Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - January 13, 2015
January 13, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #30

Hazard Analysis Contract


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Contact: Steve Simpson, Emergency Management Officer,  Ext 1670

Action Requested
Adoption of Resolution R-15-015 accepting the agreement from the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management, for funds in the amount of $7,358.00 with no match required, and authorizing the Chairperson, or in their absence the Vice Chairperson, to execute all related documents; and adoption of Budget Resolution B-15-028.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Federal, Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986, also known as Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) includes:  1. Sections 301-303 emergency planning; 2. Section 304 emergency release notification; 3. Sections 311-312 community right-to-know reporting; 4. Section 313 toxic chemical release reporting.

Florida Statutes 252 Part 11 (ss.252.81-252.90), Florida Hazardous Materials Emergency Response and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1988.

Florida Administrative Code 9G-6 and 9G-7, Review of local plans.

Manatee County Comp Plan,  Section 2-purpose; page 11, Protect the public health, safety and welfare.

Background Discussion
  • The Public Safety Department of Manatee County has been tasked with updating and maintaining the County's Hazardous Materials Hazards Analysis Update.
  • The Hazardous Materials State Plan is concerned with response to incidents involving hazardous materials releases or spills. This element outlines response for specific facilities for specific chemicals.
  • The Hazardous Materials State Plan shall provide a detailed description of the process by which local government protects the public from the health effects associated with a release or spill of hazardous materials.
  • The plan should address those specific "extremely hazardous substances" designated by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency which are present within the jurisdiction in quantities above the "threshold planning quantity."
  • The funding and guidelines to compile this information and produce the plan are allocated through the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management, which provides this contract in the amount of $7,358.00 from the date of execution through June 30, 2015.

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

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please return four signed original contracts and resolutions to Cheryl Thompson, Fiscal Technician, Public Safety Administration (ext. 1671).

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
State Funding $7,358.00 1739007618 Hazardous Mat Emergency Resp Plan FY15

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  HazMat Grant Agrmt.pdf
Attachment:  HazMat Grant Res'l .pdf
Attachment:  RLS Response.pdf
Attachment:  B-15-028 Hazmat Grant.pdf