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  Agenda Item # 4.a.       
Meeting Date: 02/10/2014  
Re:    Florida-Friendly Fertilizer Ordinance for Urban Landscapes
Submitted For: John Andrews

SUBJECT:
Proposed Ordinance for Implementing Florida-Friendly Use of Fertilizer on Urban Landscapes - City Engineer
SUMMARY:
Discussion item on the proposed passage of an ordinance requiring the use of Florida-Friendly fertilizer.  The ordinance would also address timing of fertilizer application, fertilizer free zones, low maintenance zones, application rates, training and public education.

Due to the City of Fort Pierce draining stormwater into the impaired waters of the Indian River Lagoon, the City is mandated to enact some form of fertilizer ordinance.
RECOMMENDATION:
N/A
ALTERNATIVES:
N/A
RESPONSIBLE STAFF:
Engineering Department
COORDINATED WITH:
City Manager's office

Fiscal Impact
Budgeted Y/N:
Fiscal Year:
Account:
Amount:
OTHER INFORMATION:
No fiscal impact.
Attachments
Presentation Material
FDEP Model Ord.
SLC Fertilizer Ord.
PSL Proposed Fertilizer Ord.


    

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