T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park to host public meeting Jan. 15

January 11, 2019

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service is in the process of updating the unit management plan for T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park. Citizens are invited to attend the public meeting to learn more about the proposed plans for the state park following impacts from Hurricane Michael, and to provide their comments.

The meeting will be held on Jan. 15, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Gulf Cost State College – Gulf/Franklin campus, 3800 Garrison Ave., Building A, Port St. Joe, FL.


Hear comments and recommendations regarding post-hurricane recovery efforts for T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park.

Discuss existing infrastructural, public access, and natural/cultural resource conditions in the aftermath of the hurricane.

Share prospective redevelopment concepts in a community forum.


The Division of Recreation and Parks encourages everyone interested in the future redevelopment of the park to attend and participate.

Participants wishing to address the audience with comments will be asked to fill out speaker cards and will have three minutes to speak.

Comment forms will be available at the meeting to submit written recommendations.

The public notice and agenda are available online. Copies also may be obtained by emailing Mark.Knapke@floridadep.gov or calling 850-227-1327.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the meeting by Mark.Knapke@floridadep.gov or calling 850-227-1327. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 800-955- 8771 (TDD) or 800-955-8770 (voice).