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PUBLIC NOTICE

The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 3:30 p.m., E.T. in the Donald H. Butler Commissioner Board Room at the Robert M. Moore Administration Building, Gulf County Courthouse Complex, Port St. Joe, Florida to discuss the following:

A) City Annexation Resolution                                   (Chairman * 5/14 * 8:51 a.m.)
B) H.H.R.P.                                                                        (Chairman * 5/14 * 8:51 a.m.)
C) Administrative Update & Report                          (Hammond * 5/14 * 8:51 a.m.)

SANDY QUINN, JR.
CHAIRMAN


**Any citizens wishing to submit comment, questions or content during agenda items under which proposed actions of the Commission will be considered shall submit their comments, questions or content to questions@gulfcounty-fl.gov, with the Gulf County Speaking Ordinance and guidelines still in effect and applicable to any and all submissions.

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
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.

Additional postings per request and direction of County Administration and County Attorney’s offices: Public posting on Gulf County Courthouse, Gulf County Administration Building entrance, Gulf County Commission Website for public distribution and notice.


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

WHEREAS, pursuant to a Notice of Public Hearing, duly advertised in accordance with Florida law and Gulf County policy, a public hearing was held before the Gulf County Board of County Commission on Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. ET in the Gulf County BOCC Meeting Room at the Robert M. Moore Administration Building, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida to discuss and consider Gulf County’s vacating and abandonment of the public roadway and right of ways pursuant to Gulf County “Vacation, Abandonment, Discontinue or Close Easements, Right of Ways, Roadways, Alleyways and Plats Policy” at (1) Terminus of Searcy Street and adjacent to Stebel Drive; (2) Terminus of Cedar Street and adjacent to Stebel Drive; and (3) Jackson Street and McKinnon with cross streets of Iola and Madison Street and for the adoption of the following resolutions titled as:

A RESOLUTION OF THE GULF COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION FOR ITS AUTHORIZING VACATION AND ABANDONMENT OF SAID ROADWAYS AND RIGHT OF WAYS COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS TERMINUS OF CEDAR STREET AND SEARCY STREETS ADJACENT TO STEBEL DRIVE AND JACKSON AND MCKINNON STREETS CROSS WITH IOLA AND MADISON STREETS 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 as described in the Gulf County proposal and authorizing (Gulf County Resolutions 2020-07) of which 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 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 will hold public hearings to consider adoption of the following Ordinances with the following titles:

1. AN ORDINANCE OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA; WHEREBY REPEALING AND REPLACING GULF COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL ORDINANCE NUMBER 2005-24 AND SUBSEQUENT AMENDMENTS AND HEREIN REPLACING BY ADOPTION OF “GULF COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL ORDINANCE” WHEREBY PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR AUTHORITY AND ENFORCEMENT; PROVIDING FOR ADOPTION BY REFERENCE AND CODIFICATION: FLORIDA STATUTES RELATING TO ANIMAL CONTROL, ANIMAL WELFARE AND ANIMAL CRUELTY; PROHIBITION AGAINST NUISANCE ANIMALS; PROVIDING FOR HUMANE CARE GUIDELINES; PROHIBITION AGAINST ANIMALS FROM RUNNING-AT-LARGE; PROVIDING FOR PERMITTING REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING FOR MULTIPLE PET PERMITS AND KENNELING; PROHIBITION ON FEEDING FERAL ANIMALS; REGULATING SALE OF ANIMALS; PROVIDING FOR PROPER REDEMPTION AND DISPOSITION OF UNWANTED AND IMPOUNDED ANIMALS; PROVIDING FOR RABIES CONTROL; PROVIDING FOR PROPER HANDLING OF DANGEROUS AND AGGRESSIVE ANIMALS; PROVIDING FOR SPAY AND NEUTERING REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT, REPEALER, SEVERABILITY AND MODIFICATIONS THAT MAY ARISE FROM CONSIDERATION AT PUBLIC HEARINGS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

