Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - January 13, 2015
January 13, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #31

Longboat Key Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity 2015


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Laurie Feagans, Interim Director
ext. 3511

Action Requested

Adopt Resolution R-15-006 authorizing renewal of Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for Longboat Key Fire Rescue, and waiver of application submission requirements and procedures for the Issuance of Certificate; superseding Resolution 13-005.

Authorize County Administrator (or designee) to execute a new Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity which reflects adoption of R-15-006.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Ordinance 91-73, F.S.S., Chapter 401, Part III; F.A.C. 64-J.

Background Discussion

Longboat Key Fire Rescue submitted correspondence dated October 27, 2014, requesting the waiver of application submission requirements and procedures for renewal of Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity authorized by Manatee County Ordinance 91-73, Section 12, Application for Renewal of County Certificate.  Current Certificate expires January 22, 2015.

Resolution R-15-006 was reviewed by the County Attorney and suggested modifications were incorporated into final version submitted for adoption.

Longboat Key Fire Rescue is an independent Fire Rescue District that operates a "Fire Based" ALS (Paramedic) response system with the geographical borders of their district.  The ALS-COPCN renewal application will permit the continuation of this FIRE BASED ALS (Paramedic) service.  The service model complies with all components of Florida Statute 401 and FAC 64-J and is monitored and inspected by the Florida Department of EMS.

Chapter 67-1690 of the Laws of Florida, Sections 125.01, and Chapter 401, Part III, Florida Statutes, authorizes the Board of County Commissioners of Manatee County, Florida to provide for the furnishing of ambulance service for the benefit of all persons in Manatee County, Florida, including persons in the various municipalities located in Manatee County, Florida.

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

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please forward a copy of signed Resolution R-15-006 to Department of Public Safety attention Sheri Fintel (sheri.fintel@mymanatee.org)

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  LBK 2014 COPCN Letter of request.pdf
Attachment:  Longboat Key COPCN RLS 2015.pdf
Attachment:  LBK Resolution R 15 006 2015.pdf
Attachment:  Longboat Key COPCN 2015 Certificate.pdf
Attachment:  LBK 2014 back up ordinace 91-73.pdf