Manatee County Government Administration Building 1st Floor Patricia M. Glass Chambers June 6, 2019 - 9:00 am
June 6, 2019 Land Use Meeting
Agenda Item #12

PA-18-10/Ordinance 19-16 - Northeast Quadrant Comprehensive Plan Text Amendment/Schroeder-Manatee Ranch, Inc. PLN1807-0024 - Legislative - Margaret Tusing, Planning Section Manager

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information


   Margaret Tusing, Planning Section Manager

   941-748-4501 ext. 6828


   Bobbi Roy, Senior Planning & Zoning Technician,

   941-748-4501 ext. 6878

Action Requested


Based upon the evidence presented, comments made at the Public Hearing, the action of the Planning Commission, the technical support documents, and finding the request to be in compliance with the applicable portions of Chapter 163, Part II, Florida Statutes, and consistent with the Manatee County Comprehensive Plan, I move to ADOPT Plan Amendment PA-18-10/Ordinance 19-16, as recommended by the Planning Commission.

(Commissioner Baugh)

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan

Manatee County Land Development Code

Florida Statutes, Chapter 163, Part II  

Background Discussion

• The applicant seeks approval of a text amendment to the comprehensive plan

• The amendment applies to areas located in the Northeast Quadrant and designated MU-C

• The amendment decreases the office, commercial, and multifamily entitlement and increases the single-family entitlement

• Staff recommends adoption.

• On March 14, 2019, by a vote of 7 – 0, the Planning Commission recommended approval.

• On April 4, 2019, by a vote of 7 – 0, the Board of County Commissioners transmitted the amendment to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

• By a letter dated May 13, 2019 (attached to this memo), the State Planning Agency stated they have completed their review under the expedited state review process and have no comments on the proposed amendment.

• By a letter dated May 10, 2019 (attached to this memo), the Florida Department of Transportation stated the amendment is not anticipated to create any additional adverse impacts on State and SIS transportation facilities and offer no comments but did offer 2 Technical Assistance Statements. Technical Assistance Statement #1 encourages the County to promote the use of multi-modal alternatives within the planning and development of communities that aid in mitigating potential transportation impacts, promote safety and economic development, and improve the quality of life for all communities in the County. FDOT recommends that sidewalks be included as part of the development plan to encourage connectivity and modal choice to the development, and provide safe access to the surrounding community, including schools. Additionally, the County should coordinate with the MCAT for the possible expansion of Routes 3 and 12 to include additional bus stops along SR 64 and SR 70 to serve area residents. Technical Assistance Statement #2 states that properties adjacent to SR 64 or SR 70 will be subject to the FDOT permitting process per Rule 14-96 FAC.

• By an email dated May 15, 2019 (attached to this memo), the Florida Department of Environmental Protection found no adverse impacts related to important state resources and facilities, specifically, air and water pollution, wetlands and other surface water of the state, federal and state-owned lands and  interest in lands, including state parks, greenways and trails, conservation easements, solid waste and water and wastewater treatment.

• By an email dated April 26, 2019 (attached to this memo), the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has no comments, recommendations, or objections related to listed species and their habitat or other fish and wildlife resources.

• By a letter dated May 9, 2019 (attached to this memo), the Southwest Florida Water Management District indicated the amendment does not appear to result in any adverse regional water resource-related impacts and they are not forwarding any comments for consideration.

• By an email dated April 24, 2019 (attached to this memo), the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council, submitted a summary log of amendments which stated they have no comments or technical assistance comments on the amendment.  

• By a letter dated May 29, 2019, (attached to this memo), the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumers Services has no comments regarding any potential adverse impacts to important state resources or facilities related to agricultural, aquacultural, or forestry resources.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
Sarah Schenk reviewed and responded by email to Matter 2019-0073 on February 19, 2019.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please forward a copy of the signed ordinance to bobbi.roy@mymanatee.org for timely distribution to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Staff Report - SMR Northeast Quadrant.pdf
Attachment:  1 - Applicants Narrative.pdf
Attachment:  2 - Stantec Transportation Analysis Memo.pdf
Attachment:  3 - Transportation Staff Analysis.pdf
Attachment:  4 - Map of the Northeast Quadrant.pdf
Attachment:  5 - Newspaper Advertising.pdf
Attachment:  6 - Agencies Comments.pdf
Attachment:  7 - Ordinance 19-16.pdf