Manatee County Government Administrative Center Patricia M. Glass Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - December 18, 2018
December 18, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #27

S.T.A.R.T. - Solutions To Avoid Red Tide Agreement


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Sheila Ballesteros, Budget Division Manager, Extension 3760

Action Requested
Authorize execution of Agreement between Manatee County and Solutions to Avoid Red Tide, Inc. (S.T.A.R.T.) to provide funding for red tide education and research.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Federal/State laws, administrative rulings, Manatee County Comprehensive Plan/Land Development Code, ordinances, resolutions, and policy.

Florida Statutes, Chapter 125

Background Discussion
Manatee County has been providing funding to Solutions to Avoid Red Tide, Inc. (S.T.A.R.T.) continuously on an annual basis.

As approved in the FY 2019 adopted budget, $9,500 will be used for education outreach and public information materials which will include revised beach signs, revised Fact Charts, S.T.A.R.T. brochures, performing Public Service Information announcements, presentations to government officials, various special events, and producing DVDs.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
One original signed Agreement to Jamie Pelletier, Financial Management Department, and one original signed Agreement to Board Records. Email approval to Financial Management Department at budget@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
001.0950043.581000 - General Revenue

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  S.T.A.R.T. Funding Agreement FY2019.pdf