Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - May 20, 2014
May 20, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #9

Heroism Award - Pamela J. Carr


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Contact:  Tamie Langman, ERC Team Coordinator, Ext. 3861

Presenter:  Cheri Coryea, Neighborhood Services Director

Action Requested
Presentation of Heroism Award to Pamela Carr, Library Aide, Neighborhood Services.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Code ยง2-2-3 - Awards and Incentives to Employees

Resolution R-09-020 - Performance Compensation Programs

Background Discussion

This award is presented in recognition of outstanding service achievement in the field of heroism.  While at work, Ms. Carr was approached by a gentleman who admitted contemplating suicide.  By projecting a calm, comforting, and understanding demeanor, Pam was able to convince the gentleman to stay until police could arrive.  Due to Pamela's compassion and courage, the police were able to arrive and take him where he could get the help that he so desperately needed.

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
0010003700-549001- Awards, Ad Valorem Tax

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Carr_Heroism05132014134958.pdf