Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 25, 2016
October 25, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #23

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


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Debbie Underwood, Budget Division Manager, Extension 3748

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 research.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Federal/State laws, administrative rulings, Manatee County Comp Plan/Land Development Code, ordinances, resolutions, and 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.

As approved in the FY 2017 adopted budget, $9,500 will be used for education outreach and public information materials which will include revised beach signs, revised Facts Charts, S.T.A.R.T. brochures, 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 S.T.A.R.T. to Debbie Carpenter, Financial Management Department, and one original, signed Agreement to Board Records. Email approval to Financial Management Department at budget@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  START Funding Agreement FY2017.pdf