Bay County Sheriff's Office Headquarters Generator


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.


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. 

The Grant is also funded in part through Community Development Block Grant Funds Project M0062 through the Department of Florida Commerce and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Project Timeline


NTP                                                   9/19/2022
Materials Ordered                           October 2022
Construction                                     100%
Closeout                                           February 2024

 Procurement Link -bid number 22-44

Construction Complete Photos