Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor Chambers November 5, 2015 - 9:00 a.m.
November 5, 2015 - Land Use Meeting
Agenda Item #2

Acceptance of Residential Construction Mitigation Program (RCMP) Grant


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Denise L. Thomas/ext. 3474

Action Requested

Authorization for the Board of County Commissioners to accept a grant from the State of Florida Division of Emergency Management in the amount of $194,000 and authorization for the Chairperson to sign the grant agreement; authorization for the Director of the Neighborhood Services Department to execute all necessary documents related to administrative and operational functions of the grant; and adoption of Resolution B-16-018, to align the revenues and expenditures for this grant.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
11.1.4.  Efficiency in Service Delivery

Background Discussion

On June 23, 2015, the Florida Division of Emergency Management released a solicitation for Request for Proposal for the Hurricane Loss Mitigation Program, Residential Construction Mitigation Program (RCMP) which would provide Manatee County with funding to do mitigation retrofit improvements to harden homes for hurricane impact.

On July 31, 2015 Manatee County submitted a Request for Proposal in the amount of $194,000 for Residential Construction Mitigation Program funding to the Florida Division of Emergency Management.

On August 26, 2015, notification was received that Manatee County was one of the selectees for the RCMP 15-16 program.

On October 28, 2015, Manatee County received the RCMP2016-022 Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Agreement for execution by the Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners.

Execution of the agreement is required for receipt of funding and implementation of the program.  This program will benefit low and moderate income households in Manatee County.


County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please return four original signed agreements to Denise Thomas, ext. 3474. Signed copy of Resolution B-16-018 to budget@mymanatee.org, Sheila.ballesteros@mymanatee.org, lori.stephens@manateeclerk.com, and to luz.mcquiston@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Account #173.9009551

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Manatee Award Letter 2016 (2).pdf
Attachment:  15-16RCMP State Funded Agmt.pdf
Attachment:  Resolution B-16-018.pdf