The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) is seeking one or more public or nonprofit entities to administer the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) in Indian River, Okeechobee, St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach and Broward Counties. ...  

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    DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY

    Division of Community Development

    The Department of Economic Opportunity announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited.

    DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.

    PLACE: Broward County Main Library, Programming Services 6th Floor, Bienes Museum Ceremonial Room, 100 South Andrew Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

    GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) is seeking one or more public or nonprofit entities to administer the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) in Indian River, Okeechobee, St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach and Broward Counties. Entities interested in contracting with DEO to provide these services should be present at this public meeting in order to be informed of the qualifications, application requirements, and deadline for submitting applications.

    Pursuant to 10 CFR §440.15, selection of an entity, or entities, will be based on entities’ experience and performance in weatherization or housing renovation activities, experience in assisting eligible low-income persons in the applied for geographic area to be served, and capacity to undertake a timely and effective weatherization program. Preference will be given to community action agencies (CAAs) or other public or nonprofit entities which have, or are currently administering, an effective WAP or program under title II of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, as revised. Program effectiveness will be evaluated by consideration of the following factors:

    (1) the extent to which past or current program achieved or is achieving weatherization goals in a timely fashion;

    (2) the quality of work performed (as evidenced by past monitoring and performance reports, if any);

    (3) the number, qualifications, and experience of the staff members of the program;

    (4) the ability to secure volunteers, training participants, and public service employment workers; and

    (5) past and present, as applicable, compliance with program administration and financial management requirements.

    DEO will review the submitted applications and make a decision regarding each applicant’s eligibility to provide WAP services. DEO staff will prepare recommendations for subsequent consideration and approval or disapproval by DEO’s Executive Director.

    A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Ms. Debbie Smiley, Manager, Weatherization Assistance Program, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, 107 East Madison Street, MSC 400, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4120, phone: (850)717-8467, fax: (850)488-2488, email: Debbie.Smiley@deo.myflorida.com.

    Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Ms. Debbie Smiley, Manager, Weatherization Assistance Program, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, 107 East Madison Street, MSC 400, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4120, phone: (850)717-8467, fax: (850)488-2488, email: Debbie.Smiley@deo.myflorida.com. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

    For more information, you may contact: Ms. Debbie Smiley, Manager, Weatherization Assistance Program, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, 107 East Madison Street, MSC 400, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4120, phone: (850)717-8467, fax: (850)488-2488, email: Debbie.Smiley@deo.myflorida.com.

Document Information

Hearing Meeting:
Broward County Main Library, Programming Services 6th Floor, Bienes Museum Ceremonial Room, 100 South Andrew Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Subject:
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) is seeking one or more public or nonprofit entities to administer the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) in Indian River, Okeechobee, St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach and Broward Counties. Entities interested in contracting with DEO to provide these services should be present at this public meeting in order to be informed of the qualifications, application requirements, and deadline for submitting applications. Pursuant to 10 CFR §440.15, ...
Meeting:
public meeting
Contact:
Ms. Debbie Smiley, Manager, Weatherization Assistance Program, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, 107 East Madison Street, MSC 400, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4120, phone: (850) 717-8467, fax: (850) 488-2488, email: Debbie.Smiley@deo.myflorida.com.