Title: SWFWMD Notice of Rulemaking. Rule Title: "General Description of District Organization and Operations. No. 40E-1.105. Purpose: This rule is being amen
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SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
NOTICE OF RULEMAKING


RULE TITLE: RULE NO.:
General Description of District 40E-1.105
Organization and Operations

PURPOSE AND EFFECT: This rule is being amended to reflect the
revised organizational structure of the South Florida Water
Management District.

SUMMARY: Major changes to the District's organizational
structure include: the elimination of Assistant Executive
Director positions; creation of the new Management Services
Department which incorporates the former Finance, Administration,
and Information Systems Departments; the new Ecosystem
Restoration and Implementation Department; and the merging of the
former Construction and Land Management Departments into one
department, the Construction and Land Management Department.

RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 120.53(1), 373.044, 373.113 F.S.

LAW IMPLEMENTED: 120.53(1)(a), 373.079(4),(5), 373.103 F.S.

A HEARING WILL BE HELD AT THE TIME, DATE, AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:

TIME AND DATE: March 9, 1995, 9:30 A.M.
PLACE: South Florida Water Management District Headquarters,
Auditorium, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, Florida

THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE AND
ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT IS: Jim Drosakis, Rules Analyst, South
Florida Water Management District, Post Office Box 24680, West
Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680.

THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS AS FOLLOWS:

(Substantial Rewording of Rule 40E-1.105. See Florida
Administrative Code for present text.)

40E-1.105 General Description of District Organization and
Operations. The District is composed of the Board, the executive
office, operational departments and support departments. The
internal organizational structure of the District is reflected
graphically in Figure 1-2.
(1) The Board. The functions, duties and responsibilities
of the Board are described in Rule 40E-1.104.
(2) The Big Cypress Basin Board exercises those duties and
responsibilities described in Section 373.0695, Florida Statutes.
Responsibilities of the staff of the Big Cypress Basin include:
operation and maintenance of District works; water resource

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planning and related activities; and local government assistance.
(3) The Executive Office. This office is responsible for
the overall management of the District, the implementation of all
District plans and studies, and the enforcement of all District
rules and regulations. This office includes the Executive
Director, Deputy Executive Director, Executive Staff, and the
Budget Office.
(a) The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of
the District and Secretary to the Board. The Executive Director
is responsible for the overall management and review of the
District programs including the coordination of Board activities
and the implementation of Board decisions and directives as well
as providing general direction and guidance by allocating
organizational resources and reviewing organizational
performance.
(b) The Deputy Executive Director is the chief operating
officer of the District. The Deputy Executive Director's duties
and responsibilities include the overall management and
supervision of the District staff, the execution and enforcement
of orders and rules of the Board, and the performance of the
responsibilities and duties authorized in Chapter 373, Florida
Statutes, or delegated by the Board.
(c) The Executive Staff is responsible for providing support
services including emergency management and policy
implementation.
(d) The Budget Office is responsible for District-wide
budget development and monitoring and ensuring District
compliance with statutory budgetary reporting requirements.
(4) The Office of Counsel provides legal counseling, advice
and representation of the District in all legal matters and
proceedings.
(5) The Office of Government and Public Affairs is
responsible for providing a District liaison with local,
regional, state and federal legislative branches, governmental
entities, special interest groups and the general public. It is
also responsible for directing District environmental education,
community relations, media outreach, and water conservation and
xeriscape efforts.
(6) The Office of Inspector General is responsible for
assisting the Board and executive management in the effective
discharge of their responsibilities as they relate to the
District's policies, internal controls and management reporting
practices. The Office serves as an independent appraiser within
the District to examine and evaluate its activities. The
Inspector General reports directly to the Board.
(7) The Management Services Department is responsible for
administrative, financial, and information systems support
functions including: human resources; benefit administration;
insurance; facilities and security support for headquarters,
service centers and operational sites; travel; motor pool;
aircraft coordination; quality improvement; accounting; payroll;
accounts payable; cash and debt management; procurement and

