1959-2019 60th Anniversary

Required Reporting

  

a. Full legal name: Pace Fire Rescue District
 

b. Public purpose: The purpose of this act is to promote the health, welfare, and safety of the citizens and residents of Santa Rosa County who reside within the geographical limits of that area known as the Pace Fire Rescue District, by providing for: firefighting equipment; the establishment and maintenance of fire stations and fire substations; the acquisition and maintenance of all firefighting and protection equipment necessary for the prevention of fires or fighting of fires; the employment and training of such personnel as may be necessary to accomplish fire prevention and firefighting; the establishment and maintenance of emergency service; the acquisition and maintenance of rescue and other emergency equipment; and the employment and training of necessary emergency personnel. The district may provide Advanced Life Support services within the district’s boundaries. The district shall have all other powers necessary to carry out the purposes of the district as otherwise provided by law, including, but not limited to, the power to adopt all necessary measures, rules, and regulations and policies relating to said purposes.
 

c. Boundaries/service area: The lands to be included within the district are the following described lands in Santa Rosa County:
 

BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 29 WEST, SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE PROCEED WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH A DISTANCE OF 5.1 MILES MORE OR LESS TO A POINT OF INTERSECTION WITH DELANEY RIVER; THENCE MEANDER SOUTHERLY ALONG SAID RIVER A DISTANCE OF 1896 FEET MORE OR LESS TO A POINT OF INTERSECTION WITH ESCAMBIA RIVER; THENCE MEANDER SOUTHERLY ALONG SAID ESCAMBIA RIVER A DISTANCE OF 20.7 MILES MORE OR LESS TO A POINT OF INTERSECTION WITH ESCAMBIA BAY; THENCE MEANDER NORTHERLY, EASTERLY AND SOUTHERLY ALONG SAID BAY A DISTANCE OF 6.0 MILES MORE OR LESS TO A POINT OF INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTH LINE OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 29 WEST; THENCE PROCEED EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE A DISTANCE OF 2323 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 31; THENCE PROCEED NORTH ALONG SAID EAST LINE A DISTANCE OF 3916 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE SOUTH LINE OF SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 29 WEST; THENCE PROCEED EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE OF SECTION 25 AND SECTION 26 A DISTANCE OF 6003 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 26; THENCE PROCEED NORTH ALONG SAID EAST LINE A DISTANCE OF 2640 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 29 WEST; THENCE PROCEED EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE A DISTANCE OF 2640 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE EAST LINE OF SAID NORTHWEST QUARTER; THENCE PROCEED NORTH ALONG SAID EAST LINE A DISTANCE OF 2640 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 27; THENCE PROCEED EAST ALONG SAID NORTH LINE A DISTANCE OF 2640 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE WEST LINE OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 28 WEST; THENCE PROCEED NORTH ALONG SAID WEST LINE A DISTANCE OF 2640 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH HALF OF SAID SECTION 18; THENCE PROCEED EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH HALF OF SECTION 18 AND THE SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH HALF OF SECTION 17 A DISTANCE OF 6126 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF AVALON BOULEVARD; THENCE PROCEED NORTHEAST ALONG SAID LINE A DISTANCE OF 3030 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF US HIGHWAY 90; THENCE PROCEED EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE A DISTANCE OF 433 FEET  MORE OR LESS; THENCE PROCEED NORTHWEST TO AND ALONG THE EAST LINE OF PARCEL NUMBER 08-1N-28-0000-01701-0000 A DISTANCE OF 858 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE NORTH LINE OF SAID PARCEL; THENCE PROCEED WEST ALONG SAID NORTH LINE A DISTANCE OF 245 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE EAST LINE OF PARCEL NUMBER 08-1N-28-0000-01300-0000; THENCE PROCEED NORTH ALONG SAID EAST LINE A DISTANCE OF 1975 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE NORTH LINE OF SAID PARCEL; THENCE PROCEED WEST ALONG SAID NORTH LINE A DISTANCE OF 1298 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE WEST LINE OF PARCEL NUMBER 08-1N-28-0000-02005-0000; THENCE PROCEED NORTH ALONG SAID WEST LINE A DISTANCE OF 820 FEET MORE OR LESS ; THENCE PROCEED NORTHEAST ALONG SAID WEST LINE A DISTANCE OF 1102 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE A POINT OF INTERSECTION WITH POND CREEK; THENCE MEANDER NORTHERLY ALONG SAID CREEK A DISTANCE OF 12.8 MILES MORE OR LESS TO THE AFOREMENTIONED NORTH LINE OF TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 29 WEST; THENCE PROCEED WEST ALONG SAID NORTH LINE A DISTANCE OF 2.7 MILES MORE OR LESS TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
 

