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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 #76


Subject
Proposed Ordinance No. 19-48, Massage Therapists and Massage Establishments in Manatee County

Briefings
All

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Christopher M. De Carlo, Assistant County Attorney, ext. 3750

Action Requested
I move to adopt Ordinance No. 19-48.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
  • Section 125.66, Florida Statutes;
  • Section 480.052, Florida Statutes; and
  • Chapter 2-19, Manatee County Code of Ordinances


Background Discussion
  • On May 21, 2019, at its regular meeting, the Board of County Commissioners unanimously passed a motion directing the County Attorney’s Office to work collaboratively with the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office and its legal staff to prepare a draft ordinance to regulate massage establishments doing business in Manatee County. The County Attorney’s Office has prepared the attached draft ordinance in coordination and consultation with representatives from the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office and the Building and Development Services Department. 
  • On November 19, 2019, at its regular meeting, the Board of County Commissioners unanimously passed a Motion authorizing the County Attorney’s Office to schedule and advertise a public hearing for the adoption of Ordinance No. 19-48 on December 10, 2019.
  •  The Notice of Public Hearing for Ordinance No. 19-48 was published in the Bradenton Herald, on November 27, 2019, and is attached.
  • The County Attorney’s Office recommends approval of Ordinance No. 19-48.


  • County Attorney Review
    Other (Requires explanation in field below)

    Explanation of Other
    This is a County Attorney Item.

    Reviewing Attorney
    DeCarlo

    Instructions to Board Records
    E-mail an approved copy of this agenda item to:

    Christopher M. De Carlo, Assistant County Attorney
    christopher.decarlo@mymanatee.org,;

    and

    Tracy Hanrahan, County Attorney’s Office,
    tracy.hanrahan@mymanatee.org



    Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
    N/A

    Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
    N/A


    Attachment:  Affidavit of Publication .pdf
    Attachment:  Massage Ordinance-12-10-19 Agenda.pdf