Special Districts are required to post the following information on their official website. This is the official website for South Walton Mosquito Control District.
Full legal name
South Walton County Mosquito Control District
Post Office Box 1130
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
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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Information about the services provided by SWCMCD can be found on the following pages (also accessible through the website’s main menu):
- Spray Zones & Route History
- Source Reduction
- Research and Other Programs
- Pesticides in Use
- Other Pests
Charter / 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.
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
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
Rates or amounts for the current fiscal year
- Millage rate for fiscal year 2018-2019 is 0.2400
- Millage rate for fiscal year 2017-2018 was 0.1628
Statutory authority for the levy of the tax, fee, assessment, or charge
Fiscal year period
October 1 – September 30
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)
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).