Public Workshops/Meetings/Notices

Statewide Public Meetings

Anyone interested in the management of derelict vessels in Florida is invited to attend one of the five public meetings the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation (FWC) will be hosting around the state. As part of its efforts to deter and address derelict vessels in Florida’s waterways, FWC staff will meet with stakeholders to gather input as well as discuss potential proposals that would affect the management of at-risk and derelict vessels. The meeting schedule is as follows:


August 3
2:30pm – 5:00pm EST
St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners (Commission chambers)
2300 Virginia Avenue
Fort Pierce, FL 34982


August 11
2:30pm – 5:00pm EST
Edgewater City Hall (commission chambers)
104 N. Riverside Drive
Edgewater, FL 32132


August 12
2:30pm – 5:00pm EST
Brandon Regional Service Center
311 Pauls Drive
Brandon, FL 33511


August 13
2:30pm – 5:00pm EST
Murray Nelson Government Center
Monroe County Board of County Commissioners (Commission chambers)
102050 Overseas Highway
Key Largo, FL 33037


August 17
2:30pm – 5:00pm CST
Bay County Board of County Commissioners (Commission chambers)
840 West 11th street
Panama City, FL 32401

 For more information, please visit or call (850) 488-5600.

FWC Facts:
Divers-down flags must be at least 20x24 inches, and use a stiffener to keep the flag unfurled. Dive flags carried on floats must be at least 12x12 inches.

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