Meetings are held as needed.
Evaluate and recommend County land acquisition policies, procedures, standards, criteria, strategies, schedules, and priorities. Receive and review individual proposals nominated for purchase and make specific comments on or concur in land acquisition recommendations. The environmental assessment of the properties proposed will be primarily the responsibility of the representatives from the Environmental Studies Council, Inc., Guardians of Martin County, Martin County Chapter of the Native Plant Society, Martin County Conservation Alliance, and the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council. The economic assessment of the properties proposed will be primarily the responsibility of the representatives from the Realtor Association of Martin County. The Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council and Martin County staff will be expected to participate on the Selection Committee as advisors. The Selection Committee shall evaluate the features of each proposal's Acquisition Study using the matrix and explanations on pages 7-12 and any other relevant information as provided by the Project Proposal Information Form. The Selection Committee shall prioritize acceptable proposals on Priority Recommendations List for submission to Board of County Commissioners. This list shall be updated at least every six months.
Membership shall consist of six members appointed for a term of three years by the Board of County Commissioners. One representative shall be appointed from each of the following entities: Board of County Commissioners with a designated alternate, Environmental Studies Council, Guardians of Martin County, Martin County Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society, Martin County Conservation Alliance, Realtor Association of Martin County. Membership changed on 1/7/2014.
The County Commission appointee shall serve to the end of his or her term. As terms expire, all new members shall serve for periods of three years.