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MISSION STATEMENT 

To continuously improve and provide the highest quality services in a courteous, cost-effective manner while enhancing the quality of life for all residents, visitors and businesses..

VISION STATEMENT
To be an outstanding rural community in which to live, work, raise a family and enjoy life by creating an economic environment where people can prosper.

 CORE VALUES

Integrity – We will ensure public trust through honesty, fairness and consistency.

Respect – We will ensure that everyone is treated with dignity.

Service – We will deliver efficient and user-friendly service to our customers through application of best practices.

PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS

Persons wishing to request public records from Hendry County should submit their request to Emily Hunter.  Contact information is as follows:

Emily Hunter
Communications & Legislative Coordinator
Mailing address: P.O. Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975
Physical address: 640 S. Main St., LaBelle, FL
emily.hunter@hendryfla.net 
Phone: (863) 675-5304
Fax: (863) 674-4194

ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT

Hendry County is in the process of making its website compliant with Level AA of the Web Content Accessibility  Guidelines 2.0.  We expect to complete conversion of our website content to this standard by March 1st, 2019.  In the meantime, if you need any material on the County's website in an accessible format, please contact Information Technology at it@hendryfla.net, 863-675-5220, or P.O. Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975.  Hearing Impaired; Florida Relay 7-1-1

ADA Notice

"This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer."

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at https://www.usda.gov/non-discrimination-statement, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C.  20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

News & Announcements

PUBLIC NOTICE OF AERIAL ADULT MOSQUITO TREATMENTS

Hendry County will be conducting aerial adult mosquito control operations over the county as mosquito population levels warrant.  These operations will continue throughout the remainder of the year.  The treatments will be performed during evening hours, weather permitting.  The insecticide to treat for adult mosquitoes is approved for application by the Environmental Protection Agency and the State of Florida.  This operation will be conducted by Clarke.

 

If you have questions concerning this operation, please call Clarke at 800-443-2034 between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY

NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY

HENDRY COUNTY STATE HOUSING INITIATIVES PARTNERSHIP (SHIP) PROGRAM

Hendry County hereby announces that funds for Housing Assistance are available from the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program. Funding for fiscal year 2017/2018 through fiscal year 2018/2019 has been allocated from SHIP. Funds will be made available for rehabilitative assistance.

Hendry County will be hosting two rehabilitation orientations to explain the program details and answer questions applicants may have.  The first homeowner orientation will be conducted on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm at the Hendry County Extension Office, located at 1085 Pratt Boulevard, LaBelle, FL 33975. The second homeowner orientation will be conducted on Wednesday August 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm at the Hendry County Annex Offices, Janet B. Taylor Auditorium, 1100 S. Olympia Street, Clewiston, FL  33440.   Individual applications for rehabilitation assistance will be available beginning on Friday, August 23, 2019 through Friday, September 20, 2019 or until funds are expended.  The applications will be available on the Hendry County website (www.hendryfla.net) and at the Hendry County Housing Department locations at 133 N. Bridge Street, LaBelle, Florida and 1100 S. Olympia Street Clewiston, Florida.  Contact the Hendry County Housing at 863-675-5297 or Sabrina.Gadson@hendryfla.net for more information.

The open application period is for thirty (30) days, beginning Friday, August 23, 2019 and will remain open until all funds have been expended. Applications will be available between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. All applications must be received by the Housing Department, 133 N. Bridge Street, LaBelle, Florida by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2019.

Pick up/drop off time for the Clewiston office is as follows:  Monday through Wednesday from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm and 9:00 am until 4:00 pm Thursday and Friday.  Pick up/drop off times for the Labelle office is as follows:  Monday through Wednesday 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.  Thursday and Friday 9:00 am until 12:00 pm.

All SHIP assistance recipients must agree to comply with all SHIP Program criteria and requirements as set forth in Chapter 67-37, Florida Administrative Code and are frequently modified and amended.  The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to close any program application period by Board resolution.  Hendry County SHIP programs do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, disability, age or any other protected classes.

 

HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS IS A FAIR HOUSING, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, AND DISABILITY ACCESSIBLE JURISDICTION

 

NEW HOLIDAY WASTE COLLECTION SCHEDULE
NEW HOLIDAY WASTE COLLECTION SCHEDULE - SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLING
There will be NO collection services of any kind - trash, recycling, bulky items or yard waste on the following holidays:
New Year's Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

If your regular collection day falls on any of these holidays, collection will be made on the following day.  Customer Service phone lines are closed on the above holidays.

Please see examples below:
Monday, November 19th 2018 (regular service)
Tuesday, November 20th 2018 (regular service)
Wednesday, November 21st (regular service)
(Thanksgiving Day) Thursday, November 22nd 2018 (OFF)
Friday, November 23rd 2018 (Thursday service)
Saturday, November 24th 2018 (Friday service)

If you have any questions please contact: Hendry County Special Districts at: 863-675-5252 or
Waste Connections at: 863-675-2481

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