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NOTICE OF ADOPTING RESOLUTION AND
APPROVAL FOR GULF COUNTY RIGHT OF WAY ABANDONMENT

WHEREAS, pursuant to a Notice of Public Hearing, duly advertised in accordance with Florida law and Gulf County policy, a Quasi-Judicial Hearing Public Hearing was held before the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. EST.  The Hearing was 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 to discuss and consider a petition for Gulf County to vacate and abandon a public roadway pursuant to Gulf County “Vacation, Abandonment, Discontinue or Close Easements, Right of Ways, Roadways, Alleyways and Plats Policy” on Lightkeeper’s Drive and for the adoption of the following resolution titled as:

A RESOLUTION OF THE GULF COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION FOR ITS AUTHORIZING VACATION AND ABANDONMENT OF LIGHTKEEPER’S DRIVE PURSUANT TO GULF COUNTY ABANDONMENT POLICY WITH NOTICED PUBLIC HEARING AND APPROVING VOTE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION; AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING COUNTY OFFICIALS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS TO TAKE SUCH ACTIONS AS MAY BE NECESSARY OR DESIRABLE IN FURTHERANCE OF THE ABANDONMENT DIRECTIVES HEREIN; PROVIDING FOR AUTHORITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

            WHEREAS, after hearing all interested parties and determining that the proposed action would not materially interfere with the County road systems or adversely affect the interests of the citizens of Gulf County, and would not affect the ownership of or deprive any person convenient access to his/her premises, in accordance with the Florida Statutes it was determined that it would be in the best interest of all concerned to vacate and abandon the Gulf County right of way and land along Lightkeeper’s Drive as described in the application and authorizing (Gulf County Resolution No. 2018-19) of which both copies 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 Cecil G. Costin, Sr., Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida, 32456.

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


PUBLIC NOTICE


The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 8:00 a.m., E.T. in the Donald H. Butler Commission Chamber located in the Robert M. Moore Administration Building at the Gulf County Courthouse Complex in Port St. Joe, Florida to discuss the F.E.MA. Flood Map Revisions.

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.


PUBLIC NOTICE

The Gulf County Tourist Development Council will hold a Advisory Board meeting on Wednesday November 7, 2018, at 9:00 AM E.T. in the County Emergency Operations Center located at Building 300 at 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. BLVD, Port St. Joe, Florida, 32456

Patti Fisher
Chairperson

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.”



PUBLIC NOTICE

A Public Hearing will be held before the Gulf County Planning and Development Review Board (PDRB) on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 8:45 a.m. EST and thereafter a Quasi-Judicial Hearing before the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 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 PDRB will be to discuss, review, and submit recommendations to the BOCC on the following:

1. Variance Request - APPLICANTS:  Jenny MASSEE & Lynsey D. CARROLL - LOCATION:  Parcel ID #03708-005R - 9406 Olive Avenue - on the corner of Olive Avenue and Nutmeg Street - Beacon Hill Subdivision -  Plat Book 1 - Page 2 - Lot 1 - Section 30 - Township 6 South - Range 11 West:  Requesting a seven and one half (7.5’) foot or a nine and one half (9.5’) foot roadside building setback variance into the twenty (20) foot  roadside building setback off of Nutmeg Street.   

2. Variance Requirements, Philosophy and Fees.   

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

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/Grants 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: Lianna Sagins, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr., Blvd., Room 312, 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.