General Information

Full Legal Name
Flaghole Drainage District

Public Purpose
Draining, reclaiming, and conserving the  lands of the District, and protecting the same from the effects of water, or lack of water, for controlling the water in the District and the water tables with respect to the lands therein, for agricultural and sanitary purposes, for the public health, convenience, welfare, utility and benefit, and for the purpose of maintaining and operating the existing drainage facilities  located on, embraced within or adjacent to the lands described in this act.

Boundaries
Beginning at the Southeast Corner of Section 2, Township 44 South,  Range 33 East; thence West along the South line of Sections 2, 3, 4, 5,  and 6, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, to the Southwest Corner of said Section 6; thence North along the West side of said Section 6 to the  Northwest corner thereof; thence West along the South line of Section  36, Township 43 South, Range 32 East to the Southwest Corner of said  Section 36; thence North along the West line of said Section 36 and  continue North along the West line of Sections 25 and 24, Township 43  South, Range 32 East to the Northwest Corner of said Section 24; thence  West along the South line of Sections 14 and 15, Township 43 South,  Range 32 East to the South Quarter Corner of said Section 15; thence  North along the center line of said Section 15 to the center of said Section  15; thence West along the center line of said Section 15 to the West  Quarter Corner of said Section; thence North along the West line of said Section 15 to the Northwest Corner thereof; thence Easterly along the  North line of Section 15, Township 43 South, Range 32 East to the  Northeast Corner of said Section 15; thence North along the West line  of Section 11 and fractional Section 2, Township 43 South, Range 32 East  to a point on the Township line between Glades and Hendry Counties;  thence Northwesterly along the right of way of Improvement No. 5 to the  water’s edge of Lake Hicpochee; thence Northerly and Easterly along the  water’s edge of Lake Hicpochee to a point in Section 34, Township 42  South, Range 32 East, where the North line of the Nine Mile Canal  intersects the water’s edge of Lake Hicpochee; thence Southeasterly and Easterly along the North Bank of the said Nine Mile Canal to a point  where the said North Bank of the Nine Mile Canal would intersect the  East line of Section 9, Township 43 South, Range 33 East, if said line  were projected North through the Southeast Quarter of Section 33,  Township 42 South, Range 33 East; thence South along said projection  and continue South along the East line of Section 9 to the Southeast  Corner of said Section 9; thence East along the North boundaries of Sections 15 and 14 to the Northeast Corner of Section 14; thence South  along the East boundary of Section 14 to the Southeast Corner of Section 14, and continuing South along the East lines of Sections 23, 26, and 35,  Township 43 South, Range 33 East and along the East line of Section 2,  Township 44 South, Range 33 East to the Point of Beginning, Less and except the North 160 feet of Section 14, Township 43 South, Range 33 East and the North 160 feet lying 100 feet East of the West boundary of Section 15, Township 43 South, Range 33 East. Subject however, to the right-of-way of the existing separation levee of Sugarland Drainage District, as set forth in Chapter 18287, Laws of 1937, and to the right-of-way along a portion of the South and West boundaries of the District, which right of way is held by the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District.

Services Provided
Drain, reclaim, and conserve the  lands of the District, and protect the same from the effects of water, or lack of water, control the water in the District and the water tables with respect to the lands, maintain and operate the existing drainage facilities  located on, embraced within or adjacent to the lands of the District.

Creation Document
Chapter 2000-446, Laws of Florida (Codified)

Statutory Authority
Chapter 298, Florida Statutes

Date Established
July 1, 1953

Establishing Entity
Legislature