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File #: R-2020-207    Version: 1 Name: Fire Inspection Assessment Final FY 2021
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2020 In control: Special City Commission Meeting
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action: 9/14/2020
Title: A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Relating To The Provision Of Fire Inspection Services, Facilities And Programs In The City Of Hollywood, Florida; Reimposing Fire Inspection Assessments Against Assessed Property Located Within The City Of Hollywood, Florida For The Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2020; Approving The Rate Of Assessment; Approving The Assessment Roll.
Attachments: 1. 01 Reso Fire Inspect Assessment Final FY 2021, 2. 02 Appendix A Fire Inspect Affidavit Notice Mailed FY 2021, 3. 03 Appendix B Fire Inspect Advertisement FY 2021, 4. 04 Appendix C Fire Inspect Cert Assessment Roll FY 2021
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A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Relating To The Provision Of Fire Inspection Services, Facilities And Programs In The City Of Hollywood, Florida; Reimposing Fire Inspection Assessments Against Assessed Property Located Within The City Of Hollywood, Florida For The Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2020; Approving The Rate Of Assessment; Approving The Assessment Roll.


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Staff Recommends: Approval of the Attached Resolution.

Explanation:
Annual fire inspections are mandated under the Broward County Local Amendments to the Florida Fire Prevention Code, Paragraph F-3.5, and Section 94.172 of the City's Code of Ordinances. By ordinance, the City inspects all residential properties that are part of a building of three or more units and all non-residential properties.

The City is reimposing the fire inspection non-ad valorem assessment for FY 2021. The fire inspection assessment provides funding for the City's fire inspection services, facilities and programs and was first imposed in FY 2010. The assessment pays for a portion of the cost of fire inspection services provided to properties located in the City. 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 City Commission adopted the Preliminary Rate Resolution for FY 2021 on July 1, 2020 which initiates the annual process for updating the assessment roll and reimposing the fire inspection assessment. The Annual Rate Resolution sets forth the final fire inspection assessment rate schedule and approves the Asses...

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