Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 6, 2015
October 6, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #45

Resolution R-15-173 to Establish the Manatee County Healthcare Advisory Board


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Karen Windon, Deputy County Administrator, x3799

Andy Guyre, Human Services Division Manager, x3493

Action Requested
Adoption of Resolution R-15-173 establishing the Manatee County Healthcare Advisory Board and providing for the powers and purposes of the Manatee County Healthcare Advisory Board.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
F.S. 125

Background Discussion
  • At work sessions on August 4, 2015, and September 15, 2015, staff presented the concept of establishing a Manatee County Healthcare Advisory Board (Advisory Board) to the Board of County Commissioners.
  • Staff was requested to bring back documentation to establish the Manatee County Healthcare Advisory Board.
  • This resolution outlines the creation of the Advisory Board, the purpose of the Advisory Board, the authority of the Advisory Board, the membership of the Advisory Board, the terms and eligibility, and sets an effective date. 
  • Membership is delineated in the draft resolution as a maximum of 11 members representing health care, mental health care, substance abuse care, social services, higher education, medically needy consumer(s) of healthcare, and representatives of the business community. These members would be selected by the Board of County Commissioners through the regular advisory board application process.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
Resolution reviewed by Robert M. Eschenfelder, Chief Assistant County Attorney

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Return a copy to Community Services once executed (andy.guyre@mymanatee.org).

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Healthcare Advisory Board Resolution.pdf