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July 28, 1976 /
Mr. James L. Garland, Chief a c
District Corps of Engineers ., ..1 .r
Post Office Box 4970,
Jacksonville, Florida 32201
Re: Local Sponsorship
This letter is written as a follow-up of my telephone conversation
with you earlier this afternoon. Let me recap the essence of our
interests in the following paragraphs.
As you know, Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, provides for there to
be five water management districts within the state of Florida. Some
of the area within the two initially established districts -- those being
the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District and Southwest
Florida Water Management District -- will be transferring into the
newer districts. Our district is one in which this occurs.
That area generally known as the Upper St. Johns Basin is currently
within the Central and Southern District and that area within the
Southwest District known as the Oklawaha River Basin will both become
a part of the St. Johns District. Both areas have federally authorized
and constructed works.
Consequently, I would appreciate your advising our District as to what
specific steps we must take in order to effectuate the transfer of local
sponsorship in these two areas so that the transfer of responsibilities
prescribed by-:Florida Statutes may be accomplished by the scheduled date
of January 1, 1977.
GEORGE BROWN TOMMY CLAY SUZANNE BAYLEY JOHN DICKS JIM KNAPP
Chairman Casselberry Vice Chairman Palatka Secretary Gainesville Treasurer Reddhck Deland
GENE SHAW MICHAEL BRADDOCK JASPER JOINER FRANK FRIEOMANN. JR.
Orange Park Pierson Gainesville Jacksonville
Realizing the scope of effort this may entail and the limited time
available, we would appreciate your early consideration of this request.
If there is additional information you need in order to provide the
requested information to us, please let me know.
Very truly yours,
G. CLINTON SCHULTZ
Acting Executive Director
CC: Donald R. Feaster, Executive Director
Southwest Florida Water Management District
Mr. Jack Meloy, Executive Director
Central & Southern Florida Flood Control District
St. Johns District Governing Board Members