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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - December 15, 2015
REVISED December 15, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #30


Subject
Appointment of Elector to the 2016 Manatee County Canvassing Board

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Ed Hunzeker, County Administrator



Action Requested
Appointment of a Commissioner and an alternate to the Manatee County Canvassing Board.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
F.S. 102.141

Background Discussion
  • The Chair of the Board of County Commissioners is required to serve on the Canvassing Board, unless he or she has opposition in the election or is an active participant in the campaign or candidacy of any candidate with opposition in the election being canvassed.
  • Should the Chair of he BCC be required to step aside, a Commissioner who is not seeking re-election, and is not an active participant in the campaign or candidacy of any candidate with opposition in the election being canvassed, should be appointed.
  • If all seven Commissioners are determined to be disqualified, the Chief Judge of the Circuit shall appoint a qualified elector.
  • A work shop for Canvassing Board members is scheduled for January 14, 2016.


County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
An email from the County Attorney is attached.

Reviewing Attorney
Palmer

Instructions to Board Records
None

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
N/A

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
N/A


Attachment:  Canvassing Board - Letter from Supervisor of Elections.pdf
Attachment:  Canvassing Board - Email from County Attorney.pdf