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The Lee County Hyacinth Control District (LCHCD) is a local government agency for management of nuisance aquatic vegetation in waterways of Lee County, including the Caloosahatchee River and it’s tributaries as far upstream as the Ortona Locks.

Information about LCHCD services can be found in succeeding pages particulary under Program Information and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). Feel free to contact us directly if you have questions.

Meeting Calendar:  The members of the Board of Commissioners for the Lee County Mosquito Control District serve as the Board for the Lee County Hyacinth Control District.  Lee County Hyacinth Control District Board meetings are held in conjunction with the Lee County Mosquito Control District Board meetings at the same time and place as the Lee County Mosquito Control District Meetings.  For meeting schedules follow this link: http://www.lcmcd.org/events/

 

LCHCD Board Meetings and Agendas -

The September Board Meeting will begin at 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, 9/4/14.  The Public Hearing of the tentative budget will begin at 5:01 P.M. for Mosquito and 5:15 P.M. for Hyacinth.  The Board Meeting will reconvene after the Hyacinth Public Hearing.

December 4, 2014 Agenda

November 6, 2014 Agenda

LCHCD 1st Budget Hearing 9-4-14

LCHCD 2nd Budget Hearing 9-11-14

Calendar Year Schedule of Meetings 2014

The Board of Commissioners of The Lee County Hyacinth Control District October 9, 2014 minutes

 

LCHCD in the news!  Plant-eating-fish-keeping-Cape-Coral-canals-clean-

http://www.winknews.com/Local-Florida/2013-07-03/Public-Works-crews-prevent-Cape-canals-from-overflowing

http://www.winknews.com/Local-Florida/2013-08-13/Is-there-a-solution-to-the-green-film-in-Cape-Coral-canals

http://www.fox4now.com/news/local/Green-Goo-filling-Cape-Coral-Canals-220754551.html

http://www.winknews.com/Local-Florida/2013-09-03/Lee-County-able-to-treat-duckweed-in-Cape-canals#.UiiCvtLVCo0

 

LCHCD Annual Report and Budget - LCHCD 2013 Annual Report

Lee County Hyacinth Control District held an advertised public hearing to adopt a final millage rate and a final budget on September 11, 2014 at District headquarters, 15191 Homestead Road, Lehigh Acres, Florida 33971 in accordance with the provisions of Florida Statute, Chapter 200.065.

Florida Statute, Chapter 200.065(2) (a) 4c requires the governing body of each taxing authority to hold a public hearing on the Final budget and proposed millage rate.

The rolled back rate for Lee County Hyacinth Control District is 0.0277 mills. The millage rate to be levied is .0277 mills. The percentage increase over the rolled back rate is 0.00%. A resolution for adoption of a final millage rate of 0.0277 mills for fiscal year 2014-2015, commencing on October 1, 2014 and ending on September 30, 2015 was approved by the Lee County Hyacinth Control District Board of Commissioners.  The Board of Commissioners adopted the final Budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year in the amount of $4,325,000 commencing on October 1, 2014 and ending on September 30, 2015.

The LCHCD Board of Commissioners approved a millage rate of 0.2397 mills, which is the rollback rate. This is $.0277 per $1000 of value. A homeowner would pay $2.77 for a home valued at $100,000 by the property appraiser. For the adopted budget, click on Lee County Hyacinth Control District Annual Budget for the year beginning October 1, 2014 and ending September 30, 2015