River Bend Community Development District
FY18 Budget Category Explanations
Financial & Administrative
The District retains the services of a consulting manager, who is responsible for the daily administration of the District's business, including any and all financial work related to the Bond Funds and Operating Funds of the District, and preparation of the minutes of the Board of Supervisors. In addition, the District Manager prepares the Annual Budget(s), implements all policies of the Board of Supervisors, and attends all meetings of the Board of Supervisors.
Consists of attendance at scheduled meetings of the Board of Supervisors, offering advice and consultation on all matters related to the works of the District, such as bids for yearly contracts, operating policy, compliance with regulatory permits, etc.
On a quarterly and annual basis, disclosure of relevant district information is provided to the Muni Council, as required within the bond indentures.
This item relates to the fee assessed for the annual administration of bonds outstanding, as required within the bond indentures.
The District is required to annually undertake an independent examination of its books, records and accounting procedures. This audit is conducted pursuant to State Law and the Rules of the Auditor General.
Postage, Phone, Fax, Copies
This item refers to the cost of materials and service to produce agendas and conduct day-to-day business of the District.
This is required of the District to store its official records.
Public Officials Insurance
The District carries Public Officials Liability in the amount of $1,000,000.
This is required to conduct the official business of the District in accordance with the Sunshine Law and other advertisement requirements as indicated by the Florida Statutes.
The District operates a checking account for expenditures and receipts.
Dues, Licenses & Fees
The District is required to file with the County and State each year.
To provide for unbudgeted administrative expenses.
Investment Reporting Fees
This is to provide an investment report to the District on a quarterly basis.
Cost of daily supplies required by the District to facilitate operations.
This is to upgrade and keep current the operating components to comply with new governmental accounting standards along with basic website maintenance.
This is for maintenance and administration of the Districts official website.
This is to purchase new equipment as required.
Requirements for legal services are estimated at an annual expenditures on an as needed and also cover such items as attendance at scheduled meetings of the Board of Supervisor's, Contract preparation and review, etc.
Electric Utility Services
Electric Utility Services
This item is for street lights, pool, recreation facility and other common element electricity
Garbage/Solid Waste Control Services
This item is for pick up at the recreation facility and parks as needed.
Water-Sewer Combination Services
Water Utility Services
This item is for the potable and non-potable water used for irrigation.
Other Physical Environment
Waterway Management System
This item is for maintaining the multiple waterways that compose the District's waterway management system and aids in controlling nuisance vegetation that may otherwise restrict the flow of water.
Property & Casualty Insurance
The District carries $1,000,000 in general liability and also has sovereign immunity.
Entry & Walls Maintenance
This item is for maintaining the main entry feature and other common area walls.
The District contracts with a professional landscape firm to provide service through a public bid process. This fee does not include replacement material or irrigation repairs.
This item is for any unforeseen circumstances that may effect the appearance of the landscape program.
Plant Replacement Program
This item is for landscape items that may need to be replaced during the year.
This item is for property taxes assessed to lands within the District.
Repairs necessary for everyday operation of the irrigation system to ensure its effectiveness.
This item is necessary to contract with a vendor to maintain the pool within state guidelines for public use.
This item provides for operations, maintenance, and supplies to the District's Amenity Center.
Page Updated: 05/14/2017