Title: "Governor Bush Appoints Governing Board and Basin Board Members." SWFWMD Water Management Monthly. May 2000. 1p.
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Governor Bush Appoints Governing

Board and Basin Board Members

Gov. Jeb Bush has appointed two Governing formerly held by Edward A. Urban. Her term
Board members and three Basin Board members ends March 1, 2002.
for the District. The Withlacoochee River Basin Board covers
portions of Pasco, Hernando, Citrus, Sumter,
GOVERNING BOARD Marion, and Levy counties.
Thomas "Tom" G. Dabney II, 49, of Sarasota,
is the owner of Gulf Coast Property Services, Inc. Governing Board members are unpaid,Go
and a partner in Hi Hat Ranch. He is filling the citizen volunteers who are appointed by the overnmg oard ViChair
seat formerly held by Rebecca M. Eger. His term Governor and confirmed by the Florida Senate. awardfor her service to the C
ends March 1, 2004. The Governing Board sets policy for the
District, whose mission is to manage the water
Pamela "Pam" L. Fentress, 35, of Lake Placid, and related resources of west central Florida to T
is the financial operations manager for Lost Lake meet the needs of current and future water users Senate
Groves, Inc. and is filling the seat formerly held by while protecting the environment. o
Joe L. Davis, Jr. Her term ends March 1, 2004. The District has eight regional Basin xecut
Boards that provide guidance for local programs
MANASOTA BASIN BOARD that are specific to the watershed basinsthey District Executive I
Maxine M. Hooper, 55, of Bradenton, is a protect. The District's ninth basin, the Green was reconfirmed by the 1
Retiree and former Manatee County Swamp, is administered by the Governing Vergara was appoint
Commissioner. She is filling the seat formerly Board. Basin Boards work with local District's Executive Dire
held by Robert N. Spencer. Her term ends governments and other entities on water later confirmed by the ful
March 1, 2001. resource projects that have an impact in local the executive director rr
The Manasota Basin Board covers Manatee communities. Basin Boards often provide upon employment and r
and Sarasota counties. partial funding for these projects in partnership by the Senate during the
with a local government or local cooperator. Legislature following ag
R IV Basin Board members are unpaid citizen responsible for conduct
BASIN BOARD volunteers appointed by the Governor and and overseeing the Disti
Karen L.Kraatz, 47, of Spring Hill, is an confirmed by the Senat. They-sjve-ahree-year the water supply, improm
"administrative assistant for Packaging Electronics staggered terms. Each of the Basin Boards protection, and protect
and Devices Corporation. She is filling the seat includes a minimum of one person from each responsible for hiring st.
formerly held by James E Griffin, Jr. Her term county within the basin, and there must be at Vergara began his c
ends March 1, 2001. least three members on each board. Each Basin the District in 1972 to 1
Board has at least one of the 11 members of the Interagency Coordinatic
Seeth K. Trimpert, 52, of Inglis, is a self- District's Governing Board that serves as the Executive Director of th
employed technical writer. She is filling the seat Board's chair ex-officio. Management District fr

District Declares Emergency water Restri
The Governing Board declared temporary imposed by local governments. Among the
emergency water restrictions effective May 1. : Under the order, established lawn and landscape agricultural opet
Continuing drought conditions prompted the irrigation is temporarily limited to one day per week. row crop bed pn
emergency order,which is scheduled through Even addresses may water only on Tuesday, and odd continuous days
June 30. The order will temporarily modify addresses on Sunday. Irrigation is allowed only irrigation technr
existing District water shortage restrictions between midnight and 10 a.m. or between 4 p.m. and available, practi
throughout the 16-county District. 11:59 p.mn and is limited to quantities necessary to District staff
The order affects water uiage by residential, apply no more than 3/4 inch of water to zones once restrictions base
agricultural, commercial industrial, recreational on each allowable water day. ..of Florida's Insti
and governmental users. The prder also requires Newly planted lawn and landscape areas may be Sciences (IFAS:
local governments and water suppliers to watered on any day of the week for a 60-day organizations. T
.aggressively enforce current District and locally establishment period that begins the day that the plant operations tons,
imposed water restrictions, either directly or by material is installed. With the exception of water use management pr;
supporting local enforcement agencies. on the day of pIanting, establishment period irrigation water use activil
SThese new restrictions are ineffect except shall still occur only during normally allowable .
where stricter water restrictions have been watering hours. : .(see 1

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