City of Groveland, Florida
CDBG-MIT General Infrastructure Program
The City of Groveland will be applying to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for Community Development Block Grant - Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funding through the Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Program. A total of $475,000,000 is being made available through a competitive application process for eligible local governments. Eligible applicants can submit project applications for a minimum of $500,000 per application. A maximum of $150,000,000 per application is available for eligible activities.
Eligible activities include projects that demonstrably increase community resilience. Examples of eligible activities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Restoration of critical infrastructure.
- Renourishment of protective coastal dune systems and state beaches.
- Building or fortifying buildings that are essential to the health, safety and welfare of a community.
- Rehabilitation or construction of stormwater management systems.
- Improvements to drainage facilities.
- Reconstruction of lift stations and sewage treatment plants.
- Road repair and improvement and bridge strengthening.
The City plans to pursue a project that will enhance the resiliency of the City’s stormwater management system as the proposed flood and drainage improvements will mitigate flood conditions that impact regional residents located within the proposed stormwater basins and provide for improved accessibility for City and County police, fire, and emergency responders to serve these impacted residents. The goal of this project is to mitigate flood conditions and provide improved accessibility to public safety and emergency response services to all proposed beneficiaries in the event of a major disaster.
A public comment period running from August 28, 2020 through September 11, 2020 (14 days) will be held for residents regarding this grant opportunity and how it can be utilized by the City. Comments on the proposed application may be submitted via email to: T.J. Fish, Director of Transportation & Public Works, at email@example.com. For a copy of the proposed application, please contact T.J. Fish, Director of Transportation & Public Works, at (352) 429-2141, ext. 2604, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City of Groveland is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, Section 504, Fair Housing Jurisdiction. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.