Public purpose of the special district:

Research and development authorities, as authorized by Florida Statutes 159.701 – 159.7095, are created for the purpose of promoting scientific research and development in affiliation with and related to the research and development activities of one or more state-based, accredited, public or private institutions of higher education; for the purpose of financing and refinancing capital projects related to the establishment of a research and development park in affiliation with one or more institutions of higher education, including facilities that compliment or encourage the complete operation thereof as defined by, and in the manner provided by, the Florida Industrial Development Financing Act and by ss.159.701 – 159.7095; and for the purpose of fostering the economic development and broadening the economic base of a county in affiliation with one or more institutions of higher education.

Fiscal year of the special district:

October 1st to September 30th

A description of the boundaries of the special district:

All land included in the Central Florida Research Park as described in the plats of Sections I, II, III and IV as recorded in the public records of Orange County.

The mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number and internet website of the special district:

Joe Wallace
Executive Director
Orange County Research and Development Authority
12424 Research Parkway, Suite 100
Orlando, Florida 32826

joe@cfrp.org
407-282-3944
www.cfrp.org

A listing of all taxes assessment or changes imposed and collected by the district:

 

Common Area Maintenance Assessments: $1,698 per acre/per year (source-Third Amended and Restated Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, Restrictions, Reservations and Easements for the Central Florida Research Park.
Water and sewer utility fees: Water rate of $1.97 per 1,000 gallons; sewer rate of $4.95 per 1,000 gallons (source St. Johns River Water Management District Consumptive Use Permit #2-095-3300-6).

Primary contact:

Joe Wallace
Executive Director
Orange County Research and Development Authority
12424 Research Parkway, Suite 100
Orlando, Florida 32826

joe@cfrp.org
407-282-3944

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