Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE 

The Lafayette County Commission will hold a public hearing to consider the following petition to close NE Violet road by Johnny Walden. Listed below is a description of the road. The public hearing will be held during a regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 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:
Earnest Jones, Chairman
Lafayette County Commission

PETITION TO CLOSE NE VIOLET 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 CERTAIN PART OF NE VIOLET ROAD LOCATED IN THE SE ¼ OF THE SW ¼ SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 5, SOUTH RANGE 11 EAST DESCRIBED BY COURSES AND DISTANCES AND BOUNDS AS FOLLOWS:

BEGIN AT PERMANENT REFERENCE MONUMENT NO. 11 ON THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF THE TOWN OF MAYO, (SAID MONUMENT BEING LOCATED S 88* 38’ E. 1,960.87 FEET FROM THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE AFORESAID SECTION 12, AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SECTION LINE BETWEEN SECTIONS 12 AND 13 AND THE EAST BOUNDARY OF THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF STATE HIGHWAY 51), AND THENCE RUN N 0* 02’ 32” E 675.44 FEET THENCE RUN  N 87* 40’ E 335.55 FEET FOR P. O. B. THENCE RUN N 03* 40’ E 305 FEET, THENCE RUN N 86* 20’ W 340 FEET, THENCE RUN N 03* 40’ E 50 FEET, THENCE RUN S 86* 20’ E 340 FEET, THENCE RUN N 03* 40’ E 170.00 FEET, THENCE RUN S 87* 40’ E 50 FEET, THENCE RUN S 03* 35’ W 525.00 FEET, THENCE RUN N 85* 20’ W 50 FEET TO P. O. B.

Executed this 3rd day of May, 2024.
Johnny Walden
141 NE Violet Road
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.

RIVERBEND NEWS
Please advertise 5/8/24 and 5/15/24.

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Lafayette County Commission will be accepting applications for an operator position at the Public Works Department. Applicants must have a Class A CDL license. Applications may be picked up and are to be submitted to the Clerk of Court’s office in the Courthouse at 120 West Main Street, Mayo, Florida. The deadline for turning in applications is Friday, May 17, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. 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:
Earnest L. Jones, Chairman
Lafayette County Commission

RIVERBEND NEWS:

Please Run 5/8/24 and 5/15/24.

LAFAYETTE COUNTY

IDALIA HURRICANE HOUSING RECOVERY PROGRAM
NOTICE OF BID OPPORTUNITY
SINGLE FAMILY HOUSING
ATTENTION LICENSED CONTRACTORS AND MOBILE HOME SUPPLIERS

Lafayette County has been awarded funding from The Florida Housing Finance Corporation through the Hurricane Housing Recovery Program (HHRP) to replace single-family homes damaged by Hurricane Idalia with new mobile homes.  Homes addressed under this project have been prequalified by the Suwannee River Economic Council and are located in scattered sites within Lafayette County Florida.

Lafayette County is accepting pre-qualification packages from licensed contractors and mobile home suppliers who are interested in bidding on supplying and installing new mobile homes. Minority and Women owned businesses are encouraged to submit a qualification package for the program. Contractor prequalification packages will be accepted throughout the administration of this project.

Contractors who wish to be prequalified in time to bid on Bid Group #1 need to submit prequalification packages by no later than 3:00 P.M. June 11, 2024.

A mandatory prebid walkthrough will be held _Thursday,  May 9, 2024 at 10:00 A.M. to obtain bids for the demolition/replacement of one or more homes being addressed under the Lafayette County Hurricane Idalia HHRP Grant Bid Group #1. The mandatory walkthrough will start at the _Suwannee River Economic Council, Lafayette County office located at, 114 SW Community Circle, Mayo, FL_32066__  Bid packages will be provided at the mandatory walkthrough.  A representative of the bidding company must sign at the pre-bid meeting.

Each home will be a separate bid. Licensed Contractors and Mobile Home suppliers must submit a completed Lafayette County contractor pre-qualification package prior to being added to the Lafayette County Hurricane Idalia HHRP bidders list for this project. Contractor qualification packages can be obtained by contacting the Grant Housing Specialist, David Fox with Fred Fox Enterprises. Inc at david.fox@fredfoxenterprises.com, or by phone at (904) 669-9486.

