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South Florida
Conservancy District

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

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Full Legal Name: South Florida Conservancy District

Public Purpose: Comprehensive water management and control

Boundaries: Beginning at a point of the East line of Section 8, Township 43 South,  Range 37 East, Palm Beach County, Florida, 100 feet South of the East  quarter corner of Section 8; being a common line between South Florida  Conservancy District and East Shore Water Control District; thence  running West along a line 100 feet South of, and parallel to the East and West quarter section line of Sections 8 and 7 to a point being 4,700 feet  West of the East boundary of Section 7 and being a point of intersection;  thence running Northwesterly along a line which bears North 52° West  to a point being the intersection with the Easterly right of way line of the  U.S.E.D. Levee L-D2. Thence Southerly along the East right of way line of Levee L-D2 through the following fractional sections contiguous to Lake Okeechobee, to wit:

Sections 12, 13, 14, 23 and 26, Township 43 South, Range 36 East, to a  point on the North right of way line of State Road 717; thence Southeasterly along the North right of way line of State Road 717; through Section  26 and 25, Township 43 South, Range 36 East, to a point approximately 2,300 feet Southeasterly of the West line of Section 25 (measured along State Road 717) to a point, said point being half way between two bridges  across Canal No. 1 and private canal lying in Section 25, Township 43  South, Range 36 East;

Thence South along a line between two said canals and parallel thereto  to the intersection of the South right of way line of Levee L-14 (Hillsboro  Canal); thence Northwesterly on the South right of way line of Levee  L-14 to a point of intersection with the center line of the Lake Shore  Levee of the Everglades Drainage District, thence South 0° 02′ West on  said center line to a point of intersection with the South line of Section  25, Township 43 South, Range 36 East; thence South 0° 08′ West, 990.0  feet; thence South 68° 17′ West, 793.1 feet; thence South 14° 20′ West,  3,401.9 feet; thence South 47° 42′ West, 1,118.3 feet; thence South 25°50′ West, 5,038.5 feet; thence South 87° 30′ West to a point which the  centerline of the Lake Shore Levee of the Everglades Drainage District  intersects the East right of way of Levee L-20 (North New River Canal);

Thence Southerly along the East right of way of Levee L-20 to a point  on the East and West half section line of Section 14; thence West on  aforesaid half-section line of Section 14 to a point 50 feet East of the East line of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 36 East, thence North 0°  7′ East on a line 50 feet East and parallel to the East line of Section 15  to the intersection with the South boundary of the Florida East Coast  Railway right of way; thence West along the South boundary of the  Florida East Coast Railway right of way through Sections 15, 16 and 17  to a point on the West line of Section 17 being 94.5 feet South of the  Northwest corner of Section 17, Township 44 South, Range 36 East;  thence North 0° 5′ East on the West line of Section 17 and 8, to a point  105.8 feet North of the Northwest corner of Section 17; thence North 45°  0′ West to a point on the West line of Section 6, being 75.6 feet North of the Southwest corner of Section 6, Township 44 South, Range 36 East;  thence South 89° 21′ West on a line 75 feet North and parallel to the  South line of Section 1, a distance of 5,197 feet to a point 75.0 feet from  the East line of Section 2, Township 44 South, Range 35 East.

Thence North 0° 3′ East on a line 75 feet East of the East line of Section 2 and parallel thereto to a point on the South right of way of the U.S.E.D.  Levee, L-D2, thence Westerly along the South right of way of U.S.E.D.  Levee to the East right of way of Levee L-25 (Miami Canal) thence South  on the East right of way line of Levee L-25 to the intersection of the  North right of way line of State Road 80 (new U.S. 27); thence Westerly along the North right of way line of State Road 80 to the intersection with  the U.S.E.D. Levee L-D2 Southerly right of way, thence Westerly along L-D2 right of way to the intersection with the North line of Section 19,  Township 43 South, Range 35 East, thence West on the North line of Section 19 to the intersection of the Southerly right of way of State Road 80, thence Westerly along the Southerly right of way of State Road 80  to the intersection of old U.S. 27, thence Easterly along the North right  of way of State Road S-80A (old U.S. 27) to the intersection of the center line of North-South half section line of Section 13, thence South on said  North-South half section line through Sections 13 and 24, to a point 25  feet North of the center of Section 24, Township 43 South, Range 34 East,  thence West along a line 25 feet North and parallel to the East-West half section line in Section 24 and 23 to the West line of Section 23.