LYING IN AND BEING A PORTION OF TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 29 WEST, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 30 WEST, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 30 WEST, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 29 WEST AND TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 28 WEST, SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA AND CONTAINING 84 SQUARE MILES MORE OR LESS.
 

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d. Services provided to the residents include providing for firefighting equipment; the establishment and maintenance of fire stations and fire substations; the acquisition and maintenance of all firefighting and protection equipment necessary for the prevention of fires or fighting of fires; the employment and training of such personnel as may be necessary to accomplish fire prevention and firefighting; the establishment and maintenance of emergency service; the acquisition and maintenance of rescue and other emergency equipment; and the employment and training of necessary emergency personnel. The district also provides Advanced Life Support services within the district’s boundaries.
 

e. Pace Fire Rescue District's charter may be viewed BELOW.
 

f. Statute or statutes under which the special district operates, if different from the statute or statutes under which the special district was established. Suggest including Chapter 189, Florida Statutes - Uniform Special District Accountability Act: N/A
 

g. Date established (effective date of creation document): Created in 1959 by Special Act of Legislation as Pace Fire Rescue District and was re-created by Special Act of legislation in 2018 as Pace Fire Rescue District.
 

h. Establishing entity (legislature, county(ies), municipality(ies), or Governor and Cabinet): Special Act of Legislation Chapter 2017-221 House Bill  1363
 

Contact Information
 

a. 4773 Pace Patriot Blvd.
 

b. rwhitfield@pacefirerescuedistrict.com
 

c. (850) 994-6884
 

d. www.pacefirerescuedistrict.com
 

e. Registered agent / registered office (name and address of registered agent on file with the Special District Accountability Program):
 

Chief Robbie Whitfield
 

4773 Pace Patriot Blvd., Pace, Florida 32571
 

f. For each governing body member:
Name: Dean Anderson
Address: 4773 Pace Patriot Blvd., Pace Florida 32571
Email:  danderson@pacefirerescuedistrict.com
Term:
If applicable, the appointing authority (county, municipality, Governor, etc.)
 

Name: Mike Madine
Address: 4773 Pace Patriot Blvd., Pace Florida 32571
Email: mmadine@pacefirerescuedistrict.com
Term:
If applicable, the appointing authority (county, municipality, Governor, etc.): Elected in nonpartisan elections by the electors of the district

Name: Robert Enfinger
Address: 4773 Pace Patriot Blvd., Pace Florida 32571
Email: renfinger@pacefirerescuedistrict.com
Term:
If applicable, the appointing authority (county, municipality, Governor, etc.): Elected in nonpartisan elections by the electors of the district
 

Name:  Keith Chapman
Address: 4773 Pace Patriot Blvd., Pace Florida 32571
Email: kchapman@pacefirerescuedistrict.com
Term:
If applicable, the appointing authority (county, municipality, Governor, etc.): Elected in nonpartisan elections by the electors of the district
 

Name: Robert Martin, Jr.
Address: 4773 Pace Patriot Blvd., Pace Florida 32571
Email: rmartin@pacefirerescuedistrict.com
Term:
If applicable, the appointing authority (county, municipality, Governor, etc.): Elected in nonpartisan elections by the electors of the district

 

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