Manatee County Government Administrative Building First Floor, Chambers August 18, 2016 - 9:00 a.m.
August 18, 2016 - Special Planning Commission
Agenda Item #2

Resolution R-16-123 -Mosaic Fertilizer LLC, Wingate East Mine


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Rob Brown, PNRD, Division Manager, 941-742-5980 ext. 1870  rob.brown@mymanatee.org 

Action Requested

Based upon APPROVAL of the Zoning Ordinance (Ord. No. Z-14-09), the staff reports, evidence presented, comments made at the Public Hearing, and finding the request to be CONSISTENT with the Manatee County Comprehensive Plan and Manatee County Ordinance 04-39 ("The Manatee County Phosphate Mining Code") as conditioned herein, I move to recommend ADOPTION of Resolution R-16-123, Master Mining Plan, as recommended by staff.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Chapter 125.01, F.S. Powers and Duties of County Commissions

Ordinance 04-39, The Manatee County Phosphate Mining Code

Zoning Ordinance No. Z-14-09

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan (Ord. 89-01, as amended)

Background Discussion
The request is for approval of a Resolution of a Master Mining Plan for Wingate East Mine (approximately 4,341 acres) to include:

  • Allow mining and reclamation of Wingate East Mine inclusive of Wingate Extension (661 acres) and the majority of Wingate Corridor (102 acres), which have been previously rezoned and approved for mining;
  • Allow the impacts to 686 acres of jurisdictional waters, including 649 acres of wetlands;
  • Allow the construction of clay settling area, WE-1;
  • Special approval to mine and disturb within the Peace River Watershed Overlay District (367 acres);
  • Setback reduction from 200' to 140' along both sides of Duette Road;
  • Setback reduction from offsite wetland on Duette Park from 1,000' in order to perform mining activities, including  construction of clay settling area (CSA) WE-1 and for the placement of slurry pipelines and pumps.  No mining extraction activities to occur within 1,000' of the wetland; and
  • Setback reduction along Duette Park from 500' to 100' for the placement of slurry pipelines and pumps.  No extraction activities or construction of CSA WE-1 to occur within 500' of Duette Park.

County Attorney Review
Formal Written Review (Opinion memo must be attached)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please forward a copy of the executed document to rob.brown@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  R16-123-D-H.pdf
Attachment:  Staff Report for PC.pdf
Attachment:  RLS-2016-0602-CAO-comments.pdf
Attachment:  R16-123edit-A-C.pdf