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Highland Glades
Water Control District

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

GENERAL INFORMATION

Full Legal Name: Highland Glades Water Control 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: Begin at the point of intersection of the Township line between Townships forty-two (42) and forty-three (43) with the West bank of the West  Palm Beach Canal and run West along said Townships line to the Northwest corner of Section four (4) in Township forty-three (43) South of Range thirty-eight (38) East; thence South along the West lines of Sections four (4), nine (9) sixteen (16) and twenty-one (21) to the Southwest  corner of Section twenty-one (21) in said Township forty-three (43) South  of Range thirty-eight (38) East; thence West along the North lines of Sections twenty-nine (29) and thirty (30) in said Township to the Northwest corner of said Section thirty (30); thence South along the West lines  of Sections thirty (30) and thirty-one (31) in said Township to the Southwest corner of said Section thirty-one (31); thence Southwesterly along the West line of Lot six (6) between Townships forty-three (43) and forty-four (44) in Range thirty-eight (38) to the Southwest corner of said Lot  six (6); thence East along the South line of said Lot six (6) to the Northwest corner of Section five (5) in Township forty-four (44) South of Range  thirty-eight (38) East; thence South along the West line of Section five  (5) and along the West line of Section eight (8) in said Township forty-four (44) South of Range thirty-eight (38) East, to the point of intersection of said West line of Section eight (8) with the North bank of Okeechobee Road Canal; thence in a Northeasterly direction along the North  bank of the Okeechobee Road Canal to the Northeast corner of Section  four (4) in said Township; thence East along the North lines of Sections  three (3), two (2) and one (1) in said Township, to the Northeast corner  of said Section one (1) in said Township; thence in a Northeasterly direction along the East line of Lot one (1) between Townships forty-three (43)  and forty-four (44) South of Range thirty-eight (38) East to the Northeast  corner of said Lot one (1); thence North along the East line of Township  forty-three (43) South of Range thirty-eight (38) East to the South bank  of the West Palm Beach Canal; thence in a Northwesterly direction along  the South bank of the said West Palm Beach Canal to the place of beginning and Sections 5, 6, 7, 8, 17, 18, 19, and 20, Township 43 South, Range 38 East.

Services Provided: Build roads as incidental to the digging of ditches, by leveling the spoil banks of the ditches and canals in said District, and thereafter placing on said roads material excavated from ditches or canals or otherwise obtained and to erect bridges over the  ditches, including a bridge or bridges across the Okeechobee Road Canal, as  in the judgment of said Board shall be suitable and proper for public use in said District.

Creation Document: Chapter 2001-309, Laws of Florida

Statutory Authority: Chapter 298, Fla. Stat.

Date Established: January 1, 1921

Establishing Entity: Legislature

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Mailing Address:  1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 1200
                               West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Email: schoech@caldwellpacetti.com

Telephone Number: (561) 655-0620

Fax: (561) 655-3775

Website: http://floridawatercontroldistricts.org/

Registered Agent:   Mr. Charles F. Schoech
                                
1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 1200
                                 West Palm Beach, FL 33401

 

GOVERNING BODY MEMBERS

Dennis Wedgworth, President
1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 1200
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Term:  3 years

Antonio Decorral, Supervisor
1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 1200
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Term:  3 years

Kenneth W. McDuffie, Supervisor
1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 1200
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Term:  3 years

Charles F. Schoech, Administrator, Secretary/Treasurer & General Counsel

Dave Stewart, PE, Engineer

 

BOARD MEETINGS

October 17, 2016 Meeting Agenda - link

 

2017 Board Meeting Schedule - link

June 9, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

June 9, 2017 Landowner's 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: Chapter 170, 197 and 298, Fla. Stat.

 

GENERAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Budget Hearing:     Friday, June 9, 2017
                              2:00 P.M.
                              Sugar Cane Growers Co-op
                              West Sugar House Rd
                              Belle Glade, FL 33430

Fiscal Year Period: October 1-September 30

2017-2018 Adopted Operating Budget - link

2017-2018 Proposed Operating Budget - link

2016-2017 Adopted Operating Budget - link

2015-2016 Adopted Budget - link

2014-2015 Amended 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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