Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration
Water Quality Assessment Program
: Manatee County Administration Building, REO Conference Room A, 1112 Manatee Avenue West Bradenton, Florida
Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
The Department of Environmental Protection announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited.
DATE AND TIME: February 11, 2020, 9:00 a.m. (EST) for the Tampa Bay Tributaries Basin
PLACE: Manatee County Administration Building, REO Conference Room A, 1112 Manatee Avenue West
DATE AND TIME: February 12, 2020, 10:30 a.m. (EST) for the Lower and Middle St. Johns Basins
PLACE: Ravine Gardens State Park, 1600 Twigg Street, Palatka, Florida
DATE AND TIME: February 13, 2020, 10:00 a.m. (CST) for the Apalachicola-Chipola Basin
PLACE: Jackson County Commission Administration Building, 2864 Madison Street, Marianna, Florida
DATE AND TIME: February 18, 2020, 10:00 a.m. (EST) for the Charlotte Harbor and St. Lucie – Loxahatchee Basins
PLACE: Webinar registration link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9027745133599611916
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The Department's Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration (DEAR) is holding public meetings in several locations throughout the state and a public webinar to discuss DEAR's water quality assessment efforts. These public meetings and webinar are to present the draft assessment lists for the Group 2 basins, developed pursuant to Chapter 62-303, Florida Administrative Code. Supporting materials for all Group 2 basins (including the Apalachicola – Chipola River, Charlotte Harbor, Lower St. Johns, Middle St. Johns, Tampa Bay Tributaries, and St. Lucie - Loxahatchee Basins) are available on the department's ftp site at: http://publicfiles.dep.state.fl.us/DEAR/watershed/WQAP_WAS_G2C4_MtgMater.... The draft assessment lists are available on the department's Watershed Assessment Section webpage (https://floridadep.gov/dear/watershed-assessment-section/content/news-an...) and will be provided upon request to interested parties by mail or via email distribution. Any comments or questions on the draft assessment lists should be directed to Kevin O'Donnell, Watershed Assessment Section, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 2600 Blair Stone Rd, MS 3560, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Kevin O'Donnell, Watershed Assessment Section, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 2600 Blair Stone Rd, MS 3560, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400 or by email at email@example.com.
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 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Wanda Harpley, (850)245-8433. 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).
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.