Directory of Districts

Ridge
Water Control District

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

GENERAL INFORMATION

Full Legal Name: Ridge 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: See Circuit Court Decree of the 10th Judicial Circuit, No. 1842

Services Provided: Construct, operate, and maintain canals,  ditches, drains, levees, and other works for drainage and water control  purposes; Acquire, purchase, operate, and maintain pumps, plants, and pumping systems for drainage and water control 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.

Creation Document: Circuit Court Decree of the 10th Judicial Circuit, No. 1842

Statutory Authority: Chapter 298, Fla. Stat.

Date Established: May 4, 1971

Establishing Entity: Circuit Court

 

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

Justin G. Sobie, Chairman
1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 1200
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Term: 3 years

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

Richard H. Burns, Jr., Supervisor
1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 1200
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Term: 3 years

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

Scott M. Glaubitz, Engineer

 

BOARD MEETINGS

2016 Meetings Schedule - link

December 6, 2016 Landowners Meeting Agenda - link

December 6, 2016 Meeting Agenda - link

 

REVENUE INFORMATION

Tax Roll 2015/2016 - link

Statutory authority for levy of assessments: Chapters 170, 189, 197 and 298, Fla. Stat.

 

GENERAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Budget Hearing:    Tuesday, December 6, 2016
                             11:00 A.M.
                             5600 Kenilworth Blvd.
                             Sebring, FL   33870        

Fiscal Year Period: October 1-September 30

2016-2017 Adopted Budget - link

2015-2016 Adopted Budget - link

2014-2015 Adopted Budget - link

 

Link to Annual Financial Report - link

Audit Report:  N/A

 

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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