The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited.
DATE AND TIME: November 8, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
PLACE: Polk County Parks & Natural Resources Division, 4177 Ben Durrance Road, Bartow, Florida
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: This technical meeting is for interested stakeholders to discuss with the department the status of TMDL development for nutrient impaired waterbodies in the Upper Peace River basin (Lake Alfred, Lake Mariana, Lake Blue, Lake Conine, Lake Rochelle, Lake Haines, Lake Ariana, Lake Sears, and Lake Spirit). The meeting will provide an opportunity for the department to present the approach to be used for development of TMDLs and to obtain input from stakeholders. Written comments on the TMDL approach should be received by November 22, 2017 and can be directed to: Erin Rasnake, Program Administrator, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, MS 3555, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400, or via email to: Erin.Rasnake@dep.state.fl.us.
A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Ms. Shamyah Gibson, Department of Environmental Protection, MS 3555, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400, (850)245-8449.
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 48 hours before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Ms. Shamyah Gibson, (850)245-8449. 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.