Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #37

Well Construction Permitting Agreement with Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD)


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Rob Brown, Division Manager, PNRD, extension 1870

Action Requested
Authorization for the Chairman to execute Well Construction Permitting Agreement between Southwest Florida Water Management District and Manatee County.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Chapter 125.01, F.S. - Powers and Duties of County Commissions

Chapter 373, F.S. - Water Resources

Chapter 40D-3, Regulation of Wells

Background Discussion
  • This agreement continues the water well permitting program that has been in effect in Manatee County since 1978. 
  • Commencing on June 1, 2016, the five-year agreement ensures that water wells are constructed according to SWFWMD rules and regulation by licensed contractors.  This is accomplished through a combination of permit review/issuance and field inspections. 
  • The program is funded through the collection of permit fees per Appendix 1 of the agreement.

County Attorney Review
Formal Written Review (Opinion memo must be attached)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please return signed copies to Rob Brown, PNRD, for submittal to SWFWMD for execution.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  RLS WCPA.pdf
Attachment:  Manatee_Co_Delegation_Agreement Final 04292016.pdf