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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - November 7, 2017
REVISED November 7, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #55


Subject
Historical Commission Appointments

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
La Wanda Timmons, Senior Human Services Analyst, x 3678

Allen Donahue, Human Services Program Manager, x 3467


Action Requested
Confirmation and appointment of four members (Matthew D. Woodside, Steven M. Vernon, John A. Stephens, and Jeffery Downing) to the Manatee County Historical Commission as nominated by the Manatee County Historical Commission.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Ordinance 82-15, establishing the Historical Commission.

Background Discussion
  • Pursuant to Ordinance 82-15, which established the Historical Commission, members shall be nominated by the Historical Commission and confirmed and appointed by the Manatee County Board of County Commissioners (BCC). The purpose of the Historical Commission is to collect, read, and preserve historical material related to Manatee County.
  • A nominating committee of the Historical Commission made the following recommendations which were approved by the Historical Commission:  Matthew D. Woodside, Steven M. Vernon, John A. Stephens, and Jeffery Downing.
  • The nominating committee considers persons active within the commission, and there is no formal application process for membership on the commission. The Historical Commission has not received any other applications or inquires.
  • The terms of office are:
    • Matthew D. Woodside - Seat 4 - May 1, 2017,  until December 31, 2020
    • Steven M. Vernon - Seat 7 - May 1, 2017, until December 31, 2017
    • John A. Stephens - Seat 9 - May 1, 2017, until December 31, 2018
    • Jeffery Downing - Seat 16 - May 1, 2017, until December 31, 2019
  • Summary information is attached in the Attachments listed below.


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
None

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
None


Attachment:  Manatee County Historical Commission New Members.pdf