| Material Information
||Water Management Districts Referendum Plan, Draft
||North America -- United States of America -- Florida
||Water Management Districts Referendum Plan, Draft, 11/7/1975
||Box 10, Folder 1 ( SF Taxation, ad valorem tax referendum-SWFWMD-1975 - 1975 ), Item 65
||Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
Water Management Districts \
1.1.1 Identify Members of Steering Committee
Tasks: Contact Districts for possible nominees
Suggest Chairman and one non-board member
Present nominees to Governor
Due Date: A.S.A.P.
1.1.2 Establish relationship between D.E.R.
Districts and Steering Committee
Provide backup educational material coordinate efforts-of Districts if
preparing additional educational material.
Provide direction and advise to Steering Committee and Districts.
Provide educational materials
Advise on local attitudes problems, approaches, sources of
funding, Public Relations assistance--speakers, transportation, etc.
Make up the educational organization issue releases of
Develop local support by enlisting individuals to participate
Staff speakers bureau
Act as clearinghouse to provide speakers upon request and to
generate interest in program.
Tasks: Develop organizational structure and Lines of authority
1.1.3 Prepare Charter for Committe
1.1.4 Incorporate Committee E. D. VERGARA
Prepare and File papers DEPUY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Elect others Fon INTERGEGNCY COORIMATIW
Open Bank Account soUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DIST
Set up Books p0. Box 457
Mailing Address oSO BROOKSVILLE
Hailing Address SPONSOR OF FLORIDA 33512
Stationery and other supplies E FOUR RIVR ASINS904 796-7211
Phone, Office staff members
1.2.1 Estimate Budget Require
Prepare preliminary operating
budgets based on various fixed levels of funding.
1.2.2 Establish Method of Funding
Prepare proposals for committee
Separate operations funded by
districts as part of their ongoing educational programs
1.3.1 Analyze Key Issues
Analyze-Obtain inputs and reactions from Districts
1.3.2 Identify Key Groups
Media-Pro & Con
Non Profit Groups
1.3.3 Establish Approach
126.96.36.199 Prepare educational material
Coordinate input from Districts
Utilize available information from Districts
Circulate to Districts & Committee prior to release.
188.8.131.52 Identify & Select Methods of Release
Consult with D.E.R. & Districts
Information & Educational
Personnel to establish
Coverage of all outlets.
184.108.40.206 Identify & Elect Key Supporter
Coordinate with Districts and Committee-
to be performed by Steering Committee.
220.127.116.11 Schedule Release
Consult with D.E.R. and District
Information & Educational Staff
To develop schedule of various types of releases.
Establish procedures for speakers,
Committee members, Key Water Management Districts
staff, etc. Prepare reporting designate collection
permit (s), circulate to staff preparing educational
2.1.1 Press Release
Preapare releases on various issues of local as statewide
Have individuals prepared to give statements. Designate
D.E.R. and District personnel.
2.1.2 Local Speakers
Respond to requests for speakers.
Solicit speaking engagements
Distribute, sample reaction, revise as necessary.
Identify possibilities and followup
2.2 Primary (Intensive pre-election campaign)
2.2.1 Committee should organize
for state and local public official endorsements.
2.2.2 Media Spots
Release prepared media material (radio and TV) to the
extent possible just prior to referendum.
Evaluate comments received through feedback network :
3.2 Adjust Strategy
Adjust or on evaluation of feedback
4.0 Election Night Victory Celbration