Hurricane Michael

Mitigation Projects

Fiber Optics Mitigation

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

The purpose of this Scope of Work is to provide protective measures to critical communication facilities throughout Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR-4399- 131-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

 PROJECT OVERVIEW:

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program project, the Sub-Recipient proposes to provide redundant fiber optic connections to critical communication facilities throughout Bay County, Florida, encompassing the following zip codes: 32401, 32402, 32403, 32404, 32405, 32406, 32407, 32408, 32409, 32410, 32411,32412, 32413, 32417, 32438, 32444 and 32466.

The proposed scope of work shall add redundant fiber optic connections to 93 Bay County facilities and 111 traffic signals by installing fiber optic cabling to close the rings in seven sections of the existing fiber-optic network serving 911 radio towers, fire/EMS and other facilities that rely on those sections.  HMGP - 911 Fiber Optics Contract 

Radio Towers Generators

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

The purpose of this Scope of Work is to provide protection to four Emergency Radio Towers, in Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR-4399-031-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The project is for the purchase and installation of an emergency system to reduce and/or mitigate the damage that might otherwise occur from severe weather or other hazards.

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) project, the Sub-Recipient shall provide backup power to four Emergency Radio Towers in Bay County, Florida 32404, 32466, 32410, and 32401.

The HMGP project shall provide protection to four Emergency Radio Towers by the purchase and installation of four 50 kW permanent generators, or the adequate size determined by the vendor and/or an electrical engineer during the bid process to appropriately support these critical communications towers. The proposal also includes the purchase and installation of automatic transfer switches for each of the four communication towers. These new generators will provide necessary reliable backup power to these emergency radio towers and allow them to fully function and provide uninterrupted emergency communications.

The generator(s) shall be protected against a 500-year flood event by implementing specific activities or by locating the generator(s) outside the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) and shall be protected against the wind with a rated enclosure based on its location requirements. Activities shall be completed in strict compliance with Federal, State, and Local Rules and Regulations. CDBG - 911 Tower Generators Contract    HMGP - 911 Tower Generators Contract

Bay County 9th Street Fuel Island

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

The purpose of this Scope of Work is to provide protection to the Bay County 9th Street Fuel Island Facility, in Panama City, Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR- 4399-050-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The project is for the purchase and installation of an emergency system to reduce and/or mitigate the damage that might otherwise occur from severe weather or other hazards.

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) project, the Sub-Recipient shall provide backup power to the fuel pumps to support the Bay County 9th Street Fuel Island facility located at 517 East 9th Street, Panama City, Florida 32401. Coordinates: (30.166059, -85.653896).

The HMGP project shall provide protection to the critical facility by purchasing and installing a 25-kW permanent generator or the adequate size as determined by the vendor and/or electrical engineer. The permanent generator shall be used to keep the 9th Street Fuel Island Facility operational in the event of an outage. The facility provides fuel services to government and emergency vehicles and is considered critical. The generator shall be installed with all necessary accessories for its operation including the connection to a transfer switch.

The generator shall be protected against a 500-year flood event by implementing specific activities or by locating the generator(s) outside the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) and shall be protected against the wind with a rated enclosure based on its location requirements. Activities shall be completed in strict compliance with Federal, State, and Local Rules and Regulations. CDBG - 9th Street Generator Contract  HMGP - 9th Street Generator Contract

Bay County Sherrif's Office Headquarters Generator

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

The purpose of this Scope of Work is to provide protection to the Bay County Sheriff's Office Headquarters building in Panama City, Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR-4399-14-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The project is for the purchase and installation of an emergency system to reduce and/or mitigate the damage that might otherwise occur from severe weather or other hazards.

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) project, the Sub-Recipient shall provide backup power to the Bay County Sheriff's Office Headquarters building, located at 3421 FL-77, Panama City, Florida 32404. Coordinates: (30.21083, -85.65121).

The HMGP project shall provide protection to the Bay County Sheriff's Office Headquarters building by the purchase and installation of a 450 kW permanent generator, or the adequate size determined by the vendor and/or an electrical engineer during the bid process to appropriately support the critical facility, and two automatic transfer switches at this location. The project will allow the Sheriff's Office Headquarters building to remain operational during future power outages.

