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DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Office of the Secretary

The Florida Greenways and Trails Council announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited.

DATE AND TIME: March 31, 2016, 9:00 a.m.

PLACE: Douglas Building Conference Room A, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., Tallahassee, FL  32399-3000        

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To conduct general business of the Council as well as discuss, select and prioritize the regional trail system projects that will be recommended to the Florida Department of Transportation for consideration to receive Shared Use Non-motorized Trail funding.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Britney Moore, Office of Greenways and Trails, Division of Recreation and Parks, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3800 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 795, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, Britney.Moore@dep.state.fl.us, (850)245-3069. The agenda and meeting materials will be available and posted at the Office of Greenways and Trails’ website (FloridaGreenwaysandTrails.com) 7 days prior to the meeting.

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: Britney Moore, Office of Greenways and Trails, Division of Recreation and Parks, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3800 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 795, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, Britney.Moore@dep.state.fl.us, (850)245-3069. 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).

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7 Regional Trail Systems
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DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Office of the Secretary

The Florida Greenways and Trails Council announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited.

DATES AND TIMES: February 29, 2016 9:00 a.m.

PLACE: University of Florida Health Shands Cancer Hospital, 1515 S. W. Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608, Shands Auxiliary Conference Center, Rooms 1204/1205

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To conduct general business of the Council as well as approve proposed changes to Bylaws and the Addendum, Parliamentary Procedures.  The council will discuss and vote on which of the proposed Regional Trail projects will move forward for further analysis that will be recommended to the Florida Department of Transportation for consideration to receive Shared Use Non-motorized Trail funding. The Council will also consider designation of the following project as a component of the Florida Greenways and Trails System: Merritt’s Mill Pond Paddling Trail.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Britney Moore, Office of Greenways and Trails, Division of Recreation and Parks, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3800 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 795, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, Britney.Moore@dep.state.fl.us, (850)245-3069. The agenda and meeting materials will be available and posted at the Office of Greenways and Trails’ website (FloridaGreenwaysandTrails.com) 7 days prior to the meetings.

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: Britney Moore, Office of Greenways and Trails, Division of Recreation and Parks, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3800 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 795, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, Britney.Moore@dep.state.fl.us, (850)245-3069. 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).

 

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Merritt's Mill Pond Designation proposal

Draft Bylaws

Bylaws Comments and Recommendations

Proposed Parliamentary Procedures

Summary of  1/29/16 Conference Call

Dec. 14-15, 2015, Council meeting summary
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DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Office of the Secretary

The Florida Greenways and Trails Council announces a telephone conference call to which all persons are invited.

DATE AND TIME: February 19, 2016, 10:00 a.m. until business is concluded

PLACE: Dial 1(888)670-3525, follow instructions for participant, enter 1518575507, then press #

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To conduct business of the Subcommittee on Florida Greenways and Trails Council Bylaws including discussion and Council member input on the draft of the updated bylaws.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Christine Small, Office of Greenways and Trails, Division of Recreation and Parks, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3800 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 795, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, Christine.Small@dep.state.fl.us, (850)245-2939. The agenda and meeting materials will be available and posted at the Office of Greenways and Trails’ website (FloridaGreenwaysandTrails.com) 7 days prior to the meeting.

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: Christine Small using the contact information shown above. 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).

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The Florida Greenways and Trails Council announces a telephone conference call to which all persons are invited.

DATE AND TIME: January 29, 2016, 10:00 a.m.

PLACE: Conference call in number: 1(888)670-3525, Enter participant code: 3644231520#

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To conduct discussion of the Council and vote on the proposed criteria to be used by the Council to determine the priority regional trails that will be recommended to the Florida Department of Transportation for consideration to receive Shared Use Non-motorized Trail funding.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Britney Moore, Office of Greenways and Trails, Division of Recreation and Parks, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3800 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 795, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, Britney.Moore@dep.state.fl.us, (850)245-3069. The meeting materials will be available and posted at the Office of Greenways and Trails’ website (FloridaGreenwaysandTrails.com) 7 days prior to the meeting.

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: Britney Moore, Office of Greenways and Trails, Division of Recreation and Parks, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3800 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 795, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, Britney.Moore@dep.state.fl.us, (850)245-3069. 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).

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The Florida Greenways and Trails Council announces a telephone conference call to which all persons are invited.

