Manatee County Administrative Building First Floor, Chambers January 7, 2016 - 9:00 a.m.
REVISED - January 7, 2016 - Land Use Meeting
Agenda Item #10

Four Corners Mine Operating Permit R-16-001


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Rob Brown, Division Manager, PNRD, ext. 1870  rob.brown@mymanatee.org


Action Requested
Based upon the staff report and evidence presented, comments made at the Public Hearing, and finding the request to be CONSISTENT with the Manatee County Ordinance 04-39, Development Order (Ord. No. 08-16) and Master Mining Plan Resolution R-15-059, as conditioned herein, I move to ADOPT Resolution R-16-001 as recommended by staff.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Chapter 125.01, F.S. Powers and Duties of County Commissions

Ordinance No. 04-39, The Manatee County Phosphate Mining Code

Ordinance No. 81-22, The Manatee County Mining and Reclamation Ordinance

Resolution R-15-059, Four Corners Mine Master Mining Plan

Ordinance No. 08-16, DRI/Development Order, Four Corners Mine

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan (Ordinance 89-01, as amended)

Background Discussion

The Four Corners Mine consists of + 11,908 acres in Manatee County.  On August 11, 2015 the Board adopted R-15-059, Master Mining Plan for Four Corners Mine, amending the mining plan to include G&D Farms Tract (+272 acres).

The requested Operating Permit concerns the continuation of mining activities at the Four Corners Mine, which have been ongoing for over 30 years, with the addition of G&D Farms Tract in accordance with the approved Master Mining and Reclamation Plan and Ordinance No.04-39.

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

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please provide certified copies of the Resolution to:

Rob Brown, Parks and Natural Resources Department, and

Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC                                                               13830 Circa Crossing Drive  
Lithia, Florida 33547

Attn: Michael DeNeve                                                              Director - Mine Regulatory Affairs

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  FINAL StaffReportOP-R-16-001.pdf
Attachment:  CAO-COMMENTS R-16-001.pdf
Attachment:  OP R-16-001-with_attachments.pdf
Attachment:  Affidavit of Publishing - R-16-001 - Four Corners Mine Operating Permit - Sarasota Herald Tribune line ad - 1-7-16 BC.pdf