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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - March 12, 2013
March 12, 2013 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #16


Subject
Amending the Capital Improvement Program to include multi use trails at Robinson Preserve

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Charlie Hunsicker, Director, Natural Resources

Action Requested
Adoption of Resolution R-13-043 amending the FY 2013-2017 Capital Improvement Program to include multi use trails at Robinson Preserve, Phase 2.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida Statute 125

Background Discussion

Manatee County purchased the Robinson Preserve Phase 2 on December 27, 2012.

The Board adopted Resolution R-12-198 on September 13, 2012, which approved the FY 2013-2017 Capital Improvement Program.  Since the County did not own the Robinson Preserve Phase 2 property there were no Projects of Record listed in the official document.

The Natural Resources Department will be submitting a grant to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection under the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) for multi use trails in the total amount of $400,000 (RTP-$200,000/Manatee County $200,000).  Under the Administrative Rule, applicants can receive 10 points for submitting projects that are included in their adopted CIP. Applicants, if they amend their current CIP to include the project, will receive 5 points.

The Recreational Trails Program is very competitive and staff recommends the Board amend the current CIP to garner as many points as possible.



County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records
Please return one certified copy of R-13-043 to Maggie Marr, Grants Coordinator for inclusion in the grant application.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
NA

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
NA


Attachment:  RESOLUTION R.13-043 CIP.pdf
Attachment:  Trailmaps.pdf