The Florida Administration Commission authorized the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) to initiate rulemaking for a revised Work Plan for Monroe County. DEO is also working on updated Work Plans for Islamorada and Marathon.
The new Work Plan for unincorporated Monroe County will:
The public can review and comment on the Monroe County Proposed Rule 28-20.140 for unincorporated Monroe County, and proposed rules for the City of Marathon (Rule 28-18.400), and the Village of Islamorada (28-19.310) through June 1, 2020. To review the Florida Administration Commission published Notice of Development of Proposed Rules, visit www.flrules.org/Faw/FAWDocuments/FAWVOLUMEFOLDERS2020/4691/4691doc.pdf. To comment, visit www.flrules.org. The Department of State allows users to submit official comments on proposed rules by creating a “MyFLRules” account.
“We consider canal restoration to be the third leg of our efforts to improve water quality in the Keys,” said Monroe County Mayor Heather Carruthers. “We have completed wastewater, are in the process of completing stormwater, and now canal restoration will help protect our $1.3 billion fishing and tourism economy and enhance the quality of life of our residents.”
Photo Caption: Mayor Heather Carruthers speaks to the Governor and Administration Commission at the February 4, 2020 cabinet meeting in Tallahassee. Draft rule language was presented by DEO and the County was recognized for completing all the annual work plan tasks.