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

27th Annual Gulf Coast Senior Games Week - February 13-21, 2016


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Board of County Commissioners

Contact:  Matt Porter/ Recreation Supervisor/ ext.6022

Action Requested
Adoption of Proclamation designating February 13-21, 2016, 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 and Recreation Department, is hosting its 27th Annual Gulf Coast Senior Games.
  • The Senior Games week runs from February 13-21, 2016. 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:  2016 Gulf Coast Senior Games Proclamation.pdf