2. AN ORDINANCE OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA “GULF COUNTY COMMERCIAL RV PARK ORDINANCE” WHEREBY ESTABLISHING THE POLICIES REGULATING COMMERCIAL RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PARKS AND THEIR LOCATION, PLACEMENT, HIGH INTENSITY IMPACTS, REQUIRED DENSITY, BUFFERS AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS WITHIN UNINCORPORATED GULF COUNTY; FOR SAID POLICIES TO BE FURTHER AMENDED, BE CODIFIED AND BECOME PART OF THE GULF COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS (LDR); PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT, REPEALER, SEVERABILITY AND MODIFICATIONS THAT MAY ARISE FROM CONSIDERATION AT PUBLIC HEARINGS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

*Complete Ordinances on file in the Clerk’s Office*

A first readings, introductions and public hearings will be held during the Gulf County Board of County Commissioner’s Regular Meeting on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern) and second readings, introductions and public hearings to be held during the Gulf County Board of County Commissioner’s Regular Meeting on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern) both 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


ATTENTION RESIDENTS OF
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
HURRICANE HOUSING RECOVERY PROGRAM (HHRP) 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 Workforce income single-family housing units, effected by Hurricane Michael, throughout Gulf County. There will be a new round of applications accepted only for applicants that live in Gulf County, were residents of Gulf County when hurricane “Michael” came in, and their home was damaged by the storm and are Moderate or Workforce income only.

Any applications for Moderate or Workforce income only, that are received for Round 2 funding ($1,820,000) will also be included in the lottery for this Round 1 funding and will be considered for both pots of funding.

Applications for the HHRP Program are available beginning on May 10, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. until June 15, 2021, at 4:00 p.m., E.T. All applicants will need to make an appointment to turn in your application in order to verify completeness of applications. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. For additional information or to see if you qualify, contact Joe Paul or Lynn Lanier at 850-229-6125. The hours of operation for our offices are Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., E.T.

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 May 10, 2021 at http://www.gulfcounty-fl.gov, or you may request an application or additional information by contacting 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. Only completed applications will be accepted. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!

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


PUBLIC NOTICE

A Public Hearing will be held before the Gulf County Planning and Development Review Board (PDRB) on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 8:45 a.m. EST and thereafter a Quasi-Judicial Hearing before the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 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. Small-Scale Land Use Map Amendment - APPLICANT: Middens LLC LOCATION: TBD Indian Pass Road, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456 Parcel ID 03187-015R, Section 21, Township 9 South, Range 10 West MEETING APPEAL: An approximate 4.9 acre parcel land use designation change from Residential to Mixed Commercial/Residential.

2. Variance- APPLICANT: Michael J. Smith LOCATION: 8105 W. HWY 98, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456, Parcel ID 03979-000R, Section 5, Township 7 South, Range 11 West. MEETING APPEAL: Requesting a 2-foot variance into the side setback on each side (from 9.5 feet to 7.5 feet) to accommodate the 3rd story cantilevered section that was constructed.

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 400.

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 will hold a Conflict Assessment Meeting with the City of Port St. Joe pursuant to §164.1053 in which the meeting will be held to discuss initial resolution of Gulf County, Florida in opposition and challenge to the City of Port St. Joe, Florida Ordinance 584. This Conflict Assessment Meeting is noticed in accordance with Florida Statute §164.1031(7). Specifically, Gulf County has initiated the conflict resolution procedures and hereby publicly notices the date and time for the meeting during which this issue shall be addressed by the interested parties pursuant to Florida Statute and during which other matters may be addressed in public by the two parties including but not limited to:

1. Gulf County, Florida Resolution 2021-16 in response to City of Port St. Joe Ordinance 584 (Conflict Assessment Meeting)
2. Gulf County Water Service District Area Ordinance

The listed meeting will be held during the Gulf County Board of County Commissioner’s Conflict Assessment Meeting on Tuesday May 11, 2021 called for 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 pursuant to Florida Statutes §164.1031(7), §197.3632 and §125.

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.

