07/13/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/13/2020 05:29
July 13, 2020
To comment on the Rebuild Florida General Planning Support, please contact Wanda Whitehead, Grants Manager, City of Tallahassee at [email protected].
TALLAHASSEE, FL (July 10, 2020) | The City of Tallahassee anticipates applying for Rebuild Florida General Planning Support (GSP) funding provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to address mitigation needs to ensure that the state of Florida is more resilient to future natural disasters. This program is being administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) through the Community Development Block Grant - Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Program. A total of $20,000,000 in funding has been allocated by DEO for the General Planning Support Program.
Eligible activities are limited to projects that improve state and local mitigation planning mechanisms; however, a wide variety of plans are eligible to apply for funding. Examples of eligible plans include, but are not limited to:
In addition to mitigation plans, the GPS program allows for a range of mitigation activities, including:
The City of Tallahassee anticipates submitting one application for a total of $80,000 in funding through the CDBG-MIT General Planning Support Program as detailed below:
Comments from the public must be received no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, July 24, 2020. All comments will be considered, and proposed changes will be submitted to DEO. Additional information relating to the proposed projects and applications is available for review by request.
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Wanda Whitehead, Grants Manager, City of Tallahassee
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