Public Workshops/Meetings/Notices

68D-24.146 Okaloosa County Boating Restricted Areas

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will hold a public workshop in Fort Walton Beach to address possible rule amendments reducing vessel speed limits within the Florida Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) in Okaloosa County. The amendments to rule 68D-24.146, Florida Administrative Code would propose the expansion of vessel speed restrictions on the western boundary of the Brooks Bridge boating safety zone due to the presence of the City of Fort Walton Landing public boat ramp. Other proposed changes include updates to maps and other minor technical changes to language. The workshop will be held Friday, March 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Emerald Coast Convention Center, 1250 Miracle Strip Parkway SE.

*  The preliminary text of the proposed rule development is not available. Please check back for updates.

 

68D-24.015 Apalachicola River Boating Restricted Areas

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will hold a public workshop in Apalachicola to address possible rule amendments reducing vessel speed limits within the Florida Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) in the Apalachicola River in Franklin County. The amendments to rule 68D-24.015, Florida Administrative Code would propose the reduction of vessel speed restrictions on the northern boundary of the boating safety zone adjacent to the Big Bend Byway Coastal Trail bridge. Other proposed changes include updates to maps and other minor technical changes to language. The workshop will be held Tuesday, March 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the City Community Center, 1 Bay Avenue.

*  The preliminary text of the proposed rule development is not available. Please check back for updates.

 

Please submit comments or additional information requests directly to waterway.management@myfwc.com or contact the Boating and Waterways Section at (850) 488-5600.

 



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