Infrastructure Repair Program

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Infrastructure Repair Program was launched with $85,819,653 to fund infrastructure restoration and improvement projects in communities impacted by Hurricane Irma. In the second round of funding, DEO allocated an additional $147,411,853 for the program and is currently seeking applications to be submitted to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity by June 30, 2020. The funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program to address unmet disaster recovery needs related to damage from Hurricane Irma. Eligible counties, municipalities, water management districts and water authorities located in the areas that experienced Hurricane Irma storm damage are eligible to apply for funding.

Program guidelines will be made available at Rebuild Florida Infrastructure Repair

Complete Application

  1. Sands Road Subdivision ($8.1 million). Agenda Item 6827
  2. Rock Harbor Jetty, Key Largo ($1.2 million))  Agenda Item 6842
  3. Tavernier Breakwater Project ($2 million) Agenda Item 6843

Agenda and Presentations

Public Commenting Period 

The State of Florida has allocated $147 million to the Infrastructure Repair and Mitigation Program Round 2 funded through the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR). The goal of the program is to repair damage to infrastructure while mitigating against future damage to make the community more resilient. Monroe County proposes applying for 4 projects as listed above.

Public comments on the proposed applications will be accepted from May 11 through May 25, 2020 as required by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. For additional information contact Wetherington-Helene@monroecounty-fl.gov

Rebuild Florida

Rebuild Florida is a program of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, launched with federal CDBG-DR funding to help Florida’s long-term recovery from the devastating impacts of Hurricane Irma.