Manatee County Government Administration Building Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers, First Floor 2:00 p.m. - April 28, 2020
REVISED April 28, 2020 - Virtual Emergency Meeting - COVID 19
Agenda Item #2

Authorization to Draft a Letter to the Federal Legislative Delegation Supporting a Modification to the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act Relative to Assistance for Business Retention and Re-Opening


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Cheri Coryea, County Administrator, ext. 3468

Action Requested
Authorization for the Chairman to draft a letter to our Federal Legislative Delegation supporting a modification to the CARES Act to include counties of 400,000 in population and above for federal assistance.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion

The CARES Act provides Assistance for State and Local Governments.  A unit of local government eligible for receipt of direct payment includes a county, municipality, town, township, village, parish, borough, or other unit of general government below the State level with a population that exceeds 500,000.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  4.27.20 Letter from Congressman Buchanan to Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader McConnell.pdf