Title: WCRWSA Proposed Rules
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Title: WCRWSA Proposed Rules
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Publication Date: June 13, 1975
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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General Note: Box 3, Folder 6B ( WEST COAST REGIONAL WATER SUPPLY AREA B3F6 ), Item 91
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the United States, or of this State, and such investment may

be made by direct purchase of any issue of such bonds or

treasury notes, or part thereof, at the original sale of the same,

or by the subsequent purchase of such bonds or treasury notes.

Any bonds or treasury notes thus purchased and held may from

time to time, be sold and the proceeds reinvested in bonds or

treasury notes, as above provided. Sales of any bonds or

treasury notes thus purchased and held shall, from time to time,

be made in season so that the proceeds may be applied to the

purpose for which the money, with which the bonds or treasury

notes were originally purchased, were placed in the treasury

of the Authority, The functions and duties authorized by this

paragraph shall be performed by joint action of the Comptroller

and Treasurer with the approval of the attorney;

(8) to receive and use such technical assistance as shall

be from time to time made available for its use by any county or

municipality in the Authority;

(9) to have and exercise such powers as are reasonably

implied herefrom and necessary and proper to carry out the objec-

tives and purposes of the Authority;

(10) to adopt, promulgate and enforce such rules, regu-

lutloHAin rosolutions ridtl oriorin M3 nrimry 1m rm ut l r0o to pcrl onu'l thie

statutory duties of tIle Authority;

(11) without in any way limiting the foregoing, to

exercise and perform all powers and duties set forth in Section

7 of Chapter 74-114, Laws of Florida, 1974, as fully as though

set forth herein.

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June 13, 1975






Mr. L. M. Blain 1 JU ,
Gibbons, Tucker, McEwen,,
Smith, Cofer & Taub
Attorneys and Counsellors at Law '
606 Madison Street
P.O. Box 1363
Tampa, FL 33601

Dear Mr. Blain:

A copy of West Coast Regional Water Supply
Authority proposed Rules is forwarded as request
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You will be placed on our mailing list to
receive copies of agenda, notices of hearings and
meetings and minutes of meetings.
^iticere / s


chard Hesse
S-General nager
West Coast Regional
I.' Water Supply Authority

SrEnclosure

SPS. My temporary address is until July 1st:

West Coast Regional Water Supply Authority
c/o Pinellas County Water System
P.O. Box 1780
Clearwater, FL 33518





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16M-1.01 Description of Organization.

(1) Chapter 74-114, Florida Statutes, authorizes and

encourages municipalities and counties to create regional water

supply authorities in order to assist local governments in meet-

ing the water supply needs of rapidly urbanizing areas. Such

entities are authorized to develop regional water supplies and

supply water at wholesale to counties and municipalities and

shall constitute a special district under the laws of the State

of Florida, and as such, a separate and independent governmental

entity. Pursuant to the provisions of this act, the counties of

Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas together with the municipalities

of St. Petersburg and Tampa entered into an agreement, subsequent-

ly approved by the Governor and Cabinet, to create a regional
water supply authority to be known as the West Coast Regional

Water Supply Authority.

(2) All powers, privileges and duties vested in or

imposed upon the Authority, shall be exercised and performed

by and through the Board of Directors of the Authority; provided,

however, that executive, administrative and ministerial powers

may be delegated and redelegated by the Bonrd to any of the of-

ftices created herebly or bIy the ri)d fctlrng hel reumller. 'The

offices of Comptroller, Secretary and Treasurer have been es-

tablished with powers and duties prescribed by resolution.

These offices may be filled by members of the Board. The Board

employs a General Manager to administer the Authority, organize

staff efforts and employ necessary staff with Board approval.

(a) The Board shall consist of one representative of each
of the parties to the Agreement.

(b) One representative shall be designated and appointed

by the governing body of each of the parties to the Agreement and
















shall serve at the pleasure of his or her respective governing

body,

(c) Members of the Authority shall receive no compensa-

tion but may be reimbursed for per diem and travel expenses in

accordance with the provisions of Chapter 112.061.

(d) As a member of the Board, each representative shall
be entitled to one vote on all questions, orders and resolutions

coming before the Board. The affirmative vote of members repre-

senting more than fifty (50%) percent of the total number of

votes of all members shall be sufficient to carry any question,

order or resolution coming before the Board.

(e) The Board shall elect from its membership a chairman
and a vice chairman, each of whom shall serve for a term of one

year, or until their respective successors shall be elected and

qualified. Such offices shall be filled by an election annually.

(3) The Authority's staff unit shall be the General

Manager who shall perform those executive, administrative and
ministerial functions delegated by the Board.

(4) (a) The Authority maintains a headquarters for all
authority matters at its offices at Arbor Office Center, 1321

U. S. #19 South, Clearwater, Florida, 33518. The public may

obtain information or make submissions or requests in person

at Authority headquarters or by mail to the above address.

Telephone service is maintained in the Clearwater Exchange Area.
Current phone numbers are listed in the telephone directories.

