Title: Vote 'Yes' in March
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Title: Vote 'Yes' in March
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Publisher: Miami News
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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Abstract: Vote 'Yes' in March, Nov 18, 1975
General Note: Box 10, Folder 1 ( SF Taxation, ad valorem tax referendum-SWFWMD-1975 - 1975 ), Item 63
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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SVote 'yes' in March

Floridians who are watching tionate burden, and South Flo-
the March presidential prima- ridians will continue to be
ry take shape as a variety of taxed twice for water man-
public figures declare their agement once by the FCD
candidacy should remember for local programs and once
that there will be other issues by the Legislature to support
on that ballot, issues of great the other districts which can't
importance that deserve care- raise money on their own.
ful consideration. Nowhere in the state is the
SOne such measure is the need for sane water manage-
state constitutional amend- ment as evident as in South
ment to give property taxing Florida, where salt water has
authority to the three new intruded into Dade and the
Central and North Florida Keys have lost their local
water management districts fresh water completely. The
that the. Legislature estab- mistakes were made here, and
lished in 1972. South Florida's the lessons learned here,
Flood Control District already which prompted the Legisla-
has taxing power, as does the ture to set up a statewide sys-
Southwesut--Florida Water tem of water management dis-
Management District. tricts.
South Floridians should Supporting that system on
support the amendment even the March ballot won't cost
though it has little direct ef- Dade voters any money, but it
fect here. If the measure fails, will be an invaluable contribu-
the FCD will simply continue tion to the future of the entire
to carry its nresent dispronor- state.


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