Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 10:00 a.m. - April 22, 2014
April 22, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #45

Revised procedures for meetings of the Board of County Commissioners


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Mitchell O. Palmer, County Attorney

Action Requested
Adoption of Resolution R-14-044, restating and revising Procedures for the Manatee County Board of County Commissioners' Meetings.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida Statute 125.01.

Background Discussion
Per the Board's discussions and instructions at the regular meeting on April 8, 2014, the County Attorney has undertaken to revise certain sections of the Board's existing Rules of Procedure, with particular emphasis on Section 5.3 thereof.  The revised proposed rules, along with the adopting resolution, are attached.

This undertaking is an effort to bring greater clarity to the Rules relative to Citizens' Comments at Board meetings.

The County Attorney will discuss each of the changes with the Board.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
This is a County Attorney item.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Assuming adoption, please return one fully executed copy of the Resolution, with attached Exhibit "A", to County Attorney Mitchell O. Palmer.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Board Procedures Resolution--2014.pdf
Attachment:  Board Procedures document--2014.pdf