Republican State Reps. Paul Renner, of Palm Coast, and Bobby Payne, of Palatka, will host St. Johns River Forum on Monday.
The goal of the forum is to “discuss issues of importance for the St. Johns River and other Northeast Florida waterways with local and state leaders,” according to a news release.
Among the notable attendees is Noah Valenstein who is the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary.
He will be joined by state and local politicians and various members of the St. Johns River Water Management District, St. Johns River State College and the Florida Chamber of Commerce to address issues directly impacting St. Johns River.
The Forum is open to the public and offers a unique opportunity for constituents with concerns for Northeast Florida waterways to speak directly with some of their legislators and other local leaders of influence.
The full attendee’s list includes the following participants, in addition to Valenstein:
— Kevin Cleary, Legislative Affairs Director, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
— Sen. Ben Albritton
— Sen. Rob Bradley
— Rep. Thad Altman
— Rep. Chuck Clemons
— Rep. Travis Cummings
— Rep. Wyman Duggan
— Rep. Elizabeth Fetterhoff
— Rep. Randy Fine
— Rep. Blaise Ingoglia
— Rep. Stan McClain
— Rep. Toby Overdorf
— Dr. Ann Shortelle, Executive Director, St. Johns River Water Management District
— Adam Lovejoy, Governmental Affairs Director, St. Johns River Water Management District
— Jim Troiano, Intergovernmental Coordinator, St. Johns River Water Management District
— Dale Jenkins, Bureau Chief, Project Manager, St. Johns River Water Management District
— Scott Laidlaw, Bureau Chief, Water Supply Planning, St. Johns River Water Management District
— Joe Pickens, President, St. Johns River State College
— Frank Walker, Vice President of Governmental Affairs, Florida Chamber of Commerce
— Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation
If you’d like to attend the Palatka event on here’s what you need to know:
Monday, Aug 26
10AM – 12:30PM.
St. Johns River Center
102 North 1st Street
Palatka, FL 32177