These Statutes govern how all affairs are conducted for special Districts within the State of Florida, from qualifying as a Supervisor, meeting notice requirements, bidding limits and procedures, to all aspects of financing public infrastructure. Chapter 190, F.S. is the primary section related to CDDs but there are a variety of other sections (Chapters 120, 170, 197) that deal with various aspects of District business, administration, and financing.
FLORIDA COMMISSION ON ETHICS
The Florida Commission on Ethics serves as the guardian of the standards of conduct for officers and employees of Florida and its political subdivisions. The Commission also investigates and issues public reports regarding complaints against public officials, as well as issues publicly binding advisory opinions interpreting the ethics laws and implements the State’s financial disclosure laws.
Jimmy Patronis is the Chief Financial Officer for the State of Florida, and this department oversees the accounting and auditing functions and unclaimed property, monitors the investment of State funds, and manages the deferred compensation program and risk management program for the State, as well as handles insurance fraud and insurance consumer services including agent licensing. Visit this site to review audits for any Florida government agency.
This District is located within Osceola County, so search this website for all your County-related questions and issues. Look up properties on the Property Appraiser’s website, check your tax bill status with the Tax Collector, and find out if the County has any special events planned of interest to you. Meet your governing County officials and be informed on any aspect of County government you choose.
CITY OF ST. CLOUD
From the City’s website: “St. Cloud, FL., is a family-oriented community offering small-town charm in a location close to Orlando, the Orlando International Airport, and the newly created Medical City at Lake Nona. This Soldier City has a strong sense of pride in its heritage, which is demonstrated through landmark areas such as Veteran’s Park located in the heart of the City. Down the street, a state-of-the-art City Hall building complements the downtown area, which is filled with shops dotting streets named after states such as New York, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. Following completion in spring 2006, Lakefront Park on Lakeshore Blvd. became a prime destination for residents and visitors alike. This award-winning recreational area offers walking trails, swimming areas, a splash pad and boating facilities for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. We encourage you to explore more about our growing City via our website. Welcome to St. Cloud!”
OSCEOLA COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER
Katrina Scarborough is the Property Appraiser for Osceola County. The Property Appraiser determines the value of all property within the County, including improved and vacant real property, tangible personal property, and agricultural property. The Property Appraiser is also responsible for maintaining property ownership records and parcel ownership maps, and these records are available online on their website.
OSCEOLA COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS
Mary Jane Arrington is the Supervisor of Elections. For all your Osceola County election results or questions, please see the information on this website or contact Ms. Arrington’s office.
Bruce Vickers welcomes you to the Office of the Osceola County Tax Collector. “We are committed to providing the citizens of Osceola County and the local and state agencies for which we collect taxes with courteous, professional and efficient service.” Explore the many divisions of the website, including property taxes, licenses, vehicle tag and registration, and other information.
OTHER HELPFUL LINKS:
National Hurricane Center, provided through the National Weather Service and NOAA
Osceola County Emergency Management
School District of Osceola County
Florida Department of Transportation
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Convention and Visitors Bureau