Legal

Special Districts are required to post the following information on their official website.  This is the official website for South Walton Mosquito Control District.

SWCMCD Dedication PlaqueFull legal name

South Walton County Mosquito Control District

Mailing Address

Post Office Box 1130
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Email addresses

Telephone

850-267-2112

Website address

southwaltonmosquitocontrol.org

Public purpose statement

The mission of the South Walton County Mosquito Control District (SWCMCD) is to serve the district by suppressing both pestiferous and disease carrying mosquito populations to a tolerable level in the safest, most economical manner, utilizing a variety of methods in such a way as to minimize potential effects on people, wildlife and the environment while maximizing the value to the district’s taxpayers.

Boundaries / service area 

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Services provided

Information about the services provided by SWCMCD can be found on the following pages (also accessible through the website’s main menu):

Charter / creation document 

Click here to view the PDF Creation Document

Statute or statutes under which the special district operates, if different from the statute or statutes under which the special district was established.

Chapter 388 Florida Statutes, click this link to view

Date established

On May 26, 1964, SWCMCD was established as a Florida Independent Special Taxing District for the sole purpose of controlling mosquitoes and other nuisance insects to improve the quality of life in beautiful South Walton County.

Establishing entity (legislature, county(ies), municipality(ies), or Governor

The Board of County Commissioners of Walton County, Florida

Contact Information

Our contact information can be found on the Contact page.

Registered agent / registered office 

Ben Brewer, Director
P.O. Box 1130
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

All taxes, fees, assessments, or charges imposed and collected 

Ad valorem

Rates or amounts for the current fiscal year

  • Millage rate for fiscal year 2014-2015 is 0.1628
  • Millage rate for fiscal year 2015-2016 will be 0.1628
  • In the fiscal year October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016, for a taxable property with an assessed value of $100,000, the taxpayer would pay $16.28 for mosquito control service.

Statutory authority for the levy of the tax, fee, assessment, or charge

florida department of financial services

Fiscal year period

October 1 – September 30

Budget Information 

Current SWCMCD budget information can be found on the Budget Information page, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Tentative Budget
  • Final Adopted Budget
  • Budget Amendments (if applicable)
  • SWCMCD’s Annual Financial Report on the Department of Financial Services website:  https://apps.fldfs.com/LocalGov/Reports/
    (required by Section 218.32(1)(g), Florida Statutes)
  • Most recently completed fiscal year Audit Reports (if applicable)

Ethics

Code of Ethics, if adopted

Generally applicable ethics provisions can be found on the Florida Commission on Ethics website at www.ethics.state.fl.us – PLEASE SELECT “Ethics Laws”

If Applicable, Defined Benefit Retirement System or Plan Information (excluding the Florida Retirement System)

SWCMCD participates in the Florida Retirement System.

 

SWCMCD has provided their Special District’s website address to the Special District Accountability Program (view the list at www.FloridaJobs.org/SpecialDistrictWebsites).