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ORDINANCE NO. 95- 13 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, <br />CREATING A MUNICIPAL SERVICES BENEFIT UNIT FOR <br />THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN; AUTHORIZING THE LEVY OF <br />SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS TO FUND WATER AND SEWER <br />LINE EXTENSIONS. <br />WHEREAS, by interlocal agreement between the City of Sebastian and Indian <br />River County, the Indian River County Department of. Utility Services is <br />authorized to provide water and sewer services to the City of Sebastian; and <br />WHEREAS, as part of that interlocal agreement, the City and County <br />agreed that certain areas of the City would be provided water and sewer line <br />extensions to be paid for by special assessment against the benefited <br />properties, and <br />WHEREAS, the agreement indicated that if the City chose not to hold <br />these special assessment hearings itself that the City would authorize the <br />County to hold such hearings; and <br />WHEREAS, the City has indicated that it does not wish to hold these <br />special assessment hearings itself, and <br />WHEREAS, Section 125.01.1(q), Florida Statutes, authorizes counties to <br />create municipal services taxing or benefit units for any part of the unin- <br />corporated area of the county and any part or all of the municipality if the <br />governing body of the municipality gives consent by ordinance either annually <br />or for a term of years, and <br />WHEREAS, the City has adopted such an ordinance; and <br />WHEREAS, the creation of such an MSBU is required to empower the County <br />to assess the costs of the necessary water and sewer works within the City <br />boundaries; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br />OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, that: <br />SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE <br />This ordinance shall be known and may be cited as the "Sebastian Area <br />MSBU Water and Sewer Line Extension Ordinance." <br />SECTION 2. CREATION OF MSBU AND GOVERNING BODY <br />Pursuant to the authority of Section 125.01(1)(q), F.S., there is hereby <br />created a Municipal Services Benefit Unit composed of all property within the <br />City of Sebastian. The governing body of the MSBU shall be the Board of <br />County Commissioners. <br />