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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 6, 2015
October 6, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #9


Subject
Domestic Violence Awareness Month - October 2015

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Board of County Commissioners

Action Requested
Adopt Proclamation designating October 2015 as "Domestic Violence Awareness Month" in Manatee County, Florida.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
 

Background Discussion

Incidents of domestic violence and abuse occur nationally every 15 seconds in all geographic and social/economic backgrounds.

As part of an educational campaign to create greater awareness, a documentary, "A Way Out," was produced by Manatee Educational Television and will have its world premiere on October 24, 2015, at the Manatee Performing Arts Center in conjunction with the Sarasota Film Festival.



County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records

None.



Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
N/A

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
N/A


Attachment:  Domestic Violence Awareness Month.pdf