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Environmental Protection Commission

MMBR Liaison: Melissa Lopez-Rogers

Board Type: Orange County
Enabling Legislation:
The Environmental Protection Commission was created by special act of the Florida Legislature, Special Acts Chapter 67-1830. House Bill 1031, effective May 19, 1984, renamed the commission formerly known as the Pollution Control Board. Ordinance No. 96-37, adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on November 12, 1996, increased the number of members to seven.
Membership:
Seven members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. Members must be Orange County residents and registered to vote.
Member Types:
  • 1 Agricultural Interests Representative
  • 1 At Large Representative
  • 1 Environmental Specialist
  • 1 Professional Environmental or Civil Engineer
  • 1 Recognized Environmental Conservation Organization Representative
  • 2 Regulated Business or Municipality Representative
Term Length: 2 Years
Term Of Office:
Initial terms of three members to expire December 31 in even-numbered years; initial terms of four members to expire December 31 in odd-numbered years. Thereafter, all appointments shall be made for the term of two years.
Powers and Duties:
The Environmental Protection Commission shall have the following duties, functions, powers, and responsibilities: A) Recommend revisions and amendments from time to time of appropriate rules and regulations reasonably necessary for the implementation and effective enforcement, administration, and interpretation of the provisions of the act [article] that provide for the effective and continuing protection of the environmental quality of the air, water, and land in the county. B) To review staff recommendations for appropriate fees to be charged by the county for the services rendered by the county under the provisions of this act [article]. C) To hold public hearings on appeals of staff decisions regarding environmental permits as designated by the Board of County Commissioners and, after publicly discussing the application and taking testimony and evidence from the applicant and public, submit its recommendation on the application to the Board of County Commissioners. D) To perform such other related duties, functions, and responsibilities as may be assigned to the commission from time to time by the Board of County Commissioners. E) To make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding improvements to the natural resources and environmental issues.
Meetings:
Last Wednesday of each month at 8:30 a.m., Environmental Protection Division, 3165 McCrory Place, Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32803

Learn more about Orange County public meetings at County Calendar.

Contact Person:
David Jones
Manager
Environmental Protection Division
(407) 836-1405

Last Revised: 6/3/2020

Member Name Member Type Term Expires
George Oscar Anderson At Large Representative 12/31/2022
Mark A Ausley Recognized Environmental Conservation Organization Representative 12/31/2021
Flormari Blackburn Professional Environmental or Civil Engineer 12/31/2022
Billy Butterfield Agricultural Interests Representative 12/31/2023
Peter J. Fleck Regulated Business or Municipality Representative 12/31/2023
Richard Alan Horn Regulated Business or Municipality Representative 12/31/2022
Elaine A. Imbruglia Environmental Specialist 12/31/2023

Recognized Environmental Conservation Organization Representative
   (1 position)



October 26, 2022

  • Agenda - October 26, 2022 Agenda - EPC.pdf

September 28, 2022

  • Agenda - September 28, 2022 - EPC.pdf

August 31, 2022

  • Agenda - August 31, 2022 Agenda - EPC.pdf

July 27, 2022

  • Agenda - July 27, 2022 Agenda - EPC.pdf

June 29, 2022

  • Agenda - June 29, 2022 Agenda - EPC.pdf

May 25, 2022

  • Agenda - May 25, 2022 Agenda - EPC.pdf
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes April 27, 2022.pdf (Draft)*

April 27, 2022

  • Agenda - April 27, 2022 Agenda - EPC.pdf
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes April 27, 2022.pdf (Draft)*
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes March 30, 2022.pdf (Draft)*

March 30, 2022

  • Agenda - March 30, 2022 Agenda rev EPC.pdf
  • Minutes - EPC Approved March 30, 2022 Minutes.pdf
  • Minutes - EPD Code Update Summary 3-30-22.pdf (Draft)*
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes March 30, 2022.pdf (Draft)*

February 23, 2022

  • Agenda - February 23, 2022 Agenda - EPC.pdf
  • Minutes - EPC Approved February 23, 2022 Minutes.pdf
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes January 26, 2022.pdf (Draft)*

January 26, 2022

  • Agenda - January 26, 2022 Agenda - EPC.pdf
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes January 26, 2022.pdf (Draft)*
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes December 9, 2021.pdf (Draft)*

December 9, 2021

  • Agenda - December 9, 2021 Agenda - EPC.pdf
  • Minutes - December 9, 2021 Approved Minutes.pdf
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes December 9, 2021.pdf (Draft)*

November 24, 2021

  • Agenda - Meeting Notice - 11-11-2021.pdf

November 11, 2021

  • Agenda - November 11, 2021 Agenda - EPC.pdf
  • Minutes - November 11, 2021 EPC Approved Minutes.pdf
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes November 11, 2021.pdf (Draft)*
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes October 27, 2021.pdf (Draft)*

October 27, 2021

  • Agenda - October 27, 2021 Agenda - EPC.pdf
  • Minutes - October 27, 2021 EPC Approved Minutes.pdf
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes September 29, 2021.pdf (Draft)*
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes October 27, 2021.pdf (Draft)*

October 21, 2021

  • Agenda - 10-21-2021 Stakeholder Meeting to discuss OC Fertilizer Ordinance Revisions.pdf
  • Minutes - StakeholderCommentsForCountyCalendar.pdf

October 21, 2021

  • Agenda - 10-21-2021 Stakeholder Meeting to discuss OC Fertilizer Ordinance Revisions.pdf
  • Minutes - StakeholderCommentsForCountyCalendar.pdf

September 29, 2021

  • Agenda - September 29, 2021 - EPC.pdf
  • Minutes - September 29, 2021 EPC Approved Minutes.pdf
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes September 29, 2021.pdf (Draft)*
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes August 4, 2021.pdf (Draft)*

September 15, 2021

  • Agenda - Meeting Notice - 9-15-2021 EPC Spec Meeting 5-7.pdf
  • Minutes - 2021 Dock Code Comments.pdf

September 15, 2021

  • Agenda - Meeting Notice - 9-15-2021 EPC Spec Meeting 1-3.pdf
  • Minutes - 2021 Dock Code Comments.pdf

August 25, 2021

  • Agenda - August 25, 2021 Agenda - EPC.pdf

August 4, 2021

  • Agenda - August 4, 2021 Agenda - EPC.pdf
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes August 4, 2021.pdf (Draft)*
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes June 30, 2021.pdf (Draft)*

July 28, 2021

  • Agenda - July 28, 2021 Agenda - EPC.pdf

June 30, 2021

  • Agenda - June 30, 2021 Agenda - EPC.pdf
  • Minutes - June 30, 2021 Approved Minutes.pdf
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes May 26, 2021.pdf (Draft)*

May 26, 2021

  • Agenda - May 26, 2021 Agenda - EPC.pdf
  • Minutes - May 26, 2021 Approved Minutes.pdf
  • Minutes - EPC Draft Minutes April 28, 2021.pdf (Draft)*


*This document is a draft and is provided as a courtesy. This document is not to be considered as the final minutes. All information contained herein is subject to change upon further review and approval by the appropriate agency/board/committee.