TOWNE PARK COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

Est. 2014; Located in Polk County, Florida

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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: PDF | RTF

For information on obtaining access to the amenities please email: amenityaccess@gmscfl.com

BOARD INFORMATION

The Board of Supervisors of the Towne Park Community Development District will hold their remaining regular meetings for Fiscal Year 2021 at the Holiday Inn Winter Haven, 200 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven, FL 33880, at 1:30 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise indicated as follows:

January 19, 2021

February 16, 2021

March 16, 2021 – CANCELED

April 20, 2021

May 18, 2021

June 15, 2021

July 20, 2021

August 17, 2021

September 21, 2021

  • Brad Fritz
    Brad Fritz Assistant Secretary

    Seat 1

    3886 White Ibis Rd.
    Lakeland, FL 33811

    bfritz.cdd@gmail.com

    Term Expires 11/2024

  • Rennie Heath
    Rennie Heath Chair

    Seat 2

    346 East Central Avenue
    Winter Haven, FL 33880

    BoardMember2@towneparkcdd.com

    Term Expires: 11/2022

  • Lauren Schwenk
    Lauren Schwenk Vice Chair

    Seat 3

    346 E. Central Ave.
    Winter Haven, FL 33880

    loakley@cassidyhomes.com

    Term Expires 11/2022

    Phone: 863-287-1197

  • Justin Frye
    Justin Frye Assistant Secretary

    Seat 4

    346 E. Central Ave.
    Winter Haven, FL 33880

    jfrye@heathfl.com

    Term Expires: 11/2024

    Seat #4

  • Jennifer Tidwell
    Jennifer Tidwell Assistant Secretary

    Seat 5

    3664 Peregrine Way
    Lakeland, FL 33811

    jenneytidwell@gmail.com

    Term Expires: 11/2024

Governmental Management Services – Central Florida LLC

Governmental Management Services (GMS) is family of limited liability companies that was established on November 26, 2004 for the purpose of providing special district management services to Community Development Districts (CDD). GMS currently has offices in Orlando, St. Cloud, Ft. Lauderdale, Tallahassee, Port St. Lucie, St. Augustine, and Jacksonville, Florida, and Knoxville, Tennessee. GMS currently manages over 160 Community Development Districts across the State of Florida.

Orlando Office

Address: 219 E. Livingston St
Orlando, FL 32801

Phone:(407) 841-5524
Fax:(407) 839-1526

www.govmgtsvc.com

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:

jillburns

Jill Burns
District Manager

jburns@gmscfl.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.

  • Fiscal Year 2022 Proposed Budget
  • Fiscal Year 2021 Adopted Budget
  • Fiscal Year 2021 Revised Budget
  • Fiscal Year 2020 Adopted O&M Budget
  • Fiscal Year 2020 Adopted Debt Service Budget
  • Fiscal Year 2020 Adopted O&M Assessment Schedule
  • Fiscal Year 2020 Proposed O&M Budget
  • Fiscal Year 2020 Proposed O&M Assessment Schedule
  • Fiscal Year 2020 Proposed Debit Service Budget
  • Fiscal Year 2019 Adopted O&M Budget
  • Fiscal Year 2019 Proposed O&M Budget
  • Fiscal Year 2019 Adopted O&M Assessments
  • Fiscal Year 2019 Adopted Debt Service Budget
  • Fiscal Year 2018 Adopted O&M Budget

For anyone interested in adopted budgets prior to Fiscal Year 2018, 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/.

    • Fiscal Year 2019 Audit Report
    • Fiscal Year 2018 Audit Report
    • Fiscal Year 2017 Audit Report
    • Fiscal Year 2016 Audit Report

Additional District Documents:

    • District Directory
    • Ordinance No. 14-051, Establishing the District
    • Rules of Procedure
    • Updated Amenity Policies & Rates

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

Meeting Agendas 2021

Meeting Agendas 2020

October

  • 10-10-19 Agenda
  • 10-10-19  Updated Agenda

November

December

January

  • 1-9-20 Agenda Meeting Cancelled

February

March

April

  • 4-9-20 Meeting Cancelled

May

June

July

August

  • 8-13-20

September

  • 9-10-20
    PDF | RTF

Meeting Agendas 2019

October

November

December

  • 12-13-18 Agenda
  • Updated 12-13-18 Agenda

JANUARY

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

SEPTEMBER

Meeting Agendas 2018

February

  • Updated 2-8-2018 Agenda

March

  • 3-8-18 Agenda
  •  Updated 3-21-18 Agenda

April

May

JUNE

July

AUGUST

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Contact Info

Towne Park CDD
219 E. Livingston St
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 841-5524

District Manager:
Jill Burns
jburns@gmscfl.com

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

THE CUSTODIAN OF PUBLIC RECORDS FOR THE DISTRICT IS GOVERNMENTAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES- CENTRAL FLORIDA, LLC. TO REQUEST PUBLIC RECORDS FROM THE DISTRICT YOU MAY CONTACT THE CUSTODIAN AT 219 E. LIVINGSTON ST., ORLANDO FL, 32801 TELEPHONE: 407-841–5524 FAX: 407-839-1526 EMAIL: RECORDREQUEST@GMSCFL.COM

Send Us a Message

JILL BURNS, DISTRICT MANAGER
jburns@gmscfl.com
Email the District Manager

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