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FLORIDA RESILIENCY AND ENERGY DISTRICT
"FRED"

MEMBERSHIP ​
  • Over 224 local Florida communities have joined the Florida Resiliency and Energy District. A municipality can join FRED through a resolution and membership agreement which enable property owners within their boundaries participation in the Commercial PACE program. ​

  • Once FRED has the approval of the local community and service agreements in place with the Tax Collector and Property Appraiser, the local community can be eligible for Commercial PACE. 

COMMERCIAL PACE 

  • ​Learn more about Commercial PACE Program, including how property owners are eligible, what qualifying improvements are included and the benefits of C-PACE Financing. 

CAPITAL PROVIDERS

  • Capital Providers can provide upfront financing to commercial property owners for qualifying improvement projects, and to collect the repayment through annual assessments on the property’s tax bill.

  • Each Capital Provider, also known as a Program Administrator, must go through a multi-step process before providing financing to a PACE enabled community through the FDFC PACE Program.  Learn more about our approved Capital Providers

PURPOSE AND CREATION

The purpose of the Florida Resiliency and Energy District (FRED) is to levy and collect voluntary, Non-Ad valorem special assessment through the local Tax Collector’s office.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY

FRED Operates under Florida Statues:  163.01 and 163.08 and was established on January 10, 2017. 

ESTABLISHING ENTITIES 

SERVICES

The Florida Resiliency and Energy District facilitate the financing of Qualifying Improvements through a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program, in accordance with Section 163.08, Florida Statutes, and provide an efficient process for real property owners within the legal boundaries of the district to access and administer the PACE program. 

The FDFC provides all administrative services and their PACE program to FRED, which allows local communities to have a turnkey platform for providing PACE to their constituents. Communities can join FRED through a Resolution. Once FRED has the approval of the local community to join and service agreements in place with the Tax Collector and Property Appraiser, the local community can be eligible for PACE. ​

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The FDFC is the administrator of the Florida Resiliency and Energy District. 

CONTACT

Mailing Address

156 Tuskawilla Road, Suite 2340

Winter Springs, FL 32708

Phone, Email, Website

407-712-6352

arodriguez@fdfcbonds.com

www.fdfcbonds.com/florida-resiliency-and-energy-distr

Registered Agent and Office

Ryan Bartkus

156 Tuskawilla Road, Suite 2340

Winter Springs, FL 32708

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHAIR

City of Venice

Edward Lavallee, City Manager

VICE-CHAIR

City of Indian Harbour Beach

John W. Coffey, City Manager 

MEMBER

City of Mount Dora

Wayne Zimmerman, Deputy Electric Director

MEMBER

City of Fernandina Beach

Charles George, Interim City Manager/City Engineer

MEMBER

City of Flagler Beach

Dale Martin, City Manager

 

Financials
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FINANCIALS 

REVENUE INFORMATION

The Florida Resiliency and Energy District receives no revenues from assessments. All assessments are paid to the Florida Development Finance Corporation. 

FINANCIAL AND BUDGET INFORMATION

Fiscal Year Period: October 1st to September 30th

Adopted Budget by Fiscal Year:

2023-2024 - Approved

2022-2023 

2021-2022

2020-2021

2019-2020

Annual Financial Reports are available on the Florida Department of Financial Services website:

Florida Resiliency and Energy District

ETHICS INFORMATION

Florida Commission on Ethics - Ethics Laws

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