Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - June 4, 2013
June 4, 2013 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #4

1:30 P.M. TIME CERTAIN - ITEM #45 - How Will We Grow?

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information

John Osborne, AICP,

Planning and Zoning Official 

941-748-4501 ext. 6825

Action Requested

Board of County Commissioners to select a growth alternative from the How Will We Grow? Report.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Manatee County Comprehensive Plan

Background Discussion
  • How Will We Grow? was presented to the Board in January 2013 outlining three strategies to future growth and their impacts to infrastructure and services.
  • The Urban Land Instititute (ULI) reviewed the How Will We Grow? report and made specific recommendations.
  • Staff made over 40 presentations about the project to specific groups and open public meetings seeking public comment.
  • Staff is seeking a decision from the Board of County Commissioner's on a specific growth alternative outlined in the report.


County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Public Comment for How Will We Grow 6-4-13 BC.pdf