Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #67

Nuisance Abatement Board


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Tom Wooten, Code Enforcement Officer, Ext. 6908

Action Requested
Appointment of two (2) persons to the Nuisance Abatement Board for a two (2) year term each.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
County Ordinance 10-57, Chapter 2-33, Section 2-33-3

Background Discussion
  • On August 10, 2010, the Board of County Commissioners adopted Ordinance 10-57 which created the Nuisance Abatement Board to hear complaints regarding criminal nuisances on places or premises located in the unincorporated area of Manatee County.
  • This Board is to be comprised of five (5) Manatee County residents interested in providing administrative oversight with authority to impose administrative fines and other non-criminal penalties.
  • Initial appointments to the Nuisance Abatement Board allowed for two (2) members to be appointed for a term of one (1) year each and three (3) members to be appointed for a term of two (2) years each. Thereafter, any appointment was to be for a two (2) year term.
  • Staff solicited applicants utilizing the County's Advisory Board Recruitment process and is submitting the following applicants for consideration.
  • Select two (2) applicants for a two (2) year term each:
    1. Betty G. Gambrell (incumbent)
    2. Lee S. Martin III (incumbent)
    3. Beth Ellen Ward

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please forward an approved stamped copy of the agenda to Administrative Specialist Laurie Menard (laurie.menard@mymanatee.org) in the Code Enforcement Division following disposition.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Cnty Ord 10-57, Chpt 2-33.pdf
Attachment:  Newspaper Ad.pdf
Attachment:  Applicants.pdf