The City of Key West seeks comments from their citizens about plans to submit two (2) Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) applications to the State of Florida, Department of Economic Opportunity in pursuit of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funding.
Public comments and/or requests for copies of the grant applications must be submitted to Alison Higgins, Sustainability Coordinator, at 305-809-3726 by Monday, September 13, 2021.
Project Name: 6th Street and Patterson Pump Station
The grant will be used to design, permit, and construct a pump station with a new collection station and well and/or outfall, which will alleviate flooding from a large sub-basin identified in the stormwater master plan and has a repetitive loss. Location in our Community: 6th St and Patterson Ave. The total cost of the project is $7,491,400.
Project Name: Bahama Village Community Center Resilience Hub
The grant will be used to: Add amenities to make the Bahama Village Community Center a Resilience Hub, including Code Plus / Cat 5, Shelter of Last Resort, EOC functionality, Auxiliary Power Transfer Switches, Solar and Batteries, Communications Redundancies, Pandemic Grade HEPA Ventilation, Cisterns, Generator, Potable Water Generator. Location in our Community: 111 Olivia St, Key West, FL 33040. The total cost of the project is: $4,995,500