Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 7, 2014
October 7, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #21

Reimbursement Agreement for SandBlast 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 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 8, 2014, 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 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 $6,000.00

Attachment:  Sandblast Agreement 2014.pdf