Public Workshops/Meetings/Notices

Public Workshops

Suwannee and Santa Fe River Boating Restricted Areas - 68D-24.020

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has scheduled two public workshops to discuss possible changes to the boating safety zones affecting vessel speed during flood conditions in the Santa Fe and the lower Suwannee River. In particular, FWC is considering revisions to the zones within the portion of the Suwannee River from County Road 340 south to Flower’s Buff, within Dixie, Gilchrist and Levy counties and the Santa Fe River beginning at River Rise downstream to the confluence of the Suwannee River, within Alachua, Columbia, Gilchrist and Suwannee counties.
The workshop to discuss possible changes to the zone affecting vessel speed during flood conditions within the Suwannee River (County Road 340 south to Flower’s Buff) will be on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., at the Suwannee River Fair & Livestock Association, 17851 NW 90th Avenue, Fanning Springs.
The workshop to discuss possible changes to the zone affecting vessel speed during flood conditions within the Santa Fe River will be on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., at the O’Leno State Park, 410 SE O’Leno Park Road, High Springs.

Agenda Adobe PDF

68D-24.020 Adobe PDF


Withlacoochee River Boating Restricted Areas - 68D24.109 FAC

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has scheduled a public workshop in Inverness Florida to address possible amendments to Rule 68D-24.109, Florida Administrative Code. These changes would include possible reductions in zone boundaries during flood events, changes to rule language, and updating of rule maps.
The workshop will be on Wednesday, April 8, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at 3610 South Florida Avenue, Inverness, Florida, in Room 1 of the Citrus County Auditorium.

Agenda Adobe PDF

 April 8, 2015 Presentation Adobe PDF

 

Florida Boating Safety and Education Grants Program and Florida Boating Improvement Program

A public workshop to discuss proposed amendments to the Florida Boating Safety and Education Grants Program and the Florida Boating Improvement Program will be held at 2:00 P.M. on September 16, 2014 at the Farris Bryant Building, 620 South Meridian Street, Room 272, Tallahassee, Florida.

AgendaAdobe PDF

For more information, please call (850) 488-5600.

 


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