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FY 18 Meeting Minutes

Date and Time of Meeting: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 8:00 AM Location of Meeting: 200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 I. Supervisor Corona called the October 11, 2017 meeting to order at 8:18 am. II. Roll Call and establish quorum BOARD of SUPERVISORS: ☒ Mariano...

FY 18 Meeting Agendas

Date and Time of Meeting: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 8:00 AM Location of Meeting: 200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 I. Call the October 11, 2017 meeting to order II. Roll Call and establish quorum BOARD of SUPERVISORS: ☐ Mariano Corona, Chairman ☐ Glynn...

FY 17 Meeting Minutes

Date and Time of Meeting: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 8:00 AM Location of Meeting: 200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 I.Supervisor Rutledge called the October 12, 2016 meeting to order at 8:05am II.Roll Call and establish quorum EXECUTIVE BOARD: _4_/5present...

FY 17 Meeting Agendas

Date and Time of Meeting: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 8:00 AM Location of Meeting: 200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 I. Call the October 12, 2016 meeting to order II. Roll Call and establish quorum BOARD of SUPERVISORS: ☐ Mariano Corona, Chairman ☐ Glynn...

Monofilament Recovery and Recycling Program

Every day, improperly discarded monofilament fishing line causes devastating problems for marine life and the environment. The Okeechobee Soil and Water Conservation District partnered with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission in 2008 to implement the MRRP in...

Agency Partnership Updates

Okeechobee SWCD participates with partnering agency to administer best management cost share funds and Farm Bill Programs. Board of County Commissioners BOCC-OSWCD FY 19 Grant Agreement Award: $43,000 Agreement Period: October 1, 2018- September 30, 2019 Purpose:...

Best Management Practices

Best Management Practices (BMPs) address water quality and quantity impacts from production activities and help maintain the environmental advantages. What are Best Management Practices? Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs) are practical measures that...

Educator Grants

Educator grants are available to Okeechobee County teachers/volunteers for projects that demonstrate agriculture or environmental conservation. Statement of Intent OSWCD Educator Grant program strives to fund projects that teach Okeechobee school children about the...

Plat Books

County Plat Books are revised every 5 years.  2013 Okeechobee County Plat Books are available for $45 + tax. Stop by the office or mail in payment and we will mail a book to you.