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Approved Mar 22, 2000 - Stormwater Task Force Minutes


March 22, 2000
Milton, Florida

Present: Chairman Maddux, Jack Sanborn, Debbie Dawsey, Steve Duncan, Alan Miller, Dr. Enid Sisskin, Frances Dunham, John Harper, Mark Cotton, County Administrator and County Engineer. Absent: Deputy Clerk, Byrd Mapoles. The meeting took place at 5:00 p.m.

Dr. Joe Lepo was present and addressed the board in reference to his role with the Escambia County Stormwater Task Force. He explained to the board what steps and tactics Escambia County took in their task force. Attached is an e-mail from Dr. Lepo to Hunter Walker addressing points of considerations to possibly use as a guide for Santa Rosa County. Also attached is Dr. Lepo’s CV. Discussion took place between board members and Dr. Lepo.     

Keith Wilkins, Escambia County Director of Neighborhood and Environmental Services, was present and addressed the board in reference to his recommendations and information as to how the Escambia County Stormwater Task Force Committee evolved and works. See the attached Escambia County Integrated Stormwater and Wetland

Committee Recommendations. Discussion took place between board members and Wilkins.

The board decided that having speakers from various organizations come and speak would be the best way to inform the board to what needs to happen throughout Santa Rosa County. The board decided to ask Cliff Street of DEP and Mike Lewis of EPA to be speak at the April 18, 2000 meeting. The board members suggested having someone from the Water Management District and Kristin Anderson of the Planning Department come to the subsequent meeting to speak. Walker suggested having Board members compile a list of desired speakers and e-mail that list to him to help make future arrangements.

Earlier announced, the next meeting is April 18, 2000.

Meeting adjourned at 7:02 p.m.