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Mosquito Prevention Info

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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

Mailing Address

774 North County Highway 393
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

 

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

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Registered agent / registered office

Darrin Dunwald,  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 2020-2021 is 0.2400
  • Millage rate for fiscal year 2019-2020 is 0.2400
  • Millage rate for fiscal year 2018-2019 was 0.2400
  • Millage rate for fiscal year 2017-2018 was 0.1628
Statutory authority for the levy of the tax, fee, assessment, or charge
SWCMCD Dedication Plaque
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.

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.

Charter / creation document
Establishing entity (legislature, county(ies), municipality(ies), or Governor

The Board of County Commissioners of Walton County, Florida

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

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)
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