West Live Oak Wastewater Improvements

a long trench with a new p-v-c sewer pipe coming from it and leaning upwards towards a house

Project Description

$750,000 project to replace approximately 3,000 linear feet (LF) of 8" clay gravity sewer main with 8" PVC gravity sewer main and 13 existing manholes, reconnect approximately 32 sewer laterals, and incidental asphalt road reconstruction and overlay from the installation of the gravity sewer main along Live Oak Avenue West beginning at US 331 intersection to 23rd Street.

Funding 

$700,000 from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity through a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and $50,000 from the City of DeFuniak Springs. CDBG grants are federally-funded and designed to improve neighborhoods particularly impacting renters and homeowners.  Here’s information on Fair Housing relating to the City of DeFuniak Springs and your rights.

History

  • May 25, 2020:  RBM Contracting begins installation of new sewer main and manholes.
  • February 10, 2020: City Council approves low bidder RBM Contracting, LLC to install new sewer main, manholes, etc. for $690,937.52. Agenda item 10A.  Minutes page 4, 10A.
  • January 16, 2020:  Quarterly Progress Report submitted to Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.  
  • January 15, 2020:  Advertisement for Construction Bids in Panama City News Herald and DeFuniak Springs Herald Breeze.
  • January 8, 2020:  Advertisement for Construction Bids in Panama City News Herald and DeFuniak Springs Herald Breeze.
  • January 1, 2020:  Advertisement for Construction Bids in Panama City News Herald and DeFuniak Springs Herald Breeze.
  • December 25, 2019:  Advertisement for Construction Bids in Panama City News Herald and DeFuniak Springs Herald Breeze.
  • July 8, 2019: City Council approves agreement with Dewberry Engineers, Inc. for engineering services for the Live Oak Waste Water Improvements Project in the amount of $40,195.00 ($32,695 for engineering services and $7,500 for preparing Environmental Review Record) to be funded through the Community Development Block Grant.
  • June 6, 2019: City receives official notice of Grant Award/Fund Availability from Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.  Grantor is U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Award Name: Community Development Block Grant (CDGB).  Award Amount: $700,000.
  • May 28, 2019:  City Council votes to accept proposal submitted by Dewberry Engineers for engineering project supervision and inspection services.
  • May 9, 2019
  • May 6, 2019: One sealed bid received by 3pm CDT for engineering services from Dewberry Engineers.
  • April 24, 2019: Requests for Proposals for Engineering services advertised in DeFuniak Springs Herald/Breeze
  • April 17, 2019:  Requests for Proposals for engineering services advertised in DeFuniak Springs Herald/Breeze.
  • February 27, 2019: Mayor receives letter from Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announcing $700,000 sub grant to the City of DeFuniak Springs.
  • September 18, 2019:  Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Chief-of-Staff Brian McManus signs Modification to Sub Grant Agreement between City and Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
  • September 3, 2019: Mayor signs Modification to Sub Grant Agreement between City and Department of Economic Opportunity
  • July 23, 2019:  Fair Housing Workshop and second public hearing on Community Development Block Grant Application (CDBG)
  • July 11, 2019:  Notice of Fair Housing Workshop Meeting announced in DeFuniak Springs Herald/Breeze.
  • July 11, 2019:  Notice of Second Public Hearing on the Community Development Block Grant published in DeFuniak Springs Herald/Breeze.
  • May 3, 2019: Authorized Representative of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity signs Federally Funded Sub Grant Agreement.
  • April 16, 2019: Mayor signs Federally-Funded Sub Grant Agreement - FFY 2017 Funding Cycle.
  • December 11, 2017:  City hosted First Public Hearing on the Community Development Block Grant application.
  • November 30, 2017: Notice of First Public Hearing on the Community Development Block Grant published in the DeFuniak Springs Herald/Breeze.
  • November 30, 2017:  Meeting Notice of Citizen’s Advisory Task Force (CATF) regarding the Community Development Block Grant application published in the DeFuniak Springs Herald/Breeze.