Manatee County Government Administrative Building First Floor, Chambers December 1, 2016 - 9:00 AM
December 1, 2016 - Land Use Meeting
Agenda Item #11

LDA-13-02(R) - Parrish Holdings, LLC/Southern Land Parrish, LLC/Southern Hemisphere Manatee, LLC/North Manatee Investment, LLC/The Villages of Amazon South Local Development Agreement - DTS20160456 - Quasi-Judicial - Sia Mollanazar

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information


   Sia Mollanazar, Deputy Director - Engineering Services,

   941-748-4501 ext. 7487

   Clarke Davis, Transportation Planning Manager,

   941-748-4501 ext. 7272


   Bobbi Roy, Planning Coordinator, 941-748-4501 ext. 6878

Action Requested


Based upon the evidence presented, comments made at the Public Hearing, and finding the request to be CONSISTENT with the Manatee County Comprehensive Plan and Manatee County Land Development Code, I move to APPROVE LDA-13-02(R) for The Village of Amazon South, as recommended by staff.

(Commissioner Whisenant Trace)  

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan

Manatee County Land Development Code

Section 163.3180(5), Florida Statutes

Sections 163.3220-163.3243, Florida Statutes

Background Discussion
  • The request is for approval of an amendment to the existing Local Development Agreement for The Villages of Amazon Subdivision.
  • The request is to amend the date for construction of a sanitary sewer force main from December 31, 2016 by one year, to December 31, 2017.
  • The Village of Amazon is 1,203.83 +/- acres located at the northwest intersection of Moccasin Wallow Road and US 301, at 12420 US 301 North in Parrish.


  • The Villages of Amazon site was rezoned to Planned Development Mixed Use (PDMU) on September 4, 2014 (PDMU-13-37[Z][P]) with the approval of a Preliminary Site Plan (PSP) for 1,999 residential units and 40,000 square feet of commercial and 20,000 square feet of office space.
  • The original Local Development Agreement was approved on November 18, 2015, and the following activities have been undertaken to date:
    • The engineering design, permitting and construction plan approval for the force main from Amazon to Erie Road has been completed.
    • The rail road crossing north of Erie Road agreement and permit has been executed and completed.
    • The negotiations for the R/W easement for the force main construction south of Amazon property boundary is ongoing and should be executed shortly.
    • Thereafter, the applicant is able to begin the construction and meet the 12/31/2017 time extension request for this amendment.
  • This is the second of two required public hearings. The first hearing was held on November 15, 2016.  

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
William Clague reviewed and responded by email.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

The applicant, John Neal, will contact Board Records regarding the recording of the Local Development Agreement. Please provide a copy of the recorded document to bobbi.roy@mymanatee.org.


Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Villages of Amazon 1st Amendment (CAO Comments) (2).pdf
Attachment:  Villages at Amazon South LDA - LDA-13-02 - Recorded on November 20, 2014.pdf
Attachment:  Maps - FLU, Zoning and Aerials.pdf
Attachment:  Newspaper Advertising.pdf