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Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board
Notice is hereby given that the Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board (“JEPB”) may be present at an in-person press conference hosted by the Climate Action Campaign and the Sierra Club of Florida. The focus of the press conference will be to spotlight the impact of the JEA Northside Generating Station on Jacksonville residents. The event will take place Thursday, May 12, 2022, at 10:00 am and will be held at Riverfront Plaza. Interested parties should contact Juli Uranga at firstname.lastname@example.org or via cell at 202-604-4035.
Special Meeting Notice(s)
Notice of Special Meeting
The JEPB will meet on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 4:30 pm to discuss previous actions concerning correspondence from the JEPB. The meeting will be held in Room 1002 of the Ed Ball Building - 214 N Hogan Street. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
Public Hearing Notice(s)
Notice of Noise Variance Request
From JEPB Rule 4: Noise Pollution Control
By: Elkins Construction, LLC
For: Project located at 177 4th Avenue North, Jacksonville Beach, Fl 32250
The City of Jacksonville’s Environmental Protection Board (JEPB) hereby gives notice that it intends to conduct a public hearing during their monthly meeting on Monday, May 16, 2022, at 5:00 pm. The meeting will take place in Room 1002 of the Ed Ball Building located at 214 N. Hogan Street, Jacksonville, Fl 32202. The purpose of the hearing is to determine if Elkins Construction, LLC should be granted a variance from JEPB Rule 4: Noise Pollution Control, for construction activities associated with a project located at 177 4th Ave. N, Jacksonville Beach, Fl 32250 – Real Estate ID#: 1674520315.
The public hearing is authorized by Chapter 360.111, Ordinance Code, and JEPB Rule 1. The Board will also consider action to waive JEPB Rule 1.602(E) to allow for a public hearing to take place during the meeting without first having been heard by a JEPB committee. Copies of the proposed variance may be obtained from, or reviewed at, the Office of the Environmental Protection Board, Edward Ball Building, 214 North Hogan Street, 5th Floor, Jacksonville, Florida 32202, Monday through Friday, during normal working hours of 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, excluding legal holidays recognized by the City.
Any and all members of the general public are invited to be heard at the Monday, May 16, 2022, public hearing by personal appearance or written comment. Written comments should be addressed to David Wood, Chair, Environmental Protection Board at the Hogan Street address, provided above, and must be received no later than May 13, 2022.
Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board Monthly Meetings
Regular board meetings are normally held on the third Monday of the month at 5 p.m. at 214 N. Hogan Street, 1st floor training room #110. The board also conducts public hearings whenever new rules, regulations, standards or funding requests are proposed. The public hearings are publicized in local newspapers and advance notice is given.
The public is invited to attend any meetings or hearings of the board in which they have an interest.
Here is the schedule for the 2022 calendar year. Some meeting dates are changed because of holidays.
***For meeting summaries, please contact JEPB Administrator James Richardson at email@example.com.***
2022 JEPB Meeting Agenda Information
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JEPB Committee Meetings
Most of the routine assessment of operations and enforcement actions are carried out first in standing committees of the board which meet at least once per month.
The Water Committee meets on Monday during the fourth week of the month at 4:30 p.m.
The Air and Odor Committee meets immediately following the Water Committee, but no earlier than 5:00 pm.
The Education and Public Outreach Committee meets immediately following the Air Committee, but no earlier than 5:30 pm.
NOTE: Effective January 2019, all JEPB Committees will meet on an as needed basis. Look for updates and changes on the calendar and meetings pages.
March 28, 2022 JEPB Water Committee (Meeting TBD)
The City of Jacksonville has adopted the following requirements for its public buildings: signage will be posted encouraging visitors and staff not to enter the building it they have symptoms of COVID-19, a fever of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, are currently undergoing evaluation for COVID-19 infection, a diagnosis of COVID-19 in the prior 10 days, or have had close contact with someone infected with COVID-19 during the prior 14 days; signage will be posted regarding the recommended use of masks and social distancing; any member of the public entering City owned public buildings may choose to wear a mask inside the building. Social distancing measures will be in place. All seats will be marked to ensure safe spacing between individuals.
ADA and TDD ASSISTANCE
Pursuant to the American with Disabilities Act, accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please allow 1-2 business days’ notification to process; last minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to fulfill. Please contact Disabled Services Division at: V- 904-255-5466, TTY-904-255-5476, or email your request to KaraT@coj.net.