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2017-2018 Year in Review

The Creation of the Soil and Water Conservation Districts As a result of devastation caused by the 1930’s Dust Bowl, U.S. Congress declared soil and water conservation a national policy and priority. Over 3000 local districts across the U.S. were established to...

FY 19 February Meeting Minutes

Date and Time of Meeting: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 1:00 PM Location of Meeting: 200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 I. Supervisor Corona called the February 13, 2019 meeting to order at 1:05pm II. Roll Call, establish quorum BOARD of SUPERVISORS: ☒ Mariano...

FY 19 November Meeting Minutes

Date and Time of Meeting: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 8:00 AM Location of Meeting: 200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 I. Supervisor Corona called the November 14, 2018 meeting to order at 8:01am. II. Roll Call, establish quorum BOARD of SUPERVISORS: ☒ Mariano...

FY 19 October Meeting Minutes

Date and Time of Meeting: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 8:00 AM Location of Meeting: 200 NW 5th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 I. Supervisor Rutledge called the October 10, 2018 meeting to order at 8:00 am II. Roll Call and establish quorum BOARD of SUPERVISORS: ☒ Glynn...

FY 19 Meeting Dates

Meetings are the second Wednesday of the month at 1:00 PM   October 10 November 14 No December Meeting No January Meeting February 13 No March Meeting April 10 May 8 June 12 No July Meeting August 14 September 11

Plat Books

County Plat Books are revised every 5 years.  2013 Okeechobee County Plat Books are available for $45 + tax. Stop by the office or mail in payment and we will mail a book to you.

Agendas

We will be posting Okeechobee Soil & Water Conservation District Agendas for upcoming meetings here. Please check back often.

Educator Grants

Educator grants are available to Okeechobee County teachers/volunteers for projects that demonstrate agriculture or environmental conservation. Get Educator Grant Application Here.

Hello & Welcome

Welcome to the Okeechobee SWCD new website! We hope you will like what you find here and that you will find this easier to use than our old one. If you have comments or ideas about information we should include on our site, please use our contact form to get in touch...