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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - June 17, 2014
REVISED June 17, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #73


Subject
Florida Department of Environmental Protection Agreement for the Wastewater Clarifier Retrofit - Southwest Water Reclamation Facility Project

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Jeffrey Goodwin, Utilities Wastewater Division Manager, x5235

Action Requested
Authorization for Chairman to execute the State Financial Assistance Agreement between the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Manatee County for the Wastewater Clarifier Retrofit - Southwest Water Reclamation Facility Project.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Section 125.01 Florida Statutes, and Chapter 63-1598, Laws of Florida, as amended.

Background Discussion

Manatee County will implement the retrofit of two (2) primary wastewater clarifiers utilizing an Advanced Activated Sludge process (Modified-Ludzak Ettinger) at the Southwest Water Reclamation Facility in order to enhance nitrogen removal.

The approved Capital Improvement Project will improve reclaimed water quality and will proactively lessen the total nitrogen that could reach the estuary waters, assisting compliance with nitrogen Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) and the Numeric Nutrient Criteria (NNC) for both Tampa Bay and Sarasota Bay.

The grant, in the amount of $1,000,000, will be utilized to offset costs associated with the project.



County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
Agreement reviewed by Maureen Sikora, Assistant County Attorney.  Comments and revisions from County Attorney's Office were incorporated into the final Florida Department of Environmental Protection Agreement for the Wastewater Clarifier Retrofit - Southwest Water Reclamation Facility Project.

Reviewing Attorney
Sikora

Instructions to Board Records
Two (2) executed agreements to Sandy Waters, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Planner II, State Revolving Fund Management, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Mail Station 3505, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Various

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
Not Yet Determined


Attachment:  FDEP Agreement No. LP41014.pdf