About Special Districts

What’s So Special about Special Districts?

The Surfside Community Services District is a form of government known as an independent special district.

Most of us don’t know much about local governments. We know less about special districts. Special district advocates hail special districts as the best examples of small-town democracy. Their critics say that special districts make local government too complex. What’s So Special About Special Districts? untangles the basic facts about this least known segment of local government.

What’s so Special about Special Districts?