Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - May 21, 2013
May 21, 2013 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #14

Resolution 13-093 - Future Funding for Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council - TBRPC


Contact and/or Presenter Information

John Barnott

Director, Building and Development Services

941-748-4501 ext. 3887

Action Requested


I move to ADOPT Resolution 13-093 regarding restoring and maintaining funding for the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council (TBRPC).


Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion
  • The Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council brings together governments to coordinate planning for the region's future and provides an opportunity for sharing solutions among the 23 jurisdicitons in the Tampa Bay region.
  • Regional planning councils are federally designated economic development districts and promote economic development in conjunction with local economic development organizations, provide access to federal economic development funding and provide technical assistance to local governments, private businesses and neighborhood-based organizations with respect to the creation and expansion of infrastructre and jobs.
  • State appropriation for regional planning councils has been vetoed for the past two years, negatively affecting the ability of the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council to address problems of greater-than-local concern.
  • By the passing of this Resolution the County is requesting that Governor Rick Scott support and restore funding for Florida's 11 regional planning councils.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please forward a copy of the executed document to bobbi.roy@mymanatee.org

See instructions in Resolution to forward copies to:

Office of Governor Rick Scott
State of Florida
The Capitol
400 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0001


Don Gaetz, Senate President

404 South Monroe Street

Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100


Will Weatherford, Speaker

Florida House of Representatives

420 The Capitol

402 South Monroe Street

Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300


Manny L. Pumariega, Executive Director

Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council

4000 Gateway Centre Blvd, Suite 100

Pinellas Park, FL 33782

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  RPC Funding Resolution.pdf