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Title: Biennial Report
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Florida -- State Soil Conservation Board
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Place of Publication: <Tallahassee> Fla
Creation Date: 1957
Publication Date: 1956-1966
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Jan.1,1955-Dec.31,1956-Jan.1,1965-Dec.31,1966.
General Note: At head of title: Conservation of Florida's soil and water through Soil Conservationa Districts.
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DECLARATION OF POLICY


"It is the policy of the legislature
to provide for the conservation of
Sthe soil and soil resources of this
State, and for the control and pre-
vention of soil erosion, and there-
by to preserve natural resources,
control floods, prevent impairment
of dams and reservoirs, assist in
maintaining the navigability of riv-
ers and harbors, preserve wildlife
protect the tax base, protect public
lands, and protect and promote the
health, safety and general welfare
of the people of this state. "











FLORIDA SOIL CONSERVATION ACT
Section 582.05, chapter 18144, 1937; C.G.L. 1940, Supp., 4151 (473).
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FLORIDA SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICTS

December 31, 1958

























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7oreword



This Biennial Report includes major activities of the State Soil Conserva-
tion Board and the Soil Conservation Districts of Florida for the calendar years
1957 and 1958.

By action of the State Soil Conservation Board, Dr. M. O. Watkins, Director
of the Florida Agricultural Extension Service has served as Administrator to the
Board during the period of this report. Responsibility delegated to the Adminis-
trator includes: Assisting groups of landowners in the State to organize soil
conservation districts; keep districts organized and operated in accordance with
Soil Conservation Act; coordinate programs and activities of the districts and to
offer such assistance as may be appropriate to the supervisors of districts. All
actions are subject to review and approval by the Board.

The statistical data reported in tables I and II have been furnished by State
Conservationist of the Soil Conservation Service. Other information secured from
Annual Reports submitted by districts to the office of the State Soil Conserva-
tion Board.

L. M. HOLLINGSWORTH
Executive Secretary



STATE SOIL CONSERVATION BOARD

E. E. Carter, Vero Beach, Florida
Lyle C. Dickman, Ruskin, Florida
D. R. Igou, Eustis, Florida
Eugene Mugge, Greenville, Florida
R. L. Price, Graceville, Florida








eContents

Page
Summary, Number Cooperators, Basic Farm Plans, Acreage, Soil
Survey and Conservation Practices Table I . . . . 7

Activities State Soil Conservation Board. . . . ..... .. 8-10

Progress Soil Conservation Districts, Cooperators, Basic Farm Plans
and Acreage 1-1-56 to 6-30-58 Table II ................... 14-15

Chart Some Agencies and Groups Assisting Florida Soil Conservation
Programs .................. ..... ............. 16-17

Activities Soil Conservation Districts . . . . .. 18-19

Summary Other District Activities Table III . . . ..... 22

Financial Report of Florida Soil Conservation Districts 1957 -
Table IV ............... ......................... 28

Financial Report of Florida Soil Conservation Districts 1958 -
Table V ...................... .......... ........ 29

Financial Statement, State Soil Conservation Board -
Table VI ........... .............................. ........ 30




A ckhowledgenedts

To the Soil Conservation District Boards of Supervisors for providing Annual
Reports which have been summarized for this report.

To the Soil Conservation Service for data on applied conservation practices
and pictures.


Cover Lake Placid East Chain of Lakes Watershed and Location Map Highlands
Soil Conservation District.








TABLE I
Summary, Number Cooperators, Basic Farm Plans, Acreage,
Soil Survey and Conservation Practices
ALL ORGANIZED SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICTS IN FLORIDA
(Reported by State Office, U. S. Soil Conservation Service, Gainesville, Fla.)
Period
1-1-57-6-30-58 To 6-)0-58
No. Acres No. Acres
District Cooperators 2,515 1,136,357 21,114 10,022,621
Basic Farm Plans 2,037 778,523 18,944 6,400,553
Soil Survey (acres) 815,649 13,014,997

