Staff recommends approval of the letter to the St. Johns River Water Management District.
Attached is a copy of a letter from the Lake County League of Cities to the St. Johns River Water Management District. At the April 10, 2009 League luncheon, the members present decided to seek formal approval from the elected bodies of individual cities for this letter to be sent to the St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD).
The letter cites several reasons why the member cities are in disagreement with the SJRWMD requirements related to the investment in and development of an Alternate Water Supply System by 2013.
1. Approve submission of the letter to the Saint Johns River Water Management District
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
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RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, APPROVING A LETTER FROM THE LAKE COUNTY LEAGUE OF CITIES TO THE ST. JOHNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT REGARDING OBJECTIONS TO THE REQUIREMENTS FOR INVESTMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF AN ALTERNATE WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM BY 2013; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:
THAT the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida hereby authorizes approval to submit a letter from the Lake County League of Cities to the St. Johns River Water Management District related to objections to the requirements for investment and development of an Alternate Water Supply System by 2013.
THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the __27th __ day of __April___, 2009