Required Reporting2018-05-22T17:50:16+00:00

IRL COUNCIL REQUIRED REPORTING

GENERAL INFORMATION

Full legal name: IRL Council

Public purpose: To sponsor and be responsible for the Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program, whose goals are: 1. To attain and maintain water and sediment of sufficient quality to support a healthy estuarine lagoon ecosystem; 2. To attain and maintain a functioning, healthy ecosystem which supports endangered and threatened species, fisheries, commerce and recreation; 3. To achieve heightened public awareness and coordinated interagency management of the Indian River Lagoon ecosystem; and 4. To identify and develop long-term funding sources for prioritized projects and programs to preserve, protect, restore and enhance the Indian River Lagoon.

Boundaries / service area: The geographic territory of the IRL Council is situated within the counties of Volusia, Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie and Martin.

Services provided: Sponsor of the Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program.

Charter / creation document:
Executed Indian River Lagoon Interlocal Agreement (02-19-2015)
Amended Indian River Lagoon Interlocal Agreement (09-05-2015)
Second Amended Indian River Lagoon Interlocal Agreement (06-09-2107)

Statute or statutes under which the special district operates, if different from the statute or statutes under which the special district was established:
Chapter 189, Florida Statutes — Uniform Special District Accountability Act

Date established: February 24, 2015

Establishing entities: Volusia County, Brevard County, St. Lucie County, Martin County, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, St. Johns River Water Management District, South Florida Water Management District

CONTACT INFORMATION

Name: Belhaim “Frank” Sakuma, Jr.
Address: 1235 Main Street, Sebastian, FL 32958
Email: sakuma@irlcouncil.org
Telephone number: (772) 742-2858 ext. 101
Website address: onelagoon.org

Registered agent / registered office:
Carolyn S. Ansay, Esq.,
Northpoint Corporate Center
701 Northpoint Parkway,Suite 209
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

GOVERNING BODY MEMBERS

Name: Councilwoman Deborah Denys
(Alternate: Billie Wheeler)
Address: County of Volusia, 123 W. Indiana Avenue, Room 301, DeLand, FL 32720
Email: ddenys@volusia.org
Term: Until removed or replaced
Appointing authority: Volusia County Council

Name: Commissioner Curt Smith
(Alternate: Commissioner Rita Pritchett)
Address: Natural Resources Management Department, Attn: Natural Resources Management Office Director, Viera Government Center, 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Bldg. A, Viera, FL 32940
Email: D4.Commissioner@brevardcounty.us
Term: Until removed or replaced
Appointing authority: Brevard County Board of County Commissioners

Name: Commissioner Chris Dzadovsky
(Alternate: Commissioner Frannie Hutchinson)
Address: St. Lucie County, County Administrator, 2300 Virginia Avenue, Fort Pierce, FL 34982
Email: dzadovskyc@stlucieco.org
Term: Until removed or replaced
Appointing authority: St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners

Name: Commissioner Ed Fielding
(Alternate: Commissioner Doug Smith)
Address: County Administrator Office, Martin County Administrative Center, 2401 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, FL 34996
Email: efieldin@martin.fl.us
Term: Until removed or replaced
Appointing authority: Martin County Board of County Commissioners

Name: Deputy Secretary Drew Bartlett
(Alternate: Thomas Frick)
Address: Agency Clerk, Office of General Counsel, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., MS 35, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3000
Email: Drew.Bartlett@dep.state.fl.us
Term: Until removed or replaced
Appointing authority: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Name: Douglas Bournique
(Alternate: William Tredik)
Address: St. Johns River Water Management District, 4049 Reid St., Palatka, FL 32177
Email: dbournique@sjrwmd.com
Term: Until removed or replaced
Appointing authority: St. Johns River Water Management District

Name: Brandon Tucker
(Alternate: Kathryn LaMartina)
Address: South Florida Water Management District, Attn: Chief of Staff, 3301 Gun Club Road, MSC 3110, West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Email: btucker@sfwmd.gov
Term: Until removed or replaced
Appointing authority: South Florida Water Management District

Name: Commissioner Susan Adams
(Alternate: Commissioner Tim Zorc)
Address: Board of County Commissioners, 1801 27th Street, Building A, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Email: sadams@ircgov.org
Term: Until removed or replaced
Appointing authority: Indian River County Lagoon Coalition

REVENUE INFORMATION

Taxes, fees, assessments, or charges imposed and collected: None

Rates or amounts for the current fiscal year: None

Statutory authority for the levy of the tax, fee, assessment, or charge: None

GENERAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Fiscal year period: October 1–September 30

Audit Report(s):
FY 2015-2016

Draft Tentative Budget:
Fiscal Year 2017-2018 (February, 2017)

Final Adopted Budget(s):
Fiscal Year 2017-2018 adopted budget
Fiscal Year 2016–2017 adopted budget
Fiscal Year 2015–2016 adopted budget

Budget Amendments:
Fiscal Year 2017-2018 (August 11, 2017)
Fiscal Year 2016-2017 (August 11, 2017)
Fiscal Year 2015-2016 (July 8, 2016)
Fiscal Year 2015–2016 (March 18, 2016)

Special District’s Annual Financial Report:
Department of Financial Services website where the public can view the Special District’s Annual Financial Report, (per Section 218.32(1)(g), Florida Statutes — Annual financial reports; local governmental entities)

If required, the final, complete audit report for the most recent completed fiscal year, and audit reports required by law or authorized by the governing body of the special district:

Audit Report(s):
FY 2015-2016