Applied Applied
This Period To Date
Cropland
Conservation Crop Rotation (acres) 136,048 961,428
Contour Farming (acres) 8,682 128,759
Cover Cropping (acres) 152,944 1,082,232
Green Manuring (acres) 105,009 631,523
Mulch Tillage (acres) 68,318 675,286
Strip Cropping (acres) 12,805 25,105
Windbreak Plantings (miles) 56 348
Grassland
Critical Area Planting (acres 5,647 13,597
Land Clearing (acres) 195,828 2,241,058
Pasture Plantings (acres) 211,616 1,892,599
Woodland
Controlled Burning (acres) 223,094 1,238,925
Firebreak Construction (miles) 4,818 332,890
Harvest Cutting (acres) 108,810 672,756
Improvement Cutting (acres) 113,806 517,787
Tree Planting (acres) 111,305 291,35y
Wildlife
Fish Pond Improvement (No.) 835 3,143
Wildlife Area Improvement (acres) 79,307 348,076
Structural Practices
Bedding for Drainage (acres) 7,913 73,523
Channel Improvement (miles) 365 661
Check Dams (No.) 36 364
Dike Construction (miles) 155 2,191
Ditch Construction (miles) 3,483 34,979
Diversion Construction (miles 15 120
Drainage Pumping Plants (No.) 114 1,286
Drop Inlet Construction (No.) 485 3,074
Drop Spillway Construction (No.) 1,219 3,929
Furrow Irrigation (acres) 43,389 254,863
Irrigation Pumping Plants (No.) 418 5,183
Irrigation Reservoirs 87 578
Irrigation Water Management (acres) 55,117 393,609
Outlet Channel Construction (L. Ft.) 59,703 824,608
Pond Construction (No.) 238 2,479
Sprinkler Irrigation Systems (No.) 218 2,398
Terracing (miles) 317 14,328
Waterway Development (acres) 428 17,825
Well Construction 758 11,045









'icwiiial Report


STATE SOIL CONSERVATION BOARD

January 1, 1957 to December 31, 1958

This report is made to the Governor, members of Florida Legislature and to
the people of the state. It reflects the activities of the State Soil Conservation
Board and Soil Conservation Districts of Florida for the calendar years 1957
and 1958.

The Florida Soil Conservation Act of 1937 and subsequent amendments made
it possible for landowners to organize local units of government called Soil
Conservation Districts to protect their most important resources soil and wa-
ter. Included in this Act was provision for the establishment of the State Soil
Conservation Board as the state agency for administration of this program. Du-
ties and responsibilities of the Board and Supervisors of organized districts are
set forth in the Act.

The Board is composed of five members, all active farmers and are appointed
by the Governor for terms of four years each. During the period of this report the
following were members of this Board:

--- Crawford Rainwater, Pensacola, Florida
E. E. Carter, Vero Beach, Florida
A. V. Saurman, Clearwater, Florida
S. A. Bryan, Raiford, Florida
C. S. Radebough, Orlando, Florida

A. V. Saurman resigned and Lyle C. Dickman, Ruskin, Florida, was appointed
April 23, 1957 to fill the unexpired term. Others appointed during the period
were:
D. R. Igou, Eustis, Florida, April 26, 1957
R. L. Price, Graceville, Florida, July 25, 1957
Eugene Mugge, Greenville, Florida, September, 1958

The functions and duties of the Board as set forth in the above named Act
have been carried out. An office is maintained at the University of Florida in
Gainesville with Dr. M. O. Watkins, Director of the Agricultural Extension Serv-
ice, serving as Administrator. A full time Executive Secretary and one stenog-
rapher assist the Board in carrying out office and field work.








There are at present fifty-nine organized Soil Conservation Districts in the
state, including sixty-two counties. During the past biennium the Board has as-
sisted these districts by:

1. Keeping them organized and operated in accordance with Florida Statutes.

2. Meeting with all District Boards of Supervisors, reviewing program, activi-
ties, minutes and records.

3. Conducting workshops for Supervisors.

4. In the purchase of equipment with funds appropriated by the Florida Legis-
lature.

5. Providing instructions and suggestions by letter and publications for im-
proving the program.


6. Securing cooperation of county, state and Federal agencies for districts.

7. Providing materials, programs, speakers and judges for area and state meet-
ings.


8. Establishing State Land Appreciation and Judging Committee.

9. Conducting regular election of supervisors in July 1957 and three special
elections.

10. Recognition of District Supervisors having served continuously for 15 years.

The Board presented an appropriate certificate to the following:


Name
Mrs. G. B. Waggaman
J. D. Fuqua
Raymond Branton
J. D. Ross
W. A. Cozart
D. C. Willis
John L. Ayers
Larkin Hundley
P. H. Midyette
Farrell Nelson
A. B. Clark
David A. Means


