Governing Board Meeting

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 – 9:00 am

How To Watch and Participate in the January 26 Governing Board meeting

Following the Governor’s directions to reduce public gatherings and practice social distancing to reduce the spread of COVID-19, in-person attendance by Board members and staff will be limited. Only staff that are necessary for the meeting are attending in person.

Preferred method: To simply view the Governing Board meeting online, click on the “Live Video Stream” link. The video stream link becomes active and the live video feed begins approximately 15 minutes before the scheduled meeting time.

If you wish to provide input to the Governing Board, please follow these steps:

If you want to provide input and watch the meeting, use the Zoom meeting option rather than the traditional livestream. The livestream is slightly delayed so it would not be in sync with the audio. You will need to register in Zoom and receive information to connect as an attendee. The URL link to register is which will take you to a page to complete information to help the District ensure you have an opportunity to speak on the agenda items you have questions or concerns. Each registration is unique for each connection. It is recommended to use the Chrome browser and download the Zoom application for optimal performance.

  1. A telephone only option is available if you have trouble connecting to the Zoom meeting. Call in 929 205 6099 (toll call), then enter conference room number 925 3786 1545. If possible, please use a landline for the best connection. Please do not use speakerphone or put your phone on hold.
  1. If you want to provide public input, the Chair will take a brief recess at the beginning of the meeting after asking if anyone from the public wishes to speak. During the recess, a staff member will take your name and the topic you wish to speak about through the Question and Answer option on Zoom or the backup telephone option above. The staff member will create a blue card to be used by the Chair to call on you at the appropriate time during the meeting.
Southwest Florida Water Management District
7601 US Highway 301 North
Tampa , FL 33637