SB 218 Provides the county governing body more control when a regional recreational district is located only in that county and changes the requirements for directors of Community Improvement District Boards
Sponsor: Graham
LR Number: 1108L.02C Fiscal Note: 1108-02
Committee: Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government
Last Action: 5/18/2007 - H Calendar S Bills for Third Reading Journal Page:
Title: HCS SB 218 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2007
House Handler: Deeken

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HCS/SB 218 - Under this act, when a regional recreational district is organized in only one county on land solely owned by the county, the governing body of the county shall have the exclusive control of the expenditures of money in the regional recreational fund. It shall also have control of the public parks, trails, and recreational facilities owned, maintained or managed by the county within the district.

This act allows each director of a Community Improvement District Board to be: 1) an owner of real property within the district; 2) a legally authorized representative of a property owner if there are less than five real property owners within the district; or 3) a registered voter within the district. Currently, only Springfield allows a legally authorized representative of a property owner to be a director.

This act is similar to CCS/SB 223 (2007), HB 361 (2007), HCS/HB 919 (2007), SS/SCS/HB 69 (2007), CCS/HCS/SS/SCS/SB 22 (2007), HB 1883 (2007) & HB 1178 (2007).

SUSAN HENDERSON MOORE