Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 11, 2016
October 11, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #30

Letters of Interest to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for Technical Assistance Program


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Xavier Colon, Neighborhood Services Specialist, ext. 6929
Presenter: Cheri Coryea, Neighborhood Services Director, ext. 3468

Action Requested
Approval of the Letters of Interest and authorization for the Chairman to sign the Letter of Support submitting applications for the FY 2016 EPA Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Technical Assistance Program for:

    1. 15th Street East Project; and
    2. Rubonia Plan.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
11.1.4 Efficiency in Service Delivery

Background Discussion
Manatee County has an opportunity to apply for the FY 2016 EPA Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Technical Assistance Program.

The Program would provide technical assistance through workshops with experts to help Manatee County with two important projects.

Both workshops would be two-day events including community meetings, small tours, and input from all stakeholders in the project.

The first project is 15th Street East. The EPA would hold a workshop on how our plans to revitalize the corridor could be done in environmentally conscious ways.  

The second project would be the Rubonia Plan.  The EPA would provide an informational workshop on how to make sustainable and long lasting improvements to this community.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
PLEASE RUSH.  Due to EPA on October 12.
Forward signed letter to xavier.colon@mymanatee.org and elaine.maholtz@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Manatee County, Florida #3.pdf
Attachment:  Manatee County, Florida #5.pdf
Attachment:  Letter of Support for EPA BBTAP.pdf