Address
Lorida, Florida
Altha, Florida
Blountstown, Florida
Live Oak, Florida
Jay, Florida
Milton, Florida
Brooksville, Florida
Monticello, Florida
Tallahassee, Florida
Chipley, Florida
Lake City, Florida
Lake City, Florida


District
Highlands
Chipola River
Chipola River
Suwannee River
Blackwater
Blackwater
Gulf
Jefferson
Ochlockonee River
Orange Hill
Santa Fe
Santa Fe








W. J. Hooten Center Hill, Florida Sumter
E. T. Peterson Pierson, Florida Volusia
L. E. Fugle DeLand, Florida Volusia
11. The Board has been designated by the Governor: (a) To act on applications
submitted for planning assistance under the Watershed Protection and Flood
Prevention Act (Public Law 566, 83rd Congress), and (b) review completed
Watershed Work Plans, and accept or reject them in the name of the state.
The Board also recommends priority for planning assistance to the Soil Con-
servation Service.
During the period of this report the following Watershed Applications were
received:


Name
Lake Region Tributaries Upper Etonia Creek-
(Putnam, Clay and Bradford Districts)
Tributaries St. Marys River Baker
Mills Creek Nassau
Dry Creek Jackson
Bear Creek Bay
Upper Josephine Highlands
Turnbull-Mill -St. Johns
Sarasota West Coast Sarasota
Upper Tampa Bay Hillsborough
South Sumter Sumter
Bullfrog Creek Hillsborough
Six Mile Creek "
Big Four Sumter


Acres
92,000


191,000
39,680
100,000
80,000
30,000
56,000
135,040
71,808
80,000
25,216
28,480
100,000

1,029,224


Action
Approved


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Disapproved
Approved
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Good progress is reported in the watershed development program in the state.
During the period March 1955 to December 31, 1958, the Board has received 23
applications. Nine have been authorized for planning by the Soil Conservation
Service and completed Watershed Work Plans have been made on six of these.
The first construction unit on the East Chain of Lakes (Highlands Soil Conser-
vation District) has been completed and is now in operation. Construction is
under way on Fisheating Creek; also located in this district.

12. Prepared and printed:
Biennial Report 1955-56 "Conservation of Florida's Soil and Water Through
Soil Conservation Districts 2,000 copies.
Revised Leaflet No. 1 "Let's Practice Soil and Water Conservation in Flor-
ida 10,000 copies
Leaflet No. 2 "Some Agencies and Groups That Assist Florida Soil Conser-
vation District Programs" 2,000 copies.


































6 of the 15 Supervisors recognized by State Soil Conservation Board for 15 years
continuous service see complete list on page 9 of this report.


Land Appreciation and Judging Contests sponsored by S.C.D. with 114 boys participat-
ing. Cooperating agencies Agricultural Extension Service, Vocational Agriculture and
Soil Conservation Service.



































Flooded portion Taylor Creek Watershed, Okeechobee Soil Conservation District
Plan completed and ready for construction.


Flooded celery farm as result of 5 inch rain March 12, 1958 causing estimated
crop loss of $729,800 Sarasota County West Coast Watershed. Plans are now
being made to prevent this loss.









































Opening Lake Placid East Chain of Lakes Watershed November 7, 1958.


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Construction drop spillway main channel Fisheating Creek Marsh Watershed.






TABLE II
PROGRESS SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICTS, NUMBER OF COOPERATORS, BASIC FARM PLANS AND ACREAGE
January 1, 1956 to June 30, 1958
Date No. of No. of
Name of Organized Location Acres in District Basic Farm
District (Charter) (County) District Cooperators Acreage Plans Acreage


Alachua
Baker
Bay
Blackwater
Bradford
Brevard
Charlotte
Chipola R.


Choctawhatchee R.

