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 #4

Modifications to the Board of County Commissioners' Meeting Procedures, addressing electronic attendance of Commissioners

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Mitchell O. Palmer, County Attorney, ext. 3750

Action Requested
I move to adopt Resolution R-20-065, restating and modifying the Procedures for meetings of the Board of County Commissioners.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Section 125.01, Florida Statutes

Background Discussion

The adoption of Resolution R-20-065 will serve to restate and modify the procedures for meetings of the Board of County Commissioners.  The modifications are as follows.

A quorum can now be achieved when a majority of Commissioners are physically or electronically present, and the requirement that no more than two Commissioners may appear electronically has been removed.

The adopting Resolution and the revised procedures document are attached to this agenda item.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
This is a County Attorney item.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please provide a copy of this agenda item, bearing an "approved" notation, along with an executed copy of the Resolution with Exhibit "A", to:

Mitchell O. Palmer, at mitchell.palmer@mymanatee.org;

Patti Nolan, at patricia.nolan@mymanatee.org; and

Vida Gordon, at vida.gordon@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  ADA Resolution_R-20-065; Board Procedures.pdf
Attachment:  Board Procedures--4-24-20--ADA compliant.pdf