The generator(s) shall be protected against a 500-year flood event by implementing specific activities or by locating the generator(s) outside the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) and shall be protected against the wind with a rated enclosure based on its location requirements. Activities shall be completed in strict compliance with Federal, State, and Local Rules and Regulations.  CDBG - BCSO Headquarters Generator Contract   HMGP - BCSO Headquarters Generator Contract

EMS Safe Room

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

The purpose of this Scope of Work is to provide a FEMA P-361 Standards standalone safe room at the Bay County Jail in Panama City, Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR-4399-020-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

 PROJECT OVERVIEW:

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program project, the Sub-Recipient proposes to construct a standalone safe room at the Bay County Jail, 5700 Star Lane, Panama City, Florida, 32404. Coordinates (30.225729, -85.561866).

The scope is for Phase I only, which includes but is not limited to surveying, engineering, design, plans preparation, permitting, and bidding for the proposed project, for Phase II approval. No construction activities are approved at this time.

The design proposed for Phase II scope is the construction of a new standalone hurricane safe room to withstand winds up to 200 MPH in compliance with all standards and requirements from FEMA P-361. The safe room shall provide near-absolute protection for first responders including law enforcement, emergency medical services, public works, and utility partners and their respective equipment during tornadic events and after disasters. To maximize the functionality of the safe room, the space shall be used as Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) site for proceedings during non-disaster periods and as an alternative Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

Wind protection shall be provided on any other opening such as vents, louvers, and exhaust fans. All installations shall be in strict compliance with the FEMA P-361 specifications, and all materials shall be certified to meet wind and impact standards. The local municipal or county building department shall inspect and certify installation according to the manufacturer's specifications.    CDBG - EM Jail Justice Saferoom Contract    HMGP - EM Jail Justice Saferoom Contract
 

Fire Station Hardening 

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

The purpose of this Scope of Work is to protect three (3) fire stations located in Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR-4399-107-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

 PROJECT OVERVIEW:

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program project, the Sub-Recipient proposes to provide wind protection to three (3) fire stations, located in Bay County, Florida 32408, 32409, and 32466.

The HMGP project scope of work proposes to replace the existing overhead roll-up doors and windows with hurricane impact resistance products. The project intends to protect the integrity of each building envelope and reduce potential damage from future wind events.

Wind protection shall be provided on all openings such as vents, louvers, and exhaust fans. All installations shall be in strict compliance with the Florida Building Code or Miami Dade Specifications and all materials shall be certified to meet wind and impact standards. The local municipal or county building department shall inspect and certify installations according to the manufacturing specifications.

The project shall provide protection to Fire Station #1, Fire Station #9, and Fire Station #11 against 148, 145, and 141 MPH winds or the wind speed protection and impact requirements indicated by the effective Florida Building Code at the time permits are issued.

Pursuant to subsection 553.896(2), Florida Statutes, projects Including the construction of new or retrofitted window or door coverings must conform to design drawings that are signed, sealed, and inspected by a structural engineer who is registered in this state. The Sub-Recipient shall provide an inspection report and attestation or a copy of the signed and sealed plans to the Division before payment will be made. 
CDBG - Fire Station Hardening Contract   HMGP - Fire Station Hardening Contract

Project Locations:

StationLocationCoordinates
#12913 Thomas Drive, Panama City, FL 32408(30.153660 - 85.749265)
#2103010 Highway 77, Panama City, FL 32409(30.386567 - 85.684441)
#311771 Highway 231, Youngstown, FL 32466(30.360259 - 85.439366)


Bay County Sheriff's Office Jail Generator

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: 

The purpose of this Scope of Work is to provide protection to the Bay County Sheriff's Office Jail in Panama City, Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR-4399-13-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The project is for the purchase and installation of an emergency system to reduce and/or mitigate the damage that might otherwise occur from severe weather or other hazards.

