Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - December 13, 2016
December 13, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #54

2017 Legislative Platform


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Nicholas Azzara, Information Outreach Manager, ext. 3771

Action Requested

Consideration and approval of the 2017 Legislative Platform.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion

Manatee County Legislative Delegation Meeting is scheduled for December 20. The Legislature’s Interim committee weeks have begun for the 2017 Legislative Session which will be held March 7 – May 5, 2017.

Each year the County Commission submits to legislators its annual Legislative Platform. The 2017 Legislative Platform outlines Manatee's state funding requests and the Commission's most important policy positions. It was compiled through feedback from County Commissioners, County staff, and with consideration to other local government priorities and those of the Florida Association of Counties.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  2017 Legislative Priorities and Funding Request list_1213_BCC.pdf