Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - May 5, 2015
May 5, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #36

City of Holmes Beach (Grassy Point) Reimbursement Agreement


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, Executive Director, CVB   x5913

Contact:  Monica Luff, Sr. Admin. Specialist, CVB  x5913

Action Requested
Authorization for County Administrator to execute Reimbursement Agreement with City of Holmes Beach for capital improvements to Grassy Point.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Code of Laws:  2-29-27  Tourist Development Plan

F.S.S. 125.0104  Authorized uses of Resort Tax Funds

Background Discussion
  • This reimbursement agreement is to help fund the capital improvements to Grassy Point, which is located in Holmes Beach.
  • The improvements include:  Construction of an elevated boardwalk with access from East Bay Drive (near Trolley stop to facilitate visits other than by automobile) to the north end of the existing shell parking area, and from the shell trail to the observation platform and planned fishing pier.
  • The CVB and the City of Holmes Beach will provide matching funds in an amount up to $100,000 each.
  • This is a one-time expenditure.
  • On February 23 2015, the TDC unanimously recommended approval.
  • This partnership will complete Phase I, and the City of Holmes Beach is pursuing grants to complete the project.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
Bill Clague prepared the Reimbursement Agreement.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

1 Original signed Agreement to Monica Luff, CVB

Copy of approved agenda memo to monica.luff@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
10300002400 - Other Civic Enterprises - CVB

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
up to $100,000 one-time expenditure

Attachment:  City of Holmes Beach - Grassy Point Agreement 2015 - FINAL.pdf