The Twin Lakes Water Control District Advisory Board shall have all the powers and duties granted to it under this Ordinance and may undertake such activities as are consistent with the comprehensive water management plan adopted by the county. The powers and duties of the district advisory board are to:
(1) Review and propose contracts; review and make recommendations concerning proposals for buying, acquiring, selling, owning, using, controlling, operating, improving and leasing all land and personal property as the governing board may deem necessary or proper in carrying out the provisions of this Ordinance; do any and all other acts and things authorized or required to be done as an advisory board of the water control district; and do any and all things necessary to accomplish the purposes for which it is created.
(2) Prepare a proposed budget to be submitted to the board for its approval prior to August fifteenth of each year. The proposed budget shall include an estimate of all necessary expenditures of the District for the next ensuing fiscal year and an estimate of income to the District from the taxes and assessments provided for pursuant to this article. The advisory board shall hold a public hearing on such proposed budget. Notice of the hearing of the budget shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation within the District in Broward County, Florida, once a week for two (2) consecutive weeks; providing that the first publication shall be not less than fifteen (15) days prior to the date of the hearing. The notice shall further contain a designation of the date, time and place of the public hearing. The procedures and requirements for adoption of the budget by the governing board shall be in accordance with the procedures and requirements of law for the adoption of the City’s budget and as established by Broward County for municipal service taxing units.
(3) Act for the governing board in such matters regarding the District as the governing board may authorize.
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