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The DP1 Community Development District is a local, special-purpose government entity authorized by Chapter 190 of the Florida Statutes as amended, and established on July 24, 2017 by the Board of County Commissioners, St. Johns County, Florida Ordinance No. 2017-35, as an alternative method of planning, acquiring, operating and maintaining community-wide improvements in planned communities.

The DP1 CDD encompasses is comprised of 261.4 acres located in St. johns County Florida as an alternative method of planning, acquiring, operating and maintaining community-wide improvements in planned communities. The site consists of two parcels which are separates by the newly constructed segment of State Road 9B (SR 9B). Parcel 1 is approximately 230.6 acres and lies west of SR 9B and south of Race Track Road. Its western and southerly border is Durbin Creek. Parcel 2 is approximately 30.8 acres and lies east of SR9B and south of Race Track Road. The property to the east is currently a family homestead. Its southerly border is primarily wetlands.

A Community Development District (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. CDDs 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.


Board of Supervisors

Bobby Bennett

  • Chair
  • bbennett@dp1cdd.net
  • Elected: 09/05/2017
  • Term Expires: 11/2021
  • SEAT 1

Lucas Hildebrand

  • Assistant Secretary
  • lhildebrand@dp1cdd.net
  • Elected: 09/05/2017
  • Term Expires: 11/2021
  • SEAT 2

Melissa A. Yuhas

  • Vice Chair
  • myuhas@dp1cdd.net
  • Elected: 09/05/2017
  • Term Expires: 11/2019
  • SEAT 3

Louis P. Paquet

  • Assistant Secretary
  • lpaquet@dp1cdd.net
  • Elected: 09/05/2017
  • Term Expires: 11/2019
  • SEAT 4

L. Kelly Webb

  • Assistant Secretary
  • kwebb@dp1cdd.net
  • Elected: 09/05/2017
  • Term Expires: 11/2019
  • SEAT 5

District Staff

District Manager

  • Wrathell, Hunt and Associates, LLC
  • Craig Wrathell
  • 2300 Glades Road, Suite 410W
  • Boca Raton, Florida 33431
  • (561) 571-0010
  • info@dp1cdd.net

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