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Union County legal notices, Jan. 7, 2016

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NOTICE

Lake Butler Mini Storage will be holding an auction on Saturday, January 9, 2015 at 10:00AM.  We have 4 units up for auction 3 – 5×10 and a 10×15.  We are located at 1015 SW 3rd St., Hwy 121, Lake Butler, Fl.

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NOTICE OF INTENT

To Whom It May Concern:

Florida Gateway College intends to designate the position of Chief Enrollment and Life Long Learning Officer for inclusion in the Senior Management Service Class (SMSC) of the Florida Retirement System. This is in accord with Florida Statute 121.055 (1) (b) 1.b

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PUBLIC NOTICE

RULE NAME:

2.16         Prohibiting Discrimination, Including Sexual and Other Forms of Harassment

2.17         Reporting Child Abuse

3.41         Service Animals

4.15         District and Statewide Assessment Program

5.28         School Health Services

5.29         Notification of Involuntary Examination

6.15         Educational Paraprofessionals and Aides

7.30         Grant Management

PURPOSE AND EFFECT:  To update Board Policies

SUMMARY:   To update Board Policies

AUTHORITY:     Florida Statutes

LAW IMPLEMENTED:

ECONOMIC  IMPACT:  None

Policies can be viewed in the Office of the Superintendent of Schools, 55 SW Sixth Street, Lake Butler, Florida between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.

IF A HEARING IS REQUESTED WITHIN 28 DAYS OF THIS PUBLICATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 120.54 FLORIDA STATUTES, IT WILL BE HELD ON February 9, AT 6:00 P.M., IN THE SCHOOL BOARD MEETING ROOM. A COMPLETE TEXT OF THESE PROPOSED RULES MAY BE VIEWED IN THE OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS, 55 S.W. 6TH STREET, LAKE BUTLER, FLORIDA.

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NOTICE AND PUBLIC EXPLANATION OF A PROPOSED ACTIVITY IN THE 100-YEAR

FLOODPLAIN AND WETLAND

Date of Publication: January 7, 2016

Name of Responsible Entity: City of Lake Butler

Address: 200 SW 1st Street, Florida 32054

Phone: (386) 496-3401

To: All interested Agencies, Groups, and Individuals

This is to give notice that the City of Lake Butler has conducted an evaluation as required by Executive Orders 11988 and 11990 in accordance with HUD regulations at 24 CFR 55.20 to determine the potential effect that its activity in the floodplain and/or wetland will have on the environment.

The City of Lake Butler intends to undertake a project to be funded by three funding sources: 1. Florida Small Cities Community Development Block Grant, 2. City of Lake Butler local funds, and 3. Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program.  The proposed project includes recreation improvements, sewerline relining (and related liftstation improvements), and replacement of equipment at the City of Lake Butler wastewater treatment plant (WWTP).

The recreation improvements will take place at two City parks:  1. Lakeside Park which is located near the intersection of North Lake Avenue and Northwest 3rd Street will benefit from new and renovated playground equipment, beach improvements, restroom improvements, and renovation of picnic and pavilion facilities.  2. Westside Park which is located at the intersection of SW 1st Street and SW 7th Avenue will benefit from new and renovated playground equipment, basketball court renovation, restroom improvements, and renovation of picnic facilities.  The sewerline relining activities (to include related lift station improvements) will affect the following streets: Service Area 1: SW 9th Place, SW 1st Terrace and SW 10th Ave.; Service Area 2: SW 7th Ave., SW 1st Way, SW 6th Place and SW 2nd St; Service Area 3: NW 7th Ave.; Service Area 4: SE 11th St. and SE 5th Ave.; Service Area 5: SE 5th Ave., SE 4th St., SE 6th Ave., SE 4th Ave., SE 6th St. and SE 3rd St.  The wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) which is located at 15138 S. W. 81st Way in unincorporated Union County will benefit from replacement of motors, pumps, valves, blowers, connectors and related activities.  Only a portion of the total project area is located in the 100 year floodplain.  Lakeside Park is located in the 100 year floodplain, while Westside Park is not.  Regarding the sewerline relining and liftstation improvements, only the sewerline and liftstation on NW 7th Avenue are located in the 100 year floodplain.  Also, the WWTP is not located in the 100 year floodplain.  The sewer facilities improvements are being made to improve operating performance and to mitigate current and future line and equipment breakage problems.  The recreation improvements are being made to ensure that the parks remain safe and serviceable for current and future users.  The project involves the replacement of existing infrastructure (sewer lines, lift station and park facilities) that are already located in flood prone areas.