PROJECT OVERVIEW: 

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) project, the Sub-Recipient shall provide backup power to the Bay County Sheriff's Office Jail, located at 5700 Star Lane, Panama City, Florida 32404. Coordinates: (30.226568, -85.562317). The HMGP project shall provide protection to the Bay County Sheriff's Office Jail by the purchase and installation of a 450 kW permanent generator, or the adequate size determined by the vendor and/or an electrical engineer during the bid process to appropriately support the critical facility and two automatic transfer switches. The project will allow the Bay County Sheriff's Office Jail to remain operational during future power outages. The generator(s) shall be protected against a 500-year flood event by implementing specific activities or by locating the generator(s) outside the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) and shall be protected against the wind with a rated enclosure based on its location requirements. Activities shall be completed in strict compliance with Federal, State, and Local Rules and Regulations. CDBG - Jail Generator Contract  HMGP - Jail Generator Contract

Bay County Lift Stations

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: 

The purpose of this Scope of Work is to provide protective measures to lift stations, in Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR-4399-038-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

PROJECT OVERVIEW: 

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program project, the Sub-Recipient proposes to provide protection to thirty­ six (36) lift stations, located within Bay County, Florida, 32401, 32404, 32405, 32409, 32413, and 32444. The proposed scope of work shall provide protection by purchasing and installing thirty-six (36) permanent bypass pumps. The Installation of emergency standby pumping systems at each lift station shall mitigate sanitary sewer flooding and surcharging. During storm events, the sanitary sewer system needs to continue circulation to prevent being overwhelmed by any increased volume from floodwaters. Emergency bypass pumps allow lift station pump operation to be maintained even without an external power supply. The proposed systems include a 400 GPM pump, or the adequate size determined by the vendor and/or the appropriate professional during the bid process to appropriately support the critical facility, intending to evacuate the sanitary lift stations during power outages. The pumps shall be protected against a 500-year flood event by Implementing specific activities or by locating the pumps outside the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) and shall be protected against the wind with a rated enclosure based on its location requirements. Activities shall be completed in strict compliance with Federal, State, and Local Rules and Regulations.  CDBG - Lift Station Hardening Contract  HMGP - Lift Station Hardening Contract

Majette Fuel Island

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: 

The purpose of this Scope of Work is to provide protection to the Majette Yard Fuel Island, in Panama City, Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR-4399-128-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The project is for the purchase and installation of an emergency system to reduce and/or mitigate the damage that might otherwise occur from severe weather or other hazards. 

PROJECT OVERVIEW:  

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) project, the Sub-Recipient shall provide backup power to the Majette Yard Fuel Island, located at4800 Fire Tower Road, Panama City, Florida 32404. Coordinates: (30.236899, -85.522616).The HMGP project shall provide protection to this critical facility by purchasing and installing a 25-kW permanent generator or a generator of an adequate size determined by the vendor and/or electrical engineer during the bidding process - to power the Majette Yard Fuel Island in the event of an outage. This facility provides critical fuel service to the fleet and emergency vehicles. The generator is to be powered by diesel and shall have its own dedicated fuel tank. The generator shall be installed with all accessories necessary for its operation. The generator shall be protected against a 500-year flood event by implementing specific activities or by locating the generator outside the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) and shall be protected against the wind with a rated enclosure based on its location requirements. Activities shall be completed in strict compliance with Federal, State, and Local Rules and Regulations. CDBG - Majette Fuel Island Contract   HMGP - Majette Fuel Island Contract

Potable Water

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: 

The purpose of this Scope of Work is to provide protective measures to the potable water distribution system, in Southport and Panama City, Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR-4399-018-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 

PROJECT OVERVIEW:  

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program project, the Sub-Recipient proposes to provide protection to the potable water distribution system in Southport and Panama City, Florida, 32401, 32404, 32405, and 32409. Coordinates (30.295327, -85.643904). 

The scope is for Phase I only, which includes but is not limited to surveying, engineering, design, plans preparation, permitting, and bidding for the proposed project, for Phase II approval. No construction activities for this project have been approved.

When completed, the Sub-Recipient shall provide deliverables for Phase II review of the following proposed activities. 

Phase II's proposed scope of work shall include improving the potable water distribution system of the County by adding redundancy to the network, to improve its serviceability and functionality. The project consists of two zones; Zone A, located along Highway 77A in Southport, shall include the installation of approximately 260 LF of 10" PVC water main in steel casing across two locations directionally bored under the roadway. Zone B covers an area of approximately 1.8 square miles and shall include the installation of more than 9,500 LF of potable water main piping, including the required fittings and appurtenances for system looping. Additionally, the project shall include approximately 36 isolation gate valves. The multiple cross-connections between the two transmission lines shall provide component redundancies throughout the system to better allow for isolation of localized segments should breakage occur and bypassing the flow around the isolated area while the breakage is addressed. The project shall mitigate the risk of potable water service losses to the impacted population, allowing them to recover faster. 

