Lake Okeechobee Watershed Protection Plan Workshop

DATE AND TIME: 

Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 9:00 AM

LOCATION: 

This meeting 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 during the Workshop by utilizing the following link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sM7XngljQF6sp-lTeuC6_Q


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 July 21, 2020.

CONTACT INFORMATION: 

For more information, you may contact: Steffany Olson at solson@sfwmd.gov

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE DISCUSSED: 

This is a public workshop to engage the public and stakeholders for input on identifying projects, activities, and programs to improve the quality, quantity, timing, and distribution of water in the Northern Everglades to support Basin Management Action Plans (BMAPs) adopted by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to achieve Total Maximum Daily Loads for the Lake Okeechobee watershed. The goal is to consider local and regional expertise in tailoring actions for the most effective holistic approach, both near- and long-term, as the District develops the latest Watershed Protection Plans.

All of this meeting will be conducted via media technology.

Members of the public and stakeholders are invited to participate and provide public comment. 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 these meetings. No Governing Board action will be taken.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Steffany Olson at solson@sfwmd.gov, or by visiting the District’s website www.SFWMD.gov/meetings, 7 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 7 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).