REVISED - September 14, 2020 - Budget Public Hearing
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
AGENDAandNOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
This meeting can be viewed live on www.mymanatee.org/mga and on Manatee Government Access (MGA) Spectrum channel 644, Verizon channel 30, and Comcast channel 20. Written comments can be submitted at www.mymanatee.org/comment by Monday, September 14, at 11:00 a.m. Be sure to include your name and submit your remarks by the meeting deadline. Commissioners may not receive your comments before the meeting if the form is submitted after the deadline.During the meeting, comments may be delivered in person in the Longboat Key Room at the Bradenton Area Convention Center at One Haben Boulevard, Palmetto. If you choose this option, you must adhere to the CDC's social distancing guidelines and face coverings are required.Also during the meeting, the public can offer comments by phone by dialing 1-888-788-0099 (Toll Free) or 1-877-853-5247 (Toll Free). Enter the Meeting ID number: 872 8480 5883 (followed by #).
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER (Betsy Benac, Chairperson)
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
7. Updates to Agenda
Attachment: 20200914 Update Memo.pdf
1. Introductory Remarks
2. Staff Presentation
Attachment: Tentative Budget Summary.pdf
Attachment: Update Memo 09.10.20.pdf
3. Public Comments
Attachment: Public Comments.pdf
4. Tentative Millage/Budget Adoption
Attachment: Resolution B-21-001.pdf
Attachment: Resolution B-21-002.pdf
Attachment: Resolution B-21-003.pdf
5. Announce Aggregate Millage Rate Comparison
6. Location and Date of Next Public Hearing
The Board of County Commissioners of Manatee County, Florida, does not discriminate upon the basis of any individual's disability status. This non-discrimination policy involves every aspect of the Board's functions including one's access to, participation in, employment with, or treatment in its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation for this meeting as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act, should contact Kaycee Ellis at 742-5800; TDD ONLY 742-5802, wait 60 seconds; FAX 745-3790.
The Board of County Commissioners of Manatee County and the Manatee County Port Authority may elect not to convene, if no business is scheduled; however, each reserves the right to take action on any matter during its meeting, including items not set forth within this agenda. The Chair of each governing body at his/her option may take business out of order if he/she determines that such a change in the schedule will expedite the business of the governing body.
All public comment on quasi-judicial agenda items is required to be under oath and must occur at a duly noticed public hearing. The Citizens' Comments portion of the agenda is not an advertised public hearing, and no comments on quasi-judicial agenda items are authorized during the Citizens' Comments portion of the agenda.
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