Thence South along the West line of Sections 23 and 26, Township 43 South, Range 34 East; thence West along the North line of Section 34, a distance of 50 feet, thence South along a line 50 feet West of and parallel to the West line of Sections 35 and 2, Township 44 South, Range 34 East, to the half section line of Section 2, Township 44 South, Range 34 East; thence East along the half section line of Sections 2 and 1, Township 44 South, Range 34 East; thence East along the half section line of Sections 6, 5, 4, 3 and 2, Township 44 South, Range 35 East, which is the common boundary between South Florida Conservancy District and Ritta Drainage District to the East right of way line of the Levee  L-25 (Miami Canal).

Thence in a Southwesterly direction along the East right of way line of said Levee L-25 to a point 45 feet South of (measured at right angles) the  South line of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 35 East; thence East  along a line 45 feet South and parallel to the South line of Sections 15,  14 and 13, Township 44 South, Range 35 East, thence East along a line  45 feet South and parallel to the South section line of Sections 18, 17 and 16, to the West line of Section 22; thence South on West line of Section  22 to the Southwest corner; thence East on South line of Section 22 to  the Southeast corner; thence North on East line of Section 22 to a point  40 feet South of the Northeast corner; thence East on a line 40 feet South  and parallel to the South line of Sections 14 and 13, Township 44 South,  Range 36 East to a point 40 feet South of the Southeast corner of said  Section 13.

Thence in a Southeasterly direction along a line 40 feet Southwesterly (measured at right angles) of the South line of Lot 2 of the hiatus between Ranges 36 and 37 East, Township 44 South, to a point 40 feet  South of the Southwest corner of Section 7, Township 44 South, Range  37 East; thence East along a line 40 feet South of and parallel to the  South line of Sections 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 to the Southerly right of way of State Road 80, thence in a Northwesterly direction along the Southerly right of way line of State Road 80 to a point whence the South right of way line of State Road 80 intersects a point 40 feet East (when measured at right angles) of the East line of hiatus Lot 5 between Township 43 and 44 South, Range 37 East;

Thence in a Northeasterly direction on a line 40 feet Southeasterly (when  measured at right angles) of the East line of Lot 5 of the hiatus between  Townships 43 and 44 South, Range 37 East to a point 40 feet East of the  Southeast corner of Section 32, Township 43 South, Range 37 East;  thence North along a line 40 feet East of the East line of Section 32, a  distance of 3,960 feet to a point; thence East along a line parallel to and  3,960 feet North of the South line of said Section 33 to the East line  thereof; thence North on the East line of Sections 33, 28 and 21, to the  Northeast corner of Section 21; thence West along the North line of Section 21 to the Northwest corner of Section 21; thence North along the  East line of Sections 17 and 8, Township 43 South, Range 37 East, to the  Point of Beginning.

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 2000-432, Laws of Florida (codified)

Statutory Authority: Chapter 298, Fla. Stat.

Date Established: June 10, 1919

Establishing entity: Legislature

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Mailing Address:  2832 North Main Street
                               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
                                 2832 North Main Street
                                 P.O. Box 969
                                 Belle Glade
, FL 33430    

 

GOVERNING BODY MEMBERS

Kenneth McDuffie, Chairman
2832 North Main Street
P.O. Box 969
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Term: 3 years

Richard H. Burns, Jr., Supervisor
2832 North Main Street
P.O. Box 969
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Term: 3 years

Stewart Stein, Supervisor
2832 North Main Street
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

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

March 15, 2017 Landowner's Meeting Agenda - link

April 19, 2017 Meeting Agenda - Waived

May 17, 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 189, 197 and 298, Fla. Stat.

 

GENERAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Proposed Budget Hearing Date: 

                           Wednesday, May 17, 2017
                           11:00 A.M.
                           2832 N. Main St
                           Belle Glade, FL 33430

Adopt Budget Hearing Date: 

                           Wednesday, August 16, 2017
                           11:00 A.M.
                           2832 N. Main St
                           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

Budget Amendment 2013/2014 - link

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

Audit Report: http://www.myflorida.com/audgen/pages/specialdistricts_efile pages/south florida conservancy 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


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