Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing

Freshwater Fish and Wildlife
68A-6.003: Facility and Structural Caging Requirement for Class I, II and III Wildlife
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Law Enforcement announces a workshop to which all persons are invited.
DATE AND TIME: June 15, 2010, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
PLACE: Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, Airport Administration Building, 6000 N. W. 21st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The focus of this workshop is to discuss proposed changes to Rule 68A-6.003, Florida Administrative Code, pertaining to new applicants requesting authorization to possess Class I or Class II wildlife. The issue includes, but is not limited to: Requiring applicants to meet local zoning requirements for the construction of the facility and notification requirements for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the counties upon notice of application. In response to concerns expressed by the commissioners at the April commission meeting, staff will be discussing a revised draft rule. The direction of this draft is substantially different than the proposed language advertised in the Florida Administrative Weekly, Notice of Proposed Rule, March 26, 2010, Vol. 36, No. 12.
A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: A copy of the revised draft language and agenda may be obtained on line at or by contacting: Captain Linda Harrison at (850)488-6253.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: The ADA coordinator at (850)488-6411. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
For more information, you may contact: Captain Linda Harrison at (850)488-6253.