Pelican Lake Water Control District

 

General Information

Full Legal Name: Pelican Lake Water Control District
Public Purpose: Draining and reclaiming the lands hereinafter described and protecting the same from the effects of water, for agricultural and sanitary purposes, and for the public health, convenience, welfare, utility, and benefit.
Boundaries: Beginning at a point where the south boundary of Section 33, Township 41 South, Range 37 East, intersects the east right-of-way boundary line of the Lake Okeechobee Federal Levee;
Thence in a north easterly direction along the east right-of-way boundary line of said Federal Levee to a point where the said right-of-way boundary line intersects the north line of Section 23, Township 41 South, Range 37 East; Thence east along the north line of said Section 23 to the northeast corner thereof; Thence south along the east boundary of Sections 23, 26 and 35 to the southeast corner of Section 35; Thence in Township 42 South, Range 37 East, continuing south along the East boundary of Sections 2 and 11 to a point where the east line of said Section 11 intersects the south right-of-way line of State Road No. 700; Thence in a southeasterly direction along the south right-of-way line of State Road No. 700 to a point where said right-of-way line intersects the South line of Section 12, Township 42 South, Range 37 East; Thence in Township 42 South, Range 37 East, west along the south boundary of Sections 12 and 11 to the southeast corner of Section 10; Thence west along the south boundary of said Section 10 a distance of 4,620 feet; Thence north-northwesterly a distance of approximately 1,580 feet to  intersect the west boundary of said Section 10 at a distance of 3,844.5  feet south of the northwest corner thereof; Thence north along the west boundary of said Section 10 a distance of 3,844.5 feet to the northwest corner thereof; Thence west along the south boundary of Section 4 to the southwest  corner thereof; Thence north along the west boundary of said Section 4 to a point where  the west line of Section 4 intersects the east right-of-way line of the Federal Levee aforementioned.
Services Provided: Construct, operate,  and maintain canals, ditches, drains, levees, and other works for drainage  purposes; Acquire, purchase, operate, and maintain pumps, plants, and pumping systems for drainage purposes; Construct, operate, and maintain  irrigation works, machinery, and plants; Construct, improve, pave, and maintain roadways and roads necessary and convenient for the exercise of the powers or duties or any of the powers or duties of said district or the  supervisors; Construct, improve, pave, and maintain  streets, roadways, and roads necessary and convenient to provide access to and efficient development of areas made suitable and available for cultivation, settlement, urban and suburban, and other beneficial use and development as a result of the drainage, irrigation, and reclamation operations of the district; Construct, acquire by donation, or purchase recreational facilities and areas, including related facilities, and to construct, operate, and maintain such recreation and related facilities for the benefit of district residents.
Creation Documents: Chapter 2000-465, Laws of Florida
Statutory Authority: Chapter 298, Florida Statutes
Date Established: April 4, 1917
?Establishing Entity: Legislature

Contact Information

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 969, Belle Glade, FL 33430
Email: districtmanager@sflcd.com
Telephone: (561) 996-2940
Fax: (561) 996-2960
?Registered Agent: David R. Davis, P.O. Box 969, Belle Glade, FL 33430

Governing Body Members

Paul Allen, President
P.O. Box 969
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Term: 3 years

Kenneth McDuffie, Supervisor
P.O. Box 969
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Term: 3 years

Jeff Davis, Supervisor
P.O. Box 969
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Term: 3 years

Manager: David R. Davis
Engineer: Karen Brandon, P.E.
General Counsel: Charles F. Schoech, Esq.

Board Meetings

2019
2018

Revenue Information

Financial Information

Proposed Budget Hearing: Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 10:00 A.M., 2832 N. Main Street, Belle Glade, FL 33430
Adopted Budget Hearing: Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 10:00 A.M., 2832 N. Main Street, Belle Glade, FL 33430
Fiscal Year Period: October 1 to September 30
Annual Financial Report
Audit Report