Title: Notice of Public Hearing - Water Regulatory District
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Title: Notice of Public Hearing - Water Regulatory District
Alternate Title: Notice of Public Hearing - Water Regulatory District. July 10, 1968, with SWFWMD Resolution No. 258, Call for a Public Hearing for the Purpose of Determining the Necessity for the Establishment of a Water Regulatory District.
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Language: English
Publication Date: July 10, 1968.
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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General Note: Box 3, Folder 2 ( SWFWMD (R) HISTORY - LAWS, RULES FIRST ORDERS - B3F2 ), Item 44
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING || S f

WATER REGULATORY DISTRICT ,

Notice is hereby given that, on Friday, August 30, 1968, at 10:00 A. M., at the

official office of the Southwest Florida Water Management District, (7 miles south

of Brooksville on U.S. Highway 41), Post Office Box 457, Brooksville, Florida

33512, the Board of Governors of the Southwest Florida Water Management District

shall hear and receive all testimony and evidence for the purpose of determining the

necessity for creating a water regulatory district under the authority of Section

373. 142, Florida Statutes, in the following area of the State of Florida located with-

in the Southwest Florida Water Management District, to wit: the entire area of

Hillsboroufh, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, Cit-us, Hardee, DeSoto and Sumter

Counties, and portions of the area of Gilchrist, Levy, Marion, Lake, Orange,

Polk and Charlotte Counties which are a part of the Southwest Florida Water

Management District pursuant to Chapter 61-691, Laws of Florida, as amended.

This notice shall be published once a week for two weeks in a newspaper or

newspapers published in and having a general circulation in every county in the

proposed regulatory district as hereinbefore described.

The Board of Governors of the Southwest Florida Water Management District re-

quest, when possible, that all testimony and evidence which is to be submitted

at said hearing be in written form for the help and convenience of the said Board

and all interested parties.

Dated this 10th day of July 1968.

s/ Edward Medard_____
Edward Medard, Chairman of the Board
of Governors, Southwest Florida Water
Management District
Attest:


s/ C. J. Knowles
C. J. Knowles, Secretary

SEAL To be published August 15 and 22 or
August 16 and 23, 1968.











SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RESOLUTION NO. 258

CALL FOR A PUBLIC HEARING
FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING THE NECESSITY
FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WATER REGULATORY DISTRICT


WHEREAS, the Southwest Florida Water Management District has exper-

ienced a prolonged drought which has caused increased well drilling and

increased drawdown of the piezometric surface of the Floridan Aquifer; and

WHEREAS, requests have been received from the Boards of County Com-

missioners of Hillsborough and Pasco Counties, and from other interested

organizations and citizens; and

WHEREAS, scientific data prepared by the U. S. Geological Survey in-

dicates that some surface effects, such as the lowering of levels of lakes,

are related to the volume of ground water being taken in the immediate area;

and

WHEREAS, during the past year, many lakes reached their lows of record

with major loss of aesthetic values, recreational values, and fishery; and

WHEREAS, District investigation has determined that a necessity exists

for the conduct of a public hearing to determine whether or not such a

water regulatory district should be established to serve the purposes of

Chapter 373, Florida Statutes;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Governing Board of the Southwest

Florida Water Management District that a public hearing be conducted by

the Governing Board to determine whether or not a water regulatory dis-

trict should be established in the entire area of the Southwest Florida

Water Management District. The hearing shall be held onAugust 30, 1968,

at 10:00 A.M., in the District Headquarters Building in Brooksville; and

the public notice of such hearing shall be published as provided in

Chapter 373, Florida Statutes.








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BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that all interested parties be, and are hereby

invited to submit factural information at such hearing concerning the need

for a water regulatory district comprising the entire area of the Southwest

Florida Water Management District.

PASSED and ADOPTED this tenth day of July, A. D. 1968.

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT
DISTRICT, BY ITS GOVERNING BOARD
(SEAL)


Edward Medard, Chairman
Attest:




Derrill S. McAteer, Asst. Secretary


















































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