Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - February 10, 2015
February 10, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #7

Engineers Week in Manatee County - February 22-28, 2015


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Board of County Commissioners

Action Requested
Adopt proclamation designating February 22 -28, 2015, as "Engineers Week" in Manatee County, Florida.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

The Board of County Commissioners has the authority to adopt proclamations.

Background Discussion

February 22 through 28, 2015, is designated as National Engineers Week.

This week is celebrated with the local engineering community hosting numerous public events.

An announcement will be on display at the planned public activities celebrating the National Engineer's week to be held locally, including the following:

  • Engineering Week Social on LeBarge Cruise tentatively planned on February 27, 2015.
  • Toothpick Bridge design contest at Suncoast Polytechnical High School on February 28, 2015.
  • Engineering Week Luncheon at Dutch Heritage on February 15, 2015.

This item is placed on the agenda at the request of the Manatee County Professional Engineers.

Mr. Kwamena Sankah, P.E., President, Suncoast branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers, will attend and accept the proclamation.  Mr. Sankah is a licensed Professional Engineer, currently working as a Technical Specialist with the Sarasota County Public Works Department in the Transportation and Real Estate Division.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please submit a signed copy of adopted proclamation to Sia Mollanazar, P.E., Public Works Dept., Engineering Services (sia.mollanazar@mymanatee.org).

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Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Engineers Week Proclamation.pdf