TOWNE PARK COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

Est. 2014; Located in Polk County, Florida

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Note: Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

Basic Information

Background

 

The Towne Park Community Development District (“District”) is an independent special district, created pursuant to and existing under the provisions of Chapter 190, Florida Statutes, and established by the City Commission of the City of Lakeland’s approval of Ordinance No. 14-051, on November 3, 2014.  It is located south of W Pipkin Road and north of Ewell Road, just east of County Line Road in the City of Lakeland, Polk County. The District includes within its boundaries approximately 585 acres.

 

A map of the District’s boundaries can be found here: LINK

BOARD INFORMATION

Florida Law requires that the District publish an annual meeting schedule for the fiscal year one time in a newspaper of general circulation in Polk County.  The Board may decide to cancel or reschedule any of its meetings, or add meetings or workshops as items of business dictate. These new meetings will be advertised in the newspaper at least seven (7) days in advance, and agendas are available on the website a week prior to the meeting.

FishKind & Associates, Inc.

FishkindFishkind & Associates has extensive experience providing consulting and management services to special districts located throughout Florida. Our firm provides services at every stage of a district’s life from establishment to full development. We offer Financial Advisory Services and District Management Services (including Administrative Services, Accounting, Minutes and Public Records Services, and Lien Book & Tax Roll Services.) to over 70 CDDs throughout the state of Florida.

Orlando Corporate Office

Address:12051 Corporate Blvd
Orlando, FL 32817

Phone:(407) 382-3256
Fax:(407) 382-3254

www.fishkind.com

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MANAGEMENT SERVICES

  • Attend, record and conduct all regularly scheduled Board of Supervisors Meetings including landowners meetings.
  • Presentation of District’s annual budget in accordance with Chapter 190, Florida Statutes.
  • Ensure District is in compliance with administrative and financial reporting for Community Development Districts.
  • Correspond and communicate with Board of Supervisors and Staff to respond to the various needs of the District and Community.
  • Prepare agendas for circulation to the Board of Supervisors.
  • Prepare annual budget, annual audit, monthly disbursements.
  • Review annual insurance policy to ensure District maintains proper insurance coverage.

For information regarding this District, please contact the District Manager:

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Jane Gaarlandt
District Manager

janeg@fishkind.com

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

COMMUNITY LINKS

PUBLIC RECORDS

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Budgets:

The Board adopts the budget each year in accordance with a process outlined in the Florida Statutes. Each Fiscal Year runs from October 1 to September 30. The Board will first approve a proposed budget in the spring and will provide it to Polk County and the City of Lakeland at least 60 days before the budget hearing, at which time the Board will adopt the final budget and levy the resulting non-ad valorem assessments.

For anyone interested in adopted budgets prior to Fiscal Year 2017, please contact the District Office.

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 Audited Financial Statements:

As the District’s audited financial statements are prepared by an independent auditor, and accepted by the Board, we will post them on the website for your information. If you are interested in an audit for a previous fiscal year, please contact the District Office. For more information on audits, please visit http://www.myflorida.com/audgen/.

 

For more information on FL Ethics, please visit http://www.ethics.state.fl.us/ .

Note: The meeting on Thursday, September 13, 2018 is CANCELLED. Next meeting will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at the Offices of Highland Homes 3020 S. Florida Ave.  Suite 101 Lakeland, FL 33803 @ 11:00 a.m.

Meeting Agendas 2019

Meeting Agendas 2018

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Meeting Agendas 2017

contact info

Contact Info

Towne Park CDD
12051 Corporate Blvd
Orlando, FL 32817
(407) 382-3256

REGISTERED AGENT:
Roy Van Wyk of Hopping Green & Sams, P.A.
119 South Monroe Street, Suite 300
Tallahassee, FL 32301

DISTRICT RECORDS CUSTODIAN:
Fishkind & Associates, Inc.
12051 Corporate Blvd
Orlando, FL 32817
(407) 382-3256
Sheila Pieters-Carroll
E-mail: Sheilapc@fishkind.com

Florida Public Records Notice: Emails to and from Community Development District’s are public record according to Section 119 Florida Statutes. For more information, please see http://www.myflsunshine.com/.

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