Clay
Dixie
Duval
Flagler
Franklin
Gadsden
Gilchrist
Glades
Gulf

Hamilton
Hardee
Hendry
Highlands
Hillsborough
Holmes Creek


Indian River
Jefferson


4- 5-44
3-23-53
8-25-52
3-17-42
3-13-50
2- 5-45
4- 6-44
5-24-40


3-21-40

10- 5-49
7-23-47
7-10-53
2- 3-52
1-27-53
6-20-41
8- 7-45
7-17-47
11-13-43

8- 7-46
6-16-44
5-29-44
2- 5-42
8- 5-46
1- 7-38

1-29-45
7-25-40


Alachua
Baker
Bay
Santa Rosa
Bradford
Brevard
Charlotte
Jackson, Cal-
houn & Liberty
Walton & W.
Holmes
Clay
Dixie
Duval
Flagler
Franklin
Gadsden
Gilchrist
Glades
Citrus &
Hernando
Hamilton
Hardee
Hendry
Highlands
Hillsborough
E. Holmes &
N.W. Jackson
Indian River
Jefferson


570,880
374,400
481,920
655,360
187,520
660,480
497,280

1,378,240

821,000
382,720
440,320
497,280
309,120
348,160
325,120
216,960
477,440

677,120
328,960
403,200
759,680
666,240
665,600

275,000
327,040
382,720


707
39
155
619
211
422
126

783

803
187
65
92
113
8
538
280
129

383
328
747
161
369
693

1,067
402
408


233,601
32,455
74,848
104,075
85,462
215,747
237,097

389,596

163,257
145,097
349,110
72,205
89,483
181,783
133,767
74,736
154,660

96,750
132,463
273,891
449,381
357,158
190,401

134,078
73,330
172,263


592
31
85
453
203
399
107

711

746
166
50
66
75
5
483
269
120

366
299
702
145
346
474

134,078
382
397


181,400
7,511
19,026
77,924
28,921
189,337
146,774

178,754

122,928
73,223
11,979
24,422
21,269
6,840
108,354
69,985
128,777

79,719
103,914
243,814
401,752
320,381
143,085

129,638
46,490
144,607








SOME AGENCIES AND GROUPS


ASSISTING FLORIDA SOIL CONSERVATION PROGRAMS


FLORIDA


SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE .
AGRICULTURAL STABILIZATION & CONSERVATION
COMMITTEE.
FARMER'S HOME ADMINISTRATION.
U.S. FOREST SERVICE .


U.S.DEPT. ofthe INTERIOR FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE.


STATE SOIL CONSERVATION BOARD.
AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SERVICE.
FLA. GAME 8 FRESH WATER FISH COMMISSION.
FLA. FOREST SERVICE.
PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
DEPT. of VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE .
STATE ROAD DEPT.
DEPT. of WATER RESOURCES


DISTRICT BOARD OF SUPERVISORS.


CO. BOARD of COMMISSIONERS.
FARM ORGANIZATIONS.
CHAMBERS of COMMERCE .
BANKERS ASSOCIATION
SPORTSMEN'S CLUBS
CIVIC CLUBS
CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS


PLANNING


LOCAL

NEWSPAPERS
MERCHANTS SEED- FERTILIZER .
MACHINERY DEALERS .
RADIO a T.V. STATIONS
SCOUT TROOPS
GROUPS OTHERS .
INDIVIDUALS .


PRECEDES PROGRESS


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Soil Conservation Districts are operated and controlled by landowners with-
in the district. Each district has five supervisors, and they are elected by quali-
fied electors biennially. They serve without salary for four year terms. Districts
receive no appropriations from the state for their operations. Most districts own
certain farm machinery equipment which they maintain for use of cooperators on
rental basis to apply conservation practices. This provides some income for
operations, but generally funds must be obtained locally from other sources.


District Programs and Work Plans have been formulated by each Board of
Supervisors. These list conditions, problems, conservation needs and practices.
During the past two years many district boards have reviewed and revised their
programs in keeping with changes in economy, type of farming and research de-
velopments. In addition, they have made definite plans of work for each year,
including in most instances what, where, when and by whom. Boards of Super-
visors have also realized the importance of activities to promote their conser-
vation program including speaking contests, observance of Soil Stewardship
Week, Bankers Award Program, recognizing outstanding conservation farmers,
cooperating with National Soil Conservation District Awards Programs, sponsor
or co-sponsoring tours and programs on conservation practices, assisting 4-H
clubs, F. F. A. Chapters and Boy Scout Troups, placing exhibits at fairs, par-
ticipating in the Goodyear Soil Conservation Awards Program and supplying
schools and teachers with materials appropriate for teaching conservation.


