Title: County of Hillsborough Letter to SWFWMD
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Title: County of Hillsborough Letter to SWFWMD
Alternate Title: County of Hillsborough Letter to SWFWMD advising that an emergency ordinance banning irrigation adopted by the Board of Commissioners that date, April 30, 1975
Physical Description: 3p.
Language: English
Publication Date: April 30, 1975
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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General Note: Box 3, Folder 5B ( WATER SHORTAGE, VOL. I. B3F5 ), Item 75
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THE JAMES F. TAYLOR JR.
BOARQ OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS r-( \ tTE --- CLERK
808 LESTER. CHAIRMAN
DIST. 5. RUSKIN & 4, ..1 RUDY SPOTO
ELIZABETH B. CASTOR. VICE CHAIRMAN COUT AM STRATOR
O.ST.3. TAMPA
ROBERT E. CURRY, DIST 1, TAMPA7 5 MA u : L--, WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
BOB BONDI, DIST. 2, TAMPA
FRANCES M. DAVIN. DIST. 4 PLANT CITY
OSOT .f. 'O' NTYo HILLSBOROUGH
P.O. BOX 1110 ATERMA o
TAMPA, FLORIDA 33601 bAO I SdT 957iro, Florida 3360/
TELEPHONE: (813) 223-1311


30 April 1975




Donald R. Feaster r
Southwest Florida Water Management District A A 4
P. 0. Box 457 l C
Brooksville, Florida 33512 V .:


Dear Don:

For your information, I attach a copy of an emergency
ordinance banning irrigation, adopted by the Board of Commissioners
of Hillsborough County today. It will become effective when certi-
fied and mailed -- perhaps tomorrow
Yours truly,



ohn Logan





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AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY RELATING TO
IRRIGATION AND LAWN SPRINKLING IN THE UNINCORPORATED AREAS
OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY; PROHIBITING SUCH USES BETWoAEEN THE
HOURS OF 7:00 A.M. and 7:00 P.M. DAILY UNTIL JULY 1, 1975;
PROVIDING AN- EXEMPTION FOR COMMERCIAL AGRICULTURAL IRRIGATION;
PROVIDING PENALTIES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


PREAMBLE

WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hills-

borough County finds that an emergency exists as the result

of extraordinary demand upon ground water resources of Hills-

borough County by its consumers during a period of extremely

dry weather in which the rainfall is substantially less than

the annual average and it is necessary to protect the ground

water resources of the County by prohibiting irrigation and

lawn sprinkling during the daytime hours; now therefore,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA, .

1. All persons in the unincorporated areas of

Hillsborough County are prohibited from using water for

lawn sprinkling and irrigation purposes between the hours

of 7:00 A.M. and 7:00 P.M. daily from the effective date

of this ordinance until July 1, 1975.

2. This ordinance does not apply to persons engaged

in commercial agricultural irrigation.

3. Any person convicted of violating this ordinance

shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $500. or by imprison-

ment in the County jail not to exceed sixty (60) days or by

both such fine and imprisonment.

4. This ordinance shall become effective immediately

upon becoming law.









STATE OF FLORIDA )

COUNTY OF HILLSBOROUGH)

I, JAMES F. TAYLOR, JR., Clerk of the Circuit Court and

Ex Officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of

Hillsborough County, Florida, do hereby certify that the

above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of an emergency

ordinance adopted by the board by unanimous (5-0) voter in its

regular and special meeting of April 30, 1975, as the same

appears of record in Minute Book 59 of the Public Records

of Hillsborough County, Florida.

WITNESS my hand and official seal this day

of April, 1975.

JAMES F. TAYLOR, JR., CLERK


By:
Deputy Clerk




































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