Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Announces $12 Million in Additional Funding for Disaster Relief Employment for Eligible Floridians in Response to COVID-19: Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) announced that Florida has been awarded $12 million in federal funding through the Disaster Recovery Dislocated Worker Grant in response to COVID-19. This federal Disaster Recovery Dislocated Worker Grant will provide disaster relief employment in the form of temporary jobs, employment and training services, and supportive services to eligible Floridians. Disaster relief employment includes humanitarian assistance and cleanup activities. These activities may involve:· Providing medicine, food and other supplies to individuals in need;· Assisting with setting up quarantine areas and providing assistance to quarantined individuals;· Working at food distribution centers and other community-support organizations;· Cleaning schools or sanitizing quarantine or treatment areas; and· Other activities related to organizing and coordinating recovery and quarantine efforts. Individuals who qualify for disaster relief employment are dislocated workers, workers who have been temporarily or permanently laid off as a result of COVID-19, self-employed individuals who have lost work due to COVID-19 and individuals who have been unemployed long-term. For information regarding Disaster Recovery Dislocated Worker Grants, Floridians should visit http://www.careersourceflorida.com/your-local-team to find a local Career Center. Florida Department of Economic Opportunity107 E. Madison Street Tallahassee, FL 32399850.245.7110 [email protected] | www.FloridaJobs.org

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Notice

On Monday, April 20, 2020, Putnam County will begin its Multi-Use Trail Project within the City of Crescent City. The work shall consist of the construction and replacement of designated sidewalks, signs, pavement markings, sodding, and handrail on the following streets: Central Ave., S. Main St., Read Ave., S. Summit St., S. Prospect St., Magnolia Ave., Grand Rondo E.

The total project will create a 4.7 mile trail within the City and is funded through the Florida Department of Transportation.

Project Documents can be found here: http://main.putnam-fl.com/?page_id=596 under Current Active Bids #20-07.For more information, please contact the County’s project coordinator for the project, Michael Rodriguez at (386) 329-0346 x4116 or [email protected]