Scheduled Events for: April 2021


Title Description Event Type
Governing Board Workshop, CERP Projects & Project Agreements

DATE AND TIME: 

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: 

This workshop will be conducted via Zoom, a media technology free for the public to use. Please use the link below to register for and view the meeting: 

Zoom is a media technology free for the public to use. A link will be provided on the District’s website at www.SFWMD.gov/meetings

CONTACT INFORMATION: 

For more information, you may contact Rosie Byrd at rbyrd@sfwmd.gov.

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE DISCUSSED: 

This workshop will provide the Governing Board, public, and stakeholders with an overview of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) projects and program agreements.

The public and stakeholders will have an opportunity to view and comment on the workshop by utilizing the link available at www.SFWMD.gov/meetings, which will go live at approximately 1:00 PM on April 7, 2021. https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GTs8rPVQTvKIXVoLH4CLZw

All of this workshop will be conducted via media technology.

The Governing Board may take official action at the workshop on any item appearing on the agenda and on any item that is added to the agenda as a result of a change to the agenda approved by the presiding officer of the workshop pursuant to Section 120.525, Florida Statutes. 

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: The agenda containing information on this workshop will be posted to the District’s website www.SFWMD.gov/meetings, seven days prior to the workshop. Or, you can email Rosie Byrd at rbyrd@sfwmd.gov

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop is asked to advise the agency at least seven days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Rosie Byrd, District Clerk, at rbyrd@sfwmd.gov. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice). 

Governing Board
Governing Board Monthly Meeting

DATE AND TIME:   Thursday, April 8, 2021, 9:00 AM. Audit & Finance Committee Meeting, immediately following the conclusion of the South Florida Water Management District Governing Board Meeting.

PLACE: These meetings will be conducted via Zoom, a media technology free for the public to use. Please use the below link to register for and view the meeting:

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:  

The Governing Board of the South Florida Water Management District will discuss and consider District business, including regulatory and non-regulatory matters.

The public and stakeholders will have an opportunity to view and comment on the meetings by utilizing thelink found on the District’s website at www.SFWMD.gov/meetings, which will go live at approximately 9:00AM on April 8, 2021. https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xzBK9J-tS1O8BYKUBthY5A

Both of these meetings will be conducted via media technology.

The Governing Board may take official action at the meeting(s) on any item appearing on the agenda(s) and on any item that is added to the agenda(s) as a result of a change to the agenda(s) approved by the presiding officer of the meeting pursuant to Section 120.525, Florida Statutes. 

A copy of the agenda(s) may be obtained by contacting: The agendas containing information on these meetings will be posted to the District’s website www.SFWMD.gov/meetings, seven days prior to the meeting. Or, you can email Rosie Byrd at rbyrd@sfwmd.gov

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the agency at least seven days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Rosie Byrd, District Clerk, at rbyrd@sfwmd.gov. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice). 

If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued. 

For more information, you may contact Rosie Byrd at rbyrd@sfwmd.gov.

Governing Board
Audit & Finance Committee Meeting

MEETING DETAILS

The Audit & Finance Committee Meeting will begin immediately following Governing Board Meeting. 

LOCATION: 

Zoom is a media technology free for the public to use. A link will be provided on the District’s website at www.SFWMD.gov/meetings

CONTACT INFORMATION: 

 

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE DISCUSSED: 

 

Loxahatchee River Preservation Initiative Meeting

DATE AND TIME: 

Monday, April 12, 2021, 12:00 PM

LOCATION: 

This meeting will be held via teleconference.

CONTACT INFORMATION: 

For more information, you may contact: Nestor Garrido, 561-682-6908, ngarrido@sfwmd.gov.

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE DISCUSSED: 

This is a public meeting to discuss and consider Loxahatchee River Preservation Initiative business, including current and future projects and activities.

Since its inception in 2000, the Loxahatchee River Preservation Initiative (LRPI) has guided regional watershed restoration projects within northeastern Palm Beach County and southern Martin County. The LRPI is a multi-agency partnership between the South Florida Water Management District, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (Florida Park Service), Friends of the Loxahatchee River, Jupiter Inlet District, Loxahatchee River Environmental Control District, Martin County, Palm Beach County, South Indian River Water Control District, Town of Jupiter, and Village of Tequesta.

