TAMPA – Hill Ward Henderson is proud to announce Shareholder Ed Armstrong was recently elected to serve as the vice-chair of the Southwest Florida Water Management District’s (The District) Governing Board for the 2018-2019 term. Mr. Armstrong was originally appointed to The District’s Governing Board in 2014, and has since held various positions.
The District manages the water resources for west-central Florida as directed by state law. The District encompasses roughly 10,000 square miles in all or part of 16 counties and serves a population of nearly 5 million people. The goal of the District is to meet the water needs of current and future water users while protecting and preserving the water resources within its boundaries.
The 13-member Governing Board establishes policies for the entire 16-county District. The Governing Board represents a wide cross section of interests, including agricultural, recreational, business, industrial, urban, rural and the public. Board members are appointed by the Governor and are confirmed by the Florida Senate.
Mr. Armstrong is a Shareholder and Co-Chair of the firm’s Land Use Group for Pinellas County. With three decades of experience, Ed has obtained approval for many of the most complex development projects in Pinellas County. He also represents several high-profile clients who have significant interactions with local governments. He is based in the firm’s Clearwater office. Hill Ward Henderson is a full-service law firm with multi-disciplinary practices. Headquartered in downtown Tampa, with over 100 attorneys, the firm has a wide range of local, regional and national clients.
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