|Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - November 7, 2017|
Agenda Item #18
Resolution R-17-125 regarding Ballot Question for School Board Millage
Contact and/or Presenter Information
Ed Hunzeker, County Administrator
Adoption of Resolution R-17-125 authorizing the placement of the proposed referendum for a levy of one mill of ad valorem property tax by the School Board on the ballot in a special election; and adoption of Budget Resolution B-18-017 amending the annual budget for Manatee County, Florida, for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.
Section 1101.73(2), Florida Statutes
As authorized pursuant to Section 1101.73(2), Florida Statutes, the School Board of Manatee County has adopted a resolution directing the Board of County Commissioners to call a special election at which the electors within the School District may approve the levy of one mill of ad valorem property taxes for operating expenses.
Florida Statute 1011.73(2) provides:
§ 1011.73(2), Fla. Stat. (2017) (emphasis added).
Resolution R-17-125 calls for placing the ballot question on the ballot for a special election on March 13, 2018, or on such other date set by the Manatee County Supervisor of Elections for the municipal elections for the Town of Longboat Key.
Budget Resolution B-18-017 transfers $300,000 from reserves in the General fund to the Supervisor of Elections budget to fund the special election. The County General Fund will be reimbursed by the School Board for costs of the special election.
County Attorney Review
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Explanation of Other
Resolution R-17-125 was prepared by Assistant County Attorney Bill Clague.
Instructions to Board Records
Please send an electronic copy of the Resolution to Diane Vollmer at firstname.lastname@example.org and certified copies to:
Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
Attachment: Resolution R-17-125.pdf
Attachment: B-18-017 Special Elections.pdf
Attachment: Ltr from School Board dtd 10 05 17.pdf