Members of the public are invited to attend and provide public comment.

One or more members of the Governing Board of the South Florida Water Management District may attend these meetings. No Governing Board action will be taken.

Teleconference information:
(561) 682-6800 (WPB Local Number)

(855) 682-6800 (Toll Free Nationwide)

Access Code:
995 810 709

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Nestor Garrido, 561-682-6908, ngarrido@sfwmd.gov, or by visiting www.LRPI.us seven days prior to the workshop/meeting.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least seven days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Rosie Byrd at rbyrd@sfwmd.gov. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

 

C-43 Reservoir Water Quality Component Public Meeting

DATE AND TIME: 

Thursday, April 15, 2021 10:00 AM

LOCATION: 

This meeting will be conducted via Zoom, a media technology free. To view the meeting, please use the link below:

CONTACT INFORMATION: 

For more information, contact:  Kim Fikoski, kfikoski@sfwmd.gov, 239-338-2929, ext. 7737

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE DISCUSSED: 

The Caloosahatchee (C-43 West Basin Storage) Reservoir Water Quality Component Working Group announces a public meeting to present findings of the Water Quality Component Siting Evaluation and take public comment. The siting evaluation of the four technology alternatives recommended by the feasibility study will be presented. This includes conventional/innovative biological, physical, and chemical treatment technologies for water quality improvement for eventual pre-treatment, in-reservoir treatment, and/or post-treatment application to the Caloosahatchee (C-43 West Basin Storage) Reservoir.

The public and stakeholders will have an opportunity to view and comment during the meeting by utilizing the following link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZmPHp8OBRt66vatoupTaZA

This link can also be found on the District’s website at www.SFWMD.gov/meetings, and will go live at approximately 10:00 AM on April 15, 2021.

All of this meeting will be conducted via media technology.

One or more members of the Governing Board of the South Florida Water Management District may attend these meetings. No Governing Board action will be taken.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Kim Fikoski, 239-338-2929, ext. 7737, or kfikoski@sfwmd.gov, seven days prior to the meeting.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least seven days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Rosie Byrd, District Clerk, at rbyrd@sfwmd.gov. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or 1 (800) 955-8770 (voice).

Governing Board Special Meeting

LOCATION: 

This meeting will be conducted via Zoom, a media technology free for the public to use. Please use the link below to register for and view the meeting:

CONTACT INFORMATION: 

For more information, you may contact Rosie Byrd at rbyrd@sfwmd.gov.

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE DISCUSSED: 

The Governing Board of the South Florida Water Management District will discuss and consider District business, including the Central Everglades Planning Project, Everglades Agricultural Area Phase Project Partnership Agreement and other regulatory and non-regulatory matters.

The public and stakeholders will have an opportunity to view and comment on the meeting by utilizing the link found on the District’s website at www.SFWMD.gov/meetings, which will go live at approximately 9:00 AM on April 22, 2021. https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5xbuQEoeTf2Br3-r19tf3w

This meeting will be conducted via media technology.

The Governing Board may take official action at the meeting on any item appearing on the agenda and on any item that is added to the agenda as a result of a change to the agenda approved by the presiding officer of the meeting pursuant to Section 120.525, Florida Statutes. 

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: The agenda containing information on this meeting will be posted to the District’s website www.SFWMD.gov/meetings, seven days prior to the meeting. Or, you can email Rosie Byrd at rbyrd@sfwmd.gov

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the agency at least five days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Rosie Byrd, District Clerk, at rbyrd@sfwmd.gov. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice). 

If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued. 

Big Cypress Basin Board Meeting

DATE AND TIME: 

Thursday, April 22, 2021, 1:30 p.m.

LOCATION: 

This meeting will be conducted via Zoom, a media technology free for the public to use. To register for and view the meeting, please use the link below:

CONTACT INFORMATION: 

For more information, you may contact: Lisa Koehler at lkoehler@sfwmd.gov.

