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HGS Attorneys assist with Bond Issuance for the East Nassau Stewardship District

On April 30, 2021, the East Nassau Stewardship District, located in Nassau County, Florida, issued $12,170,000 of Special Assessment Revenue Bonds, Series 2021, represented by Hopping Green & Sams attorneys Sarah Warren and Jonathan Johnson.  The District’s Series 2021 Bonds will finance a portion of the planning, design, acquisition, construction, and installation of various public […]

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Special Taxing Districts
HGS Attorneys Facilitate Boundary Amendment for Expansion of VillaMar Community Development District

HGS Attorneys Facilitate Boundary Amendment for Expansion of VillaMar Community Development District – On April 12, 2021, the Board of City Commissioners of the City of Winter Haven, Florida, adopted Ordinance No. 2021-32, amending the boundaries of the VillaMar Community Development District expanding the District to include approximately 236 additional acres of land with the […]

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Special Taxing Districts
HGS Attorneys Facilitate Bond Issuance for River Glen Community Development District

On April 19, 2021, the River Glen Community Development District, located in Nassau County, Florida, issued its Series 2021 Special Assessment Refunding Bonds, in the amount of $2,715,000 and its Series 2021 Special Assessment Revenue Bonds, in the amount of $12,640,000 with the representation of Hopping Green & Sams attorneys Sarah Warren and Katie Buchanan. […]

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Environmental
HGS a 50th Anniversary Legal Leader for American Bar Association Spring Environmental Law Conference

The American Bar Association (ABA) section of Environment, Energy and Resources (SEER) will hold their 50th Spring Conference on Environmental Law virtually from April 27-30, 2021. Hopping Green and Sams is a “50th Anniversary Legal Leader” for the event and a proud supporter of SEER’s impact in the areas of environmental, energy, and natural resources […]

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Issuer’s Counsel
HGS Attorneys Facilitate Establishment of Anabelle Island Community Development District

On March 25, 2021, the Board of County Commissioners of Clay County adopted Ordinance No. 2021-10 establishing the Anabelle Island Community Development District as petitioned by KB Home Jacksonville, LLC, and represented by HGS attorney Jennifer Kilinski.  The District contains approximately 164.13 acres and is located near the intersection of Russell Road and Sandridge Road […]

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Issuer’s Counsel
HGS Attorneys Facilitate Issuance of Special Assessment Revenue Bonds for Sandridge Community Development District

On February 17, 2021, the Sandridge Community Development District, located in Clay County, Florida, issued its Special Assessment Revenue Bonds, Series 2021A-1, in the amount of $6,325,000 and Series 2021A-2, in the amount of $2,650,000 with the assistance of Hopping Green & Sams attorneys Jennifer Kilinski and Lauren Gentry. The Series 2021 Bonds will finance […]

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Issuer’s Counsel
Babcock Ranch Independent Special District Secures State Funding for Southwest Florida Regional Emergency Shelter

On January 25, 2021, with the assistance of HGS attorney Alyssa Willson, the Babcock Ranch Independent Special District and State of Florida Division of Emergency Management entered into a State-Funded Grant Agreement whereby the District will receive $8,000,000 of Fixed Capital Outlay Funds for Construction of the Southwest Florida Regional Emergency Shelter.  The funds will […]

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Issuer’s Counsel
HGS Attorneys Facilitate Issuance of Special Assessment Revenue Bond for Bella Vida Community Development District

On January 7, 2021, the Bella Vida Community Development District, located in the City of Cape Coral, Florida, issued its Special Assessment Refunding Bond, Series 2021, in the amount of $2,639,000 with the assistance of Hopping Green & Sams attorneys Jennifer Kilinski and Lauren Gentry. The Series 2021 Bond will refund and redeem all of […]

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Special Taxing Districts
Ave Maria Stewardship Community District Issues Capital Improvement Revenue Bonds, Series 2020

On July 16, 2020, the Ave Maria Stewardship Community District (Collier County, Florida) issued its Capital Improvement Revenue Bonds, Series 2020 (Neighborhood Bonds – Phase 4), in the amount of $3,440,000 with the assistance of Hopping Green & Sams attorneys Jonathan Johnson and Alyssa Willson. The Series 2020 Bonds will finance the cost of acquiring, […]

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Special Taxing Districts
Babcock Ranch Community Independent Special District Issues Special Assessment Revenue Bonds, Series 2020

On September 30, 2020, the Babcock Ranch Community Independent Special District (Charlotte County, Florida) issued its Special Assessment Revenue Bonds, Series 2020 (Assessment Area 2C), in the amount of $5,145,000; Series 2020 (Assessment Area 3A) in the amount of $8,545,000; and Series 2020 (Assessment Area 3B), in the amount of $2,545,000 with the assistance of […]

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