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||Newspaper article in The Tribune, "By SWFWMD of Well field, Pinellas Refuses Water Control,"
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||Box 3, Folder 5A ( WATER SHORTAGE, VOL. I. B3F5 ), Item 49
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lket BROOKSaI e B e with the. district's authority on chapter agreed to accept the controls establish
BROOKSVILL E Meeting of Pinel- 373 of the Florida AStatutes to regulate by the district the time may come wvi
ned las County officials nd the Southwest the ground water suqply. Vam said the it would balk at some regulation it
daye Florida Water Mana~ement. District go- balance of tl~ stipulation was agreed to not like.
vct- verning board has teen scheduled for by the county. Gardner Collins, director of the Pinel-
vet Nov. 8 so the board. can hear first-hand "The county does. not want to be las County Water Department, said he
gton froun i in v exempt bound -y the chaI but wants to work felt no court action was needed. He s
onal fromregu iby the district with the district (in the control of the the county had agreed to all of the dis-
on a The governing board larned ester- welfield)," Varn said. T h e county trict's regulations and wanted to cooper-
n day that Pi.n"e u.,.Con ,has :,taken the passed a resolution stating its intention ate.
rs for position that lition creating the to cooperate, but noting its rejection of SUMMING UP the consensus of the
givre- county water rtment exempts it district's authority to regulate, the governing board, member Peter Negrf
SI'ven fromTHE N contnther agenc. attorney added. said the problem "goes beyond Pinellas
I've THE COUNTY'S contention came to THE DISTRICT'S attorney, Myron County." He said there are 15 counties
What it light when staff attorney Jake Varn re- Gibbons, recommended a hearing be in the district and the matter need set-
ported that Pinellas County commission- called and an order entered by the dis- tUng now.
o re- ers, acting on theadvice of their attor- trict. If the county remained firm in its The City of Tampa returned a similar
pita.l ey, refused togee to a stipulation awu-. position after the hearing, the next step stipulation giving the district the rights
seckup the szipg the di it to regulated 'the coun- would be through the 'courts, Gibbons to enter an order without a public bar
comes and southwest Hillsborough coun- Gibboons said the district's position the lower boough flood dete
a lookd p was that it was granted authority under area. Hllsborough County -had no obje-
"said Vain said commissioners struck four general law to regulate the ground water tons to regulation of its Riverview and
S sections of the agreement which dealt supply. He said even if Pinellas County Sun City Center fields.