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File #: R-2020-165    Version: 1 Name: Fire Inspection Assessment Prelim FY 2021
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/4/2020 In control: Department of Financial Services
On agenda: 7/1/2020 Final action: 7/1/2020
Title: A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Relating To The Provision Of Fire Inspection Services In The City Of Hollywood, Florida; Establishing The Estimated Assessment Rates For Fire Inspection Assessments For The Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2020; Directing The Preparation Of An Assessment Roll; Authorizing A Public Hearing And Directing The Provision Of Notice Thereof; Providing For Conflicts And Severability.
Attachments: 1. 01 Reso Fire Inspection Prelim FY2021, 2. 02 Appendix A Fire Inspection Rates, 3. 03 Appendix B Fire Inspection Notice to Be Published, 4. 04 Appendix C Fire Inspection Sample TRIM Notice, 5. 05 GSG 2020 Fire Inspection Fee Study incl Addl Scenarios
Title
A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Relating To The Provision Of Fire Inspection Services In The City Of Hollywood, Florida; Establishing The Estimated Assessment Rates For Fire Inspection Assessments For The Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2020; Directing The Preparation Of An Assessment Roll; Authorizing A Public Hearing And Directing The Provision Of Notice Thereof; Providing For Conflicts And Severability.


Strategic Plan Focus
Financial Management & Administration


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Staff Recommends: Approval of the attached Resolution.


Explanation:
In June 2009, the City of Hollywood imposed a fire inspection non-ad valorem assessment to provide funding for the City's fire inspection services program beginning in FY 2010. The assessment pays for a portion of the cost of fire inspection services provided to properties located in the City of Hollywood. The remainder of the cost is funded from other City revenue sources.

The annual fire inspection non-ad valorem assessment is levied against all residential properties that are subject to fire inspections including multi-family, condominium and cooperative properties and all non-residential properties in the City with the exception of government properties with building uses that are exempt from ad valorem taxation under Florida law.

The fire inspection assessment generally appears on each affected property owner's annual property tax bill as a non-ad valorem assessment, but may alternatively be billed by first class mail to the owner of the affected parcel of property that is subject to the fire inspection assessment.

The Preliminary Rate Resolution, as defined in and required by Ordinance O-2009-19, initiates the annual process for updating the assessment roll and reimposing the fire inspection assessment. The Preliminary Rate Resolution sets forth the estimated fire inspection assessment rate schedule and the estimated amount of revenue to be provided by the asse...

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