Special District Requirements / Government Accountability

General Information:

  1. Full legal name – Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District
  2. Public purpose – Fire Rescue, information contained in Enabling Act
  3. Boundaries – information contained in Enabling Act
  4. Services provided – information contained in  Enabling Act and Strategic Plans (FY 2014-2019, FY 2015-2020, FY 2016-2021)
  5. Creation document – information contained in  Enabling Act
  6. Statute or Statutes under which the Special District operates – information contained in  Enabling Act and FS 191
  7. Date Established – information contained in Enabling Act
  8. Establishing entity – information contained in Enabling Act

Contact Information:

  1. Mailing address – Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District, P.O. Box 20216, Bradenton, Florida  34204
  2. Administrative Office address – 2451 Trailmate Drive, Sarasota, Florida  34243
  3. Office Hours – Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
  4. Email – dtuckerman@smfr.com
  5. Telephone number – (941)751-7675
  6. Website address – www.smfr.com
  7. Registered agent – Debbie Tuckerman
  8. Commissioners – “Meet the Commissioners
  9. Commission meeting dates – “Calendar
  10. Records Custodian – Debbie Tuckerman dtuckerman@smfr.com

Revenue Information:

  1. District funded through ad valorem and non-ad valorem assessments, user fees, and impact fees. “Financial” and “Document” folders
  2. Rates established annually by resolutions – “Financial” and “Document
  3. Statutory authority for the levy of the tax, assessment and fees – Enabling Act and FS 191

General Budget Information:

  1. Fiscal year period – October 1 to September 30
  2. Proposed and adopted budgets – “Financial” “Calendar
  3. Budget amendments – “Financial
  4. Financial Audits – “State Audits

Ethics:

  1. Code of Ethics – Code of Ethics

Pension Information:

  1. Meeting Dates – “Calendar
  2. Documents – 175 Plan and General Employee Plan – “Pension