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2011 Florida Statutes

F.S. 582.08
582.08 Additional powers of department.The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services shall have the following additional duties and powers:
(1) To offer such assistance as may be appropriate to the supervisors of soil and water conservation districts, organized as provided in s. 582.10, in the carrying out of any of their powers and programs.
(2) To keep the supervisors of each of the several districts organized under the provisions of this chapter informed of the activities and experience of all other such districts, and to facilitate an interchange of advice and experience between such districts and cooperation between them.
(3) To coordinate the programs of the several soil and water conservation districts so organized so far as this may be done by advice and consultation.
(4) To secure the cooperation and assistance of the United States and any of its agencies, and of agencies and counties of this state, in the work of such districts, including the receipt and expenditure of state, federal, and other funds or other contributions.
(5) To disseminate information throughout the state concerning the activities and programs of the soil and water conservation districts so organized and to encourage the formation of such districts in areas where their organization is desirable.
History.s. 4, ch. 18144, 1937; s. 2, ch. 19473, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 4151(475); s. 3, ch. 67-207; s. 4, ch. 69-235; s. 4, ch. 70-392.