NOTICE OF INTENT TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS FLORIDA RESILIENCY AND ENERGY DISTRICT …

NOTICE OF INTENT TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS FLORIDA RESILIENCY AND ENERGY DISTRICT The Florida Resiliency and Energy District (the "District" or "FRED") hereby provides notice, pursuant to Section 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem special assessments to be levied by it over a number of years to fund the cost of qualifying renewable energy, energy efficiency and conservation and wind resistance improvements (collectively, "Qualifying Improvements") for those property owners who wish to undertake such improvements within the unincorporated areas of Broward, Charlotte, Collier, Hillsborough, Leon, Monroe, Palm Beach, Pasco, Sarasota, Clay and Manatee Counties, Florida and any participating incorporated municipality, town or village within the above designated counties; and the jurisdictional boundaries of the Cities of Cape Canaveral, Satellite Beach, Pensacola, Cape Coral, Hialeah, Miami Gardens, Miami Springs, North Miami Beach, Fernandina Beach, Orlando, Winter Park, Longwood, Apopka, and Oviedo, Florida as authorized by Sections 163.08 and 197.3632, Florida Statutes, which will allow such assessments to be collected annually, commencing in November 2018, in the same manner as provided for ad valorem taxes. The non-ad valorem special assessments to be levied by the District are voluntary and only imposed with the written consent of a property owner wishing to finance Qualifying Improvements. The governing board of the District will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to use the uniform method of collecting such assessments authorized by Sections 163.08 and 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearing to be held on December 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM, or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, at FDFC Offices, located at 800 N. Magnolia Avenue, Suite 1100, Orlando Florida. Such resolution will state the need for the levy by the District and will contain a legal description of the jurisdictional boundaries of the District. Copies of the proposed form of resolution may be obtained from Ahisha Moyet at 407-956-5688. All interested persons are invited to attend. In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the governing board of the District with respect to any matter relating to the consideration of the resolution at the above-referenced public hearing, a record of the proceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact Ahisha Moyet at 407-956-5688 at least 48 hours prior to the date of the hearing. Legal 40692 published Nov 16 Nov 23 Nov 30 and Dec 7, 2017 in Clay County's Clay Today newspaper

Posted 11/14/2017