Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - April 24, 2018
REVISED April 24, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #25

Mill Creek - Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) Grant


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Rob Brown, Division Manager, Parks and Natural Resources Department, ext. 1870

Action Requested

Authorization for the Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners to sign Southwest Florida Water Management District Agreement No. 18CF0001028 in the amount of $31,500 for the Mill Creek Water Quality Plan (N889), and adoption of Budget Resolution B-18-060 amending the Annual Budget for Manatee County, FL, for FY 2018.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
F.S. 125

Background Discussion

Manatee County applied to the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) for a FY 2018 Cooperative Funding Initiative (CFI) cooperative funding agreement in the amount of $31,500 for a study to evaluate water quality impacts, stormwater improvement Best Management Practices and natural system restoration projects in the Mill Creek Watershed.  This study will leverage findings of an ongoing stormwater management project by the Public Works Department in the same watershed.  Manatee County’s required match of $31,500 is funded through the Utilities Stormwater Fund.  The total project is $63,000.

Adoption of Budget Resolution B-18-060 is requested.

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

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Return 2 signed copies of the agreement to Rob Brown, Parks & Natural Resources Department, for transmittal to SWFWMD for their signature.  Return approved agenda and budget resolution to Rob.brown@mymanatee.org, Luz.mcquiston@mymanatee.org, budget@mymanatee.org, judy.moree@manateeclerk.com, and Lori.stephens@manateeclerk.com.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$31,500 SWFWMD Agreement, $31,500 – Stormwater Fund 460.0009501

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  SWFWMD- Agreement No. 18CF0001028.pdf
Attachment:  Response Memo to CAO Matter No. 2018-0111 dtd 3.1.18.pdf
Attachment:  B-18-060 SWFWMD - Mill Creek.pdf