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The link above provides an overview of the City of Sarasota population trend, City Utility Rates, major revenue sources and trends, Tourist Development Taxes, the value of Construction Permits issued since FY 2003, and the number of City of Sarasota Utility Customers over the past ten years.
A complete listing for all street addresses for the City of Sarasota can be downloaded from this site. These lists are provided in an Adobe PDF format. These lists are being provided in compliance with the Communications Services Tax Simplification Law, SB 1338 or Chapter 2000-260 and SB 1878 or Chapter 2001-140, Laws of Florida, took effect on October 1, 2001.
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Special Assessment Districts
St. Armands Special Assessment District
The St. Armands Special Assessment District was created in 1994 to purchase property on Fillmore Avenue for additional parking for the businesses located on St. Armands Circle. A Bond was issued for $1,795,000 in order to purchase the property, with the principal and interest on the Bond being paid by the St. Armands Circle property owners over a twenty-year period.
Glen Oaks Estates Special Assessment District
The Glenn Oaks Estates Subdivision Special Assessment District was created in 2011 to design and construct a privacy wall in the Glen Oaks Estates Subdivision. The project will be paid by a special assessment levied against each parcel of real property located within the Glenn Oaks Estates Subdivision, payable over twenty years as an assessment placed on the tax bill of the benefited property.
Special Taxing Districts
Golden Gate Point Streetscape Special District
In 2005, The Golden Gate Point Special District was created by City Ordinance 05-4624 under Chapter 189.4041 of the Florida Statutes. The boundaries of the Golden Gate Point are made up of all parcels of real property located on Golden Gate Point. Golden Gate Point is a dependent taxing authority with the power to levy millage to construct and maintain enhancements and improvements within the public rights of way on Golden Gate Point including, but not limited to, brick pavers, sidewalks, striped perpendicular parking, the undergrounding of all utilities and provision of landscaping enhancements.
Downtown Improvement District (DID)
In 2008, The Downtown Improvement District (DID) was created by City Ordinance 08-4832 under Chapter 189.4041 of the Florida Statutes. The boundaries of the DID includes all non-residential parcels within the downtown core of the City. The DID is a dependent taxing authority with the power to levy up to two mills, with City Commission approval, for the purpose of purchasing supplemental services (maintenance, security, sanitation, promotions, infrastructure and capital improvements.)
St. Armands Business Improvement District (BID)
In 2006, the St. Armands Business Improvement District (BID) was created by City Ordinance 02-4382 under Chapter 163.511 of the Florida Statutes. The boundaries of the BID are made up of all parcels of real property located within the CT Zone District in the vicinity of St. Armands Circle. The BID is a dependent taxing authority with the power to levy up to two mills, with City Commission approval, for the purpose of purchasing supplemental services (maintenance, security, sanitation, promotions, infrastructure and capital improvements).
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