The project shall be designed to provide protection against a 500-year storm event. Activities shall be completed in strict compliance with Federal, State, and Local applicable Rules and Regulations.  CDBG - Potable Water Contract  HMGP - Potable Water Contract

Deer Point Dam Raw Water Line

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: 

The purpose of this Scope of Work is to provide protective measures to the potable water system, in Panama City, Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR- 4399-022-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 

PROJECT OVERVIEW: 

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program project, the Sub-Recipient proposes to improve the potable water system by protecting the force main on the Deer Point Dam, located at 4523-4401 State Highway 77A, Panama City, Florida, 32404. Coordinates: Start (30.269992, -85.607913) and End (30.266729, - 85.603852). 

The scope is for Phase I only, which includes but is not limited to surveying, engineering, design, plans preparation, permitting, and bidding for the proposed project, for Phase II approval. No construction activities for this project have been approved. 

When completed, the Sub-Recipient shall provide deliverables for Phase II review of the following proposed activities. 

The Phase II proposed scope of work shall include improving the potable water infrastructure of the County by replacing the existing raw water aerial pipe crossing affixed to the Deer Point Dam over Deer Point Reservoir, with a 36", 2000 LF, FPVC subaqueous pipeline. The proposed pipeline shall be installed via Horizontally Directional Drill (HDD) construction methods and pass underground from one side of the crossing to the other, connecting the existing underground water mains at either end of the bridge. The project shall include, the installation of isolation valves at both connection points to allow for shutoff in case of problems or breakages and an underground utility vault with an air release/vacuum breaker valve at each end of the crossing. The existing aerial pipe shall be left in place for use as an emergency bypass. This project shall eliminate the risk of wave and windborne debris damaging the pipe during severe storm events reducing the risk of loss of raw water supply to the Water Treatment Plant, and hence mitigating the associated public safety hazards connected with loss of water and sanitary service for the entire County including the Tyndall Air Force base, which would compromise the national defense. 

The project shall be designed to provide protection against a 500-year storm event. Activities shall be completed in strict compliance with Federal, State, and Local applicable Rules and Regulations.  CDBG - Deer Point Dam Raw Water Line Contract
HMGP - Deer Point Dam Raw Water Line Contract

EOC Water Line

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: 

The purpose of this Scope of Work is to provide protective measures to the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) potable water line, located in Panama City, Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR-4399-021-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

PROJECT OVERVIEW: 

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program project, the Sub-Recipient proposes to provide protection to the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) potable water line, located at 700 Highway 2300, Panama City, Florida, 32409. Coordinates (30.299469, -85.663051). The scope is for Phase I only, which includes but is not limited to surveying, engineering, design, plans preparation, permitting, and bidding for the proposed project, for Phase II approval. No construction activities for this project have been approved. When completed, the Sub-Recipient shall provide deliverables for Phase II review of the following proposed activities. Phase II proposed scope of work shall include connecting this critical facility to the wholesale water distribution system, which is prioritized for service in the event the water treatment plant experiences a loss in operability due to damage from a disaster, minimizing outages, and guaranteeing continuity of operations during emergencies. The project shall include the installation of approximately 7,000 LF of 6" cement mortar-lined ductile iron (DI) water main and tapping sleeves to join the water main to the wholesale network and the EOC facilities. Additionally, isolation gate valves, associated fittings and appurtenances, an aerial crossing, and a gravel access road along the proposed pipe route in the portion passing through undeveloped land shall be included. The direct connection between the EOC and the wholesale potable water transmission line shall mitigate the risk of loss of water service during severe storm events, and sanitary services as well, which are dependent on the availability of running water. The project consequentially shall benefit the disaster relief and recovery efforts for the entire County by preventing the disruption of operations of nearly 1,000 first responders. 

The project shall be designed to provide protection against a 500-year storm event. Activities shall be completed in strict compliance with Federal, State, and Local applicable Rules and Regulations.   CDBG - EOC Waterline Contract  HMGP - EOC Waterline Contract

Bay County Government Center Generator

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: 

The purpose of this Scope of Work is to provide protection to the Bay County Government Center building, in Panama City, Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR- 4399-023-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The project is for the purchase and installation of an emergency system to reduce and/or mitigate the damage that might otherwise occur from severe weather or other hazards. 

