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 #39

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Derelict Vessel Removal


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Charlie Hunsicker, Parks and Natural Resources Director

Action Requested
Approval and acceptance of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Funding Order B6445D in the amount of $101,812 and adoption of Budget Resolution B-20-029 amending the Annual Budget of Manatee County, FL, for Fiscal Year 2020.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida Statutes Chapter 125

Background Discussion

On October 22, 2019, the Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners signed the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Derelict Vessel Final Removal Funding Opportunity Program application for the removal of the Caroline C, an 80-foot, 170 ton, steel freighter that took on water and sank in the Manatee River.

The cost to remove the vessel is $135,750.  The funding application was approved for 75% ($101,812) of the cost.  West Coast Inland Navigation District (WCIND) funding will be used for Manatee County's 25% ($33,938) share of the cost.

Approval of Budget Resolution B-20-029 is requested.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please send copy of approved agenda to Jayne.Roberts@mymanatee.org, budget@mymanatee.org, and Judy.Moree@manateeclerk.com.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$135,750 - $101,812 FFWCC & $33,938 117.9019150 WCIND

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission B6445D.pdf
Attachment:  B-20-029dtd12.10.19 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission funding.pdf