Required Reporting Information

General Information

a. Full legal name: Midway Fire District

b. Public purpose: The purpose of this act is to promote the health, welfare, and safety of the citizens and residents of Santa Rosa County who reside within the geographical limits of that area known as the Midway Fire District, by providing for: firefighting equipment; the establishment and maintenance of fire stations and fire substations; the acquisition and maintenance of all firefighting and protection equipment necessary for the prevention of fires or fighting of fires; the employment and training of such personnel as may be necessary to accomplish fire prevention and firefighting; the establishment and maintenance of emergency service; the acquisition and maintenance of rescue and other emergency equipment; and the employment and training of necessary emergency personnel. The district may provide Advanced Life Support services within the district’s boundaries. The district shall have all other powers necessary to carry out the purposes of the district as otherwise provided by law, including, but not limited to, the power to adopt all necessary measures, rules, and regulations and policies relating to said purposes.

c. Boundaries/service area: The lands to be included within the district are the following described lands in Santa Rosa County:

Begin at a point where the east line of Section 4, Township 2 South,
Range 27 West, Santa Rosa County, Florida, meets the southern waters
edge of East Bay; thence go South along the East line of Section 4 to a
nail & disk #6679 in the center of State Road 399 (East Bay Blvd.), said
point known as Point “A”; thence continue south along the east line of
Sections 4, 9, 16, 21, and 28 of said township and range to a nail & disk
#6679 in the center of Tidewater Drive; said point known as Point “B”;
thence continue south along the East Line of Section 28 to the Northern
Waters edge of Santa Rosa Sound; thence go westerly along said waters
edge to a point of intersection with the eastern boundary of the city limits
of the City of Gulf Breeze, Florida; said point being an 8 inch square
concrete monument and known as point “C”; thence go northwesterly
along said eastern line being, also being the east line of Section 2, Township
3 South, Range 29 West, and the east line of Section 34, Township
2 South, Range 29 West to the Northeast Corner of said Section 34;
thence go westerly along the North Line of said Section 34 also being said
city limits line to a 21/2 capped pipe known as point “D” thence continue
westerly along said line approximately 2000 feet to the aforesaid southern
waters edge of east bay; thence go easterly along said waters edge
to the point of beginning.

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d. Services provided to the residents include providing for firefighting equipment; the establishment and maintenance of fire stations and fire substations; the acquisition and maintenance of all firefighting and protection equipment necessary for the prevention of fires or fighting of fires; the employment and training of such personnel as may be necessary to accomplish fire prevention and firefighting; the establishment and maintenance of emergency service; the acquisition and maintenance of rescue and other emergency equipment; and the employment and training of necessary emergency personnel. The district also provides Advanced Life Support services within the district’s boundaries.

e. Midway Fire District's charter may be viewed HERE.

f. Statute or statutes under which the special district operates, if different from the statute or statutes under which the special district was established. Suggest including Chapter 189, Florida Statutes - Uniform Special District Accountability Act: N/A

g. Date established (effective date of creation document): Created in 1982 by Special Act of Legislation as Midway Fire Protection District and was re-created by Special Act of legislation in 2003 as Midway Fire District.

h. Establishing entity (legislature, county(ies), municipality(ies), or Governor and Cabinet): Special Act of Legislation Chapter 2003-364 House Bill 1225

Contact Information

a. 1322 College Pkwy, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563

b. jonathan.kanzigg@midwayfire.com

c. (850) 932-4771

d. www.midwayfire.com

e. Registered agent / registered office (name and address of registered agent on file with the Special District Accountability Program):

Jonathan Kanzigg

1322 College Pkwy, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563

f. For each governing body member:
Name: Dave Szymanski
Address: 2867 Bay Meadow Dr., Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
Email: Dave.Szymanski@midwayfire.com
Term: 2012-2016
If applicable, the appointing authority (county, municipality, Governor, etc.)

Name: Bob Murphy
Address: Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
Email: bob.murphy@midwayfire.com
Term: 2015-2016
If applicable, the appointing authority (county, municipality, Governor, etc.): Elected in nonpartisan elections by the electors of the district

Name: Julian Cooey
Address: 1708 Beaver Pond Rd., Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
Email: julian.cooey@midwayfire.com
Term: 2014-2018
If applicable, the appointing authority (county, municipality, Governor, etc.): Elected in nonpartisan elections by the electors of the district

Name: Richard Delp
Address: 3241 Notre Dame Dr., Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
Email: richard.delp@midwayfire.com
Term: 2012-2016
If applicable, the appointing authority (county, municipality, Governor, etc.): Elected in nonpartisan elections by the electors of the district

Name: Don Sadler
Address: Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
Email: don.sadler@midwayfire.com
Term: This seat will be filled via appointment of remaining elected officials to serve remainder of existing term.
If applicable, the appointing authority (county, municipality, Governor, etc.): Elected in nonpartisan elections by the electors of the district

Revenue Information

a. Taxes, fees, assessments, or charges imposed and collected: Chpt 200 Ad Valorem 2015/2016 fiscal year 1.75 mills

b. Rates or amounts for the current fiscal year: Chpt 191 Impact fees (*ordinance is attached HERE)
*Residential $247 per residence
*Commercial $0.33 per sq ft
*Industrial $0.03 per sq ft
*Institutional $0.98 per sq ft

c. Statutory authority for the levy of the tax, fee, assessment, or charge: Chpt 191 & 633 User Charges (schedule is attached HERE)

General Financial Information

a. The fiscal year period for Midway Fire District begins October 1  and concludes September 30th the following year.

b. If applicable, tentative budget (posted at least two days before the budget hearing) available for view HERE.

c. View the final adopted budget HERE (posted within 30 days after adoption).

d. Budget amendments, if applicable, may be viewed here:

e. View the special district's Annual Financial Report HERE.

f. View the final, complete audit report for the most recent completed fiscal year HERE.

Ethics

a. Code of Ethics, if adopted: None have been adopted by MFD's Board

b. A link to generally applicable ethics provisions (visit the Florida Commission on Ethics website and select "Ethics Laws"): http://www.ethics.state.fl.us/FinancialDisclosure/FinancialDisclosureLawsInformation.aspx

Reporting Standards For Defined Benefit Retirement Plans

For details about Midway Fire District's Defined Benefit Retirement Plan, please click HERE.