MINUTES OF THE MEETING
SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT (REGULATORY)
February 9, 1972
he Board of Governors of the Southwest Florida Water Management District
Aggulatory) met in the District Headquarters building in Brooksville on
ebruary 9, 1972 at 9:30 a.m. The following persons were present:
Derrill S. McAteer, Chairman
S. C. Bexley, Jr., Vice Chairman
Mdward Medard, Secretary
homas Van der Veer, Asst. Sec.
john A. Anderson, Treasurer
mefrman Beville, Asst. Treasurer
.:ter J. Negri, Member
J. Mason Wines, Member
Myron Gibbons, Attorney
Col. H. C. Gee, Consulting Engineer
Ted Reiter, Consulting Accountant
Dale Twachtmann, Executive Director
Donald Feaster, District Engineer
Robert Gates, Supt. of Maintenance
Garald G. Parker, Chief Hydrologist
Clint Schultz, Dir., Finance & Acctg.
Robert Watson, Dir., Real Estate Div.
Jake Varn, Staff Attorney
Dr. R. 0. Vernon, Department of Natural Resources
Bruce Congleton, Florida Phosphate Council
Hoyt Charles, Alafia River Basin Board
Charles Denton, St. Petersburg Water Department
E. T. Knudsen, Jr., City. of St. Petersburg
Henry Twachtmann, Lowden, Iowa
Mrs. Peter .J..Negri, Ocala
Dwight L. Hart, Oklawaha
Brooks Hoyt, Hillsborough County
William E. Wilson, U.S. Geological Survey
Jim Twitty, Tampa Tribune
Ruby Carley, St. Petersburg Times
following SWFWMD staff members: Bill Courser, Carol Ezell, Melodie
Linda Ryals, Bill Smith and Bill Tait.
Chairman McAteer called the meeting to order. The Minutes of the Meeting of
January.12, 1972 were considered by the members and after study it was moved
by Mr. Van der Veer and seconded by Mr. Beville that the minutes be approved
as published to the Board. Motion carried.
Mr. Twachtmann.presented the staff proposal for the order to the City of St.
Petersburg relating to the operation of its well fields in Hillsborough and
Pasco counties. The staff proposal was read and at the request of Chairman
McAteer paragraphs 7 and 8 were reviewed and explained. Mr. Twachtmann stated
that the order, as proposed, is to become effective immediately with the excep-
tion of paragraphs 1 and 2 which relate to the withdrawals from the Cosme-
Odessa Well Field and the Section 21 Well Field. Paragraphs 1 and 2 will not
become effective until a certain specified number of days from the date that
the Board notifies the City of St. Petersburg in writing that the Pasco Well
Field Is in effective operation. After a full discussion it was moved by Mr.
ORDER NUMBER 72-1
IN RE: THE OPERATION BY THE CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG
OF THE COSME-ODESSA WELL FIELD AND THE SECTION 21 WELL FIELD
IN -ILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA AND THE PASCO WELL FIELD
S IN.PASCO COUNTY, FLORIDA
be adopted with a thirty (30) day notice provision in paragraph 8.
second of Mr. Anderson the order was adopted. The order is made a
the minutes as if set out herein in full, but for convenience sake
in the permanent files of the District.
Following the adoption of the order, a motion was made by Mr. Medard that the
Dundee" observation well be observed weekly by the staff so that the Board
has continuous knowledge of effects there. Motion seconded by Mr. Wines and
Passed. It was then moved by Mr. Medard that a member of the staff be in-
structed to report to the Board monthly at its regular meeting on the status