General Information

  1. Full legal name:

Holley-Navarre Fire District

  1. 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 Holley-Navarre Fire District, by providing for: fire protection services, facilities, and 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, regulations, and policies relating to said purposes.

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

Beginning at the East line of Sections 12, 13 and 24 Range 26, West, Township 2 South, which is the East boundary of Santa Rosa County, and including those portions of Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, and beginning at the West line of Sections 2, 11, 14, and 23, Range 27 West, Township 2 South and including those portions of Sections 1, 3, 10, 12, 13, 15, 22, 24, 25, 26, and 27 that lay South of Eglin Field Military Reservation and North of Santa Rosa Sound; and beginning at the North line of Section 6, Range 27 West, Township 1 South, including those portions of Sections 7, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 31, 32, 37, 38, and 39; and beginning at the North line of Section 12, Range 28 West, Township 1 South, including those portions of Sections

13, 14, 15 that lay West of Eglin Field Military Reservation, East of Blackwater Bay and North of East Bay.

  1. 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.

Holley-Navarre Fire District’s charter may be viewed (Click Here).

  1. Statute or statutes under which the special district operates: Chapters 191 and 189, Florida Statutes.
  2. Date established (effective date of creation document): Created in 1980 by Special Act of Legislation (80-603) as Holley-Navarre Fire Protection District and was re-created by Special Act of legislation (2004-463) in 2004 as Holley-Navarre Fire District.
  3. Establishing entity (legislature, county(ies), municipality(ies), or Governor and Cabinet): Special Act of Legislation Chapter 2004-463 House Bill 1645

Contact Information

  1. 8618 Esplanade St., Navarre, FL. 32566
  2. Chief@HNFD.org or Admin17@HNFD.org .
  3. (850) 939-5236.
  4. www.hnfd.org
  5. Registered agent / registered office (name and address of registered agent on file with the Special District Accountability Program):

Ron Norton, Fire Chief

8618 Esplanade St., Navarre, FL, 32566

  1. For each governing body member:

Name: Dave Stone
Address: 8618 Esplanade St. Navarre, FL, 32566
Email: DStone@hnfd.org
Term: 2016-2020
If applicable, the appointing authority (county, municipality, Governor, etc.) Elected in nonpartisan elections by the electors of the district

Name: Kevin VanValkenburgh
Address: 8618 Esplanade St. Navarre, FL, 32566
Email: KevinV@hnfd.org
Term: 2016-2020
If applicable, the appointing authority (county, municipality, Governor, etc.): Elected in nonpartisan elections by the electors of the district

Name: David J. Stone. Address: 8618 Esplanade St. Navarre, FL, 32566
Email: DJ.Stone@hnfd.org
Term: 2017-2018
If applicable, the appointing authority (county, municipality, Governor, etc.): Appointed 2017 to fill the remaining length of term

Name: Charles Batson
Address: 8618 Esplanade St. Navarre, FL, 32566.
Email: CharlieB@hnfd.org
Term: 2014-2018
If applicable, the appointing authority (county, municipality, Governor, etc.): Elected in nonpartisan elections by the electors of the district

Name: Doug Schumpert
Address: 8618 Esplanade St. Navarre, FL, 32566
Email: DSchumpert@hnfd.org
Term: 2014-2018

If applicable, the appointing authority (county, municipality, Governor, etc.): Elected in nonpartisan elections by the electors of the district

Revenue Information

  1. Taxes, fees, assessments, or charges imposed and collected: HNFD collects Non Ad-Valorem assessments at the following rates: Approved by general referendum, November 2016.

Holley-Navarre Fire District Non-Ad valorem Rate Structure (2016)

Type Rate (per annum)
Residential      $0.0547 per sq ft.        Minimum $125.81 (2,300 sqft)
Commercial     $0.1822 per sq ft.        Minimum $419.06 (2,300 sq ft)
Vacant Lot      $29.55
Unimproved Acreage  $9.85 per acre           Minimum $29.55 (3 acres)

 

  1. Resolution adopting the Fire Assessment Rates: (Click Here)

 

  1. Impact Fees. Rates or amounts for the current fiscal year: Chpt 191 Impact fees (Click Here)
    *Residential $200 per residence
    *Commercial $0.40 per sq ft

 

General Financial Information

  1. The fiscal year period for Holley-Navarre Fire District begins October 1st and concludes September 30th the following year.
  2. If applicable, tentative budget (posted at least two days before the budget hearing) available for view (Click Here).
  3. View the final adopted budget HERE(posted within 30 days after adoption).
  4. Budget amendments, if applicable, may be viewed here:
  5. View the special district’s Annual Financial Report (Click Here).

 

  1. Ethics
    a. Code of Ethics, if adopted: The Holley Navarre Fire District is bound by the Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees, adopted as Part III of Chapter 112, Florida Statutes.

Reporting Standards For Defined Benefit Retirement Plans

For details about Holley-Navarre Fire District’s Defined Benefit Retirement Plan (Click Here).