Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 22, 2013
October 22, 2013 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #15

SandBlast Event


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Elliott Falcione, Executive Director, CVB (Presenter) x5913

Monica Luff, Sr. Admin. Spec, CVB (Contact Person) x5913

Action Requested
Authorization for County Administrator to execute Reimbursement Agreement with Keep Manatee Beautiful for the SandBlast event.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Code of Laws 2-29-25  Tourist Development Plan

F.S.S. 125.0104  Authorized uses of Resort Tax Funds

Background Discussion
  • CVB is sponsoring (up to $6,000) the professional artists for the SandBlast event, which is being held on November 2, 2013, on Coquina Beach.
  • This event is being marketed in the region in order to help drive visitors to our community during a month that we are attempting to stimulate visitation.
  • This is a budgeted item included in the CVB's fiscal 2014 budget, which the TDC recommended approval on May 15, 2013; and was ultimately approved by BCC on September 24, 2013.

County Attorney Review
Formal Written Review (Opinion memo must be attached)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

1 Original Agreement to Monica Luff, CVB.

Copy of approved agenda memo to Monica Luff, CVB (monica.luff@mymanatee.org)

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
1030002202548000 CVB Promotions - Promotional Activities

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
up to $6,000.00

Attachment:  SandBlast Agreement - 2013.pdf