DATE AND TIME: January 25, 2016, 2:30 p.m. until business is concluded.

PLACE: Telephone conference; dial: 1(888)670-3525, follow instructions for participant and enter: 1518575507, then press # to enter the call

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To conduct business of the Subcommittee on Greenways and Trails Design Guidelines. Discussion will include current guidelines and areas needing improvement, any work that has been completed by individual subcommittee members, and the production of a timeline for the completion of the subcommittees work.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Brian Ruscher, Office of Greenways and Trails, Division of Recreation and Parks, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3800 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 795, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, Brian.Ruscher@Dep.State.Fl.Us, (850)245-2078. The agenda and meeting materials will be available and posted at the Office of Greenways and Trails’ website (FloridaGreenwaysandTrails.com) 7 days prior to the meeting.

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: Brian Ruscher at the above address. 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).

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The Florida Greenways and Trails Council announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited.

DATES AND TIMES: December 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.; December 15, 2015, 9:00 a.m., continuation of meeting

PLACE: Carr Building Room 170, 3800 Commonwealth Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32399-3000

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To conduct general business of the Council as well as discuss and vote on the proposed 2015 Florida Greenways and Trails Land Acquisition projects as future components of the Florida Greenways and Trails System. The Council will also consider designation of the following projects as components of the Florida Greenways and Trails System: Lovers Key State Park, Paynes Prairie State Park, and Choctawhatchee River Blueway. The Council will review and approve the draft 2015 Trail Opportunity maps, as modified pursuant to public comments.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Britney Moore, Office of Greenways and Trails, Division of Recreation and Parks, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3800 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 795, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, Britney.Moore@dep.state.fl.us, (850)245-3069. The agenda and meeting materials will be available and posted at the Office of Greenways and Trails’ website (FloridaGreenwaysandTrails.com) 7 days prior to the meetings.

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: Britney Moore, Office of Greenways and Trails, Division of Recreation and Parks, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3800 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 795, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, Britney.Moore@dep.state.fl.us, (850)245-3069. 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)

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Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Office of the Secretary

The Florida Greenways and Trails Council announces public meetings to which all persons are invited.

DATE AND TIME: October 1, 2015, 1:00 p.m.

PLACE: Carr Building Room 170, 3800 Commonwealth Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32399-3000

DATE AND TIME: October 2, 2015, 8:00 a.m. (continuation of meeting)

PLACE: Carr Building Room 170, 3800 Commonwealth Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32399-3000

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To conduct general business of the Council and consider designation of the following proposed project as a component of the Florida Greenways and Trails System: Holmes Creek Paddling Trail Extension.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Britney Moore, Office of Greenways and Trails, Division of Recreation and Parks, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3800 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 795, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, email: Britney.Moore@dep.state.fl.us, telephone: (850)245-3069. The agenda and meeting materials will be available and posted at the Office of Greenways and Trails’ website (FloridaGreenwaysandTrails.com) 7 days prior to the meetings.

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: Britney Moore, Office of Greenways and Trails, Division of Recreation and Parks, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3800 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 795, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, email: Britney.Moore@dep.state.fl.us,
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Holmes Creek Trail Extension
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Public Meetings Regarding Opportunity Map Updates

The Office of Greenways and Trails, Division of Recreation and Parks, State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection announces public meetings to which all persons are invited.

DATE AND TIME: September 3, 2015, 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. (CDT)

PLACE: Camp Helen State Park, 23937 Panama City Beach Pkwy., Panama City Beach, FL 32413

DATE AND TIME: September 10, 2015, 4:00 p.m. –  6:30 p.m. (EDT)

PLACE: Broward College, North Campus, Building 62 (Library), Room 154, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, FL 33066

DATE AND TIME: September 17, 2015, 4:00 p.m. –  6:30 p.m. (EDT)

PLACE: Winter Garden City Hall, 300 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, FL 34787

DATE AND TIME: September 21, 2015, 4:00 p.m. –  6:30 p.m. (EDT)

PLACE: Sarasota/Manatee MPO Conference Room, 7632 15th Street East, Sarasota, FL 34243

DATE AND TIME: September 23, 2015, 4:00 p.m. –  6:30 p.m. (EDT)

PLACE: Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Carr Building, Room 170, 3800 Commonwealth Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32399

DATE AND TIME: September 24, 2015, 4:00 p.m. –  6:30 p.m. (EDT)

