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 #33

Approval of the 2020-21 Neighborhood Enhancement Grant - Waterlefe Community Development District


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Simone Peterson
Neighborhood Services Coordinator
941-749-3030 x6818

Action Requested
Approval of the FY 2020 - 2021 Neighborhood Enhancement Grant project for the Waterlefe Community Development District for a reimbursement total of $7,877.48.

Authorization for the County Administrator, or designee, to approve and execute reimbursement agreements for these same projects funded through the FY 2020-2021 Neighborhood Enhancement Grant program.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Resolution R-18-156, Neighborhood Enhancement Grant

Background Discussion
On September 21, 2020, as part of the County’s overall budget, the Board of County Commissioners approved FY2020-2021 funding for a Neighborhood Enhancement Grant (NEG) Program. On November 27, 2018, the Board adopted Resolution R-18-156 approving the creation and procedures for the Neighborhood Enhancement Grant Program.

The purpose of this grant program is to strengthen neighborhood associations and the communities which they serve. Applications must demonstrate community support and involvement in both the application and implementation phases of proposed projects/programs. Manatee County’s Neighborhood Enhancement Grant Program provides matching grants of up to $10,000 to neighborhoods.

There is no deadline to apply. The grant is open for applications until the funding is depleted for the current fiscal year. Any remaining funds will be rolled over to the next fiscal year.

Up to $7,877.48 will be reimbursed to the Waterlefe Community Development District once they install their neighborhood sign and complete landscaping.

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

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please send final approved agenda item to Simone Peterson (simone.peterson@mymanatee.org).

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
107.0020608 Neighborhood Enhancement Grant

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
$7,877.48, one time

Attachment:  R18-156 NEG.pdf
Attachment:  NEG Attorney Memo.pdf
Attachment:  Reimbursement Agreement_Neighborhood Enhancement Grant Sample.pdf