Independent Special District Information

Required Information



In accordance with the provisions of Section 189.069 (2)(a), Florida Statutes, the St. Lucie County Fire District hereby posts the required information:

  1. The full legal name of the special district is the St. Lucie County Fire District.
  2. The public purpose of the special district is for fire prevention, fire suppression, emergency medical services, rescue, and other duties and responsibilities in St. Lucie County, as may be directed by the St. Lucie County Fire District Board of Commissioners.
  3. The name, address, e-mail address and the term and appointing authority for each member of the governing body of the special district is as follows:
Two Fire Board members are appointed by St. Lucie County Commission annually during the first meeting after November election.

Tod Mowery
2300 Virginia Avenue
Fort Pierce, FL 34982
moweryt@stlucieco.org

Chris Dzadovsky
2300 Virginia Avenue
Fort Pierce, FL 34982
dzadovskyC@stlucieco.org

Two Fire Board members are appointed by Port St. Lucie City Council annually during the first meeting after November election.

Shannon Martin
121 SW Port St. Lucie Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34984
District3@cityofpsl.com

Gregory J. Oravec
121 SW Port St. Lucie Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34984
mayor@cityofpsl.com

Two Fire Board members are appointed by the City of Fort Pierce Commission annually during the first meeting in January.

Rufus Alexander
100 North U.S. Hwy 1
3rd Floor City Clerk Office
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
ralexander@city-ftpierce.com

Tom Perona
100 North U.S. Hwy 1
3rd Floor City Clerk Office
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
tperona@city-ftpierce.com

The Governor’s appointee to the Fire Board.

Mark Gotz
154 North Magnolia Lakes Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
mgfl@aol.com

4. The fiscal year of the special district runs from October 1st of a given year to the following September 30th.

5. The special district’s charter is included in Chapter 2004-407, Laws of Florida (2004), adopted by the Florida Legislature, the text to which is linked here and which was filed in the Office of the Secretary of State on June 17, 2004. The Fire District's charter has been amended by Chapter 2016-250, Laws of Florida. The special district is also governed by the provisions of Chapter 189, Florida Statutes.

6. The mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, and Internet website uniform resource locator of the special district is as follows:

St. Lucie County Fire District
5160 N.W. Milner Drive
Port St. Lucie, FL 34983
info@slcfd.org
(772) 621-3400

7. The boundaries of the special district are coterminous with the boundaries of St. Lucie County, Florida.

8. A listing of all taxes, fees, assessments, or charges imposed by the special district are as follows:

a. Ad valorem taxes at 3.0 mills.
b. Ambulance Billing Fees at the following rates:

Basic Life Support - $525
Advance Life Support- $600
Advance Life Support II- $700
Advance Life Support SCT - $750
Mileage- $11 per mile


c. Fire Plans Review and Inspection Fees, as listed elsewhere on this website.
d. . Fire Impact Fees as listed in Chapter 24, Impact Fees, Article III, Fire/EMS Protection Impact Fee, St. Lucie County Code, which is linked here.


9. The primary contact information for the special district for purposes of communication is as follows:
Brenda Stokes, Public Information Officer
St. Lucie County Fire District
5160 N.W. Milner Drive
Port St. Lucie, FL 34983
(772) 621-3333
bstokes@slcfd.org

10. The special district and its employees and fire board members are governed by the following code of ethics: Part III of Chapter 112, Florida Statutes, which is linked here.


11. The annual budget of the special district is here on this website.

12. The final, complete audit report for the most recent completed fiscal year is attached here on this website.