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Sugarland
Drainage District

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

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Full Legal Name: Sugarland Drainage District

Public Purpose: Draining, reclaiming, and conserving the lands of the District, and protecting the same from the effects of water, or lack of water, for controlling the water in the District and the water tables with respect to the lands therein, for agricultural and sanitary purposes, and for the public health convenience, welfare, utility, and benefit.

Boundaries: Beginning at the Northeast corner of Section 22, Township 43 S., Range 34E; thence South along the East side of Sections 22, 27 and 34, a distance of 2 miles and 80 feet to a point 80 feet south of the Southeast corner of said Section 27, Township 43 S., Range 34 E; thence West along a line 80 feet South of and parallel to the South line of Sections 27,28, 29 and 30, a distance of 4 miles to a point 80 feet South of the Southwest corner of Section 30, Township 43 S., Range 34 E; thence continuing West along a line 80 feet South of and parallel to the South line of Section 25, Township 43 S., Range 33; E, a distance of one-half mile to a point 80 feet South of the South quarter, of said Section 25, Township 43 S, Range 33 E; thence South along the North and South quarter-section line of Section 36, Township 43 S, Range 33 E, a distance of 5200 more or less to the South quarter corner of said Section 36; thence continuing South along the North-South quarter-section line of Section 1 T. 44 S, R 33 E, to the South 1/4 corner of said Section 1; thence West along the South line of Section 1, T 44 S, R 33 E, a distance of one-half mile to the Southwest corner of Section 1, Township 44 S, Range 33 E; thence North along the West line of Section 1, T 44 S, R33 E, Sections 36, 25, 24 and 13, T 43  S, R. 33 E., a distance of approximately 5 miles to a point 160 feet South of the section corner common to Sections 13, 14, 11 and 12, Township 43  S, Range 33 E; thence West along a line 160 feet South of and parallel to the North line of Sections 14, and 15, a distance of 2 miles to a point 160 feet South of and 100 feet East of the Northwest corner of Section 15; thence North a distance of 160 feet to the North boundary of said Section 15; thence West 100 feet to the Northwest corner of Section 15; thence North to the Northwest corner of said Section 10, Township 43  S, Range 33 E, said point being on the Township line between Township 43 S and Township 42 S, also the County line between Hendry and Glades Counties, Florida; thence continue North along the extension West line of Section 10 produced through the Southeast quarter of Section 33, Township 42 S, Range 33 E, a distance of 1105 feet more or less to a point on the North bank of Nine Mile Canal; thence in a general Easterly direction along the North bank of Nine Mile Canal through Sections 33 and 34, Township 42 S, Range 33 E, Sections 11 and 12, Township 43 S, Range 33 E, and Section 7, Township 43 S, Range 34 E, the following bearings and distances:

North 88° 43′ East, 930.0 feet; South 89° 34′ East, 1000.0 feet; South 85° 51′ East 770 feet; South 80° 20′ East 700.00 feet; South 70° 46′ East 900.0 feet; South 67° 20′ East 1100.0 feet; South 65 ° 14′ East 358.5 feet; South 65° 14′ East 532.0 feet; South 61° 12′ East 900.0 feet; South 58° 15′ East 601.0 feet; South 54° 11′ East 900.0 feet; South 52° 32′ East 1700.0 feet; South 49° 31′ East 900.0 feet; South 52° 14′ East 700.0 feet; South 57°  27′ East 1100.0 feet; South 65° 39′ East 700.0 feet; South 78 ° 24′ East 360.5 feet; North 81° 13′ East 861.5 feet; North 82° 49′ East 800.0 feet; North 78° 35′ East 550.0 feet; North 61° 05′ East 363.5 feet; North 47° 05′ East 1200.0 feet; North 47° 05′ East 1700.0 feet; North 49° 21′ East 600.0 feet; North 52° 28′ East 457.0 feet; North 49° 09′ East 878.4 feet; North 45° 43′ East 800.0 feet; North 49° 24′ East 300.0 feet to a point on the South line of Section 31, Township 42 South, Range 34 East; thence East along the South line of Sections 31 and 32, Township 42 S, Range 34 E. to the Westerly bank of the main outfall canal of Sugarland Drain-age District; thence Northeasterly along said bank to the intersection with the Southerly right of way of the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control’s Canal C-21; thence Easterly along said right of way to the Easterly bank of the said main outfall canal; thence Southwesterly along said Easterly bank to the intersection of the Township line common to T. 42 S and T 43 S; thence South along the North and South quarter section line of Sections 8 and 17, a distance of 2 miles to the North Quarter Section Corner of Section 20, Township 43 S, Range 34 E; thence East along the North line of Sections 20, 21, and 22, a distance of 2 1/2 miles to the Northeast corner of Section 22, Township 43 S, Range 34 E, the point of beginning.

Services Provided: Drain, reclaim, and conserve the lands of the District, and protect the same from the effects of water, or lack of water, control the water in the District and the water tables with respect to the lands. Administer the affairs of Sugarland Drainage District generally and maintain, operate, preserve, and render efficient the ditches, canals, drains, levees, and other improvements, and to repair and to restore the same when needed.

Creation Document: Chapter 2000-483, Laws of Florida (Codified)

Statutory Authority: Chapter 298, Florida Statutes

Date Established: December 9, 1924

Establishing Entity: Legislature

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 3317
 
                              Clewiston, FL 33440

Email: meadows@gate.net

Telephone Number: (863) 983-5111

Fax: (863) 983-5116

Website: http://floridawatercontroldistricts.org/

Registered Agent:   Bryan R. Hilliard

  P.O. Box 3317
  Clewiston, FL 33440

 

GOVERNING BODY MEMBERS

Bryan R. Hilliard, President
P.O. Box 3317
Clewiston, FL   33440
Term:  3 years

Ken McDuffie, Supervisor
P.O. Box 3317
Clewiston, FL   33440
Term:  3 years

Wayne Smith, Supervisor
P.O. Box 3317
Clewiston, FL   33440
Term:  3 years

Wayne Smith, District Manager

Thomas C. Perry, PE, Engineer

 

BOARD MEETINGS

2016 Meetings Schedule - link

 

REVENUE INFORMATION

2016-2017 Tax Roll - link

Tax Roll 2014/2015 - link

Tax Roll 2015/2016 - link

Statutory Authority: Chapters 197 and 298, Florida Statutes

 

GENERAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Budget Hearing Date:    June 30, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.

      
                 5500 Flaghole Rd.
                 Clewiston, FL 33440

Fiscal Year Period: October 1-September 30

2016-2017 Adopted Budget - link

2016-2017 Proposed Budget - link

2015-2016 Final Adopted Budget - link

2014-2015 Final Adopted Budget - link

 

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

Audit Report: http://www.myflorida.com/audgen/pages/specialdistricts_efile pages/sugarland drainage 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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