Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Chambers November 6, 2014 - 9:00 a.m.
November 6, 2014 Land Use Meeting
Agenda Item #3

2015 State Legislative Platform


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Nicholas Azzara, Information Outreach Manager, ext. 3771

Action Requested
Final consideration and approval of the 2015 Legislative Platform. 

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion
The 2015 Legislative Session begins March 3, 2015. 

At an Oct. 21 regular meeting of the BCC, staff shared a list of state and local issues for the Board to consider as part of its 2015 State Legislative Platform. The document that articulates the Board's position on various proposals that are likely to come before state leaders next spring. The platform is also a guiding document for the local issues Manatee hopes to accomplish at the state level. 

Staff incorporated feedback from the Board at the Oct. 21 meeting and is returning with a final platform for consideration and adoption. 

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  2015 BCC Platform (FINAL 1).pdf