Poll

What would be your top two artificial REEFS IN the RIVER choices?

Boyer Reef
2 (25%)
EPB (Environmental Protection Board) Reef
1 (12.5%)
Delaney Reef
2 (25%)
Speckman, Ross, Party Reef
0 (0%)
Other
3 (37.5%)

Total Members Voted: 6

Voting closed: May 23, 2017, 05:49:06 AM

Author Topic: ACTIVATION of our WATERWAYS in Duval county  (Read 6417 times)

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Re: ACTIVATION of our WATERWAYS in Duval county
« Reply #15 on: April 11, 2017, 04:46:59 AM »
Keep Voting

Agenda for the 4/12/17 Jacksonville Waterways Commission meeting

I. Approval of Jacksonville Waterways Commission meeting minutes for March 15, 2017.

II. Ed Lukacovik, 2017-215 Ord. Adopt Small Scale Flum Amend to 2030 Comp Plan Property on E/S of San Jose Blvd. bet Hidden Stagecoach Rd.& Sweetholly Dr.(1.49 acres) RPI to CGC Savvas Savvidis (Appl 2016C -033) (Dist. 6 Schellenberg) (Fogarty) (LUZ) Rezoning 2017-216 (LUZ PH 5/2/17)
Public Hearing Persuent to Sec. 163.3187(2), F.S. & Chapter 650 Pt. 4 Ord. Code. 4/25/17, 5/9/17

III. presentation on Artificial Reef Program
Speaker John Flowe, Environmental Quality Division

IV. Presentation on Offshore Jacksonville Opportunities Awareness Project
Speaker Joe Kistel, TISIRI Company

V. St. Johns River Status Report on Quality and Manatee
Speakers, Dr. Pinto and Dr. White, Jacksonville University

VI. Non Motorized and Sports Committee recommendation reports by the Chair

VII. Old Business
      New Business

VIII. Public Comments

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Re: ACTIVATION of our WATERWAYS in Duval county
« Reply #16 on: April 11, 2017, 03:36:49 PM »
Heard back from Mr. Flowe.
This IS positive.
Thank you to those that have voted.

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Re: ACTIVATION of our WATERWAYS in Duval county
« Reply #17 on: April 13, 2017, 10:30:12 PM »
New legislation 2017-266 Public Hearing 4/25/17
I am now supporting the Donald J. Trump Presidential Reef IN the RIVER south of the Fuller Warren Bridge. I'd donate to this.
Governor Rick Scott, Please help.
Council president Lori Boyer, Please support this.

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Re: ACTIVATION of our WATERWAYS in Duval county
« Reply #18 on: April 17, 2017, 07:42:53 AM »
Did everyone read Littlepage on this?
Keep voting.
This is positive.

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Re: ACTIVATION of our WATERWAYS in Duval county
« Reply #19 on: April 19, 2017, 04:46:47 AM »
Reefs IN the RIVER aren't being canceled.
Meetings next week.

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« Reply #20 on: May 04, 2017, 02:35:08 PM »
May 8, 2017 1pm. Meeting in the Lynwood Roberts Room on Waterways Activation. Open to the Public.

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« Reply #21 on: May 10, 2017, 08:50:29 AM »
5/10/17 Jacksonville Waterways Commission meeting.
What is your favorite piece of legislation?

Visit Jacksonville!

I'll be talking about Fish Kill weekend 5/6/17

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« Reply #22 on: June 14, 2017, 06:47:14 AM »
6/14/17 JWC meeting at 9:30 am. council chambers. Watch it live on coj.net

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« Reply #23 on: July 31, 2017, 10:41:25 PM »
This is the ACTIVATION LIST that was grudgingly and secretly made available at the 3/14/17 10:30 am. Sports Subcommittee meeting of the Jacksonville Waterways Commission.

RATING (1 Being the Best)

___ Develop more annual and seasonal events related to boating and fishing, such as a "Captains Day" to highlight local charter boat captains for hire.

___ Create a boating Guide App that graphically displays information such as locations of boat launch and docks with types of amenities at each facility, boating destinations, fuel, bait, maintenance services, boating events, etc.

___ Develop/Support more boating destinations with docking available for recreational boaters.

___ Waterfront Boating Center providing boating-related programming and training opportunities.

___ Promote/Encourage boating and waterfront business opportunities for all abilities.

___ Encourage/require developers to include Riverwalk and Dockage at NEW commercial development on the river.

___Support charter boat captains and fishing events

___ ADD MORE ARTIFICIAL REEFS TO IMPROVE AND PROMOTE FISHING OPPORTUNITIES IN THE RIVER.

___ Improve existing water access facilities.

___ Encourage/Promote boat tour packages on the river for locals and tourists.

___ Request Visit Jacksonville to focus on boating /water related opportunities -need a boating website and /or apps with boating info and events calender.

___ Develop a Fishing App-rentals, lists of guides, where to fish, fuel, bait, etc.

___ Request increased city support for the Poker Run

___ Museum tours via Water Taxis

___ Dolphin and Whale Watching tours

___ Dinner Cruises

___ Shopping Cruises(difficult to pull off because there are relatively few shops with water access)

___In Work_________ New Dock at Post St.

___ Lighted Boat Parade, with a snow village (or something similar) for on shore attendees.

___ Increase artificial reefs

___ A comprehensive data base of facilities and activities is needed to inform the public about the many opportunities already available

___ A booth at the January boat show to distribute materials and publicize water related activities and amenities

___ KAYAK LAUNCH AT THE SCHOOL BOARD BUILDING

___ Jet ski and boat rental opportunities and charter boat operations.

___ Approach FEDERAL government about seasonally and /or exceptions to manatee protection zones to allow more use of the river for things like power boat races.

___ Leveraging Private Development (ie the Shipyard property) to get an Aquatic center constructed as a public private partnership

___ Create a strategic plan for on going maintenance dredging activity and funding.

___ Expand on the Jacksonville Boat Show, to include transport for attendees from the Convention Center to the Landing

___ Cultivate a cultural fundamental change of attitude about the importance of the river.

3 subcommittee board members of this SPORTS subcommittee will be taking this home then voting, submitting and prioritizing this Activation List and who knows who will then be compiling the data. Check with Legislative Services. The April follow up meeting was cancelled. Can't make this stuff up. Welcome any correction or addition to this Joe Q. Public observation.

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8/3/17 Waterway/Waterfront Activation meeting at 3pm in the Lynwood Roberts room, 1st floor city hall. Should be televised. Open to the Public.

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« Reply #24 on: August 02, 2017, 03:26:21 AM »
^Anyone going? 12 hours out.
It has been weeks if not months. Haven't heard back from Brian Burket, or Daryl Joseph about the inclusion of Sydney Gefen, Catherine St. On Hogans Creek, Myrtle Ave. Park on McCoys Creek, School Board property, 2016-305 and the brother Ron and sister Steffanie "AMEN" on Shipyards Public Fishing Pier, and so many more spots for inclusion in the NEW guide that is going to the Publishers so that we can all access our St. Johns River our American Heritage River a FEDERAL Initiative in our 2014-560 CRA/DIA zone.

Visit Jacksonville!