PLACE: Fort George Island Cultural State Park, The Ribault Club, 11241 Fort George Road, Jacksonville, FL 32226

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The Office of Greenways and Trails is seeking comments from the public regarding updates to the Opportunity Maps for Florida’s network of non-motorized land-based and water-based trails. Interested persons may drop in at any time during these open houses to learn more about the update and to provide comments. Materials will be available at each open house location and will be available online at http://www.dep.state.fl.us/gwt/FGTS_Plan/2015_FGTS_UPDATE.htm. For more information on how to obtain the meeting materials contact Samantha Browne, Chief, Office of Greenways and Trails, Division of Recreation and Parks, Department of Environmental Protection, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., MS 795, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000. Ms. Browne may also be reached by telephone: (850)245-2076 or at Samantha.Browne@dep.state.fl.us.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Samantha Browne at (850)245-2076 or Samantha.Browne@dep.state.fl.us.

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: Samantha Browne at (850)245-2076 or Samantha.Browne@dep.state.fl.us. 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).

For more information, you may contact: Samantha Browne at (850)245-2076 or Samantha.Browne@dep.state.fl.us.

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Florida Office of Greenways and Trails (OGT) Acquisition Cycle Webinar

DATE AND TIME: July 30, 2015, 10 a.m. (EDT)

PLACE: This meeting is a webinar. To register for the webinar visit: https://meet.lync.com/floridadep/britney.moore/C2H1YBYG. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The webinar will be recorded and posted on the Office of Greenways and Trails Acquisition webpage (www.dep.state.fl.us/gwt/acq/) for future viewing.

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: This webinar is designed to assist prospective applicants for the 2015 land acquisition funding cycle under the Florida Greenways and Trails Program. Topics to be discussed during the webinar include: completion of the application packet, Certificate of Eligibility requirement, requirements of Chapter 62S-1, F.A.C., maps, and other useful materials.
Proposals for land acquisition funding under the Florida Greenways and Trails Program are being accepted through 5:00 p.m. (EDT) on August 31, 2015.

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Florida Greenways and Trails Council (FGTC)
Public Meeting

DATE AND TIME: July 7, 2015, 1 p.m.; July 8, 2015, 8 a.m.

PLACE: Banquet Hall, Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee, FL 34606

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To conduct general business of the Council as well as discuss and vote on the designation of the following proposedOffice of Greenways and Trails Public Notices projects as components of the Florida Greenways and Trails System: Shired Island Paddling Trail and Greenway Extension and several state parks including Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park (excluding U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service property), Fort Pierce Inlet State Park (including Jack Island)(excluding U.S. Army Corps of Engineers property), Hontoon Island State Park (excluding Volusia County property), Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park (excluding Mormon Church property), St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park (excluding Florida Inland Navigation District property), Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park, Colt Creek State Park, Myakka River State Park, Terra Ceia Preserve State Park, Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, and Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park. The Council will also consider project applications for the 2015 Recreational Trails Program Priority List and vote on priority ranking, pending site control review by the Department of Environmental Protection.

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Florida Greenways and Trails Council (FGTC)
Public Meeting

DATE AND TIME: March 19, 2015, 10:00 p.m.

PLACE: Carr Building Room 170, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., Tallahassee, 32399-3000

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To conduct general business of the Council as well as discuss and vote on the designation of the following proposed projects as components of the Florida Greenways and Trails System: Savannas Preserve State Park, Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Atlantic Ridge Preserve State Park, Allen David Broussard Catfish Creek Preserve State Park, Hillsborough River State Park, Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park, Wekiwa Springs State Park, Indian River Lagoon State Park, St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park, Faver-Dykes State Park, Big Shoals State Park, Lafayette Blue Springs State Park and associated Suwannee River Wilderness Trail river camps, Manatee Springs State Park, and Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park.

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Florida Greenways and Trails Council (FGTC)
Public Meeting

DATE AND TIME: December 4, 2014, 1:00 p.m.

PLACE: Wekiwa Springs State Park Recreation Hall, 1800 Wekiwa Circle, Apopka, FL 32712

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To conduct general business of the Council as well as discuss and vote on the designation of the following proposed projects as components of the Florida Greenways and Trails System: Upper Chipola River Paddling Trail, Lake County Blueways System, Florida National Scenic Trail on Plum Creek Lands, and Watersound Trails.

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