Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - April 8, 2014
April 8, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #35

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
The County Attorney's Office has undertaken to revise certain sections of the Board's existing Rules of Procedure, with particular focus on sections 5.3.1, 5.3.2 and 5.3.3 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 regular meetings, land use meetings, special meetings and work sessions.

The County Attorney has taken this opportunity to also make minor revisions to several other sections of the rules, each of which will be discussed 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 document--2014.pdf
Attachment:  Board Procedures Resolution--2014.pdf