Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - February 25, 2014
February 25, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #18

West Coast Inland Navigation District Application for Ft. Hamer Phase 2


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Charlie Hunsicker, Director, Parks and Natural Resources

Action Requested
Authorization to submit an application to West Coast Inland Navigation District (WCIND) for the Ft. Hamer Phase 2 project; and authorization for the Chairman to execute an agreement with WCIND for this project.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Chapter 374 F.S.
Florida Administrative Rule 66 A-2

Background Discussion
WCIND provides funding for construction and improvements at County-owned boat ramps.  Phase 2 of the Ft. Hamer improvements include: expansion and construction of a new parking lot and drive aisles, construction/expansion of an existing floating dock with wooden decks and associated parking lot lighting.  The total estimated cost of the project is $560,000 (one half will be provided by WCIND and the required match will come from the Florida Boater Improvement Fund).

Staff recommends that the Chairman be authorized to execute the funding agreement with WCIND.  This will be approved at the March 7, 2014, WCIND meeting.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please forward three copies of the executed agreement to Maggie Marr for transmittal to WCIND.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  FtHamerphase2contract.pdf
Attachment:  FTHAMER2-25-2014.pdf
Attachment:  FTHAMERapplicationagenda.pdf