Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - April 25, 2017
REVISED April 25, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #46

State of Emergency Relative To Drought Conditions

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Robert Smith, Director, Ext. 3511

Action Requested
Motion to Adopt Resolution R-17-045 declaring a State of Local Emergency relative to drought conditions.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
F.S.S. Section 252.38(3)5

Background Discussion

Safeguarding the lives and property of its citizens is an innate responsibility of the Board of County Commissioners.

Due to the hot, dry, parched, drought and windy conditions and the resultant threat of wildfires within Manatee County, emergency measures to ban or limit certain activities are required.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
County Attorney Palmer drafted the resolution to go before the Board of County Commissioners.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
One certified copy to the Public Safety Department at renee.isrel@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$0.00 No account associated with the resolution

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Resolution R-17-045 Outdoor Burning 4-24-17.pdf