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Miami-Dade Fire and Rescue Service District

The Miami-Dade Fire and Rescue Service District (MDFRSD) provides fire rescue service for the entire county except for the cities of Hialeah, Miami, Miami Beach, Key Biscayne and Coral Gables.

General Information

    • Full legal name (as cited in creation document)
      Miami-Dade Fire and Rescue Service District
    • Public purpose
      Fire Suppression and Rescue
    • Boundaries / service area
      The Service District boundaries are the geographic boundaries of Miami-Dade County, excluding the municipalities of Coral Gables Hialeah, Miami, Miami Beach, and Key Biscayne.
      Fire District map PDF
  • Services provided
    The service provided by the District shall include a uniform level of fire and rescue service throughout the District and to those governmental entities which may from time to time contract with the District.
    • Date established
      July 1, 1980
  • Establishing entity
    Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners

Contact Information

    • Registered agent
      Chief David Downey
    • Mailing address
      9300 NW 41st Street
      Miami, FL 33178
    • Telephone number

Revenue Information

    • Taxes, fees, assessments, or charges imposed and collected
      Ad Valorem Taxes
    • Rates or amounts for the current fiscal year
      The millage rate for FY 2017-18 is 2.4207
  • Statutory authority for the levy of the tax, fee, assessment, or charge
    Section 189.02, Florida Statutes

General Financial Information

    • Fiscal year period
      October 1 - September 30
    • Tentative budget (post at least two days before the budget hearing, held pursuant to Section 200.065, Florida Statutes, Method of fixing millage or other law, to consider such budget)
      Proposed FY 2018-19 Budget
    • Budget amendments, if applicable
  • The final complete audit report for the most recent completed fiscal year:
    Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) FY 2016-2017
    (NOTE: Financial information of the MDFRSD has been blended with the Miami-Dade County primary government, and is included in the Fire Rescue Special Revenue Fund in the Supplemental Information schedules.)

Meeting Dates

The Miami-Dade Fire and Rescue Service District meets on an as-need basis.

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