Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - August 22, 2017
August 22, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #41

2018 Legislative Platform


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Nicholas Azzara, Information Outreach Manager, ext. 3771

Action Requested

Consideration and approval of the 2018 Legislative Platform.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion

Manatee County Legislative Delegation Meeting is tentatively scheduled for Oct. 19. The Legislature’s committee weeks begin in September for the 2018 Legislative Session which will begin Jan. 9, 2018.

Each year the County Commission submits to legislators its annual Legislative Platform. The 2018 Legislative Platform outlines Manatee's state funding requests and the Commission's most important policy positions. It was compiled through feedback from County Commissioners, County staff, and with consideration to other local government priorities and those of the Florida Association of Counties.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  2018 Priorities DRAFT 2.pdf