It has been determined that no practicable alternative other than to proceed with the work is available.  This activity will have no significant impact on the environment for the following reasons:

The sewer line and lift station that are located on NW 7th Avenue are already located in a previously disturbed 100 year flood plain area.  Also, the sewerline is located underground and thus relining activities will have no impact on the functioning of the existing flood plain area.  Lakeside Park is also already located in previously disturbed 100 year floodplain area.  The planned park improvements will have no impact on the functioning of the existing floodplain area.

Although the project is located in the 100?year floodplain and/ or wetland, the improvements cannot be undertaken in any other location due to the scope of the project.  There is, therefore, no practicable alternative.

The proposed improvements conform to applicable floodplain protection standards and involve the relining of existing sewer lines, improvements to an existing liftstation and renovation and replacement of existing park facilities and play equipment of the same size.  Some new playground equipment for small children will be added to the Lakeside Park Playground, but this will not increase the size of the playground or result in an increase in impervious surfaces, and thus will have no impact on the functioning of the 100?year floodplain and/ or wetland.  The proposed action will not affect natural or beneficial floodplain values, and residents of the community will benefit from the project.  Failure to provide these improvements could result in the continued potential for sewer line breakages and deterioration of recreation facilities.

Additional agencies involved in this project include the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Written comments must be received by Dave Mecusker, Lake Butler City Manager at  200 SW 1st Street, Lake Butler, Florida 32054 on or before January 25, 2016.  A more detailed description of the project and the Federal Insurance Administration (FIA) flood maps are available for citizen review by contacting the local government.

Environmental Certifying Official

Fred Sirmones, Mayor

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

FOR UNION COUNTY

COMMUNITY TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR

The North Central Florida Regional Planning Council is accepting proposals from qualified agencies or firms for the award of a contract to coordinate transportation services for the transportation disadvantaged in Union County, Florida.  The selected contractor will be the designated Community Transportation Coordinator under Florida’s Transportation Disadvantaged Program, as authorized by Chapter 427, Florida Statutes, and more fully described in Rule 41-2 of the Florida Administrative Code.

The Community Transportation Coordinator is defined by Chapter 427, Florida Statues as a transportation entity recommended by the appropriate designated official planning agency to ensure that coordinated transportation services are provided to the transportation disadvantaged population in a designated service area.  The Community Transportation Coordinator has full responsibility for the delivery of transportation services for the transportation disadvantaged as outlined in Section 427.015(2), Florida Statutes.

The complete Request for Proposals will be available January 7, 2016 at http://www.ncfrpc.org/ .  It may also be obtained by calling Ms. Lynn Godfrey, AICP, Senior Planner at 352.955.2200, ext. 110.  Experience with eligibility-based transportation services is required.

A mandatory pre-proposal conference will be held January 22, 2016 in the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council Charles F. Justice Conference Room located at 2009 NW 67th Place, Gainesville, Florida at 11:00 a.m., Eastern Standard Time, to answer questions about the Request for Proposals.  Inquiries about this Request for Proposals must be made in person at the pre-proposal conference.  Firms and agencies represented will have an opportunity to clarify any information contained in the request for proposals at the pre-proposal conference.

Proposals must be received by 3:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, February 22, 2016 at the office of the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council.  Five (5) copies of the proposal must be submitted to: North Central Florida Regional Planning Council, ATTENTION: Scott R. Koons, AICP, Executive Director, 2009 N.W. 67th Place, Gainesville, Florida 32653-1603.  One of these copies must be a clean, single-sided original that can be used to make additional copies.  The outside of the envelope or box containing proposals must be marked “PROPOSAL FOR UNION COUNTY COMMUNITY TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR.”  Faxed and electronically mailed responses will not be accepted.

The North Central Florida Regional Planning Council will not accept responsibility for proposals that are not marked and submitted in this manner.  Proposals are to remain in effect for ninety (90) calendar days from date of submission.  The North Central Florida Regional Planning Council reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to waive any formality concerning proposals or negotiate changes to the proposals whenever such rejection or waiver or negotiation is in the best interest of the State and transportation disadvantaged.  Failure to file a protest within the time prescribed in Section 120.57(3), Florida Statutes, shall constitute a waiver of proceedings under Chapter 120, Florida Statutes.

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