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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Website Public Notice for Rebuild Florida Critical Facility Hardening Program

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Date Posted: June 12, 2020:

The City of Apopka anticipates applying for Rebuild Florida Critical Facility Hardening Program (CFHP) funding provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support long-term mitigation efforts by assisting the State of Florida and its local governments in minimizing or eliminating the risks and reducing losses from future disasters. This program is being administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) thru the Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Program. A total of seventy-five million dollars ($75,000,000.00) in funding has been allocated by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for the Rebuild Florida Critical Facility Hardening Program. DEO has identified the following types of structures as critical facilities:

  • Potable water facilities
  • Waste water facilities
  • Police departments
  • Fire departments
  • Hospitals
  • Emergency operation centers
  • Emergency shelters

The City of Apopka anticipates applying for a total of five hundred sixty-one thousand six hundred thirty dollars ($561,630) in funding through the CDBG-MIT Critical Facility Hardening Program.


Activities that are typically eligible for funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program as well as specific additional activities as outlined in the State of Florida CDBG-MIT Action Plan for the program are eligible projects if no other funding is available to meet the need. Applications are due in DEO no later than June 30, 2020.

The City of Apopka anticipates submitting applications for the following facilities:

  • Application 1. Project Administration 
    • Address Not Applicable
    • Estimated Cost of $28,080.00
  • Application 2. Engineering/Architecture
    • Address Not Applicable 
    • Estimated Cost of $88,925.00
  • Application 3: City of Apopka Municipal Justice Building
    • Located at 112 East 6th Street, Apopka, FL 32703 
    • Estimated Cost of $351,625.00
  • Application 4: City of Apopka Fire State Number 2
    • Located at 302 West Welch Road, Apopka, FL 32712
    • Estimated Cost of $93,000.00

Total Amount $561,630.00

Any resident wishing to know more about the proposed project should contact Shakenya Harris-Jackson, Grant Administrator at (407) 703-1819 or at email sjackson@apopka.net. Comments from the public must be received no later than 5:00 PM on Monday, June 29, 2020. All comments will be considered, and proposed changes will be submitted to DEO. Information relating to the proposed project and application is available for review between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM at the City of Apopka, City Hall located at 120 East Main Street, Apopka, FL 32703.

Any non-English speaking person wishing to provide a response to this public notice should contact Johanna Gonzalez, City Receptionist at (407) 703-1700 or at email jgonzalez@apopka.net at least five calendar days prior to June 30, 2020 and a language interpreter will be provided.


Full public notice Community Development Block Grant - Mitigation Program (PDF).  

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