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January 15, 1976
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Mr. L. M.. Blain
Attorney at Law
Post Office Box 1363
Tampa, Florida 33601
By .... ... ...
Re: Referendum and Millage Breakdown
Last Monday night Bob Evans and I accompanied John Lee, our new
Alafia Basin Board Member, to a meeting with the Board of Directors
of the Hillsborough County Farm Bureau in Brandon. We had some in-
teresting discussion which lasted about two and a half hours and,
hopefully, didn't lose any ground.
They posed one question which I couldn't answer, but I assured them
I'd try to get an answer and let them know. The question is, "If the
referendum passes, how will the total of 1 mill be divided between
the District and the Basins?" I told them I wasn't sure, but that
probably the currently authorized 1 mill for the Basins and .3 mill
for the District would each be reduced maybe to .8 and .2, respectively,
but certainly that the Basins would be no lower than .7 mill. Of course,
a follow-up question to that was, "Who will make this determination?"
My reply was that it would be either the Legislature or the Governing
I would appreciate receiving your comments in order that I might pro-
vide this information to the Farm Bureau.
Very tr ours,
DONALD R. FEASTER, P. E.
cc: Mr. D. S. McAteer
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