The new sidewalk on Circle Drive in DeFuniak Springs, Florida was installed in late 2019 and funded with a grant from FEMA to mitigate damage to the sidewalk next to Lake DeFuniak submerged by the rising water level of the lake caused by 2013 storms. Most significant documents provided through links below. Anyone may make a public records request through the City Clerk of DeFuniak Springs for any document not posted relating to this and any other city project.
Project Timeline and links to related documents:
6/18/2020: City issues final payment of $5,000 issued to Holley Development following discussions between City attorney and attorney for Holley Development Corporation pertaining to liquidation of damages.
10/23/2019: Notice to Receive Sealed Bids for sidewalk installation published in The News Herald and DeFuniak Springs Herald Breeze.
10/16/2019: Notice to Receive Sealed Bids for sidewalk installation published in The News Herald and DeFuniak Springs Herald Breeze. Also issued in email to minority and women businesses. Published ads in both newspapers.
10/14/2019: City Council rejects all prior bids for Chipley Park sidewalk due to reevaluation of procurement procedures. Agenda.
9/23/2019: City approves executing agreement with CW Roberts to install/complete the upper sidewalk around Chipley Park in the amount of $209,114.75. Agenda.