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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - August 11, 2015
August 11, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #16


Subject
Grant for Latino Americans: 500 Years of History!

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Cheri Coryea, Director,
Neighborhood Services Department, X 3468

Ava Ehde, Library Services Manager,
Neighborhood Services Department, X 6301



Action Requested

Authorization for the Board of County Commissioners to accept a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the  American Library Association in the amount of $3,000; Adoption of Resolution B-15-075 to increase the revenues and expenditures for this grant; and Authorization for Cheri Coryea, Director of Neighborhood Services, to execute the Grant Acceptance Form.



Enabling/Regulating Authority
Not applicable

Background Discussion

The Manatee County Public Library System has been award a $3,000.00 programming grant for Latino Americans: 500 Years of History!

The proceeds of the grant will be used to host two scholar led viewing and discussion programs, present a Peruvian cooking demonstration, host Author programs and present programs featuring tango dance demonstrations, a conversation club, and children's programs related to the Hispanic culture.



County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records

Signed copy of Resolution B-15-075 to budget@mymanatee.org, sheila.ballesteros@mymanatee.org, lori.stephens@manateeclerk.com, and to ava.ehde@mymanatee.org.



Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Library Operating Grant Fund (Account # 1029009411)

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
None


Attachment:  Latino Americans Grant award letter.pdf
Attachment:  Latinogrant acceptance2.pdf
Attachment:  Resolution B-15-075.pdf