Sealed Bids are due Tuesday, June 11,  2024  by 3:00 P.M. and shall be submitted by mail to   SREC Inc, PO Box 70, Live Oak, FL 32064 or delivered to the Suwannee River Economic Council, Administrative Office, located at 1171 Nobles Ferry Road, Building #2, Live Oak, FL_32064– Phone #(386) 362-4115 Bids shall be clearly marked on the exterior of the package Sealed Bid – Lafayette County -Hurricane Idalia HHRP Grant- Bid Group  #1.

Bids will not be accepted after 3:00 P.M., Tuesday, June 11,  2024    to include bids received by mail beyond the deadline date and time. 

Bids will be opened and read aloud at 3:15 P.M., or soon thereafter, Tuesday, June 11, 2024    , at the Suwannee River Economic Council, Administrative Office, located at 1171 Nobles Ferry Road, Building #2, Live Oak, FL_32064

A resubmittal on an approved Lafayette County Hurricane Idalia HHRP qualification package is not required for each round of bidding.

If you require additional information, please do not hesitate to contact David Fox at Fred Fox Enterprises Inc. (904) 669-9486.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this bid opportunity is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours-before the meeting by contacting: Stephanie Barrington, Ship Director, Suwannee River Economic Council at sbarrington@suwanneeec.net or by phone  at (386) 362-4115 ext: *242.  If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800) 955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800) 955-8770 (Voice).

Lafayette County is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Fair Housing Advocate, and a Handicap Accessible Jurisdiction, and reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

 

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS

HAL ADAMS FLOATING DOCK IMPROVEMENTS

The project is located at the Hal Adams Boat Ramp in Lafayette County, Florida. The facility is located off SR 51 north of the Town of Mayo. The project is located on Tax Parcel ID: 36-04-11-0000-0000-00200 (4.65 acres). The design calls for the construction of an approximate 450 square feet floating dock with supporting gangways and anchoring structures.

Plans and specifications can be obtained from the point of contact, Colton Purvis at Dewberry Engineers Inc., 20684 Central Avenue East, Blountstown, FL 32055, (850)-674-3300, or by email at cpurvis@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 _ May 8th, 2024

Answers to questions will be issued by 5:00 PM on   May 10th, 2024

Bids will be received until _3:00 PM   (EST) on Monday, May 13th, 2024 at the Lafayette County Clerk of Courts Office, located at 120 W Main St., Mayo, FL 32066. Mailing Address: P.O. Box 88, Mayo Florida 32066. All Bids shall be submitted to the Lafayette County Board of Commissioners in a sealed envelope clearly marked:   

         “Sealed Bid: HAL ADAMS FLOATING DOCK IMPROVEMENTS.”

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 and responsible bidder. Bids will be opened at the regularly scheduled meeting on May 14th, 2024 at 9:00 AM.

Advertisement Dates:                
April 24th, 2024
May 1st, 2024

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners will be accepting bids to re-roof the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office. The bids should include total bid amounts for a shingle roof. There will be a mandatory walk-thru meeting held on Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. at the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office located at 231 North West Monroe Ave Mayo, FL 32066. All bids are due by Friday, May 24, 2024 at 3:00 p.m., and will be opened at a regular scheduled Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 5:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the bids can be opened.

The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners reserve the right to accept and/or reject any and all bids, with or without cause, to waive technicalities or to accept the bid which, in its judgment, best serves the interest of Lafayette County. Persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decision made concerning the award of this bid, they will 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 made.

By Order Of:
Earnest L. Jones, Chairman
Lafayette County Commission

All members of the public are welcome to attend. Notice is further hereby given, pursuant

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 appeal is to be based.    

Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact (386) 294-1600 or via Florida Relay Service at (800) 955-8771.

See www.lafayetteclerk.com for updates and amendments to the agenda.

RIVERBEND NEWS
Please advertise 4/24/24 and 5/1/24

 

Lafayette County Vulnerability Assessment
Public Outreach Meeting –
NOTICE OF MEETING

Lafayette County will be holding a public meeting presented by Locklear and Associates for the first Public Outreach Meeting for the Lafayette County Vulnerability Assessment. The meeting will be held in the County Commissioners Meeting Room, on the second floor of the Lafayette County Courthouse in Mayo, Florida.

DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, May 14th at 10:30 a.m.

MEETING LOCATION: Lafayette County Courthouse, Board Room,
120 West Main Street, Mayo, Florida 32066

All members of the public are welcome to attend. Notice is further hereby given, pursuant.