July 19, 1984
TO: PEACE RIVER BASIN BOARD MEMBERS
"FROMs RONALD B.LAMBERT, Co-Chairman Ex Officio
JACK STRAUGHN, Co-Chairman Ex Officio
REs Governing Board Action on the Basin Boad Concept
and the Tentative Budget and Millages
On July 11, following extensive public testimony and discsasc the
Governing Board voted to retain the existing Basin Board trcture. As ou
are aware, the Governing Board was required to approve tentative Basin
Board and District mlages at the July 11 meeting n order to meet the
required Truth in Millage (TRIM) deadlines Following a presentation by
Executive Director Gary Kuhl and lengthy discussion, the Governing Board
approved Basin Board mlllages which reflect a redistribution of funding
responsibilities for both the Basins and the District and in accordance with
those Basin responsibilities outlined in Section 373.0695, Florida Statutes.
This resulted n a reduction of Basin Board millages and an increase in the
The Peace River Basin Board millage was reduced from .21 to .03. The
District village of .21, an increase from the proposed .14, was approved to
cover the majority of projects originally included In the Basin Boards'
These changes will be reviewed with you at your next meeting.
File Code: 20 BRD 04-12