Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - August 8, 2017
August 8, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #31

Emerging Cities Grant- Bike Repair Kiosks


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Geri Lopez, Director, X3937

Action Requested
Authorization for the Board of County Commissioners to accept a grant from 8 80 Cities in the amount of $5,000 to provide funding for Bike Repair Kiosk Program; and authorization for Geri Lopez, Redevelopment and Economic Opportunity Director, to execute participant funding agreement and all other documents related to the grant and project.

Adoption of Budget Resolution B-17-067 increasing funds to align revenues and expenditures for the project.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion
  • Redevelopment and Economic Opportunity Department has been awarded a $5,000 grant to install bike repair kiosks in Bradenton, FL (Manatee County) from the Emerging City Champions Program (Knight Foundation and 8 80 Cities).
  • The Emerging City Champions is a fellowship program for young civic innovators with transformative ideas. They look for future city leaders with creative solutions that will enhance civic engagement, improve mobility, and activate public life in public spaces.
  • The Bike Repair Kiosks Program aims to keep cyclists safe while on the go and encourage alternative ways of transportation.
  • The Bike Repair Kiosks will provide bikers who use transit and bikers who live in surrounding communities the proper tools and equipment to make necessary bike repairs. The Bike Repair Kiosks are scheduled to be installed before June 2018.
  • The grant money will be used for bike repair kiosks, marketing and promotion, community engagement, and other project related incidentals.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Forward one original, executed agreement to Deidra Greene-Larkins (deidra.greenelarkins@mymanatee.org) and a copy of the approved agenda to Karen.stewart@mymanatee.org.

Copy of adopted Resolution B-17-067 to budget@mymanatee.org and to lori.stephens@manateeclerk.com.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$5,000. Revenue: Expenditure:

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Emerging Cities Grant draft budget.pdf
Attachment:  Participant and Employer Agreement - 2017 form (002).pdf
Attachment:  Emerging City Champions Application 2017.pdf
Attachment:  Resolution Cities grant.pdf