Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - February 13, 2018
February 13, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #55

Transportation Infrastructure Sales Tax Forward Funding and Rubonia Community Sidewalks


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Jan Brewer, Director, Financial Management, x 3726

Action Requested
Approval for forward funding of Transportation Infrastructure Sales Tax Capital Projects. Also, consolidation of all the Rubonia sidewalk projects into one project to be known as the Rubonia Community Sidewalk project. 

Adoption of Budget Resolutions B-18-042 and B-18-044 amending the annual budget for Manatee County, FL, for fiscal year 2018.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Section 212.055(2) Florida Statutes

Ordinance 16-35 Infrastructure Sales Tax Referendum

Resolution R-16-128

Resolution R-18-021 being presented under Public Hearing, as advertised, on February 13, 2018 at the Board of County Commissioners Meeting.

Background Discussion
Ordinance 16-35 provided for a referendum to be conducted allowing for the collection and distribution of an infrastructure sales tax. The referendum was passed by voters on November 8, 2016, and beginning January 1, 2017, a half-cent discretionary local government infrastructure sales surtax is being collected in Manatee County.

Resolution R-16-128, approved by Commissioners on August 9, 2016, and Exhibit B of the Resolution, Infrastructure Sales Tax Project and Equipment List, contained a detailed list of the projects to be funded by the Infrastructure Sales Tax and their estimated costs.

As authorized within Resolution R-16-128, and amended in Resolution R-17-105, a Public Hearing has been scheduled on February 13, 2018, to adopt Resolution R-18-021 to present and adopt changes to the Transportation Infrastructure Sales Tax Project and Equipment List, including additions, deletions, and changes. (See cited Resolution R-18-021)

The budget amendments being presented with this agenda will be adjusting the FY18-22 CIP amending the annual budget for Manatee County, FL, for fiscal year 2018.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Copy of approved resolutions to: Financial Management Department at Budget@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  B-18-042 dtd 02.13.18 IST Advanced Funding.pdf
Attachment:  B-18-044 dtd 02.13.18 IST Additions and Changes.pdf
Attachment:  IST Project and Equipment List Exhibit B.pdf