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The Fiddler’s Creek Community Development District #1 is a local, special-purpose government entity authorized by Chapter 190 of the Florida Statutes as amended, and established by the Florida Land and Water Adjudicatory Commission on August 13, 1996, as amended on September 16, 2003 by the Rule 42X-1.001-1.003, Florida Administrative Code for the purpose of financing the acquisition and construction of and managing the maintenance and operation of certain community development services and facilities within and without its boundaries.

The Fiddler’s Creek CDD #1 encompasses an area of approximately 1,389.77 acres and is located near the City of Naples in an unincorporated area of Collier County. The District is surrounded by residential, preserve, agricultural, public and undeveloped land uses, including Fiddler’s Creek CDD #2 to the north, agricultural uses to the east, state preserve lands to the south, State Road 951m, Port-Au-Price and Diamond Shores Mobile Home Parks to the west and undeveloped and public lands to the northwest.

The Fiddler’s Creek expects to design, acquire and construct certain public infrastructure improvements, including but not limited to, water and sewer facilities, storm water management, landscaping, and other related improvements.

Board of Supervisors

Joseph Badessa

  • Assistant Secretary
  • Email
  • SEAT 1

Torben Christensen

  • Assistant Secretary
  • Email
  • SEAT 2

Joseph Schmitt

  • Vice Chair
  • Email
  • SEAT 3

Robert Slater

  • Chair
  • Email
  • SEAT 4

Frank Weinberg

  • Assistant Secretary
  • Email
  • SEAT 5

District Staff

District Manager

  • Wrathell, Hunt and Associates, LLC
  • Chuck Adams
  • 9220 Bonita Beach Road, Suite 214
  • Bonita Springs, Florida 34135
  • Phone Number:(239) 498-9020
  • Email

Assistant District Manager

  • Wrathell, Hunt and Associates, LLC
  • Cleo Crismond
  • 9220 Bonita Beach Road, Suite 214
  • Bonita Springs, Florida 34135
  • Phone Number:(239) 989-2939
  • Email

District Counsel

  • Woodward, Pires & Lombardo, P.A.
  • Anthony P. Pires, Jr., B.C.S.
  • 3200 North Tamiami Trail, Suite 200
  • Naples, Florida 34103
  • Phone Number:(239) 649-6555
  • Email

District Engineer

  • Hole Montes, Inc.
  • ‘W. Terry Cole, P.E.
  • 950 Encore Way
  • Naples, FL 34110
  • Phone Number:(239) 254-2024
  • Email

CDD assessments

For additional information regarding CDD assessments, please contact the Financial Services Department as follows:


Please include the name of the District and the parcel ID.


(561) 571-0010

Please have the name of the District and the parcel ID ready.

Public Records Notice

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

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