Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - January 23, 2018
January 23, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #5

29th Annual Gulf Coast Games For Life Week - February 10-17, 2018


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Danny Hopkins / Recreation Division Manager / x6005

Matt Porter / Aquatics Recreation Supervisor / x6022

Action Requested
Adoption of Proclamation designating February 10-17, 2018, as "Gulf Coast Games For Life Week" in Manatee County, Florida.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
FS 125

Background Discussion

Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department, in partnership with the Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Department, is hosting its 29th Annual Gulf Coast Games for Life.  The Gulf Coast Games For Life Week runs from February 10-17, 2018.

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 luz.mcquiston@mymanatee.orgcynthia.gray@mymanatee.org, and lori.stephens@ManateeClerk.com, Internal Audit.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
General Fund: $5,000 - 0010013200.552000

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Gulf Coast Games for Life Proclamation.pdf
Attachment:  Brochure - 2018 Gulf Coast Games for Life.pdf