Fiscal Year 2020: October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2020

Park Place Community Development District (CDD) is a local, special purpose government entities authorized by Chapter 190 of the Florida Statutes as amended, and created by ordinance of Hillsborough County as an alternative method of planning, acquiring, operating and maintaining community-wide improvements in planned communities. A CDD provides the “solution” to Florida’s need to provide valuable community infrastructure generated by growth, ultimately without overburdening other governments and their taxpaying residents. Community Development Districts represent a major advancement in Florida’s effort to manage its growth effectively and efficiently. This allows a community to establish higher construction standards, meanwhile providing a long-term solution to the operation and maintenance of the community’s facilities.

Park Place Ownership Map 01-31-2020
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Amenity Center/Recreational Facilities Closed

The Park Place Community Development District Staff continues to monitor local, state and federal communications, guidelines, recommendations, and advisories regarding COVID-19.

In an effort to minimize the risk of contracting the virus and consistent with federal, state, and local guidelines, the District has made the decision to close all recreational facilities and suspend all recreational programs effective immediately and until further notice. The District will notify you of any change to operations on the District website and will continue to make decisions based on governmental recommendations, which may and have changed rapidly.

While we recognize the disruption is less than ideal, the health and safety of District residents, guests, and on-site staff is of utmost importance. Please continue to monitor the District’s website for further updates. Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we all work together in this unprecedented time.

Notice of Telephonic Meeting of the Board of Supervisors: May 20, 2020 at 4:00 P.M.

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors (“Board”) of the Park Place Community Development District (“District”) will hold a regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 4:00 P.M to be conducted by telephonic at 1-866-906-9330 entering access code 7979718# communications media technology pursuant to Executive Orders 20-52 and 20-69 issued by Governor DeSantis on March 9, 2020, and March 20, 2020, respectively, and pursuant to Section 120.54(5)(b)2., Florida Statutes.  Anyone wishing to access and participate in the meeting should refer to the District’s website http://parkplacecdd.org/  or contact Brian Howell beginning seven (7) days in advance of the meeting to obtain access information.  The meeting is being held for the necessary public purpose of considering Fiscal Year 2021 Proposed Budget.  At such time the Board is so authorized and may consider any business that may properly come before it.

While it is necessary to hold the above referenced meeting of the District’s Board of Supervisors utilizing communications media technology due to the current COVID-19 public health emergency, the District fully encourages public participation in a safe and efficient manner.  Toward that end, participants are strongly encouraged to submit questions and comments to the District Manager at brian.howell@merituscorp.com  by May 12, 2020 at 5:00 P.M in advance of the meeting to facilitate the Board’s consideration of such questions and comments during the meeting.  Participants may also submit questions or comments to the District Manager by telephone by calling 813-873-7300 by the same time noted above.  [Questions and comments may be submitted by email after the date and time indicated above or submitted during the meeting for potential consideration by the Board.]

A copy of the agenda may be obtained at the offices of  the District Manager, c/o Brian Howell 2005 Pan Am Circle Suite 300, Tampa, FL 3307 (“District Manager’s Office”) during normal business hours or on the District’s website http://parkplacecdd.org/.  The meeting is open to the public and will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of Florida law for community development districts.  The meeting may be continued to a date, time, and place to be specified on the record at such meeting.

Any person requiring special accommodations in order to access and participate in the meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the District Manager’s Office at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting.  If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1, or 1-800-955-8771 (TTY) / 1-800-955-8770 (Voice), for aid in contacting the District Manager’s Office.

As indicated above, this meeting will be conducted by media communications technology.  Anyone requiring assistance in order to obtain access to the telephonic, video conferencing, or other communications media technology being utilized to conduct this meeting should contact the District Manager’s Office at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting.  Similarly, any person requiring or that otherwise may need assistance accessing or participating in this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment is strongly encouraged to contact the District Manager’s Office at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance so that arrangements may be made.

Each person who decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at the Meetings is advised that person will need a record of proceedings and that accordingly, the person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which such appeal is to be based.

District Manager,
Brian Howell

Candidate Guide for 2020 Elections

The qualifying period for Hillsborough County is noon on 6/8/2020 through noon on 6/12/2020. The petition due date is noon on 5/11/2020 if qualifying by petition (see the guide below for the ways to qualify). Board Seats 1, 2, and 3 will be elected in the 2020 general election.

Please download the guide below for more information. If there are any additional questions, please contact the District Manager or the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections.

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2020 Candidate Guide - Hillsborough County
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Meritus Office Update

Due to the impact of the coronavirus, Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties have issued a stay at home order. This means that our offices will be closed to the public during this period. We will still be providing services remotely so you can still reach us by phone or email, and we will get back to you as soon as we can. Please understand that this order will affect vendors and suppliers as well and certain services may either be delayed or unavailable. Meritus will do everything in our power to keep providing services to your community and we are here with you during this difficult time. We look forward to getting through this safe and healthy and wish you and your loved ones the best.

District Manager
Brian Howell
brian.howell@merituscorp.com
813-873-7300 Ext. 329

District Admin
Monica Alvarez
monica.alvarez@merituscorp.com
813-873-7300 Ext. 325

Meritus Office
info@merituscorp.com
813-873-7300

Park Place Community Development District (CDD) Parking Policy

All residents of the community and visitors are required to comply with the following regulations that are applicable to District owned facilities:

  • No parking shall be permitted on the roadways and rights-of-ways within the District except in designated parking areas. Vehicles parked in any area where parking is not permitted shall be subject to towing at the expense of the vehicle’s owner.
  • No District parking spaces shall be used for accumulating or storing building materials, trash, etc.
  • Any vehicle that, in the discretion of the District Board of Supervisors, poses a safety hazard shall be prohibited from parking in the roadways and rights-of-ways. This includes, but is not limited:
  • Vans with ladders, tools, etc. attached to the outside of the vehicle without being property secured and/or locked.
  • Vehicles over 20 feet in length.
  • Boats, RV’s or utility trailers.
  • No parking shall be permitted in areas designated with yellow curbs or in handicapped parking spaces, unless authorized by permit.

THE RESTRICTIONS LISTED HEREIN ARE IN ADDITION TO, AND EXCLUSIVE OF, VARIOUS STATE LAWS AND/OR COUNTY ORDINANCES AND/OR HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION STANDARDS GOVERNING PARKING WITHIN THE COMMUNITY.

Park Place Community Development District Disclosure

Please be advised that the Park Place Community Development District (the “District”), a local unit of special purpose government created under Florida law, has constructed and is responsible for the maintenance of certain improvements, infrastructure and facilities within the District. The District financed this construction through the sale of tax-exempt bonds, a form of public financing. As a result, and in accordance with applicable federal and state law, all District owned improvements, infrastructure and facilities are and shall remain open and accessible to the general public. Should you have any questions on this matter, non-resident user fees applicable to District recreational facilities, or any other general District issue, please feel free to contact the District Manager.