River Bend Updates

River Bend CDD Master Plan Map

River Bend CDD Master Plan Map

Amenity Access Badges

Amenity Center access cards are made by appointment.

Please contact:

Monica Alvarez
Administrative Assistant

Notice of Telephonic Meeting of the Board of Supervisors: May 26, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors (“Board”) of the River Bend Community Development District (“District”) will hold a regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. to be conducted by via telephone conference at 1-866-906-9330 access code 4863181# 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.  The meeting is being held for the necessary public purpose of considering Business Items.  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.  Towards the end, anyone wishing to listen and participate in the meeting can do so telephonically at 1-866-906-9330 access code 4863181.  Additionally, participants are encouraged to submit questions and comments to the District Manager in advance at debby.nussel@merituscorp.com to facilitate the Board’s consideration of such questions and comments during the meeting.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained at the offices of the District Manager, c/o 2005 Pan Am Circle, Suite 300 Tampa, FL 33607 (“District Manager’s Office”) during normal business hours.

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. There may be occasions when Board Supervisors or District Staff may participate by speaker telephone.

Any person requiring special accommodations at 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.

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,
Debby Nussel

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 4 and 5 will be elected in the 2020 general election.

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

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

Debby Nussel
813-873-7300 Ext. 324

District Admin

Monica Alvarez
813-873-7300 Ext. 325

Meritus Office


Traffic Concerns

For traffic concerns, please visit the HCSO website and fill out the contact form. Make sure to select “Traffic Concerns” in the dropdown list under “Type of Comment.”

Additionally, the Patrol District Office Commander for Ruskin is Major Bob Uram, who can be reached at:
Patrol District IV
Care of Major Bob Uram
508 33rd Street South East
Ruskin FL 33570
(813) 247-0455

If you have concerns or would like to see repairs done to the ditch outside of the community, please contact Stacy White, District 4 Commissioner. Below is his contact information. You can also send an email through the County Commissioners contact page.

Stacy White
District 4 Commissioner
(813) 272-5740 | (813) 272-7049


Riverbend CDD Parking Policy