Table 24

NUMBER OF TAXING DISTRICTS BY TYPE

1993-1997

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Taxing District    1993      1994      1995      1996       1997
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State                 1         1         1         1         1
Counties             39        39        39        39        39
Cities and Towns    270       270       270       272       275
Road                 39        39        39        39        39
School              296       296       296       296       296
Public Utility       30        30        30        30        30
Library              16        16        16        16        16
Port                 76        76        76        76        76
Water               123       123       121       121       127
Fire                414       410       413       412       412
Sewer                44        42        43        42        42
Metropolitan          2         2         2         2         2
Park                  1         1         1         1         1
Flood                 1         1         1         1         1
Flood Zone           19        17        17        17        17
Hospital             55        55        55        56        56
Airport               1         1         2         2         2
Ferry                 1         1         0         0         0
Cemetery            100       101        99        99        99
Mosquito Control     11        11        11        11        12
Park-Recreation      50        52        53        54        56
Emergency Medical   122       122       128       135       136
Irrigation            2         2         2         2         2
Cultural-Arts         1         1         1         1         1
Agricultural Pest     0         0         1         1         1
Apportionment (Urban) 0         2         2         2         2
Road Services         0         0         0         0         1

     Totals       1,714     1,711     1,719     1,728     1,742

Tax Code Areas    3,062     3,074     3,134     3,115     3,144