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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - December 12, 2017
December 12, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #25


Subject
Parks and Natural Resources Fee Schedule Revisions

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Charlie Hunsicker / Director / x6001

Danny Hopkins / Recreation Division Manager / x6005



Action Requested
Adoption of Resolution R-17-132, amending R-17-042, and providing for changes to the Parks and Natural Resources Department Fee Schedule, with an effective date.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

FS 125



Background Discussion

The Parks and Natural Resources Department operations are continually being fine-tuned to meet the needs of the community in the most efficient and economical way possible.  The intent is not to compete with private organizations and neighboring communities, but to provide access and services at a cost affordable to all, thereby affording the opportunity for more citizens to enjoy our county-owned and operated facilities.

Staff recommended changes to the Fee Schedule are as follows (see attached Proposed Fee Schedule with Strike-throughs):

Effective date:  January 1, 2018

  • Add new Class Drop-in fee at John H. Marble Pool. (p.12)
    • Class Drop-in
      $2 / individual

  • Clarify hard court and clay court subsequent total hours use with Daily Fees. (p.17)

  • Increase staff led Personal Training Sessions fee.  Members participating in staff led Personal Training programs prior to November 28, 2017, will be granted previous fee ($25/30-minute session or $40/hour session) until December 31, 2018. (p.17)
    • Personal Training Session (Staff)
      $25 to $30 / 30-minute session
      $40 to $50 / hour session

  • Clarify that Personal Trainer Team Training is led by instructor as opposed to staff led training. (p.17)

  • Remove Your Choice Health Plan fee, due to scrivener's error to remove with adoption of R-16-174 on December 13, 2016. (p.20

  • Remove Non-County Run Tournament fee that is no longer used. (p.26)

  • Add the following Racquet Center Program fees. (p.26)

    • USTA Super Senior National Tournament Host
      $1,000 (non-taxable)

    • USTA Super Senior National Tournament Host Vendors
      $0 - $100

    • Community Tennis Outreach Promotional Event
      Free to public

    • Community Tennis Outreach Promotional Event Vendors
      $0 - $50

    • Pickleball 101 (Hard Courts or Indoor Gymnasium)
      Free / all members
      $5 / non-member

    • Team Drill (Clay Courts)
      $5 / Racquet member
      $10 / Recreation & Silver Sneaker member
      $15 / non-member

    • Team Drill (Hard Courts)
      $5 / all members
      $10 / non-member

    • Doubles Strategy (Clay Courts)
      $10 / Racquet member
      $15 / Recreation & Silver Sneakers member
      $20 / non-member

    • Doubles Strategy (Hard Courts)
      $10 / all members
      $15 / non-member

    • Doubles Partner Workout (Clay Courts)
      $20 / Racquet member
      $25 / Recreation & Silver Sneakers member
      $30 / non-member

    • Doubles Partner Workout (Hard Courts)
      $20 / all members
      $25 / non-member

    • Tennis 101/Fitness (Clay Courts)
      $5 / all members
      $10 / non-member

    • Tennis 101/Fitness (Hard Courts)
      $5 / all members
      $10 / non-member

    • Private Lessons (Pickleball/Tennis)*
      $30 / 30-minutes
      $50 / 60-minutes
      *Participant must have membership for court surface or pay daily fee for court surface.

  • Remove special events and recreation classes from Youth Camps programs. (p.27)

  • Create a Program/Education/Volunteer page to include the following changes and added programs with fees.  Fees will be based upon number of people estimated to attend and the overall material cost:  (p.28)
    • Remove $50/30-minute and $100/60-minute Private Programs and replace with:
      • Education Programs, Public
        Free - $100
      • Education Programs, Private
        $5 - $100*
        Fees assessed based on materials cost, duration, impact, and additional staff required.

    • Add Recreational Programs, Public
      Free - $100

    • Add Recreational Programs, Private
      $5 - $100*
      Fees assessed based on materials cost, duration, impact, and additional staff required.

      *Note: At the discretion of staff, private programming fees may be comped when appropriate if the group is willing to provide in kind service in the form of volunteer hours.

    • Add to Specialty Camp:
      Fees include summer, winter, fall, spring and day camps

    • Remove Covered Wagon Tours - Robinson Preserve and Duette Preserve, and Scheduled Wagon Tours at no cost - first-come, first-served without interpreter/$75.

    • Add Wagon Tours, Public
      Free

    • Add Wagon Tours, Private
      $100 with Interpretive Guide per group

    • Add Birthday Parties:
      • 30-minute package (min 5/max 25 children)
        $25 - $250 per group ($5 - $10 per person)
      • 60-minute package (min 5/max 25 children)
        $50 - $625 per group ($10 - $25 per person)


    • Add Additional Hands-on Activities or Guided Tours
      $2 - $10 per person
      Does not include pavilion rental

    • Remove Scout Programs - Day Programs $8/child (no tax with tax certificate and replace with:
      • Scouts Programs - 2-hour badge or patch class (min 5/max 25 children)
        $5 - $35
        Additional fees for patches and/or additional participants may be applied.

  • Increase Cabin Rental fees at Jiggs Landing. (p.29) 
    • Jiggs Landing - Rustic Cabin Rentals
      $40 to $45 / per night
      $270 to $300 / per week

Sales tax shall continue to be charged in addition to the fees where no exemption applies and the tax has been imposed by law. 



County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records
Please provide a copy of approved agenda item to cynthia.gray@mymanatee.org and luz.mcquiston@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
N/A

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
N/A


Attachment:  Resolution R-17-132_Fee Schedule .pdf
Attachment:  P&NRD Proposed Fee Schedule with Strike-throughs_Dec 12, 2017.pdf
Attachment:  P&NRD Proposed Fee Schedule_Dec 12, 2017.pdf