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

 


ATTENTION RESIDENTS OF
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
HURRICANE HOUSING RECOVERY PROGRAM (HHRP) FUNDING

Gulf County has committed funding ($1,820,000.00) 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 Workforce income single-family housing units, effected by Hurricane Michael, throughout Gulf County. There will be a first round of applications accepted only for applicants that live in Gulf County, were residents of Gulf County when hurricane “Michael” came in, and their home was damaged by the storm.

Applications for the HHRP Program are available beginning on March 1, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. until June 15, 2021, at 4:00 p.m., E.T. All applicants will need to make an appointment to turn in your application in order to verify completeness of applications. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. For additional information or to see if you qualify, contact Joe Paul or Lynn Lanier at 850-229-6125. The hours of operation for our offices are Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., E.T.

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 March 1, 2021 at http://www.gulfcounty-fl.gov, or you may request an application or additional information by contacting 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. Only completed applications will be accepted. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!

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


PUBLIC NOTICE

The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, April 19, 2021 at 11:30 a.m., E.T. in the Donald H. Butler Commissioner Board Room at the Robert M. Moore Administration Building, Gulf County Courthouse Complex, Port St. Joe, Florida to discuss the following:

A) City of Port St. Joe Annexation           (Novak * 4/15 * 4:03 p.m.)
B) Administrative Update & Report       (Hammond * 4/15 * 4:03 p.m.)

SANDY QUINN, JR.
CHAIRMAN


**Any citizens wishing to submit comment, questions or content during agenda items under which proposed actions of the Commission will be considered shall submit their comments, questions or content to questions@gulfcounty-fl.gov, with the Gulf County Speaking Ordinance and guidelines still in effect and applicable to any and all submissions.

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
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.

Additional postings per request and direction of County Administration and County Attorney’s offices: Public posting on Gulf County Courthouse, Gulf County Administration Building entrance, Gulf County Commission Website for public distribution and notice.


PUBLIC NOTICE

The Gulf County Budget Committee will hold a Budget Committee Meeting on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., E.T. in the Donald H. Butler Commission Meeting Room located in the Robert M. Moore Administration Building at the Gulf County Courthouse Complex in Port St. Joe, Florida.

WARD MCDANIEL
BUDGET COMMITTEE 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

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 ESTABLISHING A GULF COUNTY WATER SERVICE DISTRICT AND ESTABLISHING REQUIREMENTS AND GUIDELINES FOR ALL UNINCORPORATED PARCELS WITHIN GULF COUNTY FOR CONNECTION AND SERVICES WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF GULF COUNTY AS AUTHORIZED BY FLORIDA STATUTE 125; 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, PERTAINING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM AD VALOREM TAXATION; ESTABLISHING AN EXEMPTION FROM CERTAIN AD VALOREM TAXATION FOR CERTAIN NEW BUSINESSES AND EXPANSIONS OF EXISTING BUSINESSES; PROVIDING A SHORT TITLE; PROVIDING FOR ENCACTMENT AUTHORITY; PROVIDING FOR FINDINGS OF FACT; PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS OF TERMS; PROVIDING FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AD VALOREM TAX EXEMPTION; PROVIDING FOR AN APPLICATION FOR AN EXEMPTION; PROVIDING FOR BOARD OF COMMISSIONER’S CONSIDERATION OF SUCH APPLICATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN APPLICATION FEE; PROVIDING FOR CONTINUING PERFORMANCE; PROVIDING FOR APPLICABILITY; PROVIDING FOR A SUNSET DATE; PROVIDING FOR BOARD REVOCATION OF EXEMPTION; PROVIDING FOR REPEALER, SEVERABILITY AND MODIFICATIONS THAT MAY ARISE FROM CONSIDERATION AT PUBLIC HEARINGS; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

A first readings, introductions and public hearings will be held during the Gulf County Board of County Commissioner’s Regular Meeting on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern) and a second readings, introductions and public hearings to be held during the Gulf County Board of County Commissioner’s Regular Meeting on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern) both 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 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 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 public hearings to discuss and consider the following proposed Ordinances, by the following title:

