Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - February 7, 2017
February 7, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #7

28th Annual Gulf Coast Senior Games Week - February 11-19, 2017


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Board of County Commissioners

Contact:  Danny Hopkins / Recreation Division Manager / x6005
               Matt Porter / Recreation Supervisor / x6022

Action Requested
Adoption of Proclamation designating February 11-19, 2017, as "Gulf Coast Senior Games Week" in Manatee County, Florida.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

FL Statute 125 and Manatee County Code of Ordinances Chapter 2-24

Background Discussion
  • Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department, in partnership with Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Department, is hosting its 28th Annual Gulf Coast Senior Games.
  • The Senior Games Week runs from February 11-19, 2017.  There are 15 different activities that participants can choose from including archery, basketball, bocce ball, bowling, cribbage, cycling, golf, horseshoes, pickleball, racquetball, shuffleboard, swimming, table tennis, tennis, and track and field.
  • This event serves over 500 athletes annually.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please return a copy of the approved agenda to Cynthia.gray@mymanatee.org.


Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
General Fund: $12,000 - 0010013200.552000

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Gulf Coast Senior Games Week Proclamation.pdf