Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - April 24, 2018
REVISED April 24, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #41

City of Palmetto Potable Water Agreement Extension


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Mark Simpson, ext. 5258

Action Requested
Approve City of Palmetto's written renewal notice to extend the current Potable Water Agreement for an additional 10-year term.

Authorize County Administrator to execute and transmit approval letter to City of Palmetto's Mayor.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Section 125.01, Florida Statutes; Chapter 153, Florida Statutes; and Chapter 63-1598, Laws of Florida

Background Discussion
  • Manatee County provided potable water to the City of Palmetto under an agreement dated October 24, 1989.
  • Upon expiration of the agreement, potable water continued to be provided.
  • On October 11, 2005, a new Potable Water Agreement was entered into between Manatee County and City of Palmetto.
  • The current Agreement expires September 30, 2019, but allows for one renewal for a ten-year period commencing on October 2, 2019, upon written agreement.
  • The City is to provide written notice of intent to renew at least eighteen months prior to the September 30, 2019, expiration date.
  • By letter dated March 13, 2018, the City has notified Manatee County of its intent to renew.
  • Upon approval of the written renewal notice by the Board of County Commissioners, the Agreement shall be renewed.
  • Written notice of approval will be sent by letter to the City finalizing the extension of the agreement to commence on October 1, 2019, and to expire on September 30, 2029.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please return the executed letter to Amy Pilson in Utilities.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  City of Palmetto Water Agreement.pdf
Attachment:  2018 Intent to Renew Letter.pdf
Attachment:  2018 Renewal Approval Letter.pdf