Title: Act relating to Water Conservation Districts
CITATION PAGE IMAGE
Full Citation
STANDARD VIEW MARC VIEW
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00051351/00001
 Material Information
Title: Act relating to Water Conservation Districts
Alternate Title: Chapter 22935 Laws of Florida - 1945, Senate Bill No. 777. An Act relating to Water Conservation Districts in Each County Having a Population of More Than 260,000.
Physical Description: 4p.
Language: English
Publication Date: June 11, 1945
 Subjects
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
 Notes
General Note: Box 3, Folder 2 ( SWFWMD (R) HISTORY - LAWS, RULES FIRST ORDERS - B3F2 ), Item 40
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00051351
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: Levin College of Law, University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.

Full Text









IDA-1945 i LAWS OF FLORIDA-1945, 1039

-(No. 419). CHAPTER 22934-(No. 420) Chap. 22934
NO. 793 SENATE BILL NO. 778
on of all Fulids that 'MIa Be AN ACT Authorizing the Board :of County Commissioners in -oifen
om Race Trac Funds Each County of the State of Florida Having a Population of Denoentsie
.432, Laws of Florida, Acts Not Less Than 74,000 and Not More Than 80,000 Persons by o 7,oo000-
or Supplementary Thereto the Last Preceding Federal Census to Construct, Maintain and Last Federal
d Repealing Al as n Operate a Home for Juvenile Delinquents and to Pay for Such a ch s
Construction, Maintenance and Operation from the Fine and counties.a
Forfeiture Fund of Said County; to Employ and Pay an Ade- -C
e State of Florida: I quate Staff of Personnel to Operate Said Home, Said Payment
to Be Made from the Fund Aforesaid.
d by the County of Liberty ,
inds under the provisions of i Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
cts of 1931, and any Acts ? Section 1. The Board of County Commissioners of each .
r thereto or any other Race County of the State of Florida having a population by the last
fily to the Board of Public .preceding Federal Census of not less than 74,000 and not more
ida, the Special Bond Re- i than 80,000 persons are hereby authorized and empowered to
Florida, and the Board of construct, maintain and operate a home for juvenile delinquents
county, Florida, to be used in each of said Counties and to pay for such construction, main-
tenance and operation from the Fine and Forfeiture Fund of
onds of Special Tax School said County.
.rida, shall have been paid Section 2. That each of said Boards are hereby authorized
,nd Retirement Fund, any and empowered to employ and pay from said Fund an adequate
I shall be divided equally staff to operate said home.

nios iors of sd Co untSection 3. All laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith
Mul purpose they deem best,. are hereby repealed.
Dnt Fund shall thereupon Section 4. This Act shall take effect upon its becoming a law.
ck Funds under Section 1 Became a law without the Governor's approval.
Funds shall thereupon be
; now provided by law. Filed in Office Secretarv of State June 11, 1945.
laws in conflict herewith --- "---
i --CHAPTER 22935--((No S- --
.. Chap. 22935
:ect immediately upon its SENATE BILL NO. 777 --
AN ACT Relating to Vater Conservatiqn Districts in Each Wateioen-
s approval. County Having a Population of More Than 260,000 According District in
fune 11, 1945. to the Last Federal Census; Providing for the Establishment 260,ooo or
and the Boards of Commissioners Thereof; Defining the Powers tants per
and Duties of Such Boards; Granting Such Boards of Corn- F,1ederal


















S.. t .1040 LAWS OF FLORIDA-1945

"Chap. 22935 missioners Authority to Establish and Maintain Fresh Water Sectio
"| !Levels- and to Procure, Construct, Employ and Dispose of Conserv:
Facilities Therefor, to Acquire Lands by Gift, Donation, Pur- to aul:
I chase, Condemnation or Otherwise, Necessary for Such Dis- tion, or
tricts, and to Cooperate With Boards of Commissioners -of for the
Other Water Conservation Districts in Adjoining Counties, Distri..
3 With Federal, State and Local Governments, Authorities and dam., 1
1 \ "Agencies, and With Governing Bodies of Drainage and Other Board o
Improvement Districts; Authorizing the Board of County struck, i
Commissioners of Each Such County Having a Water Con- to, dam
I servation District or Districts to Levy an Annual County-wide in stat
. I Tax of Not 'More Than Two MIills on the Dollar on all Taxable own, he
Property Within the County for Costs and Expenses of Such ment as
| Districts; Authorizing, the Trustees of the Internal Improve- the esta
ment Fund of the State of Florida and the Boards of Commis- servatio
J 1sioners and Other Governing Bodies of Counties and Drainage for its
Districts to Convey Lands to Water Conservation Districts tion of
Without Cost, Except as Set Forth Herein. in aceoa
possess:
\ I Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: shall be
Power and Section 1. The Board of County Commissioners of each
SDuty of Secti,
"; i Board of county of the State of Florida having a population of more
County Com- Conser
missioners. than 260,000 according to the last Federal Census is authorized establi
and empowered to establish water conservation districts within streak'
its county. Such Water Conservation District or Districts shall Distrie
be established by resolution of the Board of County Commis- other i
sioners adopted at a special meeting or meetings held for that
purpose. Notice of the time, place and purpose of such meet- Secti
ing shall be published once in a newspaper of general circulation Conser
in the county, not more than 15 days and not less than 10 days Boards
prior to the holding of such meeting, in adj,
Any such Water Conservation District may embrace all or meits,
any part of the county, and the Board of County Commissioners '.
]of such county shall ex-officio constitute the-Board of Commis-
sioners of the Water Conservation District. See:
i Section 2. The Board of Commissioners of every such Water county
\ Conservation District shall have power and authority to establish, tablisi:
; install and put into operation such water conservation plans, a gene
measures and facilities as may be necessary or appropriate for each a
the preservation, conservation and use of the water resources of pose c
the area served by such Water Conservation District. structi













