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Public Invited to Help Identify Flood Prone Areas in the Pearce Drain/Gap Creek Watershed in Manatee County

July 29, 2020

The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) is gathering information to improve identification of flood prone areas in Manatee County. The District will provide virtual outreach now through Sept.

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District Approves Proposed Rolled Back Millage Rate Saving Taxpayers $6 Million

July 28, 2020

The Southwest Florida Water Management District's (District) Governing Board voted to decrease property taxes by adopting a proposed rolled-back millage rate of 0.2669 mill for the fiscal year 2021 budget.

The millage rate is more than 4.7% lower than the current fiscal year adopted millage rate of 0.2801 mill, a savings to taxpayers of approximately $6 million.

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Governing Board Meeting to be Conducted Remotely

July 21, 2020

Public participation will be provided through online viewing or conference call options

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