FWC News Release

FWC’s Boating and Waterways Section offers workshops on grant policies and guidelines
Contact: Susanna Stephens 850-488-5600

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has scheduled three public workshops throughout the state to discuss proposed changes to a rule concerning the policies and guidelines for grant programs within the Boating and Waterways Section, including the Florida Boating Improvement Program, the Boating Infrastructure Grant Program, the Derelict Vessel Removal Grants program and the Boating Safety and Education program.

The first workshop will be on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 1 to 3 p.m. at 8353 Northlake Blvd. in West Palm Beach. The next workshop will be on Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon at 3900 Drane Field Road, Lakeland. On Thursday, Dec. 13, from 1 to 3 p.m., another workshop will be held in Tallahassee at the FWC’s headquarters in the Bryant Building, 620 S. Meridian St., Room G52.

To see a copy of the proposed changes to the policies and guidelines, e-mail FBIP@MyFWC.com; contact Susanna Stephens, Florida Boating Improvement Program Coordinator, FWC, 620 S. Meridian St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1600; or call 850-488-5600.

Anyone requiring special accommodations to participate in these workshops is asked to advise the FWC at least five calendar days before the meeting by contacting the ADA Coordinator at 850-488-6411. If you are hearing- or speech-impaired, please call 850-488-9542.