We are providing a list of other organizations’ websites that you may find useful in your education about CDDs and utility issues.
The Celebration community is comprised of two CDDs: Enterprise CDD and Celebration CDD. While Enterprise CDD is predominately commercial and mixed land uses with the water utility system, Celebration CDD is primarily residential with mixed commercial and other uses including shopping, dining, office, churches, and schools.
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.
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.
This agency’s responsibilities include regional flood control, water supply and water quality protection, and ecosystem restoration. SFWMD sets the guidelines and restrictions for irrigating your property. The CDD has several permits with SFWMD and must meet certain conditions as a result of those permits, mostly related to stormwater management and runoff issues.
This is the provider of water services for Kissimmee as well as other parts of Osceola County, including the community of Celebration. Their mission is to “provide cost-effective and responsive service to Water Authority customers while protecting public health and the environment.”
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