Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - June 3, 2014
June 3, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #19

Supervisor of Elections HAVA Grant Award


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Jan Brewer, Deputy Director, Financial Management, Ext 3726

Candice Cruz, Budget Analyst, Financial Management, Ext 3733

Action Requested
Authorization for the Chairman to execute a Certificate Regarding Matching Funds obligating Manatee County to provide matching funds in the amount of $5,265 for advertising, printing, postage, absentee ballots, and sample ballot information for the FY14 Federal Election Activities Grant; and adoption of budget amendment resolution B-14-061.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
In order to receive the State funding referenced above and more fully described below, the Certificate Regarding Matching Funds must be approved by the Board of County Commissioners and executed by the Chairman.

Background Discussion
  • This appropriation is made available thru Section 251 of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) and the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance. The Manatee County Supervisor of Elections is scheduled to receive $35,103 for advertising, printing, postage, absentee ballots, and sample ballot information.
  • Matching funds for this grant money totals $5,265, which is in the Supervisor of Elections budget and must be certified by Manatee County and included in the Supervisor of Elections Federal Elections Activities Plan.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Return the original packet, including the executed Certificate Regarding Matching Funds, to Mike Bennett, Supervisor of Elections. Also, provide one electronic copy to candice.cruz@mymanatee.org, Financial Management.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$5,265; 0010000800

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  B-14-061 SOE HAVA Grant.pdf
Attachment:  HAVA Grant Agreement.pdf