RULE NO: RULE TITLE
18-21.002: Scope and Effective Date
18-21.004: Management Policies, Standards, and Criteria
18-21.005: Forms of Authorization
18-21.0051: Delegation of Authority
18-21.008: Applications for Lease
18-21.011: Payments and Fees
18-21.020: Aquacultural Activities
18-21.021: Applications for Aquacultural Activities
18-21.022: Payments and Fees for Aquacultural Activities
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose and effect of the proposed rule amendment is to implement statutory changes in Chapter 253, Florida Statutes, and establish forms of authorization for aquacultural activities on sovereignty submerged lands.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: The proposed rule amendment provides for the administrative and management responsibilities of the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund and the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services regarding the use of sovereignty submerged lands for aquacultural purposes.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 253.002, 570.07(23) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 253.002(2) FS.
A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, December 12, 2007, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
PLACE: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Field Station, 11350 Southwest 153rd Court, Cedar Key, FL 32625, (352)543-5732
DATE AND TIME: Thursday, December 13, 2007, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
PLACE: Pine Island Public Library, Meeting Room, 10700 Russell Road, Bokeelia, FL 33922, (239)461-3188
DATE AND TIME: Monday, December 17, 2007, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
PLACE: Division of Aquaculture, 1203 Governor’s Square Boulevard, 5th Floor, Tallahassee, FL 32301, (850)488-5471
DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, December 18, 2007, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
PLACE: Franklin County Public Library, Carrabelle Branch, 311 St. James Avenue (Highway 98), Carrabelle, FL 32322, (850)697-2366
DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, December 19, 2007, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
PLACE: Brevard County Agriculture Center, 3695 Lake Drive, Cocoa, FL 32926, (321)633-1702
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: Mark Berrigan at (850)488-5471. 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).
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Mark Berrigan, Division of Aquaculture, 1203 Governor’s Square Boulevard, 5th Floor, Tallahassee, FL 32301, phone (850)488-5471. A copy of the workshop agenda is also available upon request
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.