Highlands County Health Facilities Authority

Highlands County Health Facilities Authority

The Highlands County Health Facilities Authority was established on July 3, 1979 in accordance with Chapter 154.207 of the Florida Statutes.

The Authority, as authorized by Chapter 154.201-154.241 of the Florida Statutes, was created for the purpose of financing and refinancing projects for the public purposes described in and in the manner provided by Ordinance No. 79-3 of Highlands County and by Chapter 154.201-154.241 of the Florida Statutes and for the purpose of financing health facilities. The Authority assists health facilities in the acquisition, construction, financing and refinancing of projects.

Authorized by Chapter 154.201-154.241 et seq. of the Florida Statutes.
Ordinance 79-3

Fiscal Year:
October 1 thru September 30


Appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. 

The Health Facilities Authority consists of five (5) residents from Highlands County.

Members serve four-year terms.

Meetings are held on an as needed basis.

registered agent / Staff Liaison:
Robert S. Swaine / Registered Agent
425 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Fl 33870
(863) 385-1549

Vacant / Staff Liaison
(863) 402-6940

William H. Stephenson, III                                       Term Expires: 07/02/2020
5313 Surrey Lane
Sebring, FL 33875

H. Wayne Harris                                                        Term Expires: 07/02/2021
530 Taseschee Drive
Sebring, FL 33870-2352

John D. Haviland                                                       Term Expires: 07/02/2022
229 South Commerce Avenue
Sebring, FL 33870

Kevin J. Roberts                                                        Term Expires: 07/02/2023
1155 S. Hickory Trail
Avon Park, FL 33825

Vicki J. Spires                                                            Term Expires: 07/02/2023
1155 Western Blvd.
Lake Placid, FL 33852