Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - August 25, 2015
August 25, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #17

Write Off of Uncollectable Stopped Payment Check and Clerk Fee


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Tracie Adams / Human Services Manager, ext. 3030

Action Requested
Authorization for Community Services Department to remove uncollectible account for a stop payment placed on a check of $123.00 for a Community Care for the Elderly Client Co-Pay fee and the Clerk of Court's $30.00 fee for a total of $153.00 in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Resolution R-97-041 Standard Service Fee for Dishonored Checks and Florida Statute Chapter 125

Background Discussion
  • The Community Care for the Elderly Program (CCE) grant funded program allows for the provision of in-home services to county residents aged 60 and over.  Funds are distributed by the State Department of Elder Affairs.
  • Per the contract with the state for these funds, each recipient is assessed a monthly co-pay fee on a sliding scale based on income.
  • The Clerk's office returned a $123.00 co-pay check written for CCE recipient Leonard Hutchinson informing Community Services Department that there was a stop payment placed on the check.
  • Client Leonard Hutchinson passed away and his daughter Lynette Hutchinson placed a stop payment on the check.  She has no plans to make restitution on her fathers behalf.
  • There is a $30.00 Clerk fee for the stop payment on this check per Resolution R-97-041.
  • Requesting that check number 0060001386 for $123.00 and the Clerk's fee of $30.00 be written off.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Notification of approved agenda to: tracie.adams@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$153.00 CCE 1739001021

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  hutchinsonstoppayment.pdf