Title: Flow Inc. Seeks Water District Tax
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Title: Flow Inc. Seeks Water District Tax
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Language: English
Publisher: Ft. Lauderdale News
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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Abstract: Ft. Lauderdale News Article December 14, 1975
General Note: Box 9, Folder 1 ( SF-Fla. Loves Our Water (FLOW) - 1968-1980 ), Item 1
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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DEC-1 4-75

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Seeks Water

District Tax

WEST PALM BEACH A group
called Flow Inc. organized yesterday
for a campaign seeking voter ap-
proval Mai -h 4 of *a constitutional
tnmendment restoring the power of
.vater management districts to tax
real estate to support vital projects.
SIt is the only issue on the ballot in
addition to deciding what presidential
candidates will carry, Florida's sup-
port to the national Demnicratic and
Republican conventionns next year.




December 19, 1975


: Sen. Phil Lewis. D-West Palm
Beach. is president of the nonprofit
organization which informally means
"'Florida Love of Water." It was
formed to "explain and educate" the
public Ina the need to reinstate the
millacg levy authority in the constitu-
tion.
The courts ruled the taxing power
was lost when the boundaries of the
districts were reshuffled by the
L.egillaturc and L.ewis said it is vital
that it be restored to assure adequate
whaer fir agriculture, industry and
the people.
A committee composed of John
*DeGrove. Florida Atlantic Lniversi-
:ty. Don Morgan. representing the
.Central and Southern Florida Flood
'control District. and Buddy Blain,
'attorney for the Southwest Florida
WVater Mana.emc nt District, was
na meuif tF; or-;: u.ltc a short easy-to-
:understand doctimenlt explaining the
jeed for the amendment.
Ai Aing ftie 25 persons attending
4ver1e Ken Woodhurn and Bernie Par-
riis, assistants to ( ov. Reuhbin Askew
.w1ho1 supports he ait llmendrlent and is
expected t1j help campaign for it.


EXACT WORDING TO APPEAR ON
THE BALLOT MARCH 9, 1976

Constitutional Amendment
Article VII, Section 9


Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution
authorizing and limiting local taxes for water
management purposes to not more than one (1) mill.


FOR the Amendment
AGAINST the Amendment


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