Manatee County Government Administrative Center Honorable Patricia M. Glass Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - December 10, 2019
December 10, 2019 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #65

"The Board of County Commissioners' Annual Christmas Tour of Lights"


Contact and/or Presenter Information
William Steele, Transit Division Manager, William.Steele@mymanatee.org, (941) 747-8621 x7440

Ryan Suarez, Transit Planning Manager, Ryan.Suarez@mymanatee.org, (941) 747-8621 x7622

Action Requested
Authorization for the Transit Division Manager to execute the External Room Reservation Agreement with the State College of Florida (SCF) for the 2019 "Annual Christmas Tour of Lights" on Friday, December 13, 2019.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Comprehensive Plan, Intergovernmental Coordination Element, Objective 11.14 Efficiency in Service Delivery

Background Discussion
The Board of County Commissioners' Annual Christmas Tour of Lights is an annual event where Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) buses tour local holiday lights using State College of Florida (SCF) as a base location.

This year's event takes place on Friday, December 13, 2019, and is available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants are asked to bring a donation, either of toys or food, in lieu of fare payment. The buses will start and end the tour from the SCF location. State College of Florida charges $80.00 for use of their bathroom facilities. Execution of the External Room Reservation application form and fee payment ensures that SCF bathroom facilities are provided for the Tour of Lights participants and the volunteers who collect gifts and non-perishable food items.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please return the approved agenda item to William Steele, Transit Division Manager, (941) 747-8621 x7440.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$80.00, 435-0012000

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
One-time cost

Attachment:  Tour of Lights_2019.pdf
Attachment:  SCF Room Agreement.pdf