Public Comment Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Grant Projects

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Accepting Feedback until May 31, 2021

Rebuild Florida MIT General Infrastructure Program Grant


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 The City of Key West seeks comments from their citizens pertaining to plans to submit eight (8) 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, May 31, 2021.

 Project Name:           Keys Overnight Temporary Shelter (KOTS)

The Grant will be used to: Construct a permanent overnight temporary shelter facility for homeless individuals.

Location in our Community: 5537 College Road, Stock Island, FL 33040 (behind the Monroe County Sheriff’s office) The total Cost of Project is: $3,270,000.00

Project Name:           Emergency Management Resilience and Readiness 

The Grant will be used for: Fortification of the existing Emergency Operations Center, Police Building, and Fire Station 1, which includes hardscaping, hardening, and upgrading to best technologies and tools for increased resilience and natural disaster readiness.  The Projects Location in our Community is: Emergency Operations Center (EOC), located at City Hall, 1300 White Street, Key West, Florida 33040 and Command Post (CP) within the Public Safety Building, 1604 N Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, FL 33040.  The total Cost of Project is: $2,540,553.31

Project Name:           Bahama Village Community Center at Frederick Douglass Gym 

The Grant will be used for: Replacement of an existing single story structure and construction of a community center that will both be capable of hosting multiple community programs and serve as a distribution point for disaster relief and services.  The Projects Location in our Community is: 111 Olivia St, Key West, FL 33040

The total Cost of Project is: $6,677,200.00

Project Name:           Harris Avenue & 10th Street Storm water Improvements

The Grant will be used for: Installation of storm water outfall with four pollution control structures and tide valve at Harris Avenue & 10th Street to improve drainage in low elevation area.  The Projects Location in our Community is: Rights-of-way at intersection of Harris Avenue and 10th Street, Key West, FL 33040.  The total Cost of Project is: $6,419,784

Project Name:           Force Main Relocation Project

The Grant will be used to: Improve existing sewage force main bridge crossing that is vulnerable to hurricane/storm or marine vessel impact.  The Projects Location in our Community is: Fleming Key Channel Bridge, between the islands of Key West and Fleming Key, Florida 33040.  The total Cost of Project is: $8,691,093

Project Name:           Fire Station #3 Replacement 

The Grant will be used for: Demolition of existing structure and construction of new structure to serve as Fire Station #3.  The Projects Location in our Community is: 1491 Kennedy Drive (corner of Kennedy Drive and Flagler Avenue), Key West, FL 33040.   The total Cost of Project is: $16,053,028.

Project Name:           Tide Valves and Outfall Improvements

The Grant will be used for: To reduce tidal intrusion from high water events, protecting property and reduce inundation.  The Projects Location in our Community is: Storm water drainage outfalls around the Island of Key West, Florida – addresses available upon request.  The total Cost of Project is: $6,511,556

Project Name:           Fogarty Avenue & 3rd Street Pump Assist Injection Well 

The Grant will be used for: Construct a pump assist injection well to improve storm water conveyance in order to reduce depths of flooding and ponding on neighborhood streets, intersections, and sidewalks.   The Projects Location in our Community is: Rights-of-way at intersection of Fogarty Avenue and 3rd Street, Key West, FL 33040.  The total Cost of Project is: $7,543,063