Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - January 7, 2014
January 7, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #17

ASPCA Grant/Travel Stipend


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Joel Richmond, Animal Services Enforcement Supervisor

Kris Weiskopf, Animal Services Manager

Action Requested
Acceptance of a grant award from the ASPCA, in the amount of $1,760, to be used as a travel stipend for Animal Services staff training, and adoption of Budget Resolution B-14-031 to appropriate the grant funding.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Ordinance 12-10

Background Discussion
  • Animal Services applied for and received scholarships to attend Level 1 Animal Cruelty Training Course taking place January 13 - 17, 2014, in West Palm Beach, Florida.
  • Animal Services applied for a grant travel stipend from the ASPCA to cover the travel costs for the training course.
  • On December 13, 2013, Animal Services was notified of the grant award for $1,760.
  • No matching funds are required.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
Legal review was completed by Jim Minix.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Return a copy of the approved agenda item to Renée Isrel, Fiscal Services Manager, Public Safety Department (renee.isom@mymanatee.org)

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  ASPCA-Grant.Agrmt.pdf
Attachment:  B14-031.pdf
Attachment:  ASPCA - CAO Review.pdf