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Posted on: February 17, 2021

LIVE STREAM AND LIMITED IN-PERSON OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR SPECIAL GOVERNING BOARD MEETING

LIVE OAK, FLA., Feb. 17, 2021 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will hold a special Governing Board meeting on February 23-24 at 9 a.m. concerning the renewal of Seven Springs Water Company’s consumptive use permit.

The meeting will be accessible online and open to the public with limited seating capacity. The District is partnering with The FLORIDA Channel to live stream the special meeting with audio and video. The live stream can be accessed by visiting the www.TheFloridaChannel.org

Remote participation is encouraged due to limited seating capacity per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 recommendations. Members of the public attending the meeting in-person will be required to follow CDC Guidelines regarding social distancing. Face masks are required when entering the District facilities and where social distancing cannot be maintained.

Additionally, the District will utilize online technology for visuals and telephone technology for audio. Residents and stakeholders who would like to participate in the special meeting are able to register at https://bit.ly/37l99fZ for Feb. 23 and https://bit.ly/3ppWhvp for Feb. 24. A confirmation email with a link to join the online meeting and the audio call-in number will be sent after registration. For detailed instructions on how to join the webinar, please visit www.MySuwanneeRiver.com/Calendar

Those wishing to provide public comment on an item, must submit their comment online by 4 p.m. on February 22 at www.MySuwanneeRiver.com/Comments

The February 23-24 special meeting agenda and meeting materials are posted on the District website at www.MySuwanneeRiver.com

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 www.MySuwanneeRiver.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter, search @SRWMD.

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