Title: Environmental Efficiency Study Commission Summary as of February 7, 1988
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Title: Environmental Efficiency Study Commission Summary as of February 7, 1988
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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Abstract: Environmental Efficiency Study Commission Summary as of February 7, 1988
General Note: Box 11, Folder 7 ( Environmental Efficiency Study Commission - 1988 ), Item 1
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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rvironmfental Efficiencu Studw Commission / '
rSutmmar as of Februarw 7, 1988

The commission held its last meeting on Februarn 1, 1988. No further meetings
are scheduled. It was agreed that the final report would be written by the
staff and subject to editing by a five member committee consisting of the
following:

Jay Landers
Ted Taub
David Gluckman
Carol Rist
Buddy Blain

V subsequently David Gluckman requested that his name be withdrawn and Marilyn
Crotty was substituted in his place.

Drafts and redrafts have been flowing back and forth between the committee
members. Hopefully the final document will go the the printers within the
ne;:t week.

The EESC has been charged with responsibility for holding hearings and
subni tting to the legislature

S". a final report that clearly identifies
duplication and inefficiencies in the administration
of state and local environmental and public health
laws and rules."

The report is to make --

f ". specific recommendations that would eliminate
Sthe duplication and inefficiencies and promote the efficient
enforcement and administration of environmental and public
health laws."

The report --

i ". shall address the sufficiency of enforcement programs
and point out weaknesses and needs, as well as inefficiencies in
enforcement practicess" e

In addition to specific recommendations the report is supposed to include
proposed legislation to implement the recommendations; and, recommended staff'
o-fe d eie tsin ,. to b shw o-arri ti3 charts, to implement--
the legislation.


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CONFERENCE REPORT ON SB 1300
SPECIFIC
APPROPRIATION

819 SALARIES AND BENEFITS POSITIONS 103
FROM GENERAL REVENUE FUND ........ 2,130,385
FROM ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE AND MENTAL
HEALTH TRUST FUND . . ... 285,780
FROM GRANTS AND DONATIONS TRUST FUND 196,266
820 NOT USED

821 EXPENSES
FROM GENERAL REVENUE FUND ........ 819,708
FROM ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE AND MENTAL
HEALTH TRUST-UND .. .-. . 722,664
FROM GRANTS AND DONATIONS TRUST FUND .. 28,625

822 AID TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
INDIGENT PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATION PROGRAM
FROM GENERAL REVENUE FUND . . 1,873,249

823 OPERATING CAPITAL OUTLAY
FROM GENERAL REVENUE FUND . ... .10,182

824 LUMP SUM
COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVES TO
INSTITUTIONALIZATION
FROM GENERAL REVENUE FUND .. . 1,670,525

FROM THE FUNDS IN SPECIFIC APPROPRIATION 824, THE
DEPARTMENT SHALL PREPARE A PLAN FOR PHASEDOWN OF
SOUTH FLORIDA STATE HOSPITAL, COMPARING COST FIGURES
FOR CONVERSION OF THE PRESENT FACILITY TO A REGIONAL
HOSPITAL VERSUS CONSTRUCTION OF A FACILITY ON A NEW
SITE IN BROMARD COUNTY. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL BEGIN
DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITY SERVICES CAPACITY IN THE
CATCHMENT AREA OF SOUTH FLORIDA STATE HOSPITAL TO
FACILITATE PHASEDOMN OF THAT INSTITUTION.

825 NOT USED

825A LUMP SUM
DISTRICT EQUITY ALLOCATION
FROM GENERAL REVENUE FUND . . 4,000,000

FROM THE FUNDS IN SPECIFIC APPROPRIATION 82SA, UP TO
$4,00,000 SHALL BE USED TO PROVIDE AN ANNUAL
WORKLOAD INCREASE IN COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH, DRUG
ABUSE AND ALCOHOL ABUSE SERVICES WITH THE
PREDOMINANT ALLOCATION FACTOR BEING EQUALIZATION.
IN ESTABLISHING THE EQUALIZATION FORMULA, THE
PREDICTIVE NEED VARIABLES DEVELOPED BY THE
) DEPARTMENT SHALL BE CUMULATIVELY WEIGHTED AT BOX,
WHILE THE REMAINING 50% OF WEIGHT SHALL BE BASED ON
PERCENTAGE OF POPULATION. IN CONTRACTING THE
ADDITIONAL FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE EQUITY
k ALLOCATION, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL EMPHASIZE THE Q
PROVISION OF CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES, PREVENTION
SERVICES, AND ACUTE CARE SERVICES, FOR LOW-INCOME
PERSONS. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ENSURE THAT THE
k ADDITIONAL FUNDS ARE USED TO SUPPLEMENT, RATHER THAN
SUPPLANT, EXISTING SERVICES.

826 NOT USED
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This has not been a simple process. There ar.e numerous units of state, local
and regional governmental urit s which..r egul&te and/or enforce environmental
and health laws. These are:

7)n a state level -- five departments of state government and two commissions.


DNR headed by the Governor and Cabinet. Within DNR is the Division
of State Lands which acts on behalf qf the TIITF (which consists of
the governor and cabinet.)

DACS is headed by the Commissioner of Agriculture

- DER, DCA and HRS are each headed by a secretary who serves at the
pleasure
of the Governor.

ERC is within the DER but consists of a.seven-member commission of lay
citizens appointed by the governor.

G&FWFC is a five-member constitutionally established commission
with both executive and regulatory powers of the stated with respect to

wild animal life and fresh water aquatic life. Even the legislature is
limited in its power over this commissioQn.

On the local level --

Sixty-seven counties and numerous municipalities in various forms.
Some counties have home rule charters, some do not; some have
city-county consolidation.


On the regional level --

Five water management districts, each with nine-member lay boards
appointed by the governor. Each has independent ad valorem taxing
authority.

