Bradenton Area Convention Center One Haben Boulevard, Palmetto - Longboat Key Room 9:00 a.m. - October 13, 2020
REVISED - October 13, 2020 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #24

Authorization to Refund a Deposit to ACBL Unit 128 (Bridge Club) for their Cancelled Event


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Contact: Anne Van Wormer , ext. 3941
Presenter: Anna Pohl, General Manager, ext. 3986

Action Requested
Authorization to refund the deposit of $2,500 to the ACBL Unit 128 (Bridge Club) for their cancelled event scheduled for February 15-21, 2021 at the Bradenton Area Convention Center. 

Enabling/Regulating Authority
  • Ordinance 14-38
  • Rate Resolution No. R-15-106, as amended by R-19-003, establishes rates and policies for the Bradenton Area Convention Center and Powel Crosley Estate

Background Discussion
  • ACBL (Bridge Club) has cancelled their event due to COVID-19 and has requested a full refund. 
  • ACBL has hosted events at the facility for over 10 years. 
  • Convention Center management recommends a full refund of their deposit and will work with clients to bring the event back in 2022.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Copy of approval to Anne Van Wormer, CVB (anne.vanwormer@mymanatee.org)

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
No recurring cost

Attachment:  Accounting Final Invoice.pdf
Attachment:  Agreement #20-157 SIGNED .pdf