Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - March 26, 2013
March 26, 2013 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #25

Suncoast Workforce Board Appointment


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Debbie DeLeon, Neighborhood Services Coordinator, Neighborhood Planning Division, Ext. 3482

Action Requested
Authorization for the Chairman to sign a letter of recommendation to Florida Governor Rick Scott supporting the appointment of Manatee County Commissioner Michael Gallen to the Suncoast Workforce Board of Directors.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Florida Statutes 445.007 Regional Workforce Boards

Workforce Accountability Act

Background Discussion
  • Under the new Workforce Accountability Act, the Governor requires Board members to submit a questionnaire for review and appointment consideration.
  • Commissioner Gallen was selected by the Board of County Commissioners to serve on the Suncoast Workforce Board on December 18, 2012.
  • He has completed the questionnaire and is requesting consideration of appointment by Governor Scott to the Suncoast Workforce Board.
  • Staff has prepared a letter to the Governor from the Board supporting Commissioner Gallen's appointment to the Suncoast Workforce Board of Directors.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Original to Debbie DeLeon for forwarding to the Governor.  Copy to Board Records.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
No Cost to the County

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Gubernatorial Appointments Questionnaire.pdf
Attachment:  Suncoast Board Gov Letter March 26 2013.pdf