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contract administration; and financial management systems. The
department is composed of several divisions and the Office of
Information Systems described in subparagraphs (a) and (b),
below:
(a) The department is composed of the following divisions:
Human Resources Division, Risk Management Division,
Administrative Division, Quality and Productivity Improvement
Division, Treasury Division, Accounting Division, Financial
Services Division, Procurement and Contract Administration
Division, and Systems Integration Division.
(b) The Office of Information Systems is responsible for
providing support services concerning hardware and software
acquisition, installation, maintenance and operation, voice/data
communications, geographic information systems, database
administration, computer software technical training, printing
and graphic arts, records management, reference center and map
files. The office includes the following divisions: Computer
Management Division, Information Resources Division, and Graphic
Communications Division.
(8) The Planning Department is responsible for developing
regional water supply plans, county level plans for key urban
counties, Surface Water Improvement and Management plans (SWIM)
and other water quality/environmental plans, the District Water
Management Plan, and flood protection plans for selected basins.
The department also has the lead in developing water resource
management policies and the District-wide Strategic Plan and
conducts reviews of local government comprehensive plans. The
department includes the Special Projects, Lower East Coast
Planning, Upper District Planning, and Comprehensive Planning
Divisions.
(9) The Ecosystem Restoration & Implementation Department is
responsible for understanding, enhancing, protecting and
restoring the South Florida Ecosystem through environmental
research, engineering and implementation. The department is
composed of several divisions and the Office of Ecosystem
Restoration which are described in subparagraphs (a) and (b),
below:
(a) The department is composed of the following divisions:
Okeechobee Systems Research Division, Everglades Systems Research
Division, Project Construction Division, Kissimmee River Basin
Division, and Ecosystem Program Management Division.
(b) The Office of Ecosystem Restoration is responsible for
overseeing and advocating the Everglades Ecosystem and all
related ecosystem programs from the Kissimmee Basin to Florida
Bay.
(10) The Regulation Department is responsible for
consumptive use, water well construction, surface water
management, dredge and fill, environmental resource, and Surface
Water Improvement and Management/Works of the District permitting
and well contractor licensing. The department is also
responsible for the enforcement of these regulatory programs,
including monitoring and inspecting for compliance. The

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department includes the Regulatory Information Management
Division, the Surface Water Management Division, the Water Use
Division, the Field Engineering Division, and the Natural
Resource Management Division.
(11) The Department of Water Resource Evaluation is
responsible for water resources data acquisition, water quality
and hydrologic data base management, providing assistance to and
review of research programs conducted within the District and by
external contractors, and for conducting hydrologic,
hydrogeoloqic and water quality evaluations and laboratory
analyses. This department includes the Research Appraisal
Division, Hydrologic Data Management Division, the Water Quality
Monitoring Division and the Hvdrogeolorv Division.
(12) The Operations and Maintenance Department is
responsible for operating and maintaining the delegated portion
of the "Central and Southern Florida Flood Control Project," as
well as all other works of the District. The department also
maintains a vast array of buildings and support equipment
necessary to carry out the District's operation and maintenance
duties. The department includes the Operations Division, the
Operations Support Division, the Environmental Resource
Management Division, the Communications and Electronics Division,
the Field Operations Division, the O&M Engineering Division, the
Pumping Station Division, and the Field Station Division.
(13) The Construction and Land Management Department is
responsible for capital project facility planning, design,
permitting and construction of all District capital programs, and
the acquisition, management, and disposal of all District real
property interests, including land acquired under the Save Our
Rivers (SOR) and Preservation 2000 (P2000) programs. It is also
responsible for managing public and private use of all canal and
levee rights-of-way. The department is composed of the following
Divisions: Engineering and Project Management; Construction;
Survey/Mapping; Real Estate; Right of Way; Land Stewardship; and
Business, Economic, and Information Systems.
Specific Authority 120.53(1), 373.044, 373.113 F.S. Law
Implemented 120.53(1) (a), 373.079(4), (5), 373.103 F.S.
History--New 9-3-81, Formerly 16K-1.16(2), Amended 5-11-93,

NAME OF PERSON ORIGINATING THE PROPOSED RULE: Michael Slayton,
Deputy Executive Director

NAME OF SUPERVISOR OR PERSON WHO APPROVED RULE: South Florida
Water Management District Governing Board

DATE PROPOSED RULE APPROVED: January 12, .1995






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