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SB 716 — County Boundaries

by Senator Mayfield

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Community Affairs Committee (CA)

The bill alters the boundary lines of Indian River County and St. Lucie County. These alterations will move a 0.65 acre parcel from St. Lucie County to Indian River County and transfer 5.56 acres of land from Indian River County to St. Lucie County. Owners of the affected parcels indicated their support for the boundary change and each county passed a resolution requesting the Legislature to enact legislation altering the legal descriptions of both counties.

The bill shifts revenues and expenditures between Indian River County and St. Lucie County and the respective school districts. The bill has no impact on state revenues and expenditures.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect upon becoming law.

Vote: Senate 38-0; House 116-0