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Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - January 9, 2018
REVISED January 9, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #25


Subject
Manasota Neighborhoods Conference 2018

Briefings
Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Ava Ehde, Interim Director of Neighborhood Services, Ext. x3468

Debbie DeLeon, Neighborhood Services Coordinator, Ext. x3482

Simone Peterson, Neighborhood Services Specialist, Ext. x6929

Action Requested
Authorization for Manatee County to endorse and staff to participate in the first Manasota Neighborhoods Summit to be held in Manatee County on Friday, February 23, 2018, at the Manatee Performing Arts Center located at 502 3rd Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205 and an invitation for the Board and citizens to attend the conference.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
11.1.4 Efficiency in Service Delivery


Background Discussion
  • Manatee County Neighborhood Services Department, Sarasota County Neighborhood Services Department, and the City of Sarasota Planning Department have partnered to organize the first Manasota Neighborhoods Conference to serve Manatee & Sarasota residents.
  • The event will be held on Friday, February 23, 2018, at the Manatee Performing Arts Center located at 502 3rd Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Sessions will include: Florida-friendly landscaping, Using history to increase the value of your neighborhood, crime prevention strategies, disaster preparedness, neighborhood communication tools, and more.
  • Registration is $20 and people can register on bit.ly/manasota2018. Registration fees are expected to cover the direct event costs.
  • All citizens and neighborhoods throughout Manatee and Sarasota Counties are encouraged to attend.
  • The 2019 Manasota Neighborhoods Conference will be held in Sarasota.


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
107.0020600.541002

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
None