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Disston Island
Conservancy District

AN INDEPENDENT SPECIAL DISTRICT
& POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF
THE STATE OF FLORIDA

GENERAL INFORMATION

Full Legal Name: Disston Island Conservancy District

Public Purpose: Drainage, irrigation, water control, and reclaiming the land and protecting the same from the effects of water, for agricultural and sanitary purposes, and for public convenience and welfare for public utility and benefit.

Boundaries: Beginning at a point of intersection of the landward boundary of the  right-of-way of Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District  LD-3, as recorded in Plat Book 2, page 88 of the public records of Glades  County, Florida and the easterly boundary of the S-77 discharge canal  right-of-way as shown on the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District right-of-way map, sheet 5 of 5 of Drawing C-43-45, said point  of intersection being in fractional Section 12, Township 42, South, Range  32 East as surveyed by the State of Florida March 1918; thence proceeding in a southeasterly direction along the said landward boundary of the  right-of-way of LD-3, through said section 12; thence continue along the  said landward boundary of the right-of-way of LD-3 and LD-1 including all additional right-of-way acquired this date forward through Sections  7, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 23 and 24 all in Township 42 south, Range 33 East;  thence through Sections 19 and 30, Township 42 South, Range 34 East  to an intersection with the westerly right-of-way of Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District Canal C20 as shown on Drawing C20-5 of the C. & S. F. C. D. right-of-way map, thence southeasterly along the said westerly right-of-way of Canal C20 through Sections 30, 31 and 32, Township 42 South, Range 34 East to an intersection with the westerly bank of the presently existing SUGARLAND DRAINAGE DISTRICT OUTFALL CANAL in Section 32, Township 42, South, Range 34  East; thence southwesterly to an intersection with the boundary between  Townships 42 and 43 South, said line also being the boundary between  Glades and Hendry County and the north boundary of the SUGARLAND  DRAINAGE DISTRICT; thence westerly along the said township line to  a point on the northwest bank of the presently existing nine-mile canal  in section 7, Township 43 South, Range 34 East; thence following the  said north bank of the nine-mile canal southwesterly, northwesterly and westerly, and coinciding with the north boundaries of the SUGARLAND  DRAINAGE DISTRICT and the FLAGHOLE DRAINAGE DISTRICT respectively, through Section 7, Township 43 South, Range 34 East,  Sections 12 and 11, Township 43 South, Range 33 East, Sections 34, 33,  32 and 31, Township 42 South, Range 33 East, Sections 36 and 35,  Township 42 South, Range 32 East to an intersection with the westerly toe of the existing Lake Hicpochee East Levee in Section 35, Township  42 South, Range 32 East; thence following the westerly toe of said levee  along the shores of Lake Hicpochee in a northerly, northeasterly and  northwesterly direction through Sections 35, 34, 27, 26, 23 and 22, Township 42 South, Range 32 East to an intersection with the south and east boundary of the right-of-way of the Caloosahatchee Canal (C-43) as existing in Section 22, Township 42 South, Range 32 East; thence northeasterly along the said right-of-way through Sections 22, 15, 14, 11 and 12,  Township 42 South, Range 32 East to the Point of Beginning.

Services Provided: The District is authorized to construct or acquire all works and improvements as shall be necessary to rehabilitate, improve, or conserve the works and facilities constructed or acquired by said District and to reconstruct, improve, clean, or renovate any of such works or facilities constructed or acquired, in order to properly provide for the drainage, irrigation, and water control of the lands in said District, under the Water Control Plan for said District now in effect, or as may be hereafter revised or amended for said District. The District may clean out, straighten, open up, widen, or change the course and flow, alter or deepen any canal, ditch, or lateral in said District that the Board of Supervisors may deem necessary to be done to facilitate the drainage, irrigation, and water control of the lands in said District, and to generally perform any work or construct or acquire any works or facilities which in the judgment of the Board of Supervisors of said District is necessary or desirable in connection with the rehabilitation of the drainage works and facilities of said District. The District may designate maintenance areas within the District, and to levy variable maintenance tax rates apportioned upon the basis of benefits received by lands within the maintenance areas, and to provide for special and additional services to any particular area in the District which may require such special or additional services as a result of the use of the land in the area.

Creation Document: Chapter 2000-447, Laws of Florida

Statutory Authority: Chapter 298, Fla. Stat.

Date Established: July 1, 1923

Establishing Entity: Legislature

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 1685
                               Clewiston, FL 33440

Email:

Telephone Number: (863) 228-0400

Fax: (863) 983-8544

Website: http://floridawatercontroldistricts.org/

Registered Agent:  Ms. Betty Camplin

  P.O. Box 1685
            Clewiston, FL 33440

 

GOVERNING BODY MEMBERS

Sam Williams, Chairman
P.O. Box 1685
Clewiston, FL 33440
Term: 3 years

Chris Arieta, Supervisor
P.O. Box 1685
Clewiston, FL 33440
Term: 3 years

R. Alan Hammock, Supervisor
P.O. Box 1685
Clewiston, FL 33440
Term: 3 years

Charles F. Schoech, General Counsel

Thomas C. Perry, PE, Engineer

 

BOARD MEETINGS

October 11, 2016 Meeting Agenda - link

November 8, 2016 Meeting Agenda - link

December 13, 2016 Meeting Agenda - link

 

2017 Board Meeting Schedule - link

January 10, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

February 14, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

February 14, 2017 Annual Landowner's Meeting Agenda - link

March 14, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

April 11, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

May 9, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

June 9, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

June 9, 2017 Budget Hearing Agenda - link

July 11, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

 

REVENUE INFORMATION

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, Fla. Stat.

 

GENERAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Budget Hearing:    Friday, June 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
                            
U.S. Sugar Corp.
                             1995 W US Hwy 27
                             Clewiston, Fl 33440

Fiscal Year Period: October 1-September 30

2017-2018 Adopted Budget - link

2017-2018 Proposed Budget - link

2016-2017 Adopted Budget - link

2015-2016 Adopted Budget - link

2014-2015 Adopted Budget - link

Annual Financial Report - link

Audit Report - link

 

ETHICS

Code of Ethics: N/A

Generally applicable ethic provisions (click on link and select “Ethics Laws”): http://www.ethics.state.fl.us/

 

Florida Department of Financial Services - Local Government Section

 

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