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Commission Meetings

The Florida Constitution authorizes the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to enact rules and regulations regarding the state's fish and wildlife resources.

To do this, the 7 Commissioners meet 5 times each year to hear staff reports, consider rule proposals and conduct other Commission business. Because stakeholder involvement is an important part of the process, we conduct Commission meetings at different locations across the state and offer people the opportunity to address the Commission about issues under consideration.

This section of MyFWC.com connects you to all you need to know about Commission meetings, including schedules, agendas, minutes and other information.

Speaker Registration Guidelines:

If you wish to speak during one of the public commenting opportunities, please complete the electronic registration process on-site at the meeting. FWC staff members are available at the registration table to assist you as needed.

To accommodate as much input as possible from those attending the Commission Meeting, the Chairman reserves the right to designate the amount of time given to a topic or speaker, including time donation to other speakers.

Please be aware of the following FWC public speaking guidelines. By registering to speak, you agree to follow these guidelines.

Unless otherwise directed by the FWC Chairman:

  • Each speaker will be allotted three (3) minutes to speak on any one topic.
  • Speakers may receive one (1) additional three (3) minute donation from another registered speaker.
  • Speakers must register for the item they wish to speak on prior to the beginning of the presentation on that topic.
  • Speakers who are registered to speak will have their names called by the Vice Chairman during the designated public comment time for each agenda topic.
  • Speakers are responsible for being in the Commission Meeting room when their name is called. Failure to respond when your name is called may result in loss of opportunity to comment on that topic.
  • Displays such as signs, props, presentations, and recordings generally are not permitted in the meeting room. Please see registration desk staff for assistance.
  • Speakers may provide paper handouts for FWC Commissioners:
    • Please prepare eleven (11) copies of any information you wish to provide, including your name and the topic on each front page so Commissioners know whose information they are reviewing.
    • When you complete your registration to speak, let staff at the registration table know that you wish to provide written items for the Commissioners. They will ensure the materials are ready to distribute to the Commissioners when it is your turn to speak.
    • Registration staff are unable to print, copy or provide other office supplies or services for these information packets.

 

Next Meeting

October 2 - 3, Cape Canaveral
Agenda

Most Recent Meeting

July 17 - 18, Stuart
Agenda

 

2019

  • December 11 - 12, 2019

    TBD
  • October 2 - 3, 2019

    Cape Canaveral
  • July 17 - 18, 2019

    Stuart
  • May 1 - 2, 2019

    Tallahassee/Havana
  • February 20 - 21, 2019

    Gainesville

2018

  • December 12 - 13, 2018

    St. Augustine
  • September 26 - 27, 2018

    Tallahassee
  • June 19 - 20, 2018

    Sarasota
  • April 25 - 26, 2018

    Fort Lauderdale
  • April 24 2018

    Ft. Lauderdale
  • February 7 - 8, 2018

    Havana/Tallahassee

2017

  • December 5 - 7, 2017

    Gainesville
  • September 27 2017

    Cancelled
  • July 10 - 11, 2017

    Orlando
  • June 9 2017

    Online Meeting
  • April 19 - 20, 2017

    Havana/Tallahassee
  • February 8 - 9, 2017

    Crystal River

2016

  • November 16 - 17, 2016

    St. Petersburg
  • September 8 - 9, 2016

    St. Augustine
  • June 22 - 23, 2016

    Eastpoint
  • April 13 - 14, 2016

    Jupiter
  • February 10 - 11, 2016

    Tallahassee

2015

  • November 18 - 19, 2015

    Panama City Beach
  • September 2 - 3, 2015

    Ft. Lauderdale
  • June 23 - 25, 2015

    Sarasota
  • April 14 - 16, 2015

    Tallahassee
  • February 4 - 5, 2015

    Jacksonville

2014

  • November 20 - 21, 2014

    Key Largo
  • September 10 - 11, 2014

    Kissimmee
  • June 17 - 19, 2014

    Fort Myers
  • April 15 - 17, 2014

    Havana
  • February 12 - 13, 2014

    Tampa

2013

  • November 20 - 21, 2013

    Weston
  • October 9 2013

    Tallahassee
  • September 5 - 6, 2013

    Pensacola
  • June 11 - 13, 2013

    Lakeland
  • April 17 - 18, 2013

    Tallahassee
  • February 13 - 14, 2013

    Orlando

2012

  • December 5 - 6, 2012

    Apalachicola
  • September 5 - 6, 2012

    Tampa
  • June 27 - 28, 2012

    Palm Beach Gardens
  • May 2 - 3, 2012

    Crystal River
  • February 7 - 9, 2012

    Tallahassee