Notice of Meetings

 The special legislative act dissolving the East County Water Control District (“ECWCD”) and creating the Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District (“LA-MSID”) was approved by the Governor on June 10, 2015. Therefore, all motions, resolutions, and other documentation or references relating to the District should now refer to “Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District” instead of to “East County Water Control District.”

THE SPECIAL HEARING ADVERTISED FOR MON., DEC. 11 AT 5:30 PM

HAS BEEN DELAYED UNTIL 6PM MON.,DEC. 11

 

NOTICE BY LEHIGH ACRES MUNICIPAL SERVICES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

OF INTENT TO USE THE UNIFORM AD VALOREM METHOD

OF COLLECTION OF NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS

Notice is hereby given to the owners of lands that were added to the jurisdictional boundaries of Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District in accordance with Chapter 2015-202, Laws of Florida, that Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District intends to use the uniform ad valorem method of collection for such non-ad valorem assessments as may be levied by the District, with said method of collection to be carried out in accordance with Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes.

The District’s Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on December 11, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. at the offices of Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District, located at 601 East County Lane, Lehigh Acres, Florida 33936, the purpose of which is to consider the adoption of a Resolution authorizing Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District to use, in accordance with Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes, the uniform ad valorem method of collecting such non-ad valorem assessments as may be levied by the District upon the lands added to the District’s jurisdictional boundaries in accordance with Chapter 2015-202, Laws of Florida.

Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District may adopt and levy new non-ad valorem assessments for the District’s fiscal year 2018/2019, some or all of which may continue for more than one year, with said assessments being upon the lands located within the District’s boundaries that were added to the jurisdictional boundaries in accordance with Chapter 2015-202, Laws of Florida.  The non-ad valorem assessments will be adopted and levied for all legal purposes, including but not limited to the payment by the District of bond indebtedness, maintenance and other lawful obligations of the District.

Interested parties may appear at the Public Hearing to be heard regarding the District’s use of the uniform ad valorem method of collecting such non-ad valorem assessments in accordance with Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes.

If any person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at the Public Hearing, such person will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose said person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made at their own expense and which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is based.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this Public Hearing, because of a disability or physical

impairment, should contact the District at (239) 368-0044 at least five (5) calendar days prior to the Hearing.

DATED this 8th day of November, 2017.

LEHIGH ACRES MUNICIPAL SERVICES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

PUBLISH:      The News Press

November 13, 2017

November 20, 2017

November 27, 2017

December 4, 2017

2017 FEMA Public Notice

 

NOTICE BY LEHIGH ACRES MUNICIPAL SERVICES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

OF INTENT TO USE THE UNIFORM AD VALOREM METHOD

OF COLLECTION OF NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS

 

Notice is hereby given to the owners of lands that were added to the jurisdictional boundaries of Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District in accordance with Chapter 2015-202, Laws of Florida, that Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District intends to use the uniform ad valorem method of collection for such non-ad valorem assessments as may be levied by the District, with said method of collection to be carried out in accordance with Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes.

 

The District’s Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing on December 11, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. at the offices of Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District, located at 601 East County Lane, Lehigh Acres, Florida 33936, the purpose of which is to consider the adoption of a Resolution authorizing Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District to use, in accordance with Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes, the uniform ad valorem method of collecting such non-ad valorem assessments as may be levied by the District upon the lands added to the District’s jurisdictional boundaries in accordance with Chapter 2015-202, Laws of Florida.

 

Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District may adopt and levy new non-ad valorem assessments for the District’s fiscal year 2018/2019, some or all of which may continue for more than one year, with said assessments being upon the lands located within the District’s boundaries that were added to the jurisdictional boundaries in accordance with Chapter 2015-202, Laws of Florida.  The non-ad valorem assessments will be adopted and levied for all legal purposes, including but not limited to the payment by the District of bond indebtedness, maintenance and other lawful obligations of the District.

 

Interested parties may appear at the Public Hearing to be heard regarding the District’s use of the uniform ad valorem method of collecting such non-ad valorem assessments in accordance with Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes.

 

If any person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at the Public Hearing, such person will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose said person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made at their own expense and which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is based.

 

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this Public Hearing, because of a disability or physical

impairment, should contact the District at (239) 368-0044 at least five (5) calendar days prior to the Hearing.

 

DATED this 8th day of November, 2017.

 

 

LEHIGH ACRES MUNICIPAL SERVICES

IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

PUBLISH:      The News Press

***The Attorney-Client Executive Session on Nov. 13 will begin at 4:30 p.m.

NOTICE OF ATTORNEY-CLIENT EXECUTIVE SESSION

Notice is hereby given that Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District (the “District”) will hold a private attorney-client session pursuant to Section 286. 011(8), Florida Statutes, to commence during an open meeting on November 13, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., at the District’s administrative offices located at 601 E. County Lane, Lehigh Acres, Florida 33936. The session shall be between the Board of Commissioners of the District; District General Counsel: Mary M. Viator, Esq., William P. Doney, Esq and David Ramba Esq. and Dave Lindsay, District Manager, concerning Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District (formerly East County Water Control District) v. Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District, Case Number: 362015CA001604A001CH, in the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit, in and for Lee County, Florida. The District’s General Counsel has advised the District’s Board of Commissioners at a public meeting that counsel desires advice concerning the pending litigation. The subject matter of the attorney-client session shall be confined to settlement negotiations or strategy sessions related to litigation expenditures with the estimated length of the session to be approximately one (1) hour. Pursuant to Florida law, the entire attorney-client session shall be recorded by a certified court reporter who shall record the times of commencement and termination of the session, all discussion and proceedings, the names of all persons present at any time, and the names of all persons speaking. No portion of the session shall be off the record. The court reporter’s notes shall be fully transcribed and filed with the clerk and shall be made part of the public record upon conclusion of the pending litigation.

