Grant Proposal Public Notices
Resilient Pasco: County Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Strategies Plan
PUBLIC NOTICE: County is applying for a federal 2020 Rebuild Florida CDBG-MIT General Planning Support grant for "Vulnerability Assessment and RESILIENT PASCO: Sustainability & Resiliency Strategic Action Plan and Living Shorelines Plan Development".
PUBLIC NOTICE: Pasco County proposes to utilize grant funding to perform a vulnerability assessment and develop adaptation strategies as part of a county-wide resiliency plan. The grant project, if funded, will engage diverse and disadvantaged segments of the community in development of a resiliency plan that includes: an adaptation planning process, community vulnerability assessment, identify and prioritize resiliency actions and goals, objectives and policy amendments for incorporation into the Comprehensive Plan’s Coastal Management Element and other Comprehensive Plan elements as needed. Compliance with the 2015 Florida Peril of Flood Act and improving community resiliency in Pasco County are the end results.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that $633 million in first-of-its-kind funding would be available to the state of Florida for disaster mitigation projects in areas impacted by declared disasters in 2016 and 2017. These funds are available through HUD’s newly created Community Development Block Grant - Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) and will be used to fund disaster mitigation programs to better protect Florida from future disasters.
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) has allocated $20,000,000.00 in funds for the CDBG-MIT General Planning Support Program. As of June 3, 2020, the amount of funding to be requested by Pasco County has not been specifically determined. It is expected to be in the $250,000.00 to $500,000.00 range.
The public comment period is anticipated to open June 19, 2020 at 5:00 pm.
Public comment period will end July 4, 2020 at 5:00 pm.
The grant submittal deadline is July 31, 2020.
For more information or to submit written comments, please contact Mary Duke, Sr. Planner - Project Management at email@example.com.