Eleven regional planning councils. Each RPC board consists of
representatives from its member
cities and counties, together
with additional members appointed by the governor..



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0--CONFERENCE REPORT ON SB 1300
SPECIFIC
APPROPRIATION

812 SPECIAL CATEGORIES
HOME CARE FOR THE ELDERLY .
FROM GENERAL REVENUE FUND . . 6,323,920

813 SPECIAL CATEGORIES
GRANTS AND AIDS COMMUNITY CARE FOR
DISABLED ADULTS .
FROM GENERAL REVENUE FUND .. .... 3,006,702
FROM OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE TRUST
FUND . . . . .. 724,345
FROM THE FUNDS IN SPECIFIC APPROPRIATION 813,
$216,913 SHALL BE USED TO CONTINUE SOCIAL GROUP
SERVICES IN DISTRICT 11. THESE FUNDS SHALL NOT BE
INCLUDED IN THE-BASE ALLOCATION;.
814 SPECIAL CATEGORIES
*| GRANTS AND AIDS OLDER AMERICANS ACT
PROGRAM
FROM GENERAL REVENUE FUND . ... .387,347
FROM FEDERAL GRANTS TRUST FUND . 49,906,897
815 SPECIAL CATEGORIES
GRANTS AND AIDS TRAINING THE ELDERLY AND
THEIR CAREGIVERS IN HOME CARE
FROM GENERAL REVENUE FUND . ... .130,886
FROM ADMINISTRATIVE TRUST FUND . 168,864

816 SPECIAL CATEGORIES
GRANTS AND AIDS DISPLACED HOMEMAKERS
FROM GENERAL REVENUE FUND . . 1,203,526

817 SPECIAL CATEGORIES
GRANTS AND AIDS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
PROGRAM
FROM GENERAL REVENUE FUND . ... .61,560
FROM MARRIAGE LICENSE FEES TRUST FUND 1,593,258

FROM THE FUNDS IN SPECIFIC APPROPRIATION 817, UP TO
$61,560 SHALL BE ALLOCATED TO THE COMMISSION AGAINST
SEXUAL ASSAULT. THIS PROGRAM SHALL BE IMPLEMENTED
IN COOPERATION NITH DISTRICT 78 AND THE 18TH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT.

818 SPECIAL CATEGORIES
TEMPORARY 'EMERGENCY SHELTER SERVICES
FROM GENERAL REVENUE FUND . .. 203,088

ALCOHOL, DRJ AjBUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Z IF A DEFICIT OCCURS IN SPECIFIC APPROPRIATIONS 833
OR 834 AS A RESULT OF MEDICAID EARNINGS IN EXCESS OF
THE AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL
0 TRANSFER THE NECESSARY GENERAL REVENUE FROM SPECIFIC
APPROPRIATIONS 827 OR 829.

FROM THE FUNDS IN SPECIFIC APPROPRIATIONS 827, 828,
829, 833, AND 834, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ENSURE THAT
ALL CONTRACTS SEPARATELY IDENTIFY MEDICAID EARNINGS
FROM OTHER FEES.




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A N'IMBY's CUP
LULU's Consistent with
Env. Reorg. Act
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EESC -

S No massive or global changes -

Many improvements Nve already been made by agenices

SWIM legislation last year difference

S General goals -
1. Program assignments & funding
2 Streng-th f .Qtn ent
3. Closer commoperation
4. Better info.- ore accessible
5. Statutory clarification if delegate,
Suse rulerather than MQ -- / 1 ,,i f -

S_-WMD funding NWF' t Am. (Bi lTStat.
increase to 0.5 T1 # 2)--

p. 25 State funding High priority to agencies
Gen. Rev. for new programs
If local government elects more
stringent, it should fund difference
p. 27 Career ladders for agency personnel
p. 29 Enforcement Careful monitoring and data mgmt.
to adequately evaluate
Atty. pay grades for prosecution
of violators
Written rules for fines
Permit ap. fees
Incentive to encourage reporting
violations
Atty. Gen env. litigation unit
Mgmt. & Stor.Surface Water/Quality interface/
Stormwater/Wetland/D&F
p. 33 Stormwater to WMD See Bill #6, p 6-1
Henderson Wetlands Act See Bill #3, p 3-1
D & F to WMD See Bill #4, p 4-1
Not WMD projects See Bill #4, p 4-8


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p. 39 Not Landfill or Hazardous Waste Need Bill

Not Coastal (except Wetland) p 44 Ne Bill
Not Mining (except Wetland) p 45 eedaBill
Not Oil and Gas (except Wetland) p 46 Nee Bill

DER to have oversight as well as gen. supervisory See
Bill #5, 5-11 and Bill #6, p 6-2.

DER truly to become state center for water data mgmt. & research
- p 43 and p 20.


DER to keep State Water Use Plan
and Recycling & Reuse

DER to keep Drinking Water


DER to keep Air


WMD to have Well Const.
WMD to have Well K. licensing


p 43 See Bill #7, p 7-1
p 41 Bill #7, p 7-2

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p 41 Bill #5, pp 5-22 to 30


DER able to delegate other programs Bill #6, p 6-3

WMD to be agents for TIITF 20% Bill #10, p 10-1

WMD able to delegate to local Bill #8
Locals able to set own fees Bill #9

Planning Ch. 380 still being revised See Bill #10
to make conceptual approval process
more attractive and more meaningful, p 5


Note: Timing -

Implementation Jan. 1, 1990
Rule adopt by Oct. 1, 1989
Allows FY 88-89 for rule development and staffing.
Allows 1989 legislature to consider all staffing.

Note: Elimination of necessity for wetlands jurisdictional
determination (may need to further amend or repeal
Isolated Wetlands Act).


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