Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 21, 2014
October 21, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #27

S.T.A.R.T. - Solutions to Avoid Red Tide Agreement


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Candice Cruz, Sr. Budget Analyst, Ext 3733

Action Requested
Authorize execution of agreement between Manatee County and Solutions to Avoid Red Tide, Inc. (S.T.A.R.T.), to provide funding for red tide education and outreach.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Federal/State law(s), administrative ruling(s), Manatee County Comp Plan/Land Development Code, ordinances, resolutions, policy.

Florida Statutes, Chapter 125

Background Discussion
  • Manatee County has been providing funding to Solutions To Avoid Red Tide, Inc. (S.T.A.R.T.) continuously on an annual basis.
  • The FY2014-2015 budgeted amount of $9,500 will be used for education outreach/public information materials, including revised beach signs, revised Facts Cards, START brochure, performing Public Service announcements, presentations to government officials, various special events, and producing DVDs.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
One original, signed agreement with S.T.A.R.T. to Candice Cruz, Financial Management Department, and one original, signed agreement to Board Records.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$9,500, 001.0950043.582000

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  FY15 START Agreement.pdf