Notice of Public Meeting
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING IS HEREBY GIVEN BY THE JACKSON COUNTY HOUSING GRANTS OFFICE OF ITS INTENT TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE’S 2022 INCENTIVE STRATEGIES RECOMMENDATION REPORT.
The Public hearing will be held Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. in the Board of County Commission Meeting Room of the Jackson County Administration Building at 2864 Madison Street, Marianna, Florida. The documents may be inspected at the Jackson County Housing Grants Office at 4979 Healthy Way, Suite B, Marianna, FL, 32446. Persons wishing to comment may do so in person at the public hearing, via Zoom or in writing to the Jackson County Housing Grants Office.
As a recipient of State Housing Initiative Partnership funds Jackson County established an affordable housing advisory committee in August of 2008 as required by the Florida Statute section 420.9076. The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC) is responsible for reviewing policies, land development regulations, the Comprehensive Plan Policy, and other aspects of the County’s policies and procedures that affect the cost of housing. In addition, the AHAC is responsible for making recommendations to encourage affordable housing.
The AHAC is required to annually submit an incentive report that includes recommendations by the committee, as well as comments on the implementation of incentives in at least eleven distinct areas. This public hearing is for comments on the final report which will be presented to the Jackson County Board of County Commissioners at the upcoming December 13, 2022, meeting at 8:00 a.m.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this meeting should contact the Community Development Director at the Jackson County Housing Grants Office no later than 3 days prior to the meeting. The Office may be contacted at (850) 482-9083, or (800) 955-8771 (TDD) and is located at 4979 Healthy Way, Suite B, Marianna, FL, 32446.