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Drainage District



Full Legal Name: Clewiston Drainage District

Public Purpose: Draining, reclaiming, and irrigating the lands and protecting the same from the effects of water and lack of water; Controlling the water in the district and the water tables with respect to the lands, for agricultural and sanitary purposes and for the public health, convenience, welfare, utility, and benefit.

Boundaries: The following described lands in Township 43 South, Range 34 East, Hendry County:

Beginning at the Southeast Corner of Section 15, Township 43 South,  Range 34 East; thence Westerly along the South line of Sections 15, 16  and 17 to the Southwest Corner of East one-Half (E 1/2) of Section 17;  thence Northerly on the West line of said East One-Half (E 1/2) of Section  17 and Section 8 to the intersection of the West Right of Way line of the  Access Road Easement to the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District’s C-21 Canal Right of Way; thence continuing North and Easterly contiguous with said Right of Way line to the intersection of the  Southerly Right of Way line of the Central and Southern Florida Flood  Control District’s Canal 21; thence continuing Southeasterly, contiguous  with said canal Southerly Right of Way line, to the East line of Section  10, Township 43 South, Range 34 East; thence Southerly on the East line  of Section 10 and 15 to the point of Beginning.

Services Provided: Construct, operate,  and maintain canals, ditches, drains, levees, and other works for drainage  purposes; Acquire, purchase, operate, and maintain pumps, plants, and pumping systems for drainage purposes; Construct, operate, and maintain  irrigation works, machinery, and plants; Construct, improve, pave, and maintain roadways and roads necessary and convenient for the exercise of the powers or duties or any of the powers or duties of said district or the  supervisors; Construct, improve, pave, and maintain  streets, roadways, and roads necessary and convenient to provide access to and efficient development of areas made suitable and available for cultivation, settlement, urban and suburban, and other beneficial use and development as a result of the drainage, irrigation, and reclamation operations of the district; Construct, acquire by donation, or purchase recreational facilities and areas, including related facilities, and to construct, operate, and maintain such recreation and related facilities for the benefit of district residents.

Creation Document: Chapter 2000-453, Laws of Florida (Codified)

Statutory Authority: Chapter 298, Fla. Stat.

Date Established: July 10, 1924

Establishing entity: Legislature



Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 969
                              Belle Glade, FL 33430


Telephone Number: (561) 996-2940

Fax: (561) 996-2960


Registered Agent:   Mr. David R. Davis

   P.O. Box 969
Belle Glade, FL 33430



Roger Hatton, President
P.O. Box 969
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Term: 3 years

Phillip Roland, Supervisor
P.O. Box 969
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Term: 3 years

Jose Lopez, Supervisor
P.O. Box 969
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Term: 3 years

David R. Davis, Manager

Thomas C. Perry, PE, Engineer

Charles F. Schoech, General Counsel



2018 Meetings Schedule - link

January 17, 2018 Meeting Agenda - link

February 21, 2018 Meeting Agenda - Waived



February 15, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

March 15, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

April 19, 2017 Meeting Agenda - Waived

May 17, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

June 21, 2017 Meeting Agenda - Waived

July 19, 2017 Meeting Agenda - Waived

August 16, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

August 16, 2017 Landowners Meeting Agenda - link

September 20, 2017 Meeting Agenda - Waived

October 18, 2017 Meeting Agenda - Waived

November 15, 2017 Meeting Agenda - Waived

December 13, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link



2017-2018 Assessment Roll - link

2016-2017 Assessment Roll - link

2015-2016 Assessment Roll - link

2014-2015 Assessment Roll - link


Statutory Authority: Chapters 197 and 298, Florida Statutes



Proposed Budget Hearing Date:    

                                   Wednesday, May 17, 2017

       2:00 P.M
350 W. Aroyo Ave.
Clewiston, FL 33440

Adopt Budget Hearing Date:    

                                      Wednesday, August 16, 2017
                                      2:00 P.M.
                                      350 W. Aroyo Ave.
                                      Clewiston, FL 33440

Fiscal Year Period: October 1-September 30

2017-2018 Adopted Budget - link

2017-2018 Proposed Budget - link

2016-2017 Amended Budget - link

2016-2017 Adopted Budget - link

2015-2016 Adopted Budget - link

2014-2015 Amended Budget - link

2014-2015 Adopted Budget - link

2013-2014 Amended Budget - link

Annual Financial Report - link

Audit Report - link



Code of Ethics: N/A

Generally applicable ethic provisions (click on link and select “Ethics Laws”):


Florida Department of Financial Services - Local Government Section


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