General 

  1. Full legal name: Escambia Children’s Trust (“ECT”)
  2. Public purpose
    • Boundaries/service area: All of Escambia County, Fla.
  3. Services provided
  4. Charter / creation document: 2020 Ordinance
  5. Statutes under which the special district operates: 125.901, F.S.; Ch. 189, F.S.
  6. Date established: November 3, 2020
  7. Establishing entity: Escambia County, Fla. pursuant to 125.901, F.S., with voter approval
  8. Public Facilities Report – N/A
  9. Adopted Bylaws 

Revenue

  1. Taxes: Ad valorem property taxes
  2. Rate for current fiscal year: 0.4365 mil (FY 22-23)
  3. Statutory authority to levy tax: 125.901, F. S.

Financial Information

  1. Fiscal year period: October 1 – September 30
  2. Approved Budget: FY 22-23
  3. Link to the Department of Financial Services website to view ECT’s Annual Financial Report
  4. To view ECT report:
    1. Select year
    2. Select “Total Revenues, Expenditures & Debt”
    3. Select Format of Report
    4. Get Report
    5. See unit ID #_____ for the Escambia Children’s Trust 
    6. *Please note: FY 21-22 is the first year and there will be no report until the following year of 22-23.*
  5. Final complete audit report for the most recent complete fiscal year: 2022, to be produced in early 2023

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