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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - January 24, 2017
REVISED January 24, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #21


Subject
Cooperative Funding Agreement No. 17CF0000425 between Southwest Florida Water Management District and Manatee County for Toilet Rebate Project – Phase 10 (N806)

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Olga Wolanin, Water Division Compliance Superintendent, Ext 5416



Action Requested

Authorization for Chairperson to execute Cooperative Funding agreement between Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) and Manatee County for Toilet Rebate Project (Phase 10, N806).



Enabling/Regulating Authority

Conservation Element of Manatee County Comprehensive Plan provides for the County to continue to encourage residents and businesses to maintain or improve water conservation habits.

Energy Policy Act of 1992 provides that the maximum water use allowed for water closets and toilets, other than blowout toilets, manufactured after January 1, 1994, is 1.6 or less gallons per flush.

Indoor Water Conservation Resolution R-07-31 implementing the Indoor Water Conservation Incentive, which includes a $100 toilet rebate for each toilet with a 3.5 or greater gallons per flush replaced with a 1.6 or lower gallons per flush toilet (for a maximum of two (2) toilets per unit).



Background Discussion

January 23, 2007 - BCC adopted Resolution R-07-31 implementing the Indoor Water Conservation Incentive, which includes a $100 toilet rebate for each toilet with a 3.5 or greater gallon per flush replaced with a 1.6 or lower gallon per flush toilet (for maximum of two (2) toilets per unit).

September 23, 2015 - County Administrator approved submittal of Application for Toilet Rebate Project, Phase 10. SWFWMD approved funding in July 2016.

December 28, 2016 - County Attorney's Office approved agreement No. 17CF0000425 for BCC execution with request of signature page correction.

January 6, 2017 - Signature page of the agreement No. 17CF0000425 was modified by SWFWMD in accordance with the County Attorney's request.



County Attorney Review
Formal Written Review (Opinion memo must be attached)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
Zamboni

Instructions to Board Records

Return both fully executed original contracts to Olga Wolanin for transmittal to SWFWMD.



Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$226,500 total cost with $113,250 SWFWMD and $113,250 County (4010020000 582000, 4010020000 534000)

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
One (1) year


Attachment:  Toilet Rebate - Phase 10 (N806), Agreement No.17CF0000425.pdf
Attachment:  CA Formal Written Review, CAO No. 2016-0879, Toilet Rebate - Phase 10.pdf
Attachment:  County Administrator Autorization Letter 09-23-14.pdf
Attachment:  Resolution R07-031, Toilet Rebate.pdf
Attachment:  Adopted Budget FY16-17, Water Conservation.pdf