(Sandra Walters Consultants, Inc.) provides services since 1997 in all areas of ecological and environmental consulting; and land use and public facilities planning and permitting; including habitat assessments, wetland permitting and mitigation design, environmental impact statements, compliance monitoring, development agreements, and submerged land leases.
has extensive experience working with regulatoryagencies to develop project designs that minimize impacts and meet permitting requirements, and to bring clients into compliance with regulatory standards. The firm has conducted data collection and analysis, and written environmental and planning sections of NEPA documents for FDOT, the FAA, the South Florida Water Management District, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and also provides environmental compliance monitoring services during construction.
uses state-of-the-art Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to make accurate assessments of jurisdictional areas and facilitate graphic data presentation. SWC is also fully trained in utilization of State and federal wetland assessment methodologies. provides a range of services in contamination assessment, including conducting Phase I and II environmental site assessments, and soil and groundwater testing and reporting.
Many clients have benefited from representation by the firm with agencies and public officials at the local, state and federal level, and expert witness testimony
in State of Florida administrative hearings and court proceedings.
is certified as a disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) with the State of Florida, South Florida Water Management District (SBE), Florida Department of Transportation, Broward, Dade (also SBE) and Lee counties, and is a woman-owned small business (WOSB) with the federal government.
The company is also very experienced at coordinating communications, including public information and involvement programs and is fully acquainted with all NEPA requirements. SWC can provide plan development; community outreach and consensus building using various tools such as workshops, seminars and public meetings; and preparation and placement of advertisements. The firm has full multimedia capabilities for production of public presentations, websites, newsletters, news releases, and all support documents.
The principal of the firm, Sandra Walters, has more than 25 years professional experience. She presently serves as immediate past chair of the South Florida Regional Planning Council, appointed by governors Bush and Crist; and served a four-year term as a Governor’s appointee on Florida’s Acquisition and Restoration Council, which oversees purchase and management of State conservation lands.
The firm has offices in Monroe, Dade, Broward and Lee counties, providing services throughout the South Florida peninsula, both on the coast and inland.
Representative Client List
Public Agencies U.S. Navy & U.S. Postal Service Private Sector Marlin Bay Yacht Club
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Florida Department of Transportation
South Florida Water Management District
Broward County—Ft. Lauderdale
International Airport & Port Everglades
Town of Medley, Dade County, FL
City of Naples, Collier County, FL
City of Bonita Springs, Lee County, FL
Monroe County—Board of County Commissioners, Attorney’s Office, Key West & Marathon airports
City of Marathon, General Services Contract
City of Key West—General Engineering Services Contract, Utilities Dept, Eng. Services & Port Authority
URS Corporation Southern
Reynolds, Smith & Hills, Inc.
The Corradino Group
Hawk’s Cay Resort & Village at Hawk’s Cay
Landrum & Brown
TIB Bank of the Keys
First State Bank
Key West Bar Pilots Association, Inc.
Historic Tours of America
New Urban Works & South Star Development
Many single-family home and dock owners
U.S. Navy & U.S. Postal Service
Marlin Bay Yacht Club
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