June 2018June 2018
Description
Public Rule Development Workshop for the Caloosahatchee MFL Re-evaluation


Location:
SFWMD Fort Myers Service Center
1st Floor Conference Room
2301 McGregor Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL 33901

Contact Information:
Toni Edwards

Additional Information:
This is a half-day public rule development workshop to discuss draft MFL criteria components, draft rule language, public comments received, additional technical analyses conducted and benefits of the Caloosahatchee River (C-43) West Basin Storage Reservoir. The workshop agenda, the draft rule and other relevant documents are available at www.sfwmd.gov/mfls.

Water Resources Analysis Coalition (WRAC) Public Forum – Jun 2018

Location:
SFWMD Headquarters
Building 1 – Auditorium
3301 Gun Club Road
West Palm Beach, FL  33406

Contact Information:
Yvette Bonilla, ybonilla@sfwmd.gov

Cancelled - Project and Lands Committee Meeting (June 2018)

Meeting Location
SFWMD Headquarters
Building B-1
3301 Gun Club Road
West Palm Beach, FL  33410

Contact:
Yvette Bonilla, 561-682-6286 or ybonilla@sfwmd.gov

Governing Board Monthly Business Meeting

District Headquarters, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406 (contact: Rosie Byrd 561-682-6805)

Loxahatchee River Preservation Initiative Meeting

Place:  Jupiter Emergency Operations Center, 3133 Washington Street, Jupiter FL  33458

General subject matter to be considered: Meeting for informational purpose and to discuss and consider LRPI business, including current and future projects and activities.

Contact: Nestor Garrido, (561) 682-6908, ngarrido@sfwmd.gov

 

WRAC Recreational Issues Forum (WRAC-RIF) - Jun 2018

Location:
SFWMD Headquarters
Building 1 – Auditorium
3301 Gun Club Road
West Palm Beach, FL  33406

Contact Information:
Yvette Bonilla, ybonilla@sfwmd.gov

Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project Workshop

 Place / Location of Meeting:  Indian River State College, Williamson Conference and Education Center (at Dixon Hendry Campus), 2229 N.W. 9th Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34972

Contact:  Michelle Ferree, mferree@sfwmd.gov or Jennifer Leeds, jleeds@sfwmd.gov

Regulatory Public Meeting (June)

Public Meeting to Discuss Regulatory Matters

All or part of these meetings will be video-conferenced in order to permit maximum participation from the South Florida Water Management District Service Centers located at:

Lower West Coast Service Center

2301 McGregor Blvd.

Fort Myers, FL  33901

 

Okeechobee Service Center

3800 NW 16th Boulevard

Okeechobee, FL  34972

 

Orlando Service Center

1707 Orlando Central Parkway

Suite 200

Orlando, FL 32809

 

The meeting will also be webcast.                                                                                                                                  

Agendas are available 7 days prior to the meeting date.  You may obtain a copy of the agenda by going to our website at: www.sfwmd.gov/rules

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For additional information, you may also call our information line at 561-682-6207 or Florida toll-free 800-432-2045 x6207.

Loxahatchee River Management Coordinating Council Meeting

River Center, 805 N. US Highway 1, Jupiter, FL  33477.

For more information contact: Kathy LaMartina, 561-602-8407 or klamart@sfwmd.gov

Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) and Stormwater Treatment Area Study Meeting
Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) and Stormwater Treatment Area Study Meeting

Public meetings scheduled for draft environmental report on State’s EAA Reservoir study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District hosts a series of public meetings to discuss and seek input on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the South Florida Water Management District Section 203 Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) and Stormwater Treatment Area study.

Interested individuals, groups and agencies are encouraged to attend one of the meetings to learn more and provide comments on the environmental review of the study.

Each public meeting is expected to last approximately from 6 to 8 p.m., beginning with an open house at 6 p.m., and a formal presentation at 6:30 p.m., followed by a period for formal public comment. Corps and Water Management District staff will also be available after the meeting to answer questions.

The public is advised that it is possible that one or more members of the Governing Board of the South Florida Water Management District may attend and participate in this meeting.

Tuesday, June 26

Lee County Hyacinth and Mosquito Control District

15191 Homestead Rd.

Lehigh Acres, Florida 33971

Wednesday, June 27

John Boy Auditorium

1200 South W.C. Owen Avenue

Clewiston, Florida 33440

Thursday, June 28

John F. and Rita M. Armstrong Wing

Blake Library

2351 SE Monterey Rd.

Stuart, FL 34996

Note: Use of the Library meeting rooms does not imply Library endorsement of the aims, policies, or activities of any group using the room.

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement is available for review at: www.saj.usace.army.mil/SFWMDEAAReservoir

“Public engagement is an important part of the environmental review process, and we encourage all interested individuals, groups and agencies to attend one of the public meetings, review the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, and provide your input,” said Col. Jason Kirk, Jacksonville District Commander.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is accepting public comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the South Florida Water Management District Section 203 Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) and Stormwater Treatment Area study through July 24.

Submit comments by email to EAAReservoir@usace.army.mil

Submit comments by mail:

Stacie Auvenshine

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Jacksonville District

P.O. Box 4970

Jacksonville, FL 32232-0019

Additional information on the SFWMD’s EAA storage reservoir study is available on their website at:

https://www.sfwmd.gov/our-work/cerp-project-planning/eaa-reservoir