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Pelican Lake
Water Control District

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

GENERAL INFORMATION

Full Legal Name: Pelican Lake Water Control District

Public Purpose: draining and reclaiming the lands hereinafter described and protecting the same from the effects of water, for agricultural and sanitary purposes, and for the public health, convenience, welfare, utility, and benefit

Boundaries: Beginning at a point where the south boundary of Section 33, Township 41 South, Range 37 East, intersects the east right-of-way boundary line of the Lake Okeechobee Federal Levee;

Thence in a north easterly direction along the east right-of-way boundary line of said Federal Levee to a point where the said right-of-way boundary line intersects the north line of Section 23, Township 41 South, Range 37 East; Thence east along the north line of said Section 23 to the northeast corner thereof; Thence south along the east boundary of Sections 23, 26 and 35 to the southeast corner of Section 35; Thence in Township 42 South, Range 37 East, continuing south along the East boundary of Sections 2 and 11 to a point where the east line of said Section 11 intersects the south right-of-way line of State Road No. 700; Thence in a southeasterly direction along the south right-of-way line of State Road No. 700 to a point where said right-of-way line intersects the South line of Section 12, Township 42 South, Range 37 East; Thence in Township 42 South, Range 37 East, west along the south boundary of Sections 12 and 11 to the southeast corner of Section 10; Thence west along the south boundary of said Section 10 a distance of 4,620 feet; Thence north-northwesterly a distance of approximately 1,580 feet to  intersect the west boundary of said Section 10 at a distance of 3,844.5  feet south of the northwest corner thereof; Thence north along the west boundary of said Section 10 a distance of 3,844.5 feet to the northwest corner thereof; Thence west along the south boundary of Section 4 to the southwest  corner thereof; Thence north along the west boundary of said Section 4 to a point where  the west line of Section 4 intersects the east right-of-way line of the Federal Levee aforementioned;

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 2000-465, Laws of Florida

Statutory Authority: Chapter 298, Fla. Stat.

Date Established: April 4, 1917

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

Paul Allen, President
P.O. Box 969
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Term: 3 years

Kenneth McDuffie, Supervisor
P.O. Box 969
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Term: 3 years

Jeff Davis, 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

August 17, 2016 Meeting Agenda - link

September 21, 2016 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

May 17, 2017 Meeting Agenda - link

May 17, 2017 Landowner's Meeting Agenda - link

June 21, 2017 Meeting Agenda - Waived

July 19, 2017 Meeting Agenda - Waived

August 16, 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, Florida Statutes

 

GENERAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Proposed Budget Hearing Date:    

                                      Wednesday, May 17, 2017
                                      10:00 A.M.
                                      2832 N. Main Street
                                      Belle Glade, FL 33430

Adopt Budget Hearing Date:    

                                      Wednesday, August 16, 2017
                                      10:00 A.M.
                                      2832 N. Main Street
                                      Belle Glade, FL 33430

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 Amended Budget - link

2014-2015 Adopted Budget - link

2013-2014 Budget Amendment - 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

 

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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