Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing

Vessel Registration and Boating Safety
68D-21.001: Requirements for Applications
68D-21.002: Procedures for Reviewing Applications
68D-21.003: Procedures for Providing for Public Notice and Participation
68D-21.004: Criteria for Approval of Ordinances
The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Boating and Waterways Section announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited.
DATE AND TIME: Monday, May 17, 2010, 5:15 p.m.
PLACE: Bryant Building, Room 272, 620 S. Meridian Street, Tallahassee, FL. Participants can also join the hearing by dialing 1(888)808-6959, enter Conference Code 1038827# and follow prompts to access the conference call
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: Public input on a proposed new rule Chapter 68D-21, F.A.C. The purpose of this rule is to implement waterway management permit-related procedures resulting from the passage of Chapter 2009-86 (CS/CS/HB/1423) which modified Section 327.46, Florida Statutes, as it relates to the review and approval of local boating ordinances. The rule establishes the process for the review and approval of municipal and county ordinances establishing boating restricted areas in compliance with the statutory changes as well as procedures for public notice and participation.
A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Captain Richard Moore, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Law Enforcement, Boating and Waterways Section, 620 South Meridian Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1600, (850)488-5600,
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: ADA Coordinator at (850)488-6411. 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).