Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - July 9, 2015
July 9, 2015 - Planning Commission
Agenda Item #9

Resolution R-15-059, Mosaic Fertilizer LLC - G & D Farms Tract


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Rob Brown, PNRD, Division Manager, extension 1870  rob.brown@mymanatee.org


Action Requested
I move to RECOMMEND APPROVAL of R-15-059 per the recommended motion on the staff report listed in attachment 1 to this memo.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Chapter 125.01, F.S. Powers and Duties of County Commissions

Ordinance 04-39, The Manatee County Phosphate Mining Code

Zoning Ordinance No. Z-14-04

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan (Ord. 89-01, as amended)

Background Discussion

The request is for approval of:

  • Addition of G&D Farms Tract (+ 272 acres) to the approved Four Corners Mine boundary;
  • Allow mining extraction in the previous Northeast tract setback (32 acres);
  • Beneficiate/process G&D Farms Tract phosphate ore at the Four Corners Mine beneficiation plant;
  • Amend the Environmental Monitoring Plan to include the monitoring of G&D Farms Tract; and
  • Amend the Four Corners Mining and Reclamation Plans to reflect the proposed changes.

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

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  GD Farms MMP Staff Report Final.pdf
Attachment:  R-15-059 complete.pdf
Attachment:  G&D RLS response.pdf