Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #7

National Engineers Week - February 21-27, 2016


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Board of County Commissioners

Action Requested
Adopt Proclamation designating February 21-27, 2016, as "Engineers Week" in Manatee County, Florida.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
The Board of County Commissioners has the authority to adopt proclamations.

Background Discussion

February 21 through 27, 2016, is designated as National Engineers Week.

This week is celebrated with the local engineering community hosting numerous public events, including the following:

  • Engineering Week social on LeBarge Cruise
  • Toothpick Bridge Building Contest 
  • Engineering Week Luncheon at the Dutch Heritage on February 18, 2016

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

Mr. Kwamena Sankah, P.E., a licensed professional engineer and past president of the SunCoast Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers, will attend the meeting and accept the proclamation.  Mr. Sankah is a Transportation Engineer with Sarasota County Public Works, Transportation Planning 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 the adopted proclamation to Sia Mollanazar, P.E., Public Works Dept., Engineering Services (sia.mollanazar@mymanatee.org).

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Engineers Week Proclamation.pdf