Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - February 13, 2018
February 13, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #60

Palmetto Youth Center


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Commissioner Charles Smith

Action Requested
 Discussion of County funding for Palmetto Youth Center

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion

Below is the list of items included in the document attached to this agenda item:

  1. E-mail from Susan Ford (Neighborhood Services) listing the three-year history (2015-18) of Palmetto Youth Center’s Children’s Services Funding
  2. Letter to Palmetto Youth Center from Commissioner Smith requesting he be placed on their next regular meeting agenda
  3. Letter from Reggie Bellamy to Commissioner Smith advising him of their next regular meeting
  4. Letter to Reginald Bellamy from CSAB Human Services Program Manager Allen Donahue stating the Teen Hype Program for FY2018 Investment Recommendations amount would not be funded
  5. E-mail from Susan Ford (Neighborhood Services) listing the funding request and amount dispersed annually for the Teen Hype Program, including the  Agreement with Palmetto Youth Center for that program
  6. Minutes of the Board of County Commissioners work session of August 24, 2017
  7. Herald Tribune article from January 22, 2018
  8. Bradenton Herald article of January 26, 2018
  9. Letter to Palmetto Youth Center Chair Kim Riker advising her the February 13 Board of County Commissioners meeting agenda will include a discussion of the funding for Palmetto Youth Center
  10. Letter to Bradenton Herald Executive Editor Joan Krauter
  11. Email from Manatee School District regarding Reginald Bellamy's salary as Palmetto High School's Basketball Coach

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:  Palmetto Youth Center Packet.pdf