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updated August 6, 2020

The Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council is a partner in the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council CBDG-MIT Project Proposal
"Advancing Mitigation Assessment and Planning Through Regional Collaboration."

The project is open for Public Comment from July 15 - July 28, 2020.
Visit www.ecfrpc.org and scroll to “News and Announcements” for more information.

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COVID - 19 Notices for Customers and Council

Notices from Council's Executive Director related to Council operations and programs.

Council staff are available as follows:

Kate Boer kboer@tcrpc.org 772.834.1587
Phyllis Castro pcastro@tcrpc.org 772.221.4060
Kim DeLaney kdelaney@tcrpc.org 772.708.8471
Liz Gulick lgulick@tcrpc.org 772.221.4060
Stephanie Heidt sheidt@tcrpc.org 772.475.3863
Thomas Lanahan tlanahan@tcrpc.org 561.801.1604
Dana Little dlittle@tcrpc.org 561.632.2130
Jessica Seymour jseymour@tcrpc.org 772.528.6847

 

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Business Resource Guides for Dealing with Impact of COVID - 19

We are providing these resource handouts to help our business community as we navigate our way thorugh this crisis and recover once it has passed. We will be periodically updating this information, so if you have something that you would like to share with the Treasure Coast Region, please send the information to Stephanie Heidt at the contact information below so we can share information and strategies with others in our Region.

Stephanie Heidt, AICP | Economic Development & Intergovernmental Programs Director
Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council (TCRPC)
Phone: (772) 221-4060 ext. 29 Cell: (772) 475-3863 | Email: sheidt@tcrpc.org 

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$633 Million Available for REBUILD FLORIDA Programs


Summary courtesy of Chris Doolin President – Christian B. Doolin & Associates  cdoolin@nettally.com

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has approved the state of Florida’s plan for $633 million in federal funding for disaster mitigation. The State of Florida intends to launch the new Rebuild Florida mitigation programs over the next few months.  The funds are allocated through HUD’s newly created Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) program formed in response to the 2016 to 2017 presidentially declared disasters.   DEO is state authority responsible for administering all U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) long-term recovery funds awarded to the state. For more information, visit RebuildFlorida.gov.  Through Rebuild Florida, local governments and municipalities will have access to the resources necessary to bolster their community’s resiliency to future disasters.

  • Rebuild Florida Critical Facility Hardening Program (Application opens – April 15) – This program will allow units of general local government (UGLG) and state agencies to harden critical buildings that serve a public safety purpose for local communities.
  • Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Planning Program (Application opens May 15) – To support local, regional and statewide mitigation planning efforts.
  • Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Program (Application opens June 15) – This program will fund large scale and high impact local, multijurisdictional and regional investments that include: upgrading of water, sewer, solid waste, communications, energy, transportation, health and medical and other public infrastructure projects that will reduce hazard risks.

According to the guidelines set by the Federal Register, at least 50 percent of the funds must be spent in HUD-designated Most Impacted and Distressed (MID) areas, with the remaining funds spent in state-designated MID areas. This federal grant program requires that funding also be used to benefit low-to-moderate income (LMI) communities, with 50 percent of the grant expended in six years and 100 percent of the funds spent in 12 years. In total, 51 Florida counties are eligible to receive CDBG-MIT funding.  For more information about the CDBG-MIT program or to view the State Action Plan, click HERE.

Notes from FDEO Webinar on the Critical Facility Hardening Program    

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U.S. Highway 27 Corridor Project Documents

Council's Agenda Item and Presentation at the April 21, 2017 Meeting

Agenda Item                        Presentation

 

Planning and Conceptual Engineering (PACE) Study

Volume One             Volume Two            Volume Three

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