... .. .i g --




ORIDA-1945 j LAWS OF FLORIDA-1945 1041

:, a:d Maintain Fresh Water I Section 3. The Board of Commissioners of every such Water chap. 22935
rt *t. Employ and Dispose of Conservation District shall have, and is hereby given, authority
9...:s by Gift, Donation, Pur- to acquire, own and hold by gift, donation, purchase, condemna-
I.'-se. Necessary for Such Dis- i tion, or otherwise, such lands as may be necessary or required
l boards of Commissioners of for the establishment of water conservation areas within its
.:riots in Adjoining Counties, i District or Districts, and for the installation of ditches, canals,
Governments, Authorities and dams, locks, pumping stations and other facilities. Every such
Bodies of Drainage and Other Board of Commissioners shall have power and authority to con-
"rizing the Board of County i struct, install and equip such facilities, including, but not limited
". county Having a Water Con- to, dams, locks, ditches, canals, wells, pipe lines, pumps, pump-
Y Levy an Annual County-wide ing stations, reservoirs, tanks and stand-pipes, and to purchase,
Is on the Dollar on all Taxable own, hold and dispose of such machines, machinery and equip-
,r Costs and Expenses of Such ment as may be necessary or required for, or in connection -with
.t.es of-the Internal Improve- i the establishment, installation and operation of such water con-
:la and the Boards of Commis- servation plans and measures as may be adopted by such Board
ies of Counties and Drainage for its Water Conservation Districts. Acquisition by condemna-
Water Conservation Districts I tion of lands or interests or easements therein or thereon shall be
}rth Herein. | in accordance with Chapter 73, Florida Statutes 1941. Right to
Possession by the condemnor upon filing of Declaration of Taking
Sthe State of Florida: shall be in accordance with Chapter 74, Florida Statutes 1941.
inty Commissioners of each
av a population of more Section 4. The Board of Commissioners of every such Water
having a population of more
Federal Census is authorized Conservation District shall have authority to determine and
r establish the level of waters to be maintained in all fresh water
r conservation districts within
in rt streams, canals, lakes and reservoirs within its District bv
e Board of County Commis- saDistricts, and by means of dams, locks, flood gates, dikes and
be Board of County Commis-
ig or meetings held for that other facilities maintain such waters at the levels so determined.
c and purpose of such meet- i Section 5. The Board of Commissioners of every such Water Cooperation
vspaper of general circulation Conservation District shall have authority to cooperate ith Districts.
ays and not less than 10 days j Boards of Commissioners of other Water Conservation Districts
ng. i in adjoining counties, with federal, state and local govern-
District may embrace all or ments, authorities and agencies, and with governing bodies of
ard of County Commissioners drainage and other improvement districts in the planning, in-
watitute the Board of Commis- stallation and operation of water control and supply projects.
District. i Section 6. The Board of County Commissioners of every Taxation.
"issioners of every such Water county in which a Water Conservation District shall be es-
-er and authority to establish, : tablished under this law shall be and is hereby authorized to levy
ch water conservation plans, : a general county-wide annual tax of not more than 2 mills upon
necessary or appropriate for each dollar of taxable property within such county for the pur-
use of the water resources of pose of defraying the cost and expenses of installation, con-
nservation District. | struction, purchase and operation of the lands and facilities of



-`B~~S ~ ~~l-+ ~ ~eC~C_~ f-~~----


















1042 LAWS OF FLORIDA-1945

-Chap. 22935 such Water Conservation District and cooperation with other
authorities as provided in Section 5 of this Act. |

Rules and Section 7. The Board of Commissioners of every such Water
; I RConservation District is hereby granted authority to make and AN ACT i
adopt reasonable rules, regulations and orders in the adinin- Compens:
istration of this Act, and all such rules, regulations and orders, of the St
within the declared policies, powers and authorities herein grant- 100,000 :
ed, shall have the force and effect of law, and may be enforced that the
i I by mandatory injunction, or other appropriate action in the the Cour
Courts of this State. Repealin
Conveyance Section 8. The Trustees of the Internal Improvement Fund Be It Enac
S of Lands by
Trustees to of the State of Florida are hereby authorized and empowered Section
Sr to convey to such W ater Conservation Districts, any unim proved the State o
lands owned and held by said Trustees within such respective nor more ti
Water Conservation Districts, which were originally acquired Census, sh
by the State of Florida from the United States under the selection
"Swamp and over-flowed lands" Act. Before such conveyance of such Ju
such lands shall be appraised and upon such conveyance such its General
SWater Conservation District or Districts shall pay to said Trus- such paym
tees for the use and benefit of the State School Fund a sum equal playing su
to 25 per cent of the appraised value of such lands. No other
or further sum shall be required to be paid therefore. The Boards Section
of Commissioners or other governing bodies of the various coun- and the sa
ties and drainage districts are hereby authorized and empowered Section
to convey, without cost, to such Water Conservation Districts
any unimproved lands owned and held by them within such Became
respective Districts. Filed in

Section 9. All laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith are
hereby repealed.

Section 10. This Act shall take effect upon becoming a law.

SBecame a law without the Governor's approval.
SAN ACT
Filed in Office Secretary of State June 11, 1945. Paid to
ties of t
Than 10
irig to t
S ment of
Public
Therewi








.. ..LW~jF1;PjLWti?















.





University of Florida Home Page
© 2004 - 2010 University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries.
All rights reserved.

Acceptable Use, Copyright, and Disclaimer Statement
Last updated October 10, 2010 - - mvs