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Governor Appoints William Hogarth and Johnnie Hall, Reappoints Paul “Jack” Bispham to the Southwest Florida Water Management District Governing Board

May 18, 2021

Governor Ron DeSantis appointed William Hogarth and Johnnie Hall to the Southwest Florida Water Management District's Governing Board. Governor DeSantis reappointed Paul “Jack” Bispham who has served on the Governing Board since 2019. Hogarth represents Pinellas County, Hall represents Polk County and Bispham represents Manatee County.

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Governing Board to Meet in Tampa

May 18, 2021

The Southwest Florida Water Management District's Governing Board will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, May 25, at 9 a.m. at the Tampa Service Office, located at 7601 U.S. Highway 301 North. The meeting is open to the public. Based on new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) regarding fully vaccinated people, wearing masks and social distancing will be optional at the meeting.

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Public Invited to Help Identify Flood Prone Areas in the Bowlees Creek Watershed in Manatee County

May 7, 2021

The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) is gathering information to improve identification of flood prone areas in Manatee County.

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