PROJECT OVERVIEW: 

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) project, the Sub-Recipient shall provide backup power to the Bay County Government Center building located in Panama City, Florida 32401. Coordinates: (30.169643, -85.673188). 

The HMGP project shall provide protection to the Bay County Government Center building by the purchase and installation of a 1,750 kW permanent generator, or the adequate size determined by the vendor and/or an electrical engineer during the bid process to appropriately support the critical infrastructure. The project shall allow the building to remain operational during future power outages. The generator(s) shall be protected against a 500-year flood event by implementing specific activities or by locating the generator(s) outside the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) and shall be protected against wind with a rated enclosure based on its location requirements. Activities shall be completed in strict compliance with Federal, State, and Local Rules and Regulations.   HMGP - Government Center Generator Contract


Traffic Signal Mast Arms

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: 

The purpose of this Scope of Work Is to provide protection lo fourteen (14) intersections throughout Bay County. Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR-4399-119-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

PROJECT OVERVIEW: 

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program project. the Sub-Recipient proposes 10 upgrade span wire traffic signals al fourteen (14) locations throughout Bay County, Florida, 32401, 32408, 32444. 32405, and 32466. The HMGP project scope of work proposes replacing the existing span wire, pole structures and associated underground infrastructure, which support the traffic signal system. with new mast arm structures. 

The project shall provide protection against 144 MPH winds, or the wind speed protection and impact requirements indicated by the effective Florida Building Code or any other applicable code at the time permits are issued. Activities shall be in strict compliance with Federal. State and Local applicable Rules and Regulations.  HMGP - Traffic Signal Mast Arms Contract

Vecuna Circle Acquisition

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: 

The purpose of this Scope of Work is to acquire a single-family residential structure located in Panama City Beach, Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR- 4399-017-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  

PROJECT OVERVIEW: 

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program project, the Sub-Recipient proposes to mitigate a single-family residential structure located on Vecuna Circle, Panama City Beach, Florida 32407. Coordinates (30.185925, -85.783919). The scope of work proposes to acquire and demolish the subject property to prevent any reoccurring flood losses. Debris and slab removal will follow demolition. Mitigation activities shall include all associated debris being removed to clear site, the land being converted to open space, and the deed-restricted as set forth in the FEMA program requirements concerning the acquisition of property for open space [44 CFR 206.434 (e)]. The project shall provide protection against a 100-year storm event. Activities shall be completed in strict compliance with Federal, State, and Local applicable Rules and Regulations. CDBG - Vecuna Circle Acquisition Contract   HMGP - Vecuna Circle Acquisition Contract


Wastewater Utility Mitigation

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this Scope of Work is to provide protective measures to the Cedar Grove Subdistrict wastewater collection system, in Panama City, Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR-4399-111-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

PROJECT OVERVIEW: 

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program project, the Sub-Recipient proposes to improve the wastewater collection system at the BC-29 Basin Area in the Cedar Grove Subdistrict, located in Panama City, Florida, 32405. Coordinates (30.176714, -85.627544). 

The scope is for Phase I only, which includes but is not limited to surveying, engineering, design, plans preparation, permitting, and bidding for the proposed project, for Phase II approval. No construction activities for this project have been approved. 

When completed, the Sub-Recipient shall provide deliverables for Phase II review of the following proposed activities. 

The Phase II proposal to improve the existing wastewater collection system infrastructure includes the construction of an adjunct sewage lift station and force main to reduce the flow demand of existing lift station BC-29 and to increase the capacity of the system. The new lift station shall be located at the Southeast corner of Spring Avenue Park and shall include a wet well, valve box, and meter vault, two (2) electric submersible pumps and motors, associated piping and fitting, control panel, and electrical connections. The lift station shall also be equipped with a permanent diesel-powered bypass pump with a capacity of 400 – 500 GPM or the adequate size determined by the vendor and/or an engineer during the bid process to appropriately support this critical utility. The installation shall include a platform to raise the bypass pump and electrical equipment. The diesel-powered bypass pump shall maintain the lift station operational during power outages associated with high wind events. 

