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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - June 17, 2014
June 17, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #47


Subject
Accept Contribution for Bald Eagle Habitat Enhancement

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Charlie Hunsicker, Director
X6001

Action Requested
Acceptance of $35,050 contribution from Blackrock Development Holdings and $35,000 contribution from Neal Communities of Southwest Florida, LLC, for enhancement of bald eagle nesting habitat in Manatee County; and adoption of Budget Amendment B-14-050 amending the annual budget of Manatee County, FL, for Fiscal Year 2014.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
FS 125

Background Discussion

As a condition of a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission permit, Blackrock Development Holdings and Neal Communities are making contributions to Manatee County in the amount of $35,050 and $35,000, respectively, for enhancement of bald eagle nesting habitat in Manatee County.  The contributions will support the following activities:

  • Nuisance vegetation abatement at Robinson Preserve
  • Installation of an artificial nest platform at Ungarelli Preserve
  • Nuisance vegetation abatement at Pine Island in the Braden River
  • Nuisance vegetation abatement at Neal Preserve

Staff recommends acceptance of the contributions and requests that Budget Resolution B-14-050 be adopted to place the funds in the Natural Resources operating fund.



County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records
Send copy of approved agenda to Jayne.roberts@mymanatee.org, Candace.cruz@mymanatee.org, and the Clerk of the Circuit Court Finance Dept

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
001.0012800

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
One-time


Attachment:  B-14-050 PNRD Contribution.pdf
Attachment:  Blackrock Development Holdings letter.pdf
Attachment:  Neal Communities Letter.pdf