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Towne Park Community Development District

Est. 2014 Located In Polk County, Florida

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 REGARDING THIS DISTRICT, PLEASE CONTACT THE DISTRICT MANAGER:

JANE GAARLANDT
PFM Group Consulting LLC.
Address: 12051 Corporate Blvd
Orlando FL, 32817
Phone: (407) 723-5900
Fax: (407) 723-5901
Email: gaarlandtj@pfm.com
Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Call-In Number: 1-646-876-9923
Meeting ID: 923 7251 8267
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.

Public Records

District Documents

Agenda

Fiscal Year 2020

  • 10-10-19
  • 10-10-19 Updated
  • 11-14-19
  • 12-12-19
  • 01-09-20
  • 02-13-20
  • 03-12-20
  • 04-09-20
  • 05-14-20
  • 06-11-20
  • 07-09-20
  • 08-13-20

Fiscal Year 2019

Additional District Documents

  • Fiscal Year 2020 Meeting Schedule
  • Ordinance No. 14-051, Establishing the District
  • Rules of Procedure
  • Updated Amenity Policies & Rates

Audits

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 2018 Audit Report
  • Fiscal Year 2017 Audit Report

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.

Budget

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

For anyone interested in adopted budgets prior to Fiscal Year 2019, please contact the District Office.

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.

  • 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

Board of Supervisors
Meeting Dates:

October 10, 2019
November 14,2019
December 12, 2019
January 9, 2020
February 13, 2020
March 12, 2020
April 9, 2020
May 14, 2020
June 11, 2020
July 9, 2020
August 13, 2020
September 10, 2020

Meetings will be held at:

Offices of Highland Homes
3020 S. Florida Avenue, Suite 101,
Lakeland, Florida 33803
at 11:00 a.m.

Management Services

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PFM GROUP CONSULTING LLC.

PFM Group Consulting LLC 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 50 CDDs throughout the state of Florida.

Orlando Corporate Office
Address: 12051 Corporate Blvd, Suite 320
Orlando, FL 32817

Phone:(407) 723-5900
Fax:(407) 723-5901

www.pfm.com

Direct Link to sign up for Econocast Weekly update:

www.fishkind.com/news-media

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, financials, monthly disbursements.
  • Review annual insurance policy to ensure District maintains proper insurance coverage.

Contact Info

Towne Park CDD
12051 Corporate Blvd
Orlando FL 32817
Tel: (407) 723-5900

www.towneparkcdd.com

District Manager

Jane Gaarlandt
gaarlandtj@pfm.com

Registered Agent

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

Records District Custodian

PFM Group Consulting LLC.
12051 Corporate Blvd
Orlando, FL 32817

Victoria Martinez
martinezv@pfm.com
(407) 723-5900

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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