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Acquisition and Restoration Council (ARC) Small Management Plans, Minor Plan Amendments and Incompatible Use & Linear Facilities Policy Requests

 
The Division of State Lands has received the following items for review. The division will approve each request on the indicated date unless at least three Acquisition and Restoration Council (ARC) members ask the division place that item on a future council meeting agenda. Please contact the ARC Staff Director with questions.

Management Plans for Properties 160 Acres and Smaller

Fischer Park (Lease No. 2563)

The City of Cocoa Beach has submitted a management plan update for Sidney Fischer Park.  The park contains 6.2 acres owned by the Board of Trustees and 3.4 acres owned by the City.  The City manages the park as a beach access site with parking, picnic shelters, a playground, and bathrooms. The below link contains the management plan and associated maps.

Fischer Park

The Division of State Lands will approve this plan unless three Acquisition and Restoration Council (ARC) members ask the Division place the document on a future Council meeting agenda.  The deadline for ARC members to make this request is August 16, 2018.

Please direct any questions to Wane Carragino with the City of Daytona Beach at wcarragino@cityofcocoabeach.com.

Senator George G. Kirkpatrick Marine Lab (Lease No. 4075)

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has submitted a management plan update for the Kirkpatrick Marine Laboratory in Cedar Key.  FWC operates the 5.96-acre facility for marine species/fisheries research and education.  The area contains a lab/administrative office building, two storage buildings, and a parking area.  The area also includes both salt marsh and mixed scrub-shrub natural communities.  The below link contains the management plan and associated maps.

Kirkpatrick Marine Lab

The Division of State Lands will approve this plan unless three Acquisition and Restoration Council (ARC) members ask the Division place the document on a future Council meeting agenda.  The deadline for ARC members to make this request is August 2, 2018.
Please direct any questions to David Alden with FWC at david.alden@myfwc.com.

Incompatible Use Requests

Courter Access Easement: Crystal River Preserve State Park (Lease No. 4084)

Philip and Gary Courter have requested a 0.28-acre access easement within Crystal River Preserve State Park.  The applicants require the easement to access private property landlocked by state-owned conservation land.  The proposed easement is for a non-motorized pedestrian footpath that will overlay an abandoned access road for part of the easement's length.  The below link contains a copy of the request with location maps and agency review letters:

Courter Easement: Crystal River Preserve State Park

The Division of State Lands will issue the easement to the applicants unless three Acquisition and Restoration Council (ARC) members ask the Division place the request on a future ARC meeting agenda.  The deadline for ARC members to make this request is August 16, 2018
Please direct any questions regarding this request to Jay Sircy with the Division of State Lands at jay.sircy@dep.state.fl.us.
 

Management Plan Amendments

Withlacoochee State Forest Optimum Boundary Amendment

The Florida Forest Service (FFS) requests Acquisition and Restoration Council (ARC) approval to amend the Withlacoochee State Forest Optimum Boundary Map to include approximately 0.60 acres of additional land into the state forest boundary.  This amendment will fill existing ownership gaps and clean up the state forest's boundary.

Withlacoochee State Forest Optimum Boundary Amendment

The Division of State Lands will issue the easement to the applicants unless three Acquisition and Restoration Council (ARC) members ask the Division place the request on a future ARC meeting agenda.  The deadline for ARC members to make this request is August 16, 2018

Please direct any questions regarding this request to Alan Davis with the Florida Forest Service at Alan.Davis@freshfromflorida.com.

Management Plan Addendum

**None at this time**

Emergency Requests

**None at this time**

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August 17, 2018 - 7:50am

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