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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - March 11, 2014
March 11, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #21


Subject
Tree Trust Fund Application

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Charlie Hunsicker, Director
X6001


 



Action Requested
Authorize the Community Services Department to acquire monies from the Tree Trust Fund in the amount of $6,000 to purchase and install trees along the Cortez Road corridor, including mulch and watering, and adopt Budget Resolution B-14-044 amending the Annual Budget for Manatee County, Florida, for Fiscal Year 2013 - 2014.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

FS 125
Land Development Code 714



Background Discussion
  • The Community Services Department is requesting funding from the Tree Trust Fund in the amount of $6,000.00 to purchase and install trees along the Cortez Road corridor from 1st Street to 75th Street, including mulch and watering.
  • The Environmental Lands Management and Acquisition Advisory Committee (ELMAC) has recommended this project in the attached letter dated January 13, 2014.
  • The City of Bradenton is providing matching funds in the amount of $6,000.00 for this project.
  • Additionally, Budget Resolution B-14-044 is being requested to allow the funds to be placed in the Community Services Department's Tree Trust Fund.


County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records
Return copy of approved agenda to Jayne Roberts (jayne.roberts@mymanatee.org), Parks and Natural Resources Department, and to the Finance Department.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$6,000.00 Tree Trust Fund 141.0990002

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
One-time


Attachment:  044dtd031114 Tree Trust.pdf
Attachment:  Cortez Rd Canopy application.pdf