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OCT 22 1975




CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN FLORIDA FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT

RESOLUTION NO. 7603

SUPPORTING THE PASSAGE OF A REFERENDUM TO AMEND
THE STATE CONSTITUTION AUTHORIZING AND LIMITING
LOCAL TAXES FOR WATER MANAGEMENT PURPOSES TO
NOT MORE THAN ONE (1) MILL


WHEREAS, Chapter 373, -Florida Statutes, known as the Florida Water Resources Act,
created five water management districts in the State and specified that "all waters of the state are
subject to regulation;" and

WHEREAS, the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District and the Southwest
Florida Water Management District, created by the State Legislature prior to adoption of Florida's
new Constitution in 1968, have authority to levy a uniform ad valorem tax; and

WHEREAS, the three other water management districts.created by Chapter 373 will not
have authority to levy taxes unless the citizens of Florida authorize this by referendum; and

WHEREAS, Senate Joint Resolution No. 1061, filed in the Office of Secretary of State
une 13, 1975, proposed an amendment to Section 9, Article VII of the State Constitution re-
ring to local a vaorem taxes; and

WHEREAS, Chapter 75-245, Senate Bill No. 223, calls for a special election to be held
on the second Tuesday in March, 1976, for approval or rejection by the electors of Florida of the
Joint Resolution amending the State Constitution; and
WHEREAS, the funding of Florida's water management districts is vital to accomplish-
ment of the purposes of Chapter 373.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Governing Board of the Central and
Southern Florida Flood Control District that it supports in the strongest possible terms a favorable
voe'by the citizens of Florida in the special election in March, 1976, amending the State Constitu-
tion authorizing and limiting local taxes for water management purposes to not more than one (1)
fi.l.

PASSED and ADOPTED, this the 10th day of October, A. D., 1975.


CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN FLORIDA
FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT BY ITS
GOVERNING BOARD



By Is/ RobertL.Clark, Jr.
(Corpoate Seal)


ATTEST:


By Ids John R. Maloy
Secretary









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