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Governing Board to Meet in Tampa (Note: 3 p.m. start time)

September 18, 2019

The Southwest Florida Water Management District Governing Board will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 3 p.m. at the Tampa Service Office, located at 7601 U.S. Highway 301 North.

A public hearing on the FY2020 budget is scheduled for 5:01 p.m. at the Tampa Service Office.

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Governor Appoints Roger Germann and Reappoints Kelly Rice to the Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board

September 18, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Roger Germann and reappointed Kelly Rice to the Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board. Germann represents Hillsborough County and Rice represents Citrus, Lake, Levy and Sumter counties.

Germann, of Tampa, is the president and chief executive officer of The Florida Aquarium. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois. Germann is appointed to a four-year term.

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District Awarded 2019 Outstanding Landowner of the Year Award

September 18, 2019
Hundreds of wounded veterans and active-duty members have hunted deer, hogs, turkeys and alligators and shared experiences with each other thanks to the District’s partnership with Operation Outdoor Freedom. The program provides recreational and rehabilitative opportunities to retired, wounded veterans or to active-duty service members with service-oriented injuries. The District was recently recognized for its participation in the program.
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