August 19, 2019 at 8:45 a.m. EST and thereafter a Quasi-Judicial Hearing before the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. EST. 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 PDRB will be to discuss, review, and submit recommendations to the BOCC on the following:

1. Variance Request: APPLICANTS: Chattahoochee Hill Properties, LLC. LOCATION: 8129/8127 US. Highway 98, Parcel ID #03978-002R, Section 5 & 6, Township 7 South, Range 11 West. MEETING APPEAL: Requesting a 10-foot variance into the 20-foot roadside building setback off of US Highway 98.

2. Variance (Cluster) Request: APPLICANTS: Richard A. Jr. & Jeanne WAGGONER - 8171 U.S. Hwy 98/Parcel #03805-011R, Jeff A. & Nancy M. WOODMAN - 8173 U.S. Hwy 98/Parcel # 03805-012R, K.Y.L.E., LLC.- 8175 U.S. Hwy 98/Parcel #03805-013R, Van Anthony & Judith SCHAFFER - 8177 U.S. Hwy 98/Parcel #03805-014R, Warren A. THOMPSON - 8179 U.S. Hwy 98/Parcel #03801-015R, Jack B. & Zebe Y.C. SCHMITT - 8181 U.S. Hwy 98/Parcel #03805-016R and VW INVESTMENTS LLC. - 8183 U.S. Hwy 98/Parcel #03805-017R, Section 31, Township 6 South, Range 11 West. MEETING APPEALS: Requesting a 10-foot variance into the 20-foot roadside building setback off of U.S. Highway 98.

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

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners shall hold a public hearing to discuss and consider the following proposed Ordinance adoption, by the following title:

AN ORDINANCE OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTE 16.3.3201 TO AMEND AND ADOPT LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS; AND THE REQUIREMENTS OF FLORIDA STATUTE 163.3202 FOR THE LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS TO BE CONSISTENT WITH THE ADOPTED COMPREHENSIVE PLAN; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY AND PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

A second public reading, introduction and fourth public hearing will be held during the Gulf County Board of County Commissioner’s Meeting on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. est. as unanimously voted upon by the Board of Commissioners’ and to be held in the Donald H. Butler Commissioner Chamber and meeting room in the Robert M. Moore Administration Building, Gulf County Courthouse Complex, Port St. Joe, Florida.

All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinance. 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 proposed Ordinances are 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.

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

 


 

 

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.