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DISTRICT TRANSPARENCY

​In accordance with the provisions of Section 189.069 (2)(a), Florida Statutes, the Englewood Area Fire Control District hereby posts the required information:

GENERAL INFORMATION 

FULL LEGAL NAME - Englewood Area Fire Control District

CONTACT INFORMATION 

Registered Agent - Kevin Easton, Fire Chief
516 Paul Morris Dr., Englewood, FL 34223
(941) 474-3311, ext. 103
​keaston@Englewood-Fire.com

PUBLIC PURPOSE 

Fire Prevention, Fire Suppression, Emergency Medical Services, Rescue, Fire Prevention, Fire Code Inspection, Community Education and other duties and responsibilities in Englewood (Charlotte and ​Sarasota Counties) as may be directed by the Englewood Area Fire Control District Board of Commissioners. 

To View Enabling Act, Click Here.pdf
REVENUE INFORMATION 

Below is a listing of taxes, fees, assessments and/or charges imposed by the Englewood Area Fire Control District: 

FIRE RESCUE ASSESSMENT RATES FY 2023/24

All Residential Properties $230.44 (Rate per Dwelling Unit)
All Non-Residential Properties$0.33 (Rate per Sq Ft or Space)
Churches $0.23 (Rate per Sq Ft  or Space)
Vacant Land Properties$54.47 (Rate per Acre or Lot) ​

The Florida Senate - 2019 FLORIDA STATUTE, CHAPTER 191 Independent Special Fire Control Districts, ​SECTION 009 Taxes; non-ad Valorem Assessments Impact fees and User charges

 Resolution 2023-1418 ANNUAL RATE RESOLUTION for the Englewood Area Fire Control DistrictResolution 2022-1415 FY2023 ANNUAL RATE RESOLUTION for the Englewood Area Fire Control District

 

PUBLIC NOTICE -- Fire Impact Fee Increase JANUARY 1, 2024 

The Board of Fire Commissioners of the Englewood Area Fire Control District adopted Resolution IF2023-1420 to increase the New Construction Fire Impact Fees. The new rates will be effective January 1, 2024. 

Review Resolution IF2023-1420

                                                                FIRE IMPACT FEE

  • (1) Single Family Residential Property - $319.49
  • Duplex - $638.98
  • Triplex - $958.47
  • Commercial Building - (Total Square Feet of Commercial Building) x $0.89 (per sq. ft.) = Total Impact Fee
  • Mobile Home Park - (Number of Mobile Home Spaces) x $319.49 = Total Impact Fee​

NOTICE - There is a $25 fee for any corrections, property transfers and/or refunds. There is a $35 fee for returned checks for insufficient funds.  No exceptions will be made. 

Resolution 2022-1414 IMPACT FEE RATE RESOLUTIONResolution IF2023-1420 IMPACT FEE RATE RESOLUTION

 

GENERAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION 

The Englewood Area Fire Control District financials are based on a fiscal year, October 1st through September 30th. 

FISCAL YEAR AUDIT REPORT 

FY 2021/2022 Independent Audit Report 

Englewood Area Fire Control District's Annual Financial Report with the Department of Financial Services

The final, complete audit report for the most recent completed fiscal year, and audit reports required by laws or authorized by the governing body of the Special District are available at the State Auditor website.  

State of Florida Auditor General Reports​​

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