Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners will be accepting applications for a Veteran’s Service Officer. Applications can be picked up, and also returned, to the Lafayette County Clerk’s Office, located at the Lafayette County Courthouse, 120 West Main Street, Mayo, Florida 32066. The deadline for turning in applications will be Friday, August 6, 2021 by 3:00 p.m., and they will be reviewed at a regular scheduled Board Meeting on Monday, August 9, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Listed below are the minimum requirements for this position:

  1. Must have served in active duty during war-time or conflict.
  2. Must have an Honorable Discharge.
  3. Must be approved by the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs.

The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners is an equal employment opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any qualified employee or applicant because of race, color, national origin, sex including pregnancy, age, disability or mental status.

By Order Of:
Anthony Adams, Chairman
Board of County Commissioners

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING
CONCERNING A SPECIAL EXCEPTION AS PROVIDED FOR IN THE
LAFAYETTE COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS
BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAFAYETTE COUNTY, FLORIDA SERVING AS THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT OF LAFAYETTE COUNTY, FLORIDA,

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the Lafayette County Land Development Regulations, hereinafter referred to as the Land Development Regulations, as amended, objections, recommendations and comments concerning a special exception , as described below, will be heard by the Board of County Commissioners of Lafayette County, Florida, serving as the Board of Adjustment of Lafayette County, Florida, at a public hearing on July 26, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the Commissioners Meeting Room located on the 2nd Floor of the County Courthouse, located at 120 West Main Street, Mayo, Florida.

SE 21-02, an application by Chan Perry, as agent for Jo Ann Perry to request a special exception be granted as provided for in Section 4.4.5 of the Land Development Regulations, to permit a dwelling or single family residence on 4.5 acres of land within an Agriculture-3 (A-3) zoning district, in accordance with a petition and site plan dated June 23, 2021, to be located on property described, as follows:

LEG 0004.50 ACRES THAT PORTION OF SW1/4 OF NW1/4 LYING NORTH AND EAST OF SR 251. OR BK 74 P. 730-732; OR BK 217 P. 255-257.

Containing 4.5 acres, more or less.

The public hearing may be continued to one or more future dates.  Any interested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any continuation of the public hearing shall be announced during the public hearing and that no further notice concerning the matter will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calendar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing.

At the aforementioned public hearing, all interested parties may appear to be heard with respect to the amendment.

Copies of the amendment are available for public inspection at the Office of the County Clerk, County Courthouse located at 120 West Main Street, Mayo, Florida, during regular business hours.

All persons are advised that if they decide to appeal any decision made at the above referenced public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, they 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.

Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in the proceedings should contact 386.294.1600 or via Florida Relay Service at 800.955.8770 (voice) or 800.955.8771 (TTY), at least 48 hours prior to the proceedings.

CR 354 SCRAP IMPROVEMENTS

This project is located approximately 2.7 miles north of the town of Mayo off State Road 51 to the east, in Lafayette County, Florida.  The purpose of this project is to mill and resurface CR 354 from US 27 to State Road 51, approximately 6.69 miles.  There are minor stormwater improvements that consist of replacing mitered end sections. The County intends to retain half of the millings from the project.  Therefore, the contractor shall be responsible for transporting millings to the County stock pile and removing the remaining asphalt milling material from the project site.

Plans and specifications can be obtained from the point of contact, Bill Menadier, PE, at Dewberry Engineers Inc., 654 SE Baya Drive, Lake City, FL 32055, (850) 571-1254, or by email at wmenadier@dewberry.com.  Cost for Plans and Specifications will be $50.00 per set and is non-refundable.  Checks should be made payable to DEWBERRY ENGINEERS INC. Plans and specifications can also be obtained electronically for no charge.

Questions will be received until 5:00 PM on Tuesday, July 6, 2021.

Answers to questions will be issued by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, July 7, 2021.

Bids will be received by the Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners until 3:00 PM (EST) on Friday, July 9, 2021 at the Clerk of Court’s Office located at 120 West Main Street, Mayo, Fl 32066.   All Bids shall be submitted to the Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners in a sealed envelope clearly marked: “Sealed Bid: CR 354 SCRAP IMPROVEMENTS.”  Bids will be opened publicly during the Board of County Commissioners meeting scheduled for 9:00 AM (EST) on July 12, 2021.

A Bid Bond in the amount of 5% of the Bid shall accompany the Bid.  The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids.  The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners also reserves the right to reject contractors who in the Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners opinion are not qualified to perform the work.  All Bids shall be firm for a period of 90 days after opening.  This includes material prices. The bid must conform to Section 287.133(3) Florida Statutes, on public entity crimes.

All bidders shall comply with all applicable state and local laws concerning licensing, registration, and regulations of contractors doing business in Florida.  The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners shall award the contract to the lowest responsive

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Lafayette County Commission will hold a public hearing to consider the following petition to close a road by Scott & Kevin Barrington. Listed below is a description of the road. The public hearing will be held during a regular scheduled meeting on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as it can be heard, and will be held in the County Commissioners meeting room on the second floor of the Lafayette County Courthouse located at 120 West Main Street in Mayo, Florida.

By Order Of:
Anthony Adams, Chairman
Lafayette County Commission

PETITION TO CLOSE ROAD

 Comes now the undersigned pursuant to provisions of Florida Statute 336.09 and petitions the Board of County Commissioners for Lafayette County, Florida to vacate, abandon, discontinue and close the following road, to wit:

THAT PART OF SW CONFEDERATE RD. RUNNING IN A NORTHEASTERLY THEN EASTERLY DIRECTION FROM THE POINT WHERE SAID ROAD INTERSECTS WITH SW CHOPIN RD. IN THE NE ¼ OF THE SW ¼ OF SEC. 36, TWP. 4 S, RGE 10 E. TO A POINT 100 FEET WEST OF WHERE SW CONFEDERATE ROAD INTERSECTS WITH THE WEST LINE OF THE NE ¼ OF SAID SECTION. ALL LYING AND BEING IN SEC. 36, TWP. 4 S., RGE. 10 E., LAFAYETTE CO., FL.

Executed this 12th day of April, 2021.                                                        

Scott Barrington
Kevin Barrington
606 SW Freedom Rd.
Mayo, FL 32066

All members of the public are welcome to attend. Notice is further hereby given, pursuant to Florida statute 286.0105, that any person or persons deciding to appeal any matter considered at this public hearing will need a record of the hearing and may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeals is to be based.

Bid Specifications for Cemetery Maintenance

The Bidder will be responsible for performing maintenance on the cemeteries once every 2 weeks, beginning on May 17, 2021 and ending on October 15, 2021 (maximum of 10 mowings) and will perform the following duties:

  • Mow all grass in designated areas.
  • Trim around all headstones, monuments, and fences.
  • Blow off all debris from headstones and monuments.
  • Pick up all limbs and trash and dispose of all debris properly.
  • Bidder will text, call, or email Scott Sadler, Public Works Director, weekly with completion dates for each cemetery in their group.
  • Bidder may invoice twice monthly after each time cemetery group maintenance is complete. It will take up to 2 weeks from time of receiving the invoice before the payment is mailed.
  • NO mowing on Sunday or after 5:00 pm on Wednesday.
  • You are welcome to bid on more than one group. However, please indicate the maximum number of groups you can complete in a timely manner. The Board of County Commissioners reserve the right to award the group to the company they believe will fit the best.

If you have any questions about these bid specifications or designated mowing areas for cemetery groups please call Scott Sadler at (386) 208-2795.

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