Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #33

Pirate City Property Taxes


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Jan Brewer, Director
Financial Management Department
Extension 3726

Action Requested
Authorization to refund the City of Bradenton $28,885.63 for the County portion of property taxes paid on Pirate City property.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Resolution R-94-270

Background Discussion
  • On September 9, 2003, the Board of County Commissioners approved the concept of returning the County portion of property taxes paid by the City of Bradenton on Pirate City property.
  • Due to a Florida Supreme Court ruling, municipalities had to begin paying property taxes on sports facilities that they lease to professional sports franchises.
  • Actual taxes paid for the County portion of property taxes on the Pirate City property by the City Bradenton for 2015 was $28,885.63, and the City has requested these funds be refunded.


County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Approved copy to budget@mymanatee.org and debbie.carpenter@mymanatee.org, Financial Management Department.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Pirate City Property Tax Reimbursement - 2015.pdf