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 #19

Interlocal Agreement with Manatee County Sheriff's Office regarding Red Light Enforcement

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Jeff Bowman, Code Enforcement Division Chief, ext. 6854

Action Requested
Approval of the "Amended and Restated Interlocal Agreement regarding Automated Red Light Enforcement System" between Manatee County and Manatee County Sheriff's Office, which will become effective upon approval and execution by both parties.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida State Statutes Section 316.0083 (1)(a) and 316.640 (5)(a)

Background Discussion

Red Light Camera Program

Manatee County entered into an Interlocal Agreement with the Manatee County Sheriff's Office in 2012 for services pertaining to the Red Light Camera Program. This Amended and Restated Agreement will supersede the prior Interlocal Agreement, including all amendments thereto, in its entirety.  The restated agreement provides for the following, but is not all inclusive:

  1. Designates the Sheriff and his Deputies as traffic infraction enforcement officers to provide services under the program for enforcement of Florida State Statutes Section 316.0083.
  2. Manatee County Sheriff's Office will review videos and issue Notices of Violation and Uniform Traffic Citations for violations of Florida State Statutes Section 316.074 (1) and 316.075 (1)(c) 1.
  3. Manatee County Sheriff's Office will attend hearings/court to provide testimony for challenged Notices of Violations and Uniform Traffic Citations. 
  4. The County will assign a liaison to the Sheriff's Office.
  5. The County will compensate the Sheriff's Office for all costs and expenses incurred that are associated with the agreement.
Staff and the Sheriff's Office recommend approval of the Interlocal Agreement.

County Attorney Review
Formal Written Review (Opinion memo must be attached)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please provide a stamped approved copy to:

Jeff.Bowman@mymanatee.org, ext. 6854 
Kate.Zamboni@mymanatee.org, ext. 3738

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Response Memo to CAO Matter No. 2019-0497.pdf
Attachment:  Amended and Restated Interlocal Agreement re Red Light Camera Program.pdf
Attachment:  Exhibit A to ILA 2019 - Agreement for Automated Red Light Enforcement System and Services.pdf