All boards of supervisors of soil conservation districts in the State have
entered into a cooperative agreement of understanding with the Secretary of Ag-
riculture, United States Department of Agriculture, and the State Conservationist,
Soil Conservation Service, and USDA. As of December 31, 1958, there were 124
assigned technicians (SCS) giving direct assistance to organized soil conserva-
tion districts in Florida. In addition, a number of specialists are available for
helping districts with soil and water problems.


The Florida Agricultural Extension Service has county agricultural agents
in each district, and the agents assist district boards in carrying out educational
work in soil and water conservation programs. In addition, 46 county agents
serve district boards as secretaries.


Since the primary objective of the Agricultural Conservation Program is the
protection of soil and water resources, there has been a close working relation-
ship between various County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Com-
mittees in the State and soil conservation district boards of supervisors. Super-
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participate in the formulation of Agricultural Conservation Programs for counties
and the state. A number of supervisors also serve on County ASC committees.

The district boards have cooperated with Departments of Vocational Agricul-
ture, and the teachers of these departments have assisted with the districts'
programs and work plans. The State has 190 Departments of Vocational Agricul-
ture.

Over half of the districts have Memoranda of Understanding with the Florida
Forest Service in effect at the close of the period of this report, which enabled
district cooperators to secure needed assistance.

The Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission also has given valuable
assistance to the direct cooperators. A Memorandum of Understanding is used
for this service, with a majority of the districts taking advantage of the oppor-
tunity thus afforded.

Additional assistance has been obtained from U. S. Department of Interior
Fish and Wildlife Service and the State Road Department.

Locally, districts have secured helpful assistance from: County Boards of
Commissioners, Vocational Agricultural Education Departments, Supervisors of
Farmers Home Administration, banks, county bankers associations, civic clubs,
home demonstration clubs, garden clubs, Florida Federation of Womens' Clubs,
merchants, machinery dealers, fertilizer manufacturers and processors, sports-
men's clubs and associations, superintendents of public instruction, principals
of schools, teachers, newspapers, radio and T. V. stations, Chambers of Com-
merce, farm organizations, churches, Production Credit Associations, Federal
Land Banks, PTA's and many other local organizations and groups.


Highlands District Board of Supervisors and SCS opening
bids on Lake Placid East Chain of Lakes Watershed Project.
































Area Contestants in 1958 Speaking Contest F.A.S.C.D.S., Ft. Pierce, Fla. Left
to right, seated, Cecil Tindel, first place winner, Rick Alien, second and Harold
Jackson, third place. Standing John Conway, Bruce Sanders and William Rob-
erts.


Lafayette S.C.D., first place winner, Florida 1957-58 Goodyear Soil Conserva-
tion Awards Program and third place winner 1958 N.A.S.C.D. Newsletter Con-
test. Seated left to right, Harry McCray, Chairman, Ellis Putnall, Clifton Shiver,
outstanding farmer, Foye Osteen. Standing, Marvin Jackson, Walter Buchanan,
Reed Powell, W.U.C. and D.H. Cowart, Goodyear Representative.



































Farm tours and special conservation programs sponsored or co-sponsored by
S.C.D. with attendance of 20,458.


28 Soil Conservation Districts selected 88 persons for conservation award in
cooperation with Florida Bankers Association.








TABLE III


SUMMARY OTHER DISTRICT ACTIVITIES

January 1, 1957 to January 31, 1958



No. of Districts
Participating

46 SPEAKING CONTEST

1. Number schools participating 203
2. Number student contestants 1,050
3. Estimated number people hearing speeches 184,893
4. Amount prizes awarded $3,973

40 SOIL STEWARDSHIP WEEK

1. Number of meetings for ministers 45 attendance 651
2. Number of tours for ministers 18 attendance 111
3. Number of churches participating 604
4. Number of sermons delivered on soil stewardship 874
5. Estimated number of people attending services 68,172
6. Number of posters used in sponsoring 412
7. Number of covers used by churches for programs 28,520
8. Number of copies sermons distributed to ministers 1,158
9. Number of copies of other materials used 629

28 BANKER'S AWARD PROGRAM

1. Number persons selected for award 88
2. Awards made at meetings with attendance of 14,413

35 TOURS OR SPECIAL CONSERVATION PROGRAMS SPONSORED OR
CO-SPONSORED
Number held 300 attendance 20,458

44 EXHIBITS

1. Number of conservation pictures displayed 1,198
2. Number for fair or special programs 642

58 DISTRICT PROGRAM
1. Explained to (No.) 683 (club, school or group)
2. Attendance 34,841
3. Number radio programs presented 2,227 T.V. 69
4. Number of newspaper releases 3,795
5. Printed district annual report copies distributed 6,212

27 BOY SCOUTS

Number of Scout Troups assisted 213




































Glades S.C.D. picture display of conservation practices. 44 Districts partici-
pated in this type of information using 1,840 pictures.


