Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #4

Economic Development Week / Year of the Economic Developer


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Karen Stewart
Economic Development Program Manager
Ext. 3029

Action Requested
Adoption of Proclamation Designating May 8 - 14, 2016, as "Economic Development Week" and 2016 as "Year of the Economic Developer" in Manatee County, Florida.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

F.S. 288.106 Tax refund program for qualified target industry businesses.

Manatee County Government Incentive Grant

Background Discussion
May 8-14, 2016, marks Economic Development Week and 2016 marks the Year of the Economic Developer by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).

Staff has prepared the attached Proclamation to acknowledge Economic Development Week and the Year of the Economic Developer in Manatee County.

Karen Stewart and members of the economic development profession in Manatee County will be accepting the Proclamation on behalf of the International Economic Development Council.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Copy to Karen Stewart, Neighborhood Services Department.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Economic Development Week Proclamation.pdf