Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - April 24, 2018
REVISED April 24, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #27

Tree Trust Fund Applications


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Charlie Hunsicker, Director

Action Requested
Authorization for the Parks & Natural Resources Department to acquire monies from the Tree Trust Fund in the amount of $239,178 for the purchase and installation of trees at Duette Preserve, Perico/Robinson Preserves Connector Parcel, and Robinson Preserve Expansion, and adoption of Budget Resolution B-18-062 amending the Annual Budget for Manatee County, FL, for Fiscal Year 2018.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

FS 125
Land Development Code 714

Background Discussion

The Parks and Natural Resources Department is requesting funding from the Tree Trust Fund in the amount of $239,178 to purchase and install trees for the following projects:

  • Duette Preserve Flatwoods Restoration - $12,000
  • Perico-Robinson Preserves Connector Parcel Neighbor Visual Buffer Screening - $115,216
  • Robinson Preserve Expansion East Visual Buffer and P3 Landbridge - $111,962

Adoption of Budget Resolution B-18-062 is being requested to place the funds in the Parks & Natural Resources Tree Trust Fund account key.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Return copy of approved agenda to Jayne.Roberts@mymanatee.org, budget@mymanatee.org, and Finance.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$239,178 Tree Trust Fund 141.0990002

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Duette Preserve Tree Trust Fund Application.pdf
Attachment:  Perico-Robinson Tree Trust Fund Application.pdf
Attachment:  Robinson Expansion Landbridge Tree Trust Fund Application.pdf
Attachment:  B-18-062 Tree Trust Preserves.pdf