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Tab Florida Greenways and Trails Council

The Florida Greenways and Trails Council (FGTC) was established pursuant to 260.0142, Florida Statutes. Among its duties, the Council serves to advise the Florida Department of Environmental Protection on greenway and trail related issues, promote intergovernmental cooperation and private partnerships for developing the greenways and trails system, recommend priorities for critical links in the system, and provide funding recommendations for developing and managing the system.
 
Florida Greenways and Trails Council Members and Contacts

The council typically meets four times a year at various locations throughout the state.

hikers in Jonathan Dickinson State Park by Doug Alderson

UPCOMING MEETING

Full  Council

July 7 & 8, 2015, Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

MEETING AGENDA

MEETING MATERIALS:

Designation of Multiple State Parks

Designation of State Parks Co-owned by Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund and Southwest Florida Water Management District

LAND TRAILS - Map Book_2015 Draft Changes

PAST MEETINGS

Full Council

Thursday, March 19, 2015, 10 a.m. Eastern, Tallahassee, Carr Building Room 170

MEETING AGENDA

MEETING MATERIALS:

Hillsborough River State Park Designation Proposal

Designation package for state parks jointly owned with Suwannee River Water Management District

Designation package for state parks jointly owned with St. Johns River Water Management District

Designation package for state parks jointly owned with South Florida Water Management District

Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP), Mark Kiser (Office of Park Planning) presentation

Building Successful Trails, George Hudson (Alta Planning & Design) presentation

Planning the Future of Florida Transportation, Jim Wood (FDOT) presentation

MEETING SUMMARY

Full Council

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 1:00 p.m. Eastern, Wekiwa Springs State Park

MEETING AGENDA

MEETING MATERIALS:

Lake County Blueways Designation Proposal

Upper Chipola River Designation Proposal

Plum Creek/FNST Designation Proposal

Watersound Trail Designation Proposal

MEETING SUMMARY

Full Council - 2 Day Meeting

Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 1:00pm - Eastern
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Douglas Bldg., Conference Room A
3900 Commonwealth Boulevard
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000

Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 9:00am - Eastern
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Carr Bldg., Conference Room 170
3800 Commonwealth Boulevard
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To conduct general business of the Council as well as discuss and vote on the Florida Greenways and Trails land acquisition funding projects as future components of the Florida Greenways and Trails System.
MEETING AGENDA

MEETING MATERIALS:

Acquisition - Cross Florida Greenway Cannon Exchange

Acquisition - Cross Florida Greenway - McBride Addition

Acquisition - Chipola River Greenway

Acquisition - Dr. Charles Billings Greenway - withdrawn

Acquisition - Half Mile Creek

Acquisition - Hummert-Reller

Acquisition - Ocean to Lake Trail Dyer C18 LLC

Acquisition - Ocean to Lake Trail Westervelt

Designation -East Central Regional Rail Trail

Designation - 15 state parks

Designation - Palm Island, Chipola River

Designation - Silver Springs State Park

Designation - State Road 207 Mussallem Trailhead

 

Designation - Steinhatchee River Paddling Trail

 
MEETING SUMMARY




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Last updated: July 10, 2015