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1. What is the purpose of the Ad Valorem Tax (AVT) Abatement program?
2. Who is eligible for AVT abatement?
3. Who grants AVT abatements?
4. Do AVT abatements involve cash transactions?
5. Do AVT abatements involve all taxes levied by the City of Cocoa?
6. Once abatement is granted, does it remain in place no matter what?
7. How does the City monitor whether a business is achieving the goals under the AVT abatement program?
8. Why support the AVT abatement program?

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1. What is annexation?
2. Does my property qualify for annexation?
3. Why does the City want to annex our land?
4. How is property annexed?
5. What are the benefits of being annexed into the City of Cocoa?
6. How will annexation impact the zoning on my property?
7. What about City garbage collection services and rates?
8. Will the City require me to connect to the sewer system?
9. Will my water utility costs increase if I’m annexed into Cocoa City Limits?
10. When will I see the change in my taxes reflected?
11. How much is the City of Cocoa’s mileage rate?
12. What are the costs associated with annexing into the City of Cocoa?
13. Will my property taxes change upon annexation?
14. What will my Fire Assessment Fee be?
15. Will annexation affect school district boundaries?
16. How will annexation affect law and fire protection services?
17. How will annexation affect my home-based business?
18. I have livestock. Can I keep them?
19. Will I have to go through the City’s permit process if I’ve already received a permit from the County?

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1. What does the project entail?
2. What is the project timeline?
3. What is the City’s contribution to this project?
4. What is the current status of the project?
5. Who can I contact with questions and/or concerns regarding the project?
6. Where can I find more information regarding the road-widening project?