June 2019 Meeting Recap

The Southwood CDD held its June 2019 meeting on June 13 at the Southwood Community Center. Highlights included:

Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Schedule

The Board approved the proposed budget for fiscal year 2020 and setting the public hearing on the budget for August 15 at 6:30pm at the Southwood Community Center.

After detailed budget discussion and reductions in some line items, the Board approved the budget with intent to keep assessments at current levels (no increase) and use carry forward surplus to balance any increases in expenses.

The schedule for development of and vote on the final budget is as follows:

  • 7/11 – The Board continues the discussion regarding changes to its proposed FY 2020 budget.
  • 8/15 – The Board hosts the public hearing on the budget hearing and votes on the final budget for adoption.

St. Joe Update

St. Joe representative John Curtis provided an update regarding the company’s long-term development planning. St. Joe is coordinating a second community meeting at the Ball House on June 25. Two or more CDD supervisors may attend; therefore, the meetings will be publicly noticed by the CDD.

Southwood Ball House

The Board approved sending a letter to the City expressing the District’s willingness to accept the future Ball House stormwater improvements, subject to certain conditions.

The next meeting of the Southwood CDD is Thursday, July 11 at 6:30pm at Southwood Community Center.

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