NOTICE OF FINAL AGENCY ACTION TAKEN BY THE NORTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
Notice is given that stormwater permit number 1157 was issued on September 15, 2011, to Altha First Baptist Church for the construction of a new sanctuary to the existing Altha First Baptist Church located at P.O. Box 38, Chipola St., NW, Altha.
The file containing the application for this permit is available for inspection Monday through Friday (except for legal holidays), 8:00 a.. to 5:00 p.m. at the Northwest Florida Water Management District’s ERP Office, The Delaney Center Building, Suite 2-D 2252 Killearn Center Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32309.
A person whose substantial interests are affected by the District permitting decision may petition for an administrative hearing in accordance with Sections 120.569 and 120.57 F.S., or may choose to pursue mediation as an alternative remedy under Section 120.573, Florida Statutes, and Rules 28-106.111 and 28-106.401-404, Florida Administrative Code. Petitions must comply with the requirements of Florida Administrative Code, Chapter 28-106 and be filed with (received by) the District Clerk located at District Headquarters, 81 Water Management Drive, Havana, FL 32333-4712. Petitions for administrative hearing on the above application must be filed within twenty-one (21) days of publication of this notice or within twenty-six (26) days of the District depositing notice of this intent in the mail for those persons to whom the District mails actual notice. Failure to file a petition within his time period shall constitute a waiver of any right(s) such person(s) may have to request an administrative determination (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 129.57, F.S.., concerning the subject permit. Petitions which are not filed in accordance with the above provisions are subject to dismissal.
Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the District’s final action may be different from the position taken by it in this notice of intent. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the District on the application have the right to petition to become a party to the proceedings, the accordance with the requirements set forth above.