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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 8, 2019
REVISED - October 8, 2019 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #21


Subject
Florida Sports Foundation Grant Agreement for the US Australian Football League 2019 Nationals Event to be held at Premier Sports Campus

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, Executive Director, CVB  x3940
Contact:    Monica Luff, Sr. Admin. Specialist, CVB  x3944


Action Requested
Authorization for Convention & Visitors Bureau Director to execute Grant Agreement with Florida Sports Foundation AND adoption of Budget Resolution B-20-010 amending the annual budget for Manatee County, FL, for fiscal year 2019/2020.


Enabling/Regulating Authority
N/A

Background Discussion
  • The Florida Sports Foundation has awarded the Bradenton Area Sports Commission, a division of the Bradenton Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, with a $9,000 grant for the USAFL 2019 Nationals (US Australian Rules - football).
  • The USAFL 2019 Nationals (1,200 athletes) is being held October 11 - 13, 2019 at Premier Sports Campus and will generate approximately 1,021 room nights and approximately $850,000 in economic impact.
  • The grant monies assisted with facility expenses.
  • The Florida Sports Foundation assists Florida Sports Commissions with grant monies to assist in securing events that would otherwise be held in other states.
  • The Budget Amendment (B-20-010) appropriates $9,000 in Florida Sports Foundation Grant Fund revenues into the Tourist Development Tax Fund for the above-mentioned sports events.


County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records
Send original, signed agreement to Monica Luff, CVB.  Ms. Luff will send to FSF to get their signature; then Ms. Luff will e-mail fully signed agreement to Board Records.

Copy of approved agenda memo to:
monica.luff@mymanatee.org
eva.galler@mymanatee.org
claudia.campos@mymanatee.org
jamie.pelletier@mymanatee.org
budget@mymanatee.org


Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$9,000 Grant Received - 1030000000366017 Contribution Culture & Recreation

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
non-recurring


Attachment:  FSF Grant Agree - USAFL Nat 2019.pdf
Attachment:  Resolution B-20-010.pdf