Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - February 27, 2014
February 27, 2014 - Special Meeting
Agenda Item #3

R-14-002 Operating Permit for Four Corners Mine Southeast Tract


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Rob Brown, PNRD, ext. 1870

Action Requested
Form of Motion: Based upon the staff reports and evidence presented, comments made at the Public Hearing, and finding the request to be CONSISTENT with Manatee County Ordinance 04-39, Development Order (Ord. No. 08-020), and Master Mining Plan Resolution R-08-009, as conditioned herein, I move to ADOPT Resolution R-14-002 as recommended by staff.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Ch. 125.01, F.S. Powers and Duties of County Commissions; Ordinance No. 04-39, The Manatee County Phosphate Mining Code; Ordinance No. 81-22, The Manatee County Mining and Reclamation Ordinance; Resolution R-08-009, Southeast Tract Master Mining Plan; Ordinance No. 08-020, DRI/Development Order, Four Corners Mine Southeast Tract; Manatee County Comprehensive Plan (Ordinance 89-01, as amended)

Background Discussion
The Four Corners Mine Southeast Tract (aka Southeast Tract), consisting of ± 2,508 acres, is east of Duette Road, south of State Route 62, and north of McLeod Road in Township 33 South, Section 36, and Township 34 South, Sections 1, 11, 12, 13, 14, 22, and 23, approximately 2 miles north of SR 64, in Duette, Florida. On May 1, 2008, the Board adopted R-08-009, Master Mining Plan for Four Corners Mine Southeast Tract. The requested Operating Permit concerns the continuation of mining activities at the Southeast Tract, which have been ongoing for approximately ten years.

County Attorney Review
Formal Written Review (Opinion memo must be attached)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please provide certified copies of the Resolution to:

Rob Brown, Parks and Natural Resources Department, and

Mosaic Fertilizer LLC
13830 Circa Crossing Drive
Lithia, Florida 33547
Attn:  Diana Jagiella
Senior Director Mine Planning

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  StaffReportOP-R-14-002_FINAL.pdf
Attachment:  Res. 13-187-CAO comments.pdf
Attachment:  advertisement.pdf
Attachment:  R-14-002_final.pdf