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The 2008 Florida Statutes

Title XI
Chapter 153
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Chapter 153, Part II, Florida Statutes 2008



153.50  Short title.

153.51  Legislative intent.

153.52  Definitions.

153.53  Establishment of districts in unincorporated areas.

153.54  Preliminary report by county commissioners with respect to creation of proposed district.

153.55  Public hearing upon report of county commissioners and creation of district; findings of board of county commissioners.

153.56  Call election to determine creation of district, issuance of bonds.

153.57  Ballots and election officials.

153.58  Election results; resolution of commission; publication of notice of estoppel.

153.59  Court proceedings; jurisdiction, priority.

153.60  County commissioners ex officio governing board.

153.61  Expenses.

153.62  District board; powers.

153.63  Revenue bonds.

153.64  Schedule of rates and fees.

153.65  Trust funds; trustees.

153.66  Covenants of district board with bondholders.

153.67  Unpaid fees to constitute lien.

153.68  General obligation bonds, election; issuance, tax levy.

153.69  County property appraiser ex officio tax assessor for district.

153.70  Provisions of s. 153.63 applicable to general obligation bonds.

153.71  Publication of notice of issuance of bonds.

153.72  Bonds; qualities of negotiable instruments; rights of holders.

153.73  Assessable improvements; levy and payment of special assessments.

153.74  Issuance of certificates of indebtedness based on assessments for assessable improvements.

153.75  Annual reports of district board.

153.76  Exemption from taxation.

153.77  District bonds as securities for public bodies.

153.78  Bonds as payment for services.

153.79  Contracts for construction of improvements, sealed bids.

153.80  Consolidation of systems.

153.81  Ad valorem maintenance tax.

153.82  Handling of taxes and special assessments, district treasurer.

153.83  Free water and sewer services prohibited.

153.84  Contracts enforceable by bondholders.

153.85  Conveyance of property without consideration.

153.86  District approval of construction of water and sewage facilities.

153.87  Mortgage or sale by board of district property prohibited; rights of bondholders protected.

153.88  Construction of law.