Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - May 9, 2017
May 9, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #9

Economic Development Week - May 8-13, 2017


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Board of County Commissioners

Action Requested
Adoption of Proclamation Designating May 8-13, 2017 as “Economic Development Week” in Manatee County, FL.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
F.S. 288.106 Tax refund program for qualified target industry businesses.

Background Discussion
May 8-13, 2017, marks Economic Development Week and 2017 marks the International Economic Development Council’s (IEDC) 91st anniversary.

Staff has prepared the attached Proclamation to acknowledge Economic Development Week in Manatee County.

Karen Stewart and members of the economic development profession in Manatee County will be accepting the proclamation on behalf of the IEDC. A short video presentation will be made.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Copy to Karen Stewart, Redevelopment & Economic Opportunity Department (karen.stewart@mymanatee.org)

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Economic Development Proclamation.pdf