FY 17 Guide for Special Districts
Special district trustees and the public can download the booklet, FY 17 Guide for Special Districts – Beginning the New Fiscal Year and Other Topics. This is a very important booklet that each trustee should read. It is an Adobe Acrobat PDF file.
You should also download and print the Checklist for Sending Documentation at the Beginning of the Fiscal Year (PDF) to help guide you through what needs to done and deadline dates.
Each district is being sent a partially completed Special District Information Form. Here is the link to a blank Special District Information Form (PDF) if one is needed during FY 17.
The date for filing the documents mentioned in the booklet and checklist is November 30, 2016.
Forms and Template for Preparing an Unaudited Financial Statement
Only special districts with current revenues less than $50,000 are allowed to file unaudited financial statements provided the board votes to not have its financial statement audited and sent a letter to the property owners in the district telling them the financial statement will not be audited. The must be done by September 30, 2016.
- Sample Letter to Property Owners (PDF)
- Template for Unaudited Financial Statement (Excel spreadsheet)
Further instructions can be found in the FY 17 Guide for Special Districts – Beginning the New Fiscal Year and Other Topics. (See link above)
If there are any questions, please email Mary Mahoney, Management and Budget Department, or call her at (813) 272-6599.