S.C.D. tree planter in operation on cooperators farm. 111,305 acres of pine seed-
lings established during biennium.


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Scouts planting wildlife area in Bi Color Lespedeza. 27 Districts
assisted 213 Boy Scout Troups.


4,818 miles firebreak constructed on
cooperators' land. 223,094 acres of
controlled burning.





































Grassed waterways developed on 428 acres.


79,307 acres wildlife improvement made.


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Designed seepage irrigation system with water control structures in main supply
ditch, 55,117 acres under irrigation management.


238 ponds constructed as source of water for irrigation and recreation.
























































56 Miles Windbreak Planting Made.


Rye Strips Planted in Fields of Watermelons as Protection Against Wind Erosion

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TABLE IV
FINANCIAL REPORT FOR FLORIDA CONSERVATION DISTRICTS
January 1, 1957 to December 31, 1957

Receipts
(Including
Districts Balance Expenditures Balance
Brought Carried
Forward) Forward


Alachua
Baker
Bay
Blackwater
Bradford
Brevard
Charlotte
Chipola River
Choctawhatchee River
Clay
Dixie
Duval
Flagler
Franklin
Gadsden
Gilchrist
Glades
Gulf
Hamilton
Hardee
Hendry
Highlands
Hillsborough
Holmes Creek
Indian River
Jefferson
Lafayette
Lake
Lee
Levy
Madison
Manatee River
Marion
Martin
Nassau
Ochlockonee River
Okeechobee
Orange
Orange Hill
Osceola
Pasco
Peace River
Perdido River
Pinellas
Polk
Putnam


$ 34,540.41
870.21
276.68
870.21
1,505.92
686.69
183.15
1,702.95
1,444.09
357.37
1,875.00
214.00
893.33
2,543.2-2
3,674.11
1,802.88
908.00
584.66
1,265.71
648.81
2,501.36
4,864.99
1,975.72
208.99
1,198.10
3,213.74
18,465.48
5,698.95
6,120.96
1,871.94
7,950.56
169.00
3,837.33
403.38
163.72
8,267.47
1,050.08
847.24
3,345.43
534.05
406.42
1,383.92
1,782.62
2,173.74
3,502.28
1,182.48


$ 13,440.07
135.00
116.00
135.00
815.52
85.81
117.62
212.39
375.78
75.00
1,343.83
205.97
346.79
2,433.77
132.36
990.31
738.11
169.89
560.47
342.32
341.29
685.23
1,158.72
205.00
509.65
392.96
11,281,42
846.81
1,107.28
696.23
5,376.74
169.00
1,128.67
127.51
30.55
3,168.74
180.00
137.15
1,830.07
184.80
161.00
354.87
126.87
809.73
248.40
252.23


$ 21,100.34
735.21
160.68
735.21
690.40
600.88
65.53
1,490.56
1,068.31
282.37
531.17
8.03
546.54
109.45
3,541.75
812.57
169.89
414.77
705.24
306.49
2,160.07
4,179.76
817.00
3.99
688.45
2 820.78
7,184.06
4,852.14
5,013.68
1,175.71
2,573.82
0
2,708.66
275.87
133.17
5,098.73
870.08
710.09
1,515.36
349.25
245.42
1,029.05
1,655.75
1,364.01
3,253.88
930.25








TABLE IV Continued
Receipts
(Including
Districts Balance Expenditures Balance
Brought Carried
Forward) Forward
St. Johns 588.06 537.79 50.27
St. Lucie 280.55 82.00 198.55
Santa Fe 15,223.70 13,285.41 1,938.29
Sarasota 212.93 156.12 56.81
Seminole 1,060.22 744.60 315.62
Sumter 1,945.90 170.25 1,775.65
Suwannee River 260.13 138.65 121.48
Tupelo 787.90 238.41 549.49
Union 533.00 332.15 200.85
Volusia 3,252.32 762.91 2,489.41
Wakulla 835.61 313.15 522.46
Yellow River 1,396.74 533.05 863.69
TOTAL $166,344.41 $ 71,577.42 $ 94,766.99

