On September 3, 2015 the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission will pass judgment in Fort Lauderdale on the items listed in the paragraph below, item 17 of the agenda. The meeting last two days, but the items regarding the Santa Fe River will be on Sept. 3 at 8:30 am. OSFR has made posts on this topic, explained in detail at this link and also here.
- Items Requiring Action – 68D-24.020 Suwannee and Santa Fe River Boating Restricted Areas. The proposed rule amendment would remove flood zone restrictions on two remote stretches of the lower Suwannee River, divide the Santa Fe River into four independent flood zones, incorporate changes to federal gauge datum , and update maps to reflect changes in the restricted areas. Three public meetings were held prior to the Commission Meeting. – Memo
Staff requests approval to advertise the proposed amendment and file it for adoption if no additional hearing is requested.
The full agenda can be seen at his link and the list of commissioners and their contacts can be seen here in case anyone would like to contact them. The meeting is open to the public and will be held at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, 1881 SE 17th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316.