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East Beach
Water Control District

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

GENERAL INFORMATION

Full Legal Name: East Beach Water Control District

Public Purpose: Comprehensive water management and control pursuant to Chapter 298, Fla. Stat.

Boundaries: Beginning at a point on the east beach of Lake Okeechobee in Palm Beach County, Florida, where the section line dividing Section 4 and Section 9, Township 42 South, Range 37 East, intersects the (east right of way boundary line of the Federal Lake Okeechobee Levee).

Thence in a southwesterly direction along the east right of way boundary of said Federal Levee to a point where the said right of way boundary intersects the section line dividing Section 23 and Section 26, Township  42 South, Range 36 East, (and the Everglades Drainage District Levee).

Thence due east along (the Everglades Drainage District Levee) and the  section lines dividing Sections 23 and 26 and Sections 24 and 25, Township 42 South, Range 36 East, to a point of intersection with the east  shore of Pelican Bay (being a point of the Everglades Drainage District  Levee).

Thence southerly along the said shore line of Pelican Bay (and the Everglades Drainage District Levee) to a point of intersection with the township line dividing Township 42 South and Township 43 South and (the East Shore Water Control District Levee).

Thence east along the said Township line (and Levee separating the East  Shore Water Control District) to a point being the intersection with the  section line dividing Section 32 and Section 33, Township 42 South,  Range 37 East (and the Levee separating the East Unit of the Pahokee  Water Control District).

Thence North along (the levee separating the East Unit of the Pahokee  Water Control District and) the section lines dividing Sections 32 and 33,  Sections 29 and 28 and Sections 20 and 21 of Township 42 South, Range  37 East to a point of being the Northeast corner of Section 20.

Thence East along (the said East Unit separation levee and) the section line dividing Section 16 and 21, same Township and Range, to a point being the Southeast corner of said Section 16.

Thence North along (the said East Unit separation levee and) the section line dividing Section 16 and 15, same Township and Range, to a point being the northeast corner of said Section 16.

Thence go East along the South line of the District C-4 canal levee as now  laid out and in use across Sections 10, 11 and 12, Township 42 South,  Range 37 East, to the Southwesterly right of way line of the West Palm  Beach Canal; Thence go Northwesterly along the Southwesterly right of way line of the West Palm Beach Canal to the North line of the District  C-4 canal levee as now laid out and in use; Thence go West along the  North line of the District C-4 canal levee as now laid out and in use  across Sections 12, 11, and 10, Township 42 South, Range 37 East to  point of intersection with the Northeasterly line of the District levee as  now laid out and in use running along the East line of State Lot 1,  Section 10, Township 42 South, Range 37 East, of the Plat of the Trustees of the Internal Improvement Fund Subdivision of that Part of Pelican  Lake Bottom Lying East of the Florida East Coast Railway as approved  on November 9, 1932, a copy of which is attached to a deed recorded in  the Public Records of Palm Beach County, Florida, in Deed Book 821, Page 369; Thence go Northwesterly along the said North line of said  levee and being the East line of said State Lot 1, Section 10 to a point  of intersection with the East line of Section 9, Township 42 South, Range  37 East.

Thence North along (the levee separating the Pelican Lake Water Control District and) the section line dividing Section 9 and 10, same Township and Range, to a point being the Northeast corner of said Section 9.

Thence West along (the said Pelican Lake separation levee and the  section line dividing Section 4 and Section 9, Township 42 South, Range  37 East, to a point of beginning.

Services Provided: Comprehensive water management and control.

Creation Document: Chapter 2000-487, Laws of Florida

Statutory Authority: Chapter 298, Fla. Stat.

Date Established: June 27, 1945

Establishing entity: Legislature

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

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

Email: districtmanager@sflcd.com

Telephone Number: (561) 996-2940

Fax: (561) 996-2960

Website: http://floridawatercontroldistricts.org/

Registered Agent:   Mr. David R. Davis

   P.O. Box 969
             Belle Glade, FL 33430

 

GOVERNING BODY MEMBERS

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

Benton Tyson, Vice President
P.O. Box 969
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Term: 3 years

Craig Korbly, Supervisor
P.O. Box 969
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Term: 3 years

David R. Davis, Manager

Karen Brandon, PE, Engineer

Charles F. Schoech, General Counsel

 

BOARD MEETINGS

2016 Meetings Schedule - link

May 18, 2016 Meeting Agenda - link

June 15, 2016 Meeting Agenda - link

July 20, 2016 Meeting Agenda - link

August 17, 2016 Meeting Agenda - link

September 21, 2016 Meeting Agenda - link

September 21, 2016 Annual Landowner's Meeting Agenda - link

October 19, 2016 Meeting Agenda - link

December 14, 2016 Meeting Agenda - link

 

2017 Meetings Schedule - link

January 18, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

February 15, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

March 15, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

April 19, 2017 Meeting Agenda - Waived

March 15, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

May 17, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

 

REVENUE INFORMATION

2016-2017 Adopted Assessment Roll - link

Tax Roll 2014/2015 - link

Tax Roll 2015/2016 - link

Statutory Authority: Chapters 189, 197 and 298, Florida Statutes

 

GENERAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Proposed Budget Hearing Date:    

                                      Wednesday, May 17, 2017
                                      8:30 A.M.
                                      2832 N. Main Street
                                      Belle Glade, FL 33430

Adopt Budget Hearing Date:    

                                      Wednesday, August 16, 2017
                                      8:30 A.M.
                                      2832 N. Main Street
                                      Belle Glade, FL 33430

Fiscal Year Period: October 1-September 30

2017-2018 Proposed Budget - link

2017 Adopted Budget - link

2016-2017 Proposed Budget - link

2015-2016 Final Adopted Budget - link

2015-2016 Proposed Budget - link

2014-2015 Amended Budget - link

2014-2015 Final Adopted Budget - link

2013-2014 Amended Budget - link

Link to Annual Financial Report: https://apps.fldfs.com/LocalGov/Reports/

Audit Report: http://www.myflorida.com/audgen/pages/specialdistricts_efile pages/east beach water control district.htm

 

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

 

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic email to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

 

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