LAKE ASBURY MUNICIPAL SERVICE BENEFIT DISTRICT (LAMSBD)

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Next Meeting Info :

August 5, 2019
Agenda 

UPDATE Lake Levels

South Lake Asbury (Upper) Lake (SLA) dropped approximately 10 inches. Once the lake valve is opened the lake drops anywhere from 1/2 to 1 inch per depending on rain and the watershed (drainage from Henley Road and Seminole Village, etc. The SLA valve is now shut off....

LAMSBD MISSION

Our mission is to maintain the lakes and dams per the Charter for the benefit and enjoyment of the lake residents.

FLORIDA SPECIAL DISTRICTS

Special districts were first established in Florida by enacting the Road Highway and Ferry Act of 1822. These first special districts were created to establish and maintain public roads.

Since 1822, over 1700 special districts have been created.

LAMSBD is an independent, Florida Special District created by FL CH 86-392 (The Charter) July 14, 1986. Specifying boundaries, membership, powers, duties of a board of trustees, taxing, bonding, financial requirements to operate and maintain the lake and dam infrastructure.

In 1989, The Florida Legislature passed the Uniform Special District Accountability Act of 1989, FL CH 189. This Act sets forth the general provisions for all types of special districts from hospitals to mosquito districts. The Act addresses creation, operation, financial reporting, taxation/assessments, elections, definitions, compliance with general law provisions and comprehensive planning of special districts.