MEETING AGENDA
January 26, 2017
9:00 AM
Tom Ash, ABM Natural Resources/Environmental Impact Review Committee Chair

  1. CALL TO ORDER / WELCOME
  2. PUBLIC COMMENT/ ANNOUNCEMENTS
  3. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION COMMISSION ALAFIA RIVER SAMPLING
    Tom Ash (EPC) will review sampling efforts of the Alafia River after the Mosaic sinkhole event.
  4. PROPOSED WAVE ATTENUATION DEVICES AT E.G. SIMMONS PARK
    Ross Dickerson (Hillsborough County), will summarize the proposed shoreline stabilization project, which includes 10 Wave Attenuation Devices (WADs), at E.G. Simmons Park in Ruskin.
  5. TBEP CCMP UPDATES (REQUEST FOR COMMENTS): Review of final three draft actions in TBEP’s revised Comprehensive and Conservation Management Plan. These actions are:
    • CC-1 Improve ability of bay habitats to adapt to a changing climate
    • CC-2 Understand and address the effects of ocean acidification on the bay’s water quality and wildlife
    • LI-1 Incorporate CCMP goals and actions in local comprehensive plans and guidance (Nanette O’Hara)
      Draft actions will be posted at http://tbeptech.org/news/173-draft-ccmp-actions-for-comments
      Overview and feedback for Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment- (Maya Burke)
      Review and feedback on Research and Monitoring Priorities-(Ed Sherwood)
      Additional information for all these presentations can be found at http://tbeptech.org/ 
      Final comments on the CCMP must be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by February 3, as TBEP’s Management and Policy Boards will consider approval of the entire CCMP at February 2017 meetings.
  6. OTHER ITEMS
  7. ADJOURN