(b) Branch offices, temporary field offices and opera-
tions' centers may be maintained throughout the area of the

Authority for greater efficiency.

(c) The Authority maintains office hours at its
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officially sanctioned holidays, from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.

C5) Records of the Authority are public information and
may be inspected during working hours upon reasonable notice at

the office of the Authority. If copies of any part of the

records are requested the Authority shall provide them at cost,

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16M-1,02 Boundaries of the Authority. The boundaries

of the Authority shall consist of all of Hillsborough County,

Pasco County and Pinellas County and is more particularly de-

scribed as follows: Beginning at the Southeast corner of Sec-

tion 36, Township 32 South, Range 22 East, for a Point of Be-

ginning (P.O.B.) Said P.O.B. is the intersection of the range

lines between Range 22 East and Range 23 East and the township

line between Township 32 South and Township 33 South and also

is the southeast corner of Hillsborough County, Florida.

From the P.O.B. run westerly on the township line between

Township 32 South and Township 33 South to the south bank of

Tampa Bay;

Thence in a direct line to a point midway between Egmont
and Passage Keys in the Gulf of Mexico;

Thence westerly to the western boundary of the jurisdic-

tional waters of the State of Florida;

Thence northerly on the western boundary of the juris-

dictional waters of the State of Florida to the point where the

township line dividing Township 23 South and Township 24 South

intersects with said western boundary;

Th'l l a cjtal rly N tll IJ (he1 (owlil~ lp l lhir ,I v IiiK 'l'uwnship

23 South nd 'l'Township 24 South to tie rallnge line divldnllg lRange

20 East and Range 21 East;

Thence northerly along the range line dividing Range 20

East and Range 21 East to the Northwest corner of Section 19,

Township 23 South, Range 21 East;

T'hence easterly long the section line dividing Section

19 and Section 18 of Township 23 South, Range 21 East to the

range line dividing Range 22 East and Range 23 East;















Thence southerly along the range line dividing Range 22

East and Range 23 East to the township line dividing Township 25

South and Township 26 South;

Thence westerly along the township line dividing Township
25 South and Township 26 South to the Northwest corner of Section
3, Township 26 South, Range 22 East;
Thence southerly along the western section line of Section
3, Township 26 South, Range 22 East, to the Township line dividing
Township 26 South and Township 27 South;

Thence easterly along the Township line dividing Township
26 South and Township 27 South to the range line dividing Range

22 East and Range 23 East;
Thence southerly along the range lines dividing Range 22
East and Range 23 East to the P.O.B.


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16M-1.03 Definitions. The terms set forth herein shall

have the meanings ascribed to them unless the context clearly

indicates otherwise, and such meaning shall apply throughout

these rules,

"CI) "Act" means section 7 of Chapter 74-114, Laws of

Florida, 1974.

(2) "Agreement" means the five party accord presented

to and approved by the Governor and Cabinet on October 25, 1974.

(3) "Authority" means the West Coast Regional Water

Supply Authority or its successor agency.

(4) "Board" means the governing board of the Authority.

(5) "General Manager" means the General Manager of the

Authority,


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16M-Q,04 Purpose, These regulations are promulgated,

established and published by the West Coast Regional Water

Supply Authority to effectuate its powers, duties and functions
under Chapter 74-114, Florida Statutes. The purpose of the

regulations is to facilitate the development, storage and

supplying of water by the West Coast Regional Water Supply
Authority for county and municipal purposes in such a manner

as will give priority to reducing adverse environmental effects

of excessive or improper withdrawals of water from concentrated

areas. Pursuant to this purpose, rules and regulations are

hereby established to facilitate the acquisition of required

water for use by Authority members.

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16M-1.05 Powers and Duties. The powers and duties of

the Authority include, but are not limited to, the following:

(1) to have perpetual succession;

(2) to adopt a corporate seal and alter it at pleasure;

(3) to take by grant, purchase, bequest, eminent domain
as authorized, devise or lease, and to hold, enjoy, lease, sell

or otherwise dispose of, any and all real and personal property

necessary or convenient to the full exercise of its powers; also

to acquire, construct or operate, control and use any and all

works, facilities and means necessary or convenient to the full

exercise of its powers and to do and perform any and all things

necessary or convenient to the full exercise of the powers herein

granted.

(4) to maintain an office at such place or places within
the territorial boundaries of the Authority as it may designate;

: (5) to employ and to compensate such personnel, consul-
tants, and technical and professional assistants as it shall deem

necessary to exercise the powers and perform the duties set forth

in the Agreement;

(6) to accept and receive, utilize or expand, in further-
ance of its functions, funds, grants, and service from the fed-

eral government or its agencies, from departments, agencies and

instrumentalities of state, municipal, county or other local

governments, or from private or civic sources.

(7) to invest any surplus money in the authority treasury,
including such money in any sinking or other fund established

for the purpose of providing for the payment of the principal

or interest of any bonded or other indebtedness or for any other

purpose, not required for the immediate necessities of the
Authority, in its own bonds, or in treasury notes, or bonds, of





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