 

NOTICE OF EMERGENCY MEETING

LEHIGH ACRES MUNICIPAL SERVICES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY FOR PASSAGE OF LOCAL LEGISLATION

 

Notice is hereby given that at the session of the Legislature of the State of Florida, which convenes January 9, 2018, application shall be made by Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District for the passage of special or local legislation, the substance of which is to request funding for the following:

1)         GS10 Project, more specifically dealing with the purchase of Section 10, Township 44 South, Range 27 East in Lee County; and

2)         Acquisition of the Mirror Lakes Stormwater Treatment Area.

Public Comments on the proposed Application for Special Legislation may be received at the District’s regularly scheduled meeting which is to be held at the District’s office at 6:00 P.M. located at 601 East County Lane, Lehigh Acres, FL  33936 on Monday, October 16, 2017.  A Public Hearing on the proposed Application for Special Legislation will be conducted at this regularly scheduled meeting and objections, if any, will be considered at that time.

If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the District’s office by calling (239) 368-0044 x17 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the date of the meeting.

Dated this 16th day of October, 2017.

 

LEHIGH ACRES MUNICIPAL SERVICES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

 

Publish:           Fort Myers News-Press

October 7, 2017

OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

OF LEHIGH ACRES MUNICIPAL SERVICES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an Emergency Meeting of the Board of Commissioners of LEHIGH ACRES MUNICIPAL SERVICES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT will be held on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at the District Office located at 601 East County Lane, Lehigh Acres, Florida.

The purpose of this meeting is for the Board of Commissioners to discuss emergency preparedness and operations of the District relating to Hurricane Irma.

If a person decides to appeal the decision of the Board of Commissioners with respect to any matter considered at the Emergency Meeting herein referred, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based.

Pursuant to the provision of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting, because of a disability or physical impairment, should contact the District Administrator at (239) 368-0044 at least five (5) calendar days prior to the Meeting.

DATED this 5th day of September 2017.

LEHIGH ACRES MUNICIPAL SERVICES

IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

 

 

POSTED:        September 5, 2017

NOTICE OF MEETINGS

FISCAL YEAR 2016 – 2017

Sept. 18, 2017         MONDAY

FISCAL YEAR  2017-2018

LEHIGH ACRES MUNICIPAL SERVICES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

THE REGULAR MONTHLY MEETINGS AND BUDGET HEARINGS, OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE LEHIGH ACRES MUNICIPAL SERVICES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, LEHIGH ACRES, FLORIDA WILL BE HELD ON THE FOLLOWING DATES AT 6:00 P.M., (unless otherwise specified) AT THE LEHIGH ACRES MUNICIPAL SERVICES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, 601 EAST COUNTY LANE, LEHIGH ACRES, FLORIDA, 33936.

 

October 16, 2017                    MONDAY

November 13, 2017                MONDAY

December 11, 2017                 MONDAY

January 22, 2018                     MONDAY

February 26, 2018                   MONDAY

March 19, 2018                       MONDAY

April 16, 2018                         MONDAY

May 21, 2018                          MONDAY

June 18, 2018                         MONDAY 5:00 PM BUDGET HEARING

June 18, 2018                         MONDAY

July 16, 2018                          MONDAY 5:00 PM BUDGET HEARING

July 16, 2018                           MONDAY

August 20, 2018                     MONDAY 5:00 PM BUDGET HEARING

August 20, 2018                     MONDAY

Sept. 17, 2018                          MONDAY

THIS NOTICE ADVISES THAT, IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE LEHIGH ACRES MUNICIPAL SERVICES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THESE MEETINGS, HE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS AND THAT, FOR SUCH PURPOSE, HE MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED.

IN ADDITION, THE BOARD MAY CONDUCT SUCH OTHER SPECIAL MEETINGS AS REQUIRED WHICH WILL BE ADVERTISED SEVEN (7) DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETINGS.

ANY INTERESTED PARTY DESIRING TO APPEAR BEFORE THE BOARD MAY DO SO ON THE DATES AND PLACE LISTED ABOVE.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  IF YOU REQUIRE SPECIAL AID OR SERVICES AS ADDRESSED IN THE AMERICAN DISABILITIES ACT, PLEASE CONTACT HUMAN RESOURCES AT THE LEHIGH ACRES MUNICIPAL SERVICES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT OFFICE AT (239) 368-0044, NO LESS THAN FIVE (5) DAYS PRIOR TO THE ABOVE STATED MEETING DATE.

 

 

 

DAVID E. LINDSAY

DISTRICT MANAGER