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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 July Board Meeting Changes

HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING CHANGES

 

Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners' regularly scheduled meetings on July 9, 2019 and July 23, 2019, have been canceled.

The Board will hold a regular meeting on July 16, 2019, at 5:00 p.m., at at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, Florida. 

            The meeting  is open to the public.  If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.  Please note that matters may be discussed at the meeting which are not on the prepared agenda for the meeting.

            If you have a disability that will require special assistance or accommodation for your attendance at the meeting, please contact Hendry County Administration  at (863) 675-5220; Hearing Impaired: Florida Relay 7-1-1; or e-mail tracy.nobles@hendryfla.net.

            Hendry County is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

            Si necesita la assistencia de un interprete que hable espanol para participar un esta reunion, por favor pongase en contacto con Myra Johnson al (863) 675-5240.

 

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

 

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