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 #53

10:00 A.M. TIME CERTAIN - Adoption of Resolutions R-20-157 and R-20-161 Appointing Members of the Housing Finance Authority; Execution of Certificates of Membership


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Geri Lopez, Director of Redevelopment and Economic Opportunity Department, ext. 3937

Denise L. Thomas, Housing and Community Development Manager, ext. 3474

Action Requested
Adoption of Resolution R-20-157 appointing Frank R. Dodson III to the Housing Finance Authority of Manatee County Florida; adoption of Resolution R-20-161 appointing Paul A. Sharff to the Housing Finance Authority of Manatee County Florida; and authorization for the Chairperson to sign two (2) Certificates of Membership, one for each Housing Finance Authority appointment.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Section 159.605 Florida Statutes
Manatee County Ordinance 79-06
Manatee County Ordinance 91-40

Background Discussion
On December 1, 2015, the Board of County Commissioners approved the attached written protocol to govern appointments to the Housing Finance Authority (Authority) of Manatee County, Florida.  The protocol was developed by counsel for the Authority, with input from the County Attorney.

Notice of the Authority vacancies was published in the Bradenton Herald on August 25, 2020, and also posted on the Authority's website.  Applications were received from Frank Dodson III and Paul Sharff.

Mr. Dodson has been a member of the Authority since its inception in 1979, and Mr. Sharff since 2006.  Both terms expire October 31, 2020, and the Authority is requesting reappointment of both members.  The terms for these positions are November 1, 2020 through October 31, 2024.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (Utilizes exact document or procedure approved within the last 18 months)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Copy of Resolution R-20-157 and Resolution R-20-161, and a copy of each Certificate of Membership to Angela Abbott, Attorney for the Authority at angelaabbott@cfl.rr.com and to Denise L. Thomas at denise.thomas@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Letter to Board.pdf
Attachment:  Protocol for Appointments.pdf
Attachment:  Publisher's Affidavit.pdf
Attachment:  FD Application 8-27-20.pdf
Attachment:  Resolution R-20-157 Dodson.pdf
Attachment:  Certificate of Membership Dodson.pdf
Attachment:  PS Application 8-27-20.pdf
Attachment:  Resolution R-20-161 Sharff.pdf
Attachment:  Certificate of Membership Sharff.pdf
Attachment:  Website posting of Notice.pdf