6417 3rd Ave. West, Bradenton, Florida 34209

Phone: (941) 761-1555 or Fax: 1-941-237-3935

Special District Requirements

Website Requirements for West Manatee Fire Rescue

Website Content Requirements

At a minimum, each special district must post the following information on its official website, please click on any link for information:

  1. General Information:
    1. Full legal name – West Manatee Fire & Rescue District
    2. Public purpose – Information contained in legislation.
    3. Boundaries / service area – please click for legislation.
    4. Services provided – Information contained in legislation.
    5. Charter / creation document – Information contained in legislation.
    6. Statute or statutes under which the special district operates – Information contained in legislation.
    7. Date established – Information contained in legislation.
    8. Establishing entity – Information contained in legislation.
  2. Contact Information:
    1. Mailing address – 6417 3rd Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34209
    2. e-mail – admin@wmfr.org
    3. Telephone number – 941-761-1555
    4. Website address – http://wmfr.org
    5. Registered agent  – Thomas J. Sousa, Fire Chief
    6. For each governing body member: – Commissioners
      1. Name
      2. Address
      3. e-mail
      4. Term
      5. If applicable, the appointing authority (county, municipality, Governor, etc.) – Not applicable
  3. Revenue Information: – 2015-2016 Adopted Budget, LegislationBudget ResolutionFire Assessment Certification
    1. Taxes, fees, assessments, or charges imposed and collected.
    2. Rates or amounts for the current fiscal year.
    3. Statutory authority for the levy of the tax, fee, assessment, or charge.
  4. General Financial Information:
    1. Fiscal year period – October 1 – September 30.
    2. Tentative budget  – Tentative 2015-2016 Budget     Tentative Budget 2016-2017
    3. Final adopted budget – 2015-2016 Adopted Budget     2016-2017 Adopted Budget
    4. Budget amendments, if applicable –
    5. A link to the following page on the Department of Financial Services website so the public can view the special district’s Annual Financial Report –  Annual Financial Statements
    6. If required, the final, complete audit report for the most recent completed fiscal year, and audit reports required by law or authorized by the governing body of the special district – Annual Financial Statements
    7. Code of Ethics, if adopted
    1. A link to generally applicable ethics provisions (visit the Florida Commission on Ethics website and select “Ethics Laws”)
  5. If Applicable, Defined Benefit Retirement System or Plan Information (excluding the Florida Retirement System), as required by Section 112.664, Florida Statutes – Reporting standards for defined benefit retirement plans or systems – West Manatee Fire & Rescue District is a member of the Florida Retirement System and CH175 Pension Plan.  Pensions

UPON COMPLETION OF DEVELOPING ITS WEBSITE, EACH SPECIAL DISTRICT MUST SUBMIT ITS WEBSITE ADDRESS TO THE SPECIAL DISTRICT ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM SO THE PROGRAM CAN LINK TO IT FROM ITS WEBSITE. – ALPHABETICAL LIST OF SPECIAL DISTRICT WEBSITES.

Latest Meeting Postings

COLLECTIVE BARGAINING SESSION - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2018 - 8:00 AM
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Florida Statutes 286.011 all interested persons are advise[Read More...]
SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 - PENSION BOARD MEETING - 9AM
The West Manatee Fire Rescue will be holding a Pension Board meeting on Thursday, September 13, 2018[Read More...]
EXECUTIVE SESSION - SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 - 5 PM
The West Manatee Fire Rescue will be holding an Executive Session to discuss collective bargaini[Read More...]

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Administrative Offices

6417 3rd Avenue West
Bradenton, FL. 34209-2314

 

Phone: (941) 761-1555
Fax: (941) 237-3935
Email: admin@wmfr.org

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