Task Force on Citizen Safety and Protection to Hold Second Public Meeting on Tuesday, July 10

Meeting Materials
Meeting Minutes
Video of the meeting
Public Speaker Ed Johnson Handout
Public Speaker Scott Barrish Handout
Arcadia Comment Cards
Arcadia List of Public Speakers
Arcadia- Panel No 1 Hand-Out Sarasota County Citizen Patrol Member Booklet
Arcadia-Panel No 1 Hand-Out SCSO Neighborhood Watch Booklet

Subject Matter Expert Bios
Jane Meier
Edward Marchiselli
Len Smally
KC Poulin
Patricia Schmitt


Gretchen Lorenzo Presentation
Maria Newman Presentation
How does Neighborhood Watch Protect You?
Neighborhood Watch Manual
Neighborhood Watch
What is Neighborhood Watch?

On Tuesday, July 10, the Task Force on Citizen Safety and Protection will meet in Arcadia.

WHAT:Public Meeting of the Task Force on Citizen Safety and Protection

WHEN: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.*
12 – 1 p.m. Lunch Break
*1 – 5 p.m. Public comment will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

WHERE: DeSoto Middle School
420 East Gibson St.
Arcadia, Florida 34266

NOTE:The Florida Channel will be streaming this meeting live on http://thefloridachannel.org. Technical questions should be directed to the Florida Channel at (850) 488-1281.

SATELLITE NEWS TRUCKS PARKING:Media outlets parking a satellite truck on-site must RSVP by notifying the Governor’s Press Office at media@eog.myflorida.com by 5 p.m. on Monday, July 9.

*Guidelines for Public Comment

  • The general public is encouraged to attend.
  • Public comments will be limited to three minutes per speaker on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Individuals wishing to address the task force during the public comment section of the meeting must register in the lobby between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Comments must be kept within the allowed time and will be strictly enforced by the time keeper.
  • While the task force encourages public testimony, time may not permit all persons wishing to speak to be heard at this meeting.
  • The public is also invited to provide input by contacting the task force through the website www.FLGov.com/citizensafety or by e-mailing CitizenSafety@eog.myflorida.com.

Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to contact the Governor’s Office by 5 p.m. Thursday, July 5:

Executive Office of the Governor

The Capitol

Tallahassee, FL 32399
(850) 717-9331


Any person who is hearing or speech impaired, please use the Florida Relay Service to contact the Governor’s Office. (800) 955-8771 (TDD). (800) 955-8770 (Voice).



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