Legally Required Information

Fists in Solidarity

General 

  1. Full legal name: Escambia Children's Trust ("ECT")

  2. Public purpose

  3. Boundaries / service area: All of Escambia County, Fla.

  4. Services provided

  5. Charter / creation document: 2021 Ordinance

  6. Statutes under which the special district operates: 125.901, F.S. ; Ch. 189, F.S.

  7. Date established: 

  8. Establishing entity: Escambia County, Fla. pursuant to 125.901, F.S., with voter approval

  9. Public Facilities Report – N/A

  10. Adopted Bylaws 

Revenue 

  1. Taxes: Ad valorem property taxes

  2. Rate for current fiscal year: 0.5 mills (FY 21-22)

  3. Statutory authority to levy tax: 125.901, F. S.

Financial Information

  1. Fiscal year period: October 1 – September 30

  2. Approved Budget: FY 21-22

  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.*

  5. Final complete audit report for the most recent complete fiscal year: N/A