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE DISCUSSED: 

This is a public meeting of the Big Cypress Basin Board to discuss and consider activities impacting the Big Cypress Basin of the South Florida Water Management District.

The public and stakeholders will have an opportunity to view and comment on the meeting by utilizing the link found on the District’s website at www.SFWMD.gov/meetings, which will go live at approximately 1:30 PM on April 22, 2021.  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tfDFoHEdSSyH0lFhA6okGQ

This meeting will be conducted via media technology.

The Big Cypress Basin Board may take official action at the meeting on any item appearing on the agenda and on any item that is added to the agenda as a result of a change to the agenda approved by the presiding officer of the meeting pursuant to Section 120.525, Florida Statutes.

A copy of the agenda and additional information may be obtained by contacting: Lisa Koehler at lkoehler@sfwmd.gov, or at https://www.sfwmd.gov/news-events/meetings, seven days prior to the meeting.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the agency at least seven days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Rosie Byrd, District Clerk, at rbyrd@sfwmd.gov. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).  

If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued.

Lunch & Learn: DBHyrdro Insights

LOCATION: 

This Lunch & Learn workshop will be conducted via Zoom, a media technology free for the public to use. The public and stakeholders will have an opportunity to view and comment on the workshop by utilizing the following link:

A link will be provided on the District’s website at www.SFWMD.gov/meetings

CONTACT INFORMATION: 

For more information, you may contact: Rosie Byrd at rbyrd@sfwmd.gov.

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:  

An online public workshop providing the Governing Board of the South Florida Water Management District and the public with an overview of the DBHyrdro Insights database.

The public and stakeholders will have an opportunity to view and comment on the workshop by utilizing the link found on the District’s website at www.SFWMD.gov/meetings, which will go live at approximately 11:30 AM on April 28, 2021. https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_x_4rczrsSgSQ228IQ4bY8g

This online workshop will be conducted via media technology.

No Governing Board action will be taken at this online workshop.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Rosie Byrd at rbyrd@sfwmd.gov, or at sfwmd.gov/news-events/meetings, seven days prior to the workshop.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this online workshop is asked to advise the agency at least seven days before the workshop by contacting: Rosie Byrd at rbyrd@sfwmd.gov. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

2021 Water Conservation Expo

LOCATION: 

Zoom is a media technology free for the public to use. To view the 2021 Water Conservation Expo, register by using the below link:

CONTACT INFORMATION: 

Robert Wanvestraut by email: rowanves@sfwmd.gov, or phone: 561-682-6615

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE DISCUSSED: 

Improving Water Efficiency at Commercial and Institutional Properties

2021 Upper East Coast Water Supply Plan Update - Public Stakeholder Meeting

DATE AND TIME: 

Friday, April 30, 2021, 9:00 AM

LOCATION: 

This meeting will be conducted via Zoom, a media technology free for the public to use. Please use the link below to register for and view the meeting: 

CONTACT INFORMATION: 

For more information about the meeting, contact: Nancy Demonstranti, 561-682-2563 or ndemonst@sfwmd.gov

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE DISCUSSED: 

The District is developing the 2021 Upper East Coast Water Supply Plan Update to assess projected water demands and potential sources of water for the period between 2019 and 2045. This stakeholder meeting will present progress since the last plan update, water demands for urban and agricultural uses, and regional water resource projects and protections.

The public and stakeholders will have an opportunity to view and comment during the meeting by utilizing the following link:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GizOMTi5Tq69Ixg32oFOww

This link can also be found on the District’s website at www.SFWMD.gov/meetings, and will go live at approximately 9:00 AM on April 30, 2021.

This meeting will be conducted via media technology.

One or more members of the Governing Board of the South Florida Water Management District may attend these meetings. No Governing Board action will be taken.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting:  Nancy Demonstranti, 561-682-2563 or ndemonst@sfwmd.gov.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least sevn days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Rosie Byrd, District Clerk, 561-682-6805. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or 1 (800) 955-8770 (Voice).