Bradenton Area Convention Center One Haben Boulevard, Palmetto - Longboat Key Room 9:00 a.m. - September 29, 2020
REVISED - September 29, 2020 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #9

Adoption of Resolution R-20-131 Authorizing a Bad Debt Write Off


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Contact:  Anne Van Wormer, ext. 3941

Presenter:  Anna Pohl, ext. 3986

Action Requested
Adoption of Resolution R-20-131 to write off bad debt for accounting purposes for the Bradenton Area Convention Center in the amount of $160.50.

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

Background Discussion
  • Total write off for FY 2020 is one account in the amount of $160.50. The balance is a result of additional clean up post event.  Attempts to collect have been unsuccessful.
  • Write off balances have reduced substantially.  Previous years' write offs were: 2019 - $1,361.34; 2018 - $3,317.22; and 2017 - $7,337.58.
  • Staff will continue to look for ways/processes that minimize our annual bad debt.

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 approved resolution to: Eva Galler, BACVB, and Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court - Finance.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
no reocuring costs

Attachment:  resolution 20-131.pdf