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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - December 13, 2016
December 13, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #54


Subject
2017 Legislative Platform

Briefings
All

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Nicholas Azzara, Information Outreach Manager, ext. 3771



Action Requested

Consideration and approval of the 2017 Legislative Platform.



Enabling/Regulating Authority
 

Background Discussion

Manatee County Legislative Delegation Meeting is scheduled for December 20. The Legislature’s Interim committee weeks have begun for the 2017 Legislative Session which will be held March 7 – May 5, 2017.

Each year the County Commission submits to legislators its annual Legislative Platform. The 2017 Legislative Platform outlines Manatee's state funding requests and the Commission's most important policy positions. It was compiled through feedback from County Commissioners, County staff, and with consideration to other local government priorities and those of the Florida Association of Counties.



County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records
N/A 

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
None

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
None


Attachment:  2017 Legislative Priorities and Funding Request list_1213_BCC.pdf