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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #64


Subject
Cooperative Funding Agreement No. 16CF00001666 between Southwest Florida Water Management District and Manatee County for the Toilet Rebate Project, Phase 9 (N725)

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Olga Wolanin, ext 5416

Action Requested
Authorization for the Chairperson to execute Cooperative Funding Agreement between Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) and Manatee County for the Toilet Rebate Project, Phase 9 (N725)

Enabling/Regulating Authority

The Conservation Element of the Manatee County Comprehensive Plan provides for the County to continue to encourage residents and businesses to maintain or improve water conservation habits.

The Energy Policy Act of 1992 provides that the maximum water use allowed for water closets and toilets, other than blowout toilets, manufactured after January 1, 1994, is 1.6 gallons per flush.

Indoor Water Conservation Resolution R-07-31, implementing the Indoor Water Conservation Incentive, includes a $100 rebate for each 3.5 gallons per flush toilet replaced with a 1.6 gallons or lower per flush toilet (for maximum of two (2) toilets per unit).



Background Discussion

January 23, 2007 - The BCC approved the Indoor Water Conservation Resolution R-07-31 implementing the Indoor Water Conservation Incentive, which includes a $100 rebate for each 3.5 gallons per flush toilet replaced with a 1.6 gallons or lower per flush toilet (for maximum of two (2) toilets per unit).

September 19, 2014 - The County Administrator approved submittal of Application for Cooperative Funding to SWFWMD for Toilet Rebate Project, Phase 9. SWFWMD approved the funding in July 2015.

December 7, 2015 - Utilities Department staff submitted an RLS to the County Attorney's office for review of a Cooperative Funding Agreement between SWFWMD and Manatee County.

December 18, 2015 - The County Attorney's office approved Agreement No. 16CF0000166 for BCC execution.



County Attorney Review
Formal Written Review (Opinion memo must be attached)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
Zamboni

Instructions to Board Records
Return both fully executed original agreements to Olga Wolanin for transmittal to SWFWMD.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$226,500 total cost with $113,250 SWFWMD and $113,250 County (4010020000 582000, 4010020000 534000)

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
One (1) year


Attachment:  Toilet Rebate - Phase 9 (N725); Agreement No. 16CF0000166.pdf
Attachment:  CA Formal Written Review, RLS 15-332_12-21-15.pdf
Attachment:  County Administrator Autorization Letter_09-19-14.pdf
Attachment:  Resolution R07-031,Toilet Rebate.pdf
Attachment:  Adopted Budget FY16-17, Water Conservatiom_121415.pdf