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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 10, 2017
October 10, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #19


Subject
Florida Sports Foundation Grant Agreements

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, Executive Director, CVB

Contact:  Monica Luff, Sr. Admin. Spec., CVB



Action Requested
Authorization for the Convention and Visitors Bureau Director to execute Grant Agreements with Florida Sports Foundation AND adoption of Budget Amendment Resolution B-18-008.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
N/A

Background Discussion
  • The Florida Sports Foundation has awarded the Bradenton Area Sports Commission (a division of the Bradenton Area CVB) with $67,500 in grants for the following:
    • $5,000 for Eddie Herr Junior Tennis Challenge to be held November 21 - December 4, 2017, at IMG Academy.  This event will generate approximately 4,000 room nights and approximately $2 million in economic impact.
    • $25,000 for US Soccer Development Academy Boys Winter Showcase & Nike Friendlies to be held November 30 - December 4, 2017, at Premier Sports Campus.  This event will generate approximately 3,000 room nights and approximately $1.8 million in economic impact.
    • $20,000 for US Soccer Development Academy Girls Winter Showcase & Nike Friendlies to be held December 6 - 10, 2017, at Premier Sports Campus.  This event will generate approximately 3,000 room nights and approximately $1.5 million in economic impact.
    • $17,500 for USL Super Y (Soccer) Championship to be held December 5 - 10, 2017, at IMG Academy.  This event will generate approximately 5,000 room nights and approximately $3 million in economic impact.
  • The grant monies will assist with facility expenses.
  • The Florida Sports Foundation assists Florida Sports Commissioners with grant monies to secure events that would otherwise be held in other states.
  • Budget Amendment Resolution B-18-008 also includes the previously approved $6,000 grant for the USA Ultimate (Frisbee) Club Championship, which the Board of County Commissioners approved on September 26, 2017.  This Budget Amendment appropriates the total amount of $73,500 in Florida Sports Foundation Grant Fund revenues into the Tourist Development Tax Fund for the above-mentioned sporting events.


County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records

Send original, signed agreements to Monica Luff, CVB.  Ms. Luff to send to FSF to get their signature; then Ms. Luff will e-mail fully signed agreements to Board Records.

Copy of approved agenda memo to Monica Luff (CVB), Eva Galler (CVB), and Candice Cruz (OFM):  monica.luff@mymanatee.org, eva.galler@mymanatee.org, and budget@mymanatee.org.

 



Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
1030000000366017 Contribution Culture & Recreation (Revenues); 1030002204 CVB - Sports Marketing (Expenditure)

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
$73,500 Grants Received - non-recurring


Attachment:  FSF Grant Approval Letter.pdf
Attachment:  FSF 2017 Eddie Herr Grant.pdf
Attachment:  FSF 2017 US Soccer Boys Grant.pdf
Attachment:  FSF 2017 US Soccer Girls Grant.pdf
Attachment:  FSF 2017 US Super Y Grant.pdf
Attachment:  B-18-008.pdf