Flows shall be conveyed to the lift station by removing and replacing two (2) existing manholes to accommodate new outlets outflowing into the adjunct lift station. One of these manholes shall maintain an outlet pipe to the existing BC-29 lift station to use as an overflow outlet if this new lift station is overloaded. Approximately 240 LF of 6” PVC gravity sewer shall be installed, including approximately 40 LF subaqueous stream crossing. One (1) existing sanitary manhole and approximately 250 LF of existing sanitary gravity sewer pipe, obviated by this modification, shall be abandoned in place, and filled with flowable fill. Additional activities include vegetative removal along the proposed route of one segment of gravity sewer, installation and removal of temporary erosion and sediment controls as required, and site restoration. 

The lift station shall convey flows to the servicing wastewater treatment plant through a new sewage force main that shall consist of approximately 2,641 LF of 6” PVC force main pipe, including two (2) directional bores to cross roadways and connection of the proposed force main to the existing force main located at the intersection of East 17th Street and North East Avenue. The proposed project shall protect the existing wastewater collection system at the Cedar Grove Subdistrict against flood and wind impacts and prevent sewer backups into residential and commercial properties.  HMGP - Wastewater Mitigation Contract


Western Resiliency Center Saferoom

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: 

The purpose of this Scope of Work is Code-Plus hardening, and a safe room designed to FEMA P-361 standards for the Western Resiliency Center in Panama City Beach, Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR-4399-133-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

PROJECT OVERVIEW: 

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program project, the Sub-Recipient proposes code plus wind protection and a safe room at the Western Resiliency Center located at 50 Chip Seal Parkway, Panama City Beach, Bay County, Florida 32407. 

The scope is for Phase I only, which includes but is not limited to surveying, engineering, designing, plans preparation, permitting, and bidding for the proposed project, for Phase II approval. No construction activities for this project have been approved. 

When completed, the Sub-Recipient shall provide the necessary information in the Phase I deliverables for the Phase II review of the following proposed activities. 

Phase II's proposed scope of work shall include designing and constructing a new building above code that shall withstand wind speeds of up to 200 MPH. The building shall also be elevated above code requirements to protect from the 500-year flood event. The proposal shall include all activities necessary to protect the entire building envelope. The building shall include an internal hurricane safe room for 60 personnel designed to meet FEMA P-361 requirements for 200 MPH winds, to provide nearly absolute protection for a minimum of 24 hours to first responders. 

In addition, the County shall purchase and install a 1,000-kW generator, or the adequate size determined by the vendor and/or an electrical engineer during the bid process to appropriately support the critical utility. The project also includes the installation of an Automatic Transfer Switch and fuel tank. 

The project shall be designed to provide protection against 200 MPH winds, exceeding the wind speed required for the area per Florida Building Code. Wind protection shall be provided on any other opening such as vents, louvers, and exhaust fans. 

For the internal safe room construction, the project shall be designed by the criteria contained in the standards of the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency guidance manual FEMA P-361 Design and Construction for Community Safe Room, to provide “near-absolute protection”. 

All safe room activities and installations shall be in strict compliance with the FEMA P-361 specifications, and all materials shall be certified to meet wind and impact standards. The local municipal or county building department shall inspect and certify installation according to the manufacturer's specifications. 

The generator shall be protected against a 500-year flood event by implementing specific activities or by locating the generator outside the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) and shall be protected against wind damage.  HMGP - Western Region Resiliency Contract


Williams Bayou Pump Station

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: 

The purpose of this Scope of Work is to provide protective measures to Williams Bayou Pump Station, in Panama City, Bay County, Florida, funded through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) DR- 4399-016-R, as approved by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Division) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

As a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program project, the Sub-Recipient proposes to mitigate the Williams Bayou Pump Station, located at 4813 Highway 2321, Panama City, Florida 32404. Coordinates (30.258689, -85.589616). 

The proposed scope of work is to purchase and install a 2.5 MW permanent generator, or the adequate size determined by the vendor and/or an electrical engineer during the bid process to appropriately support the critical utility. Additionally, the applicant proposes to install seven (7) Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), one for each of the raw water pumps and motors, to protect them against power surges and phase losses; the VFDs will be housed in a prefabricated E-House type enclosure. A platform or raised concrete slab will be constructed to elevate the VFD E-House and generator.

The generator and VFDs shall be protected against a 500-year flood event by implementing specific activities or by locating them outside the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) and shall be protected against the wind with a rated enclosure based on its location requirements. Activities shall be completed in strict compliance with Federal, State, and Local Rules and Regulations. HMGP - Williams Bayou Pump Station Contract   CDBG - Williams Bayou Pump Station Contract