Budget & Finance Reports
The South Florida Water Management District's annual budget is funded by a combination of property taxes and other sources such as state appropriations; federal and local revenue; licenses; permit fees; grants; agricultural taxes; fund balances; and investment income.
The agency is a special taxing district with the authority to collect ad valorem (property) taxes from landowners within its 16-county jurisdiction. The Fiscal Year (FY) starts Oct. 1 and ends Sept. 30 of the following year.
Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Budget
Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget
- SFWMD Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Adopted Budget
- FY2020-2021 Final Adopted Organizational Line Item Report
- FY2020-2021 Final Adopted Programmatic Line Item Report
- FY2020-2021 Final Budget Hearing (Sept. 22, 2020)
- FY2020-2021 Tentative Budget - Organizational Line Item Report (September 2020)
- FY2020-2021 Tentative Budget - Programmatic Line Item Report (September 2020)
FY2020-2021 Tentative Budget Public Hearing (Sept. 10, 2020)
- FY2020-2021 Budget Highlights (Sept. 10, 2020)
- FY2020-2021 Tentative Budget Submission (Aug. 1, 2020)
FY2020-2021 Proposed Tentative Budget Update & Proposed Millage Rates (July 9, 2020)
- FY2020-2021 Tentative Budget - Division Line Item Report (July - August 2020)
- FY2020-2021 Preliminary Budget Submission (Jan. 15, 2020) [PDF]
- FY2020-2021 Preliminary Budget – Division Line Item Report (Jan. 15, 2020)
- FY2020-2021 Preliminary Budget – Functional Area Line Item Report (Jan. 15, 2020)
Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget
- SFWMD Final Budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020
- SFWMD Final Division Line Item Report for Fiscal Year 2019-2020
- SFWMD Final Programmatic Line Item Report for Fiscal Year 2019-2020
- Presentation: FY2019-2020 Final Budget Public Hearing (September 24, 2019)
- Presentation: FY2019-2020 Tentative Budget Public Hearing (September 12, 2019)
- Presentation: FY2019-2020 Budget Highlights at GB Meeting (September 12, 2019)
- FY2019-2020 Proposed Tentative Line Item Budget (Sept. 11, 2019)
- FY2019-2020 Tentative Budget Submission (July 31, 2019) [PDF]
- FY2019-2020 Tentative Budget Presentation (July 11, 2019) [PDF]
- FY2019-2020 Proposed Investment Opportunities Workshop Presentation (June 12, 2019) [PDF]
- FY2019-2020 Overview Workshop Presentation (June 12, 2019) [PDF]
- FY2019-2020 Preliminary Budget Submission (Jan. 15, 2019) [PDF]
- Presentation: SFWMD Fiscal Year 2019-20 DRAFT Preliminary Budget Development Update (Dec. 13, 2018) [PDF]
The strategic plan provides the South Florida Water Management District and the public it serves with the blueprint for successfully meeting the water resource management regional priorities for a five-year period and beyond. It acts to focus the agency’s efforts on its core mission functions of flood control, water supply, natural systems/water quality to put these commitments and strategies into action to help make a difference in South Florida’s future.
Monthly Financial Statements
With the implementation of Senate Bills 2142 and 2096, Florida's water management districts are making monthly financial statements publicly available to demonstrate how they are utilizing taxpayer dollars. To further increase transparency, the District will provide monthly statements to the SFWMD Governing Board at its regular business meetings.
- October FY 2019-2020 Monthly Financial Statement [PDF]
- September FY 2019-2020 Monthly Financial Statement [PDF]
- Previous Monthly Financial Statements
In accordance with Section 189-016(7), F.S. "...the adopted amendment must be posted on the official website of the special district within 5 days after adoption."
- FY2017-2018 Budget Amendment #3 [PDF]
- FY2017-2018 Budget Amendment #2 [PDF]
- FY2017-2018 Budget Amendment #1 [PDF]
- Previous Budget Amendments
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
Each year, the District prepares a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The CAFR provides a wealth of information, including audited financial statements, an overview of the agency including its background, general operations, geographical boundaries and regulatory powers. In addition, the CAFR provides details about major initiatives, the economic outlook, financial policies and statistics about property tax revenue by county, principal property taxpayers, demographics and much more.
Fiscal Year 2018-2019