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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - June 2, 2015
June 2, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #28


Subject
Environmental Lands Management and Acquisition Advisory Committee Appointments

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Charlie Hunsicker, Director, Parks and Natural Resources
ext. 6001, charlie.hunsicker@mymanatee.org

Action Requested

Reappointment of five members and appointment of three new members to the fifteen member Environmental Lands Management and Acquisition Advisory Committee (ELMAC).

Incumbents requesting reappointment are:  1) Mike Burton, 2) Ingrid McClellan, 3) John McDonald, 4) Jim Parks, and 5) William B. "Bill" Webster.

New applicants requesting appointment are:  1) William G. Halstead, 2) Patrick M. Healy, and 3) Deborah Wentworth Lansing.



Enabling/Regulating Authority

Resolution 93-55 establishing the ELMAC Committee
Resolution 92-288 establishing uniform policies for advisory boards/committees
Ordinance No. 03-62 expanded membership to fifteen members



Background Discussion
  • The terms for five seats of the fifteen seats of the ELMAC Committee have expired.  Those five current members are seeking reappointment.
  • One position remains vacant:  Representative/Employee of Manatee County School Board (two-year term).  This position will be filled as applications become available and, at which time, will be brought before the Board of County Commissioners for approval.
  • The nine categories represented are as follows:
    (1) member from the Florida Engineering Society (two-year term)
    (1) member schooled in Natural Science:  Ecology, Biology, Botany, etc. (two-year term)
    (1) member with a background or education in Active Outdoor Sports (two-year term)
    (1) member from a local Environmental Group (three-year term)
    (1) member from Chamber of Commerce's Environmental Committee (three-year term)
    (1) member with a background/education in Banking or Finance or Real Estate (two-year term)
    (1) representative from the Agricultural Community (three-year term)
    (1) representative/employee of the Manatee County School Board (two-year term)
    (2) At-Large representatives (three-year term)
    (5) At-Large representatives (one-year term)
  • Terms of service for ELMAC are for one year, two years, or three years (** Incumbents):
    (1) member from the Florida Engineering Society (two-year term):  William (Bill) Conerly**
    (1) member schooled in Natural Science (two-year term):  Patsy Ugarte**
    (1) member with background or education in Active Outdoor Sports (two-year term):  Scott Tussing**
    (1) member from a local Environmental Group (three-year term):  Ingrid McClellan**
    (1) member from Chamber of Commerce's Environmental Committee (three-year term):  Mike Burton**
    (1) member with a background/education in Banking or Finance or Real Estate (two-year term):  Brad Hawkins**
    (1) representative from the Agricultural Community (three-year term):  Jim Parks**
    (1) representative/employee of the Manatee County School Board (two-year term):  OPEN
    (7) At-Large representatives:
         1.  (three-year term):  John McDonald**
         2.  (three-year term):  William (Bill) Webster**
         3.  (one-year term):    Charles Richards IV**
         4.  (one-year term):    New Applicant - William G. Halstead
         5.  (one-year term):    New Applicant - Patrick M. Healy
         6.  (one-year term):    James (Bob) Nicholson**
         7.  (one-year term):    New Applicant - Deborah Wentworth Lansing 


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 Kay Rogers, Parks and Natural Resources Department, ext. 6043, kay.rogers@mymanatee.org



Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
N/A

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
N/A


Attachment:  Burton, Mike ELMAC App 12 04 06.pdf
Attachment:  McClellan, Ingrid ELMAC App 12 18 08.pdf
Attachment:  McDonald, John ELMAC App 12 04 06.pdf
Attachment:  Parks, Jim ELMAC App 03 04 07.pdf
Attachment:  Webster, Bill ELMAC App 02 18 07.pdf
Attachment:  Halstead, William ELMAC App 05 18 15.pdf
Attachment:  Healy, Patrick ELMAC App 05 18 15.pdf
Attachment:  Wentworth Lansing ELMAC App 05.22.15.pdf