October 19, 2006 7:00 PM
ORANGE BOATING CLUB
D R A F T M I N U T E S
Call to Order - Chairman King called the meeting to order at 7:15 p.m.
Introductions - Chairman King asked for self introductions.
Minutes - The minutes of the August and September 2006 meetings were accepted as presented with the addition of the name of Fred Gaines, Turnpike Enterprise, to Section B, paragraph 2, of the Reports of September minutes.
Correspondence - Chairman King went over email correspondence received and copied in the agenda package.
Reports of other members
SR 46 Bridge - Todd Long, FDOT - Mr. Long announced that the design and permitting issues with regard to the bridge are almost completed as well as the relocation of the tenants.
He also announced that the department had decided, due to high construction costs, to push back the date of construction back 14 months.
1135 Modeling - Pete Milam, ACE - Chairman King reported that Mr. Milam was not going to be in attendance. He said he had emailed a question regarding a "significant flaw" to the hydraulic model and had not received a response. He said he needed to correspond with Mr. Milam to determine whether the model has been completed.
Regina Lovings Morse, SJRWMD, gave an overview of a recent tour of the mouth of the lake attended by several agencies including ACE. She said she thought the group gained "better insight" into the condition of the lake and were "astounded" by the amount of vegetation which they had assumed was land. She said she thought the modelers got a realistic view.
TMDL/BMAP - Chairman King referred to an email in the agenda package that said the BMAP meetings had been postponed until December, due to a lack of information that is needed to move forward. He said there is a list of items in the email, two of which are significant to group:
Site 10 - what is does, how it relates to the lake, and how much can be budgeted for nutrients from the site.
Resuspension - Seminole County is going to study the possibility of resuspension of nutrients from muck removal. If there is a significant determination, the TMDLs may have to be adjusted to reflect findings.
He said the group is working through the "knowledge gaps" and the next meeting will be held in December.
Site 10/Muck Disposal - Ed Hayes, FFWCC - Mr. Hayes said he has met with Vivian Garfein, FDEP, and Kirby Green, SJRWMD, to discuss the permit application. He said they are putting finishing touches on the wetlands mitigation plan. He said he will meet next month with the City of Sanford to go over the wastewater relocation from Site 10.
Chairman King discussed the problem with mitigation ratio that is being proposed for Site 10, which might mean that off-site mitigation will have to be found. He said he will propose requesting funding from the legislature to pay for the mitigation land.
State Road 417 - Fred Gaines, Turnpike Enterprise - Mr. Gaines reported that the public information meeting was well attended.
Chairman King reported that he had received correspondence regarding stormwater treatment alternatives and asked Mr. Gaines if the group needed to formally respond to the letter. Mr. Gaines said the group should respond in some form. Mr. Gaines said he would do a presentation of the options so the group could develop a response.
SJRWMD - Regina Lovings Morse gave an update on the Winter Springs application for surface water withdrawal. She said the district is awaiting further requested information from the City.
Seminole County - Chairman King discussed an email report Bob Walters contained in the agenda package on regional stormwater facilities. Ms. Morse distributed pictures.
Navigability Status - Kevin Buck from Rep. Feeney's office was not present and Chairman King did not have any more information.
- Legislative Delegation - Legislative comments have to be completed by next month's meeting. Chairman King will draft a comment to be reviewed at the next meeting. He asked Mr. Hayes to have a "worst case scenario for mitigation" ready to include in the comment.
Adjournment - The meeting was adjourned at 9 p.m.