TABLE V
FINANCIAL REPORT FOR FLORIDA SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICTS
January 1, 1958 to December 31, 1958
Receipts
(Including
Districts Balance Expenditures Balance
Brought Carried
Forward) Forward

Alachua $ 30,179.25 $ 9,607.85 $ 20,571.40
Baker 1,075.33 654.20 421.13
Bay 224.63 223.02 1.61
Blackwater 881.16 245.04 636.12
Bradford 1,244.22 522.58 721.64
Brevard 600.88 77.20 523.68
Charlotte 72.53 64.05 8.48
Chipola River 1,805.56 671.08 1,134.48
Choctawhatchee River 1,311.81 279.10 1,032.71
Clay 282.37 139.50 142.87
Dixie 1,367.12 673.42 693.70
Duval 118.03 116.48 1.55
Flagler 776.04 133.96 642.08
Franklin 3,522.20 2,962.41 559.79
Gadsden 3,673.00 67.79 3,605.21
Gilchrist 2,142.01 1,090.45 1,051.56
Glades 789.89 249.18 540.71
Gulf 447.77 186.25 261.52
Hamilton 1,170.99 609.20 561.79
Hardee 1,038.74 826.77 211.97
Hendry 2,193.57 148.15 2,045.42
Highlands 68,382.12 64,033.37 4,348.75
Hillsborough 1,185.95 1,029.22 156.73
Holmes Creek 203.99 200.00 3.99









TABLE V Continued
FINANCIAL REPORT FOR FLORIDA SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICTS
January 1, 1958 to December 31, 1958

Receipts
(Including
Districts Balance Expenditures Balance
Brought Carried
Forward) Forward


Indian River
Jefferson
Lafayette
Lake
Lee
Levy
Madison
Manatee River
Marion
Martin
Nassau
Ochlockonee River
Okeechobee
Orange
Orange Hill
Osceola
Pasco
Peace River
Perdido River
Pinellas
Polk
Putnam
St. Johns
St. Lucie
Santa Fe
Sarasota
Seminole
Sumter
Suwannee River
Tupelo
Union
Volusia
Wakulla
Yellow River


$ 1,080.45
3,246.32
21,715.77
5,277.50
5,546.68
2,945.11
7,442.35
60.00
3,768.97
275.87
133.17
5,265.84
1,025.08
806.59
3,077.41
1,154.45
305.42
1,090.05
1,655.75
1,364.01
3,568.57
1,510.30
392.47
198.55
16,159.79
228.96
695.12
1,836.65
172.48
782.49
537.75
3,312.35
930.61
1,763.59


305.65
301.68
18,401.59
647.01
1,808.38
1,065.53
3,638.62
52.74
848.22
147.18
90.00
232.85
182.69
154.50
2,150.96
169.23
192.25
315.46
1,505.00
139.73
326.06
757.55
285.70
129.52
8,789.02
137.45
565.13
291.69
73.89
135.07
532.12
640.44
316.95
651.59


$ 774.80
2,944.64
3,314.18
4,630.49
3,738.30
1,879.58
3,803.73
7.26
2,920.75
128.69
43.17
5,032.99
842.39
652.09
926.45
985.22
113.17
774.59
150.75
1,224.28
3,242.51
752.75
106.77
69.03
7,370.77
91.51
129.99
1,544.96
98.59
647.42
5.63
2,671.91
613.66
1,112.00


TOTAL $224,015.63 $130,791.72 $ 93,223.91

TABLE VI
STATE SOIL CONSERVATION BOARD FINANCIAL STATEMENT FOR BIENNIUM 1957-59*


State Appropriations:
Legislative (Biennial) .... . . . . . ...
Salaries ........... .................. ......
Operating Capital Outlay .................... .......
Special Machinery and Equipment (new districts). . . .


$ 18,487.00
17,730.00
500.00
1,696.00
$ 38,413.00


*Fiscal period July 1, 1957 to June 30, 1959.












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Problems Before:
No outlet 0
Inadequate Outlet
Flooding @

After Construction:
Structures .JI


Channel Construction --
Stabilization of Lake Level:
Grassy 90.9' MSL
Huntley 82.5' MSL
Clay 77.2' MSL
Apthorpe 67.0' MSL