Title: Land Use and Water Planning Task Force: Final Report Summary
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Title: Land Use and Water Planning Task Force: Final Report Summary
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Abstract: Land Use and Water Planning Task Force: Final Report Summary
General Note: Box 8, Folder 5 ( Vail Conference, 1995 - 1995 ), Item 76
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sh a task force...to formulate recommendation for l
te legal relationship between district water ma
I the growth management portion of the state copre
icy plans, and local comprehensive plans, on the
d scope, if ny, of the state water use plan following
growth management portion of the state comprehensi
tits recommendations...by October 1, 1994 (Ch. 93-2


0dltional task by the 1994 Legislature: "In order to
policy and water management policy, the
the 1995 legislature on the mechanisms and
policy." Three members were also added to the T
gulalon Commission, one representative of en
Interests( Ch. 94122, sec.'s 13-16, Laws of Florida).

of 21 members, including the three added in 1994, re
ts plus the private sector. A Public Workshop D
The deadline for the final report was extended and,
rcmet on November 15,1994, to finalize its romm

se during the week of January 9, 199, and the folo
Final Report of November 22, 1994.


The Governor shall establ
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plans, on the one hand, an
plan, strategic regional p
consider] the future role
legislative adoption of
The task force hall subm
77 (2). Laws of Florida).

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consistency between growth n=
shall make recommendaons t
establishing and amending wa
one from the Enviromental R
interests, and one of regulated

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local, regional and state gove
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public workshops, the Task F

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FINAL REPORT SUMMARY
LAND USE AND WATER PLANNING TASK FORCE


INTRODUCTION

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RECOMMENDATIONS

There am a total ofoof -mman ations grouped by category. The following Is a bri
of some of those recommendations:


STATE-LEVELPLANNING Recommendations I to 15

* The curret requirement for a Growth Management Portion of the State Comp
(SCP) (Sec 186.009, FS) should be repealed.

* The State water, land and transportation plans are to be consistent with the SCP
compatible with each other compatibilityy and consistency as defined in Ch. 163,

Adoption of goals and policies of state plans used to guide agency or having
otls Lo be adopted through formal process; three adoption options provided; no
by Tak Force, but Option B had strongest weight with other two having equal
A Discretonary legislative review; any legal challenge stays effectiveness o
B Required legislative review; if no legislative action, rule becomes effeo
does not stay effect vnes.
C Required legislate adoption; if no legislative action, no state-level plan 4


* Statutes revised to require
WMDs, called the Florida
and State Water Use Plan

* Secretary of DEP should I
procedures listed as Optiot

* Authorize DCA to prepare
local governments to replay


es statelevel water planning document, prepared by
oater Plan, combining aspects of the current Florida


ave responsibility for adopting State Water Policy uir
s A& B above.

Florida Land Plan In coordination with other state, re
;e existing State Land development Plan.


REGIONAL PLANNING commendations 16 to 21

* DWMPs expressly provide for in statute and consistent with Florida Water Plan
compatible with Florida Lmnd and Transportation Pians; contents provided for bat
current outline of DWMP technical data requirements (Sec. 373.0391 & .0395,
included in DWMPs; port of DWMP affecting others to be adopted by rule; e
rules and programs to com ly with goals and policies in sections of DWMP adop


* Strategic Regional Policy I
consistent to extent feasible
adopted portions of Florida


plans (SRPPs) to be consistent with SCP and Flurida L
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WMD ASSISTANCE TO RPCa AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT Recommen
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a Require WMDs to submit report to each RPC in their jurisdiction to be used in di
and amending SRPPs, and should include information such as, identifcation/mas
natural resources of regional significance to water resources; water supply inform
regarding facilities, idnf cation of water use caution areas, and reommendatia
supply development ro munded policies for protecting natural resources of re
significance and policies t promote conservation and aquifer recharge areas; and
delineation of the ruea ed portions of the DWMP, which will serve as comp


* Require RPCs to use data
available.

* Require each WMD to dev
to be used by cities and o
Appraisal Reports (BARs);
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Reports to be completed for use in BAR proces.(Lst
dmilar to data prepared for RPCs listed above).


LOCAL PLANNING Reco~nmendations 27 to 30


* Require DCA RPCs, and
Facilities Report and DW
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agencies to follow the rcco
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mpting regional agencies, local governments or special
alyses in their planning.


TIMING OF PLANNING A TIVI Recommendatio 31

SState, regional and local pl ing activities should continue as required under cur
statute; technical asisnreports, and consistency and compatibility requirmu
recommended should be iplemented immediately, to the extent that legislative
already exists; reconanndtos adopted by the Governor or Legislature should
into the State's planning lo during the EARs period.


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