Scheduled Events for: February 2024


Title Description Event Type
Loxahatchee River Preservation Initiative Meeting

DATE AND TIME: 
Monday, February 5, 2024, 12:00 PM

LOCATION: 
Town of Jupiter Utilities Field Office
3133 Washington Street
Jupiter, FL 33458

CONTACT INFORMATION: 
For more information, you may contact Jennifer Aiton, via phone at 561-682-6265, or via email jaiton@sfwmd.gov.

AGENDA:
Loxahatchee River Preservation Initiative Agenda

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE DISCUSSED: 
This is a public meeting to discuss and consider Loxahatchee River Preservation Initiative (LRPI) business, including current and future projects and activities. Since its inception in 2000, the 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 this meeting. No Governing Board action will be taken. The agenda will be posted to the District’s website, SFWMD.gov/meetings, seven days prior to the meeting. Or, you can contact Jennifer Aiton, via phone at 561-682-6265, or via email at jaiton@sfwmd.gov or visit www.LRPI.us.

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 Molly Brown, District Clerk, via email at mobrown@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).

 

Public Meeting
Governing Board Meeting

DATE AND TIME: 

Thursday, February 8 at 9:00 a.m.

LOCATION: 

SFWMD Headquarters
B-1 Building, 3301 Gun Club Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Zoom Registration Link

CONTACT INFORMATION: 

For more information, you may contact Molly Brown at mobrown@sfwmd.gov.

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 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. 

The agenda containing information on this meeting will be posted to the District’s website SFWMD.gov/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: Molly Brown, District Clerk, at mobrown@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. 

Governing Board
Feeder Canal Basin Water Quality Program Workshop

DATE AND TIME: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024, 5:00 PM

LOCATION: 
Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences Station  
2685 State Road 29 North  
Immokalee, FL 34142 

Members of the public are invited to participate in person and will have an opportunity to provide public comment during the workshop.  

CONTACT INFORMATION: 
For more information, you may email FeederContact@sfwmd.gov or contact Lori Wenkert via phone at 561-682-6661 or Sara Ouly via phone at 561-682-2115.

AGENDA:
Agenda for the Feeder Canal Basin Water Quality Program Workshop

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE DISCUSSED: 
To complement the federal Western Everglades Restoration Project (WERP), the South Florida Water Management District (District) is developing a Feeder Canal Basin Water Quality Program (Program) to identify regional and private projects in the West and North Feeder Canal Subbasins. This Program is intended to improve water quality exiting the Feeder Canal Basin and implement water storage, flow, and attenuation projects as necessary to mitigate environmentally harmful high water level events.  

The purpose of this workshop is to discuss project ideas, knowledge of the watershed, and data gathering opportunities with stakeholders. One of the projects that will be investigated is the feasibility of the previously proposed South Boundary Canal extension, and additional ideas by stakeholders are welcome.  

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

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: Molly Brown, District Clerk, at mobrown@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).

 

Public Meeting
Big Cypress Basin Board Meeting

DATE AND TIME: 
Friday, February 23, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.

LOCATION:
Collier County Board of County Commissioners Chambers 
3299 Tamiami Trail East, 3rd Floor 
Naples, FL 34112 

Zoom Registration Link

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

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED:
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 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 sfwmd.gov/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: Molly Brown, District Clerk, at mobrown@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.

Big Cypress Basin Board
21st Annual Public Meeting on the Long-Term Plan for Achieving Water Quality Goals for the Everglades Protection Area Tributary Basins

DATE AND TIME:
Monday, February 26, 2024, 9:00 AM

LOCATION:
SFWMD Headquarters
B-1 Building, 3301 Gun Club Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Members of the public may participate and provide public comment in peson or via Zoom, a media technology free for the public to use.
Zoom Registration Link

CONTACT INFORMATION: 
For more information contact Robert Shuford at 561-682-2155 or via email at rshufor@sfwmd.gov.

AGENDA:
21st Annual Public Meeting on the Long-Term Plan for Achieving Water Quality Goals for the Everglades Protection Area Tributary Basins Agenda

WEBPAGE
Webpage for the Long-Term Plan for Achieving Water Quality Goals

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: 
This public regulatory meeting is scheduled to provide findings and updates of the projects designed to improve the water quality of runoff flowing into the Everglades Protection Area. 

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

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting Robert Shuford via phone at 561-682-2155 or via email at rshufor@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: Molly Brown, District Clerk, at mobrown@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).

Public Meeting
Quarterly Meeting of the Everglades Technical Oversight Committee

DATE AND TIME: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 10:00 AM

LOCATION: 
SFWMD Headquarters
B-1 Building, Auditorium
3301 Gun Club Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33406

TOC Members and the public may participate and provide public comment in-person or via Zoom, a media technology free for the public to use.
Zoom Registration Link

CONTACT INFORMATION: 
For more information contact Julianne LaRock via phone at 561-682-6747 or via email jlarock@sfwmd.gov.

AGENDA:
Everglades Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) Agenda

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE DISCUSSED: 

The Everglades Technical Oversight Committee Meeting is a public meeting held quarterly to provide an update on water quality conditions in the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge and at inflows to Everglades National Park relative to the 1991 Settlement Agreement, entered as a Consent Decree in 1992, and modified in 1995. 

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

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Julianne LaRock via phone at 561-682-6747 or via email at jlarock@sfwmd.gov. The agenda will be posted to the District’s website at SFWMD.gov/meetings and SFWMD.gov/toc, 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: Molly Brown, District Clerk, at mobrown@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).

Public Meeting
Lunch and Learn

DATE AND TIME: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 11:30 a.m.

LOCATION: 
This worshop will be conducted via Zoom, a media technology free for the public to use.
Zoom Registration Link

CONTACT INFORMATION: 
For more information, you may contact Molly Brown at mobrown@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 Release of Reservations process.

The agenda containing information on this meeting will be posted to the District’s website SFWMD.gov/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: Molly Brown, District Clerk, at mobrown@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. 

Governing Board
Resiliency Coordination Forum

DATE AND TIME:
Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 9:00 AM

LOCATION: 
SFWMD Headquarters
B-1 Building, 3301 Gun Club Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Members of the public may also view the meeting via Zoom, a media technology free for the public to use.
Zoom Registration Link

CONTACT INFORMATION: 
For more information, you may contact Yvette Bonilla via phone at 561-682-6286 or via email at ybonilla@sfwmd.gov.

AGENDA:
Forum Agenda

WEBPAGE
Webpage for the Resiliency Coordination Forum

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE DISCUSSED: 
The South Florida Water Management District is committed to enhancing regional coordination and reinforcing partnership opportunities by holding proactive discussions, leveraging technical knowledge, and exchanging information. This is a forum to engage partners on expanding understanding about the impacts of changing climate conditions on water resources and fostering a constructive environment to discuss tangible asset level solutions. 

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

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting Yvette Bonilla via phone at 561-682-6286 or via email at ybonilla@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 forum is asked to advise the agency at least seven days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Molly Brown, District Clerk, at mobrown@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).

Public Meeting