Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 7, 2014
October 7, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #22

Reimbursement Agreement for Symphony on the Sand Event


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, Executive Director, CVB, x5913

Contact Person:  Monica Luff, Sr. Admin. Spec., CVB, x5913

Action Requested
Authorization for County Administrator to execute Reimbursement Agreement with Anna Maria Island Community Orchestra & Chorus, Inc., for the Symphony on the Sand 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 $30,000) the Symphony on the Sand event, which was established to drive tourists to the Bradenton Area during a non-peak season. 
  • The event will be held on November 8, 2014, on Coquina Beach.
  • Event is being promoted and marketed in the region.
  • This is a budgeted item included in the CVB's Fiscal 2015 budget, which the TDC recommended approval on May 15, 2013; and was ultimately approved by BCC on September 24, 2013.
  • All funds involved are tourism taxes, NOT ad valorem taxes.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
Bill Clague drafted the Agreement.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Send 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 $30,000.00

Attachment:  Symphony on Sand Agreement 2014.pdf