The Burnt Store Isles Canal Maintenance District is responsible for the maintenance of 18 miles of seawall, dredging 9 miles of canals, and mangrove trimming/alteration within the district canal system.
Beginning Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 through May 26th, 2017 (weather and equipment operation permitting), the City of Punta Gorda contractor, Marine Contracting Group will be installing rip-rap next to the Lock in the Burnt Store Isles subdivision. Boaters should use caution in this area and should expect delays when passing through the Lock.
Beginning Monday, May 15th, 2017 through May 25th, 2017 (weather and equipment operation permitting), the City of Punta Gorda contractor, Ecosystem Technologies, Inc. will be trimming the mangroves along the perimeter canal in the Burnt Store Isles subdivision. Boaters should use caution in this area.
The Burnt Store Isles Canal Advisory Committee (BSI CAC) meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers. Must be a resident of Burnt Store Isles. Five member board. 3 year terms-maximum of three terms.
Makes recommendations to City Council on effective maintenance of existing canals, waterways and navigable channels (including BSI boat lock) within the district together with the maintenance and reconstruction of seawalls. Holds public hearings and makes determinations on petitions for special permits to the provisions of Section 6-6(c) of the City Code of Ordinances.
BSI Perimeter Canal Dredging Project
Creation of the District
The Burnt Store Isles Canal Maintenance Assessment District was created by the City of Punta Gorda by the adoption of Ordinance 1156-96 on July 3, 1996, and is authorized pursuant to Section 189.02, Florida Statutes, for the purpose of the maintenance of canals, waterways, and navigable channels, including the maintenance and reconstruction of bulkheads and retaining walls. The following information is provided in accordance with the Florida Special District Accountability Program.
Howard Kunik, City Manager
Punta Gorda City Council