ACF Stakeholders April 2013 Governing Board Meeting


 

Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin Stakeholders
GOVERNING BOARD
The Cotton Exchange (Water St. and Ave E)
Apalachicola, FL
April 25 – 26, 2013
9:00 am EDT Thursday – 12:30 pm EDT Friday

Join us for the next Governing Board Meeting in Apalachicola, FL This meeting has a very full agenda including an update on the organization’s Sustainable Water Management Plan and Instream Flow Assessment. Most importantly, the results of the current condition modeling conducted by the Georgia Water Resource Institute under the Black & Veatch contract will be presented and discussed.

Meeting Objectives/Desired Outcomes:

  • Consider the proposed annual plan from the Issues Committee;
  • Receive an update from the Technical Oversight and Contracting Work Group (TOWG);
  • Lear about the results of the current conditions modeling and discuss which of the observations about current conditions are significant to address in the SWMP;
  • Hear update from The University Collaborative (TUC) and a basin forecast from the Blue Water Outlook;
  • Hear presentation by Felicia Coleman
  • Lear about other ACFS committee and work group activities and organize next steps including
    • Financial report and learn about ongoing fundraising activities;
    • Consider 2013 Operating Budget modifications recommended by the Finance Committee
    • Update on membership recruitment activities
    • Intergovernmental Affairs and Education and Outreach
  • Suggest topics for next Governing Board meeting and discuss next steps.

The full agenda is posted here. The pre-meeting packet will be posted on the same page closer to the meeting date.

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ACF Stakeholders Governing Board Meeting Sept 12 – 14 – Unicoi State Park, GA

Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin Stakeholders
GOVERNING BOARD
Unicoi State Park and Lodge
Helen, GA
September 12 – 14, 2012
1:30 pm Wednesday – 12:30 pm Friday

Join us for the next Governing Board Meeting at Unicoi State Park near Helen, GA. This meeting has a very full agenda including an update on the organization’s Sustainable Water Management Plan and Instream Flow Assessment as well as a report from the Corps of Engineers and a Water Management Expert Panel among other topics. The Expert Panel will provide input on successful water management plans based on their own experiences. Here is a summary:

Meeting Objectives/Desired Outcomes:

  • Receive an update from the Technical Oversight and Contracting Work Group (TOCWG) including status updates on performance criteria, IFA, unimpaired flows, water demands and other SWMP/IFLLA tasks;
  • Discuss potential next Phase of SWMP;
  • Learn about recent climate change assessments and the potential implications to water management in the ACF Basin
  • Discuss water management alternatives with expert panel;
  • Hear update from US Army Corps of Engineers on Water Control Manual and June 2012 Remand Modeling Technical Report
  • Hear updates from The University Collaborative (TUC) and River Forecast Center;
  • Learn about USGS WaterSMART efforts in the ACF;
  • Learn about other ACFS committee and work group activities, and organize next steps including:
  • Financial report and learn about ongoing fundraising activities;
  • Update on membership recruitment activities;
  • Intergovernmental Affairs and Education and Outreach.
  • Suggest topics for next Governing Board meeting and plan next steps.

The full agenda is posted here. The pre-meeting packet will be posted on the same page closer to the meeting date.

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ACF Stakeholders Governing Board Meeting March 15 & 16, 2012


 

Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin Stakeholders
GOVERNING BOARD
Cottonwood Warehouse (Water St and Ave. E)
Apalachicola, FL
March 15-16, 2012
9:00 am Thursday – 12:30 pm Friday
DRAFT AGENDA TOPICS

Meeting Objectives/Desired Outcomes:

  • Receive an update from the Technical Oversight and Contracting Work Group (TOCWG)
  • Learn about Sustainable Water Management Plan and Instream Flow Lake Level Assessment (SWMP/IFLLA) Task 1 deliverables and upcoming SWMP/IFLLA tasks;
  • Review Executive Committee (EC)recommendations and approve next SWMP/IFLLA tasks;
  • Learn about USGS WaterSMART efforts to improve water use data in the ACF;
  • Learn about development of alternative water supplies and agricultural permitting in Florida;
  • Review and approve additions to the ACFS Operating Procedures related to committee guidelines and material distribution;
  • Hear updates from The University Collaborative (TUC) and approve next Notice to Proceed and navigation study letter agreement for the TUC;
  • Hear updates from the River Forecast Center;
  • Learn about other ACFS committee and work group activities, and organize next steps including:
  • Financial report and learn about ongoing fundraising activities;
  • Update on membership recruitment activities;
  • Intergovernmental Affairs and Education and Outreach.
  • Suggest topics for next Governing Board meeting and plan next steps.

Send an email to admin@acfstakeholders.org for further details. The draft agenda and pre-meeting information packet will be posted under Member Info prior to the meeting.

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ACF Stakeholders Governing Board Meeting – Dec 8-9, 2011


 

ACF Stakeholders, Inc
Governing Board Meeting
December 8 – 9, 2011
Albany, GA

Over 50 Governing Board members and their proxies met for a day and a half meeting to hear reports from committees and to approve far reaching motions related to the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint watershed. We welcome the observers from all three states.

The detail meeting notes of presentations and actions taken can be downloaded here.

Meeting Objectives/Desired Outcomes:
  • Hold Annual Meeting of the ACFS;
  • Approve ACFS officers and executive committee (EC) members for 2012;
  • Adopt 2012 budget and authorize EC to enter into professional services contracts;
  • Learn about agricultural water use and conservation in the Flint River basin;
  • Learn about the results of the Sustainable Water Management Plan and Instream Flow and Lake Levels Assessment (SWMP/IFLLA)  project initiation meeting, discuss next steps;
  • Approve  a more specific SWMP/IFLLA Technical Oversight Work Group charge;
  • Hear a report from the Reservoir Study Work Group;
  • Discuss and seek agreement on Issues Committee recommendation on 2012 Annual Plan and updates to the Five Year Planning Program;
  • Hear updates from River Forecast Center, NIDIS and USGS Water Smart program;
  • Learn about other ACFS committee and work group activities, and organize next steps including:

o  Financial report and learn about ongoing fund raising activities;
o  Update on the work of The University Collaborative (TUC);
o  Membership Committee recommendations addition to Operating Procedures; and
o  Intergovernmental Affairs and Education and Outreach.

  • Suggest topics for next Governing Board meeting and plan next steps.

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