The Fiscal Year 2019/2020 Budget of the Haines City Water Control District (the “District”) is supported by non-ad valorem taxes from 2,767 acres (1,253 parcels) that are located within the District. Each acre is assessed at $50.00 per acre or any portion thereof. The annual assessment is reflected on Polk County property tax statements for landowners within the District’s jurisdictional boundaries.
For Fiscal Year 2019/2020 the total non-ad valorem taxes to be assessed by the District will be $151,567. After adjustments for statutory discounts, etc., the amount of revenues to be collected by the district will be approximately $138,350.
The District’s fiscal year begins October 1 and ends September 30 of the following year. The tentative budget is presented to the Board of Supervisors in August of each year, and the final budget is approved in September. Monthly financial data is provided during a Board of Supervisors meeting and is made part of the meeting minutes.
Questions regarding the accuracy and identification of lands within the District’s boundary should be directed to Secretary Linda Robinson at 863-221-2516. All other questions regarding your property tax statement, other assessments or payment schedules should be directed to the Polk County Tax Collector.
As required by Chapter 218, Florida Statutes, the Haines City Water Control District submits an annual financial report to the Florida Department of Financial Services. For more information, visit https://apps.fldfs.com/LocalGov/Reports/AdHoc.aspx.