1. AN ORDINANCE OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA ESTABLISHING A GULF COUNTY WATER SERVICE DISTRICT AND ESTABLISHING REQUIREMENTS AND GUIDELINES FOR ALL UNINCORPORATED PARCELS WITHIN GULF COUNTY FOR CONNECTION AND SERVICES WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF GULF COUNTY AS AUTHORIZED BY FLORIDA STATUTE 125; 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, PERTAINING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM AD VALOREM TAXATION; ESTABLISHING AN EXEMPTION FROM CERTAIN AD VALOREM TAXATION FOR CERTAIN NEW BUSINESSES AND EXPANSIONS OF EXISTING BUSINESSES; PROVIDING A SHORT TITLE; PROVIDING FOR ENCACTMENT AUTHORITY; PROVIDING FOR FINDINGS OF FACT; PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS OF TERMS; PROVIDING FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AD VALOREM TAX EXEMPTION; PROVIDING FOR AN APPLICATION FOR AN EXEMPTION; PROVIDING FOR BOARD OF COMMISSIONER’S CONSIDERATION OF SUCH APPLICATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN APPLICATION FEE; PROVIDING FOR CONTINUING PERFORMANCE; PROVIDING FOR APPLICABILITY; PROVIDING FOR A SUNSET DATE; PROVIDING FOR BOARD REVOCATION OF EXEMPTION; PROVIDING FOR REPEALER, SEVERABILITY AND MODIFICATIONS THAT MAY ARISE FROM CONSIDERATION AT PUBLIC HEARINGS; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

A first readings, introductions and public hearings will be held during the Gulf County Board of County Commissioner’s Regular Meeting on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern) and a second readings, introductions and public hearings to be held during the Gulf County Board of County Commissioner’s Regular Meeting on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern) both 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 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 C.G. Costin, Sr., Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida, 32456.

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA

BY: SANDY QUINN, CHAIRMAN


PUBLIC NOTICE

A Public Hearing will be held before the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. EST. The public hearing on the Villa Del Sol Plat amendment application 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 BOCC will be to discuss, review, and vote upon the plat amendment application to the BOCC on the following:

1. Plat Amendment Application - APPLICANT: VILLA DEL SOL LAND HOLDINGS, INC. 401 Front Street, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456; PLAT LOCATION: Cape San Blas Rd., Cape San Blas, Florida 32456 Parcel Numbers beginning: 06311-0154R Section 23 Township 9 South Range 1: Requesting approval for plat amendment.

The public is encouraged to attend and be heard on this matter. Information prior to the public hearing can be viewed at the Planning Department at 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Room 400.

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

The Gulf County Tourist Development Council will hold an Advisory Board meeting on Tuesday May 4th, 2021, at 2:00 PM E.T. in the Gulf County Commissioner Board Room located in the Administration Building at 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. BLVD, Port St. Joe, Florida, 32456

Blake Rish
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

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing to consider the following proposed abandonment of a county right of way for the Board of County Commission’s consideration of adoption of a resolution granting this abandonment in accordance with Florida Statute §§336. Specifically, Gulf County has authorized the commencement of the abandonment process and has requested consideration of abandonment for the following right of way or platted alleyway:

1. Proposed abandonment of the public right of way Butler Bay Road (District III)

The listed Public Hearing will be held during the Gulf County Board of County Commissioner’s regular meeting on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 called for 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 pursuant to Florida Statute 197.3632 and Florida Statute 125.

All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed abandonment. 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 complete legal description is available for inspection on weekdays between the hours of 9:00 a.m. est., and 5:00 p.m. est. at the Planning Department, 1000 C.G. Costin, Sr., Blvd. Room 400, Port St. Joe, Florida, 32456.

Should the Commission grant the proposed abandonments following the Public Hearings, a resolution shall be adopted memorializing the action and published thereafter within thirty (30) days.

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 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:
Grants Department, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr., Blvd., Room 312, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
(850)227-2393, 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 pickup.
This program will only work if everyone works together in order to create a
smooth transition.