Highlands County Health Facilities Authority

Highlands County Health Facilities Authority

Purpose:
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.

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

Fiscal Year:
Oct. 1 through Sept. 30

MEMBERSHIP:

Appointed by the Board of County Commissioners
The Health Facilities Authority consists of five residents from Highlands County.

TERMS:
Members serve four-year terms

Meetings:
Meetings are held on an as needed basis

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

Gail Escobar / Staff Liaison
gescobar@highlandsfl.gov
(863) 402-6940

MEMBERS:                          
William H. Stephenson III
t.stephenson@live.com
Term expires: 7/7/2024

H. Wayne Harris
hwayne@comcast.net
Term expires: 7/2/2025

John D. Haviland
john@southridgeabstract.com
Term expires: 7/2/2022

Charles W. Taylor Jr.
charlie@tayloroilfl.com
Term expires: 7/2/2022

Vicki J. Spires
vspires@midflorida.com
Term expires: 7/2/2023