Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 11, 2016
October 11, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #44

Nuisance Abatement Board


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Jeffrey Bowman, Division Chief, Ext. 6854

Action Requested
Appointment of three (3) persons to the Nuisance Abatement Board for terms of two years each.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

County Ordinance 10-57, Chapter 2-33, Section 2-33-3

Background Discussion
  • On August 10, 2010, the Board of County Commissioners adopted Ordinances 10-57 which created the Nuisance Abatement Board to hear complaints regarding criminal nuisances on places or premises located in the unincorporated area of Manatee County.
  • This Board is comprised of five (5) Manatee County residents interested in providing administrative oversight with authority to impose administrative fines and other non-criminal penalties.
  • Initial appointments to the Nuisance Abatement Board allowed for two (2) members to be appointed for a term of one (1) year each and three (3) members to be appointed for a term of two (2) years each.  Thereafter, any appointment will be for a two (2) year term.
  • Staff solicited applicants utilizing the County's Advisory Board Recruitment process and is submitting the following applicants for consideration.
  • Select three (3) applicants for a term of two (2) years each.
    1. George Okada (incumbent)
    2. Braden Chandler
    3. Walter Sowa, III
    4. William J. Strollo, Jr.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please forward an approved stamped copy of the agenda to Administrative Specialist Vicki Gipson (vicki.gipson@mymanatee.org) in the Code Enforcement Division following disposition.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Braden Chandler.pdf
Attachment:  George Okada.pdf
Attachment:  William J Strollo JR.pdf
Attachment:  Walter Sowa III.pdf
Attachment:  Nuisance Abatement Ordinance.pdf
Attachment:  Newspaper Ad.pdf