The Lake Worth Drainage District Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 preliminary budget on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. at the District office, 13081 South Military Trail, Delray Beach, Florida 33484. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to receive comments from the public on the preliminary budget prior to taking final action at the District’s Board Meeting on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m. The Board of Supervisors may amend or alter the preliminary budget at the hearing.
The Lake Worth Drainage District is a special taxing district with the authority to collect non-ad valorem assessments from landowners within its jurisdiction. On July 11, 2018, at the regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors, the District’s Executive Director presented the following preliminary budget for the operation of the District for the Fiscal Year 2019. The FY2019 begins October 1, 2018 and ends September 30, 2019. For FY2019, the assessment rate will be $49.50/acre or portion thereof. There is an increase in the assessment rate from FY2018 of $1.50/acre or portion thereof. The non-ad valorem assessment is included in the Notices of Proposed and Actual Property Taxes distributed by the Palm Beach County Property Appraiser, and collected by the Palm Beach County Tax Collector.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons requiring special accommodations or an interpreter to participate in these meetings is asked to advise the District at least 7 days before the meeting by contacting Melissa Wheelihan at 561.498.5363.