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Posted on: May 4, 2020

May Governing Board Meeting to be Conducted Remotely

LIVE OAK, FLA., May 4, 2020 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will hold its monthly Governing Board meeting on Tuesday, May 12 at 9:00 a.m. remotely. Following Governor DeSantis’ directions in Executive Order 20-52 to reduce public gatherings and practice social distancing to reduce the spread of COVID-19, in-person attendance to the meeting will be limited. 

“We will continue to keep the health and safety of our citizens, Governing Board members and staff as our highest priority by continuing the remote Governing Board meetings in May,” said Hugh Thomas, executive director of the District.

With the exception of the Governing Board Chair, all other Board members will be participating remotely. Only staff that are necessary for the meeting will attend in person at the District Headquarters in Live Oak, Florida. The attending staff will follow CDC guidelines throughout the meeting.

Citizens and stakeholders who would like to participate in the Governing Board meeting are able to register on GoTo Webinar at A confirmation email with a link to join the GoTo Webinar will be sent after registration. For more information on how to join the webinar, please visit

The May Governing Board meeting agenda and meeting materials are posted on the District website.

The mission of the Suwannee River Water Management District is to protect and manage water resources using science-based solutions to support natural systems and the needs of the public. The District holds true to the belief of water for nature, water for people. Headquartered in Live Oak, Florida, the District serves 15 surrounding north-central Florida counties. 

For more information about the District, visit or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, search @SRWMD.


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