JOINT MEETING AGENDA

February 8, 2018

1:30 PM

Tom Ash, ABM Natural Resources/Environmental Impact Review Committee Chair

Kelli Hammer-Levy, TAC Co-Chair

Tim MacDonald, TAC Co Chair

1. CALL TO ORDER / WELCOME

2. PUBLIC COMMENT/ ANNOUNCEMENTS

3. ABM Natural Resources/Environmental Impact Review Committee Items

a. City of Tampa Seagrass Transplanting Project - Serra Herndon, Tampa Bay Watch; Heather Maggio, City of Tampa. In the summer of 2014, the City of Tampa and Tampa Bay Watch partnered to transplant seagrass that was to be impacted by the maintenance dredging of a city canal. This presentation will give an overview of how the project was conducted as well as provide updates on the monitoring efforts and the success of the project.

4. TBEP TAC Items

a.  New TBEP TAC Co-Chair Nominations

b. Tampa Bay Dredge Hole Analysis - Eleven artificially dredged holes in Tampa Bay were assessed for fisheries, benthic, and bathymetric characteristics from 2017-2018. Results of these studies will be presented and will provide the basis for discussion of management options for the various dredged holes.

  1. Project overview - Gary Raulerson, TBEP
  2. Bathymetry - Aubree Hershorin, COE
  3. Benthos - David Karlen, EPCHC
  4. Fisheries - Mandy Tyler-Jedlund, FWRI
  5. Management Planning and Discussion - Gary Raulerson, TBEP

5. Other Items

6. ADJOURN 

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