The West Villages Improvement District was created by Special Act of the Florida Legislature pursuant to and under Florida Statutes Chapter 189 Special Purpose Local Government Act to assure timely, cost-effective, and high-quality design and implementation of infrastructure for the District located in City of North Port in Sarasota County.
WVID is a limited, single and specialized purpose Local Government whose purpose is to provide infrastructure, including community development systems, facilities, services, projects, and improvements to the District. The area governed by the District is approximately 8000 acres.
A five-person Board of Supervisors governs the District and members must be United States citizens. In addition to the general powers that allow the Board to conduct its work, its Special Powers include: provision for utilities, maintenance, construction and waste collection. The District may borrow money, issue bonds, and levy taxes and/or special assessments, user fees and charges.
2014 Election Information – NEW!
Date: June 24, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Island Walk Club House
13605 Tantinto Boulevard
Venice, Florida 34293
Click here for the Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections website.
- Notice of Qualifying Period
- Qualified Elector Election Procedures
- Memorandum on Referendum Procedure
- Presentation of Urban Area Map – Section 189.4051, Florida Statutes
**Qualified Elector Voters and Candidates** A “qualified elector”, as defined in s. 189.4051(1)(a), Florida Statutes, that resides anywhere within the jurisdictional boundary of the District may vote at the Qualified Elector election for the Qualified Elector specified Board of Supervisor position. A Candidate for the Qualified Elector specified Board of Supervisor position is required to be a qualified district elector and qualifications shall be pursuant to the Florida Election Code within the qualifying period established pursuant to s. 99.061, Florida Statutes.