Welcome to Carrabelle, Florida
Carrabelle, Florida, a historic working community, is located right on the Gulf of Mexico in the eastern Florida Panhandle. A true fishing village, its people have been harvesting from the sea for more than 100 years. Shrimping, oystering, commercial and recreational game fishing together with lumber, turpentine, flour mills, the railroad and tourism have been the mainstays of Carrabelle’s economic development over the years.
Although a hidden secret no longer, Carrabelle’s ideal location is surrounded by state and national forests, together with its beautiful, deep water seaport. The community of 1300 residents welcomes travelers who enter by boat on the beautiful Carrabelle River, fly in by airplane at Carrabelle’s convenient municipal airport, or arrive via scenic Highways 98 along the coast and County Road 67 through the state and national forest lands.
Notices & Announcements
American Rescue Plan Act – Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund Grant awarded to the City of Carrabelle
On Tuesday, July 12, 2022, the Carrabelle City Commission, City Department Superintendents, and members of the Carrabelle Aviation Advisory Board participated in a publicly advertised workshop to “Review and consider proposed revenue commitments of federal funding provided through the “American Rescue Plan Act”. This federal grant funding is provided to all state, counties, cities, and Tribal governments throughout the United States through the “Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds” program which is part of the overall “American Rescue Plan Act of 2021”. Read more
NOTICE OF PROPOSED CDBG DISASTER RECOVERY MITIGATION INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS FOR THE CITY OF CARRABELLE
The City of Carrabelle anticipates applying for Round Three of the Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Program (GIP) funding provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support long-term mitigation efforts by assisting the State of Florida and its local governments in minimizing or eliminating the risks and reducing losses from future disasters. This program is being administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) thru the Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Program. Read full public notice
Carrabelle New Water Main
A loan agreement was executed for $2.7 million for construction of 8.5 miles of new water main to provide water service to the Lighthouse subdivision on the west side of Carrabelle in Franklin County. This includes $2.4 million in principal forgiveness which will not have to be repaid. Florida’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) is administered by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) with joint funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the state of Florida. DWSRF programs operate around the country to provide states and communities the resources necessary to maintain and improve the infrastructure that protects our valuable water resources nationwide. Florida’s DWSRF program has awarded more than $1 billion in loan funds since its inception in 1998. The program provides low-interest loans to eligible entities for planning, designing and constructing water pollution control facilities. For more information, visit the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program.
Water Quality Reports Online
The City of Carrabelle is pleased to report that public notices regarding drinking water contaminations for Carrabelle and Lanark have not been required by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection since October of 2012. The Carrabelle and Lanark water treatment systems are routinely monitored for contaminants in your drinking water according to Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations. City of Carrabelle and Lanark Village “Annual Water Quality Reports” are now available online. These reports are designed to inform you about the quality of water and services we deliver to you every day. We are committed to ensuring the quality of your water.
2021 Water Quality Report Carrabelle
2021 Water Quality Report Lanark Village
Water & Sewer Department Emergency Contact Line: 850-841-0124 and 850-528-0628 (Emergencies Only, Please)
“The City of Carrabelle is a Fair Housing Advocate. If you feel you have been discriminated against, you may file a housing discrimination complaint at:1-800-669-9777 (Toll Free) or 1-800-927-9275 (TTY) or locally, Courtney Millender, City Administrator at (850) 697-3618, ext 104 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.”
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