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



This meeting will be conducted via Zoom Communications Media Technology as allowed under Executive Order 20-69 issued by the Office of Governor Ron DeSantis on March 20, 2020. The meeting can be viewed live on www.mymanatee.org/mga and on Manatee Government Access (MGA) Spectrum channel 644, Verizon channel 30, and Comcast channel 20.

Written comments can be submitted at www.mymanatee.org/comment by Tuesday, April 28, at 11 a.m. Be sure to include your name and submit your remarks by the meeting deadline. Commissioners may not receive your comments before the meeting if the form is submitted after the deadline.

Provisions have been made for any member of the public desiring to offer comments in person to have access to the meeting in the Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers on the first floor of the County Administration Building at 1112 Manatee Avenue West in downtown Bradenton.

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER (Betsy Benac, Chairperson)
INVOCATION (The commission does not endorse the religious beliefs of any speaker.) (Commissioner Vanessa Baugh)
Changes to Agenda

5. Updates to Agenda
Attachment: 20200428 Update Memo.pdf


1. Discussion of On-going Issues Relative to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency
Attachment: Governor's Executive Order 20-91.pdf
Attachment: Governor's Executive Order 20-92.pdf
Attachment: Resolution R-20-041.pdf
Attachment: Resolution R-20-045.pdf
Attachment: Resolution R-20-053.pdf
Attachment: Resolution R-20-056.pdf
Attachment: Public Comments.pdf
Attachment: On-going Issues Related to COVID 19 - BOCC 04282020 Presentation.pdf
Attachment: COVID 19 Reopening Strategies - BOCC 04282020 Presentation.pdf
Attachment: State of Florida Executive Order Quick Guide COVID-19.pdf
Attachment: Manatee County BCC Resolutions Quick Guide COVID-19.pdf
Attachment: Guidelines for Opening Up America Again.pdf
Attachment: State of Florida COVID 19 Upates.pdf
Attachment: Manatee County Government COVID 19 Updates.pdf
Attachment: Additional Public Comments.pdf

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

3. Discussion of the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Schedule for the Period May 1 through July 31, 2020
Attachment: Approved 2020 BCC Meeting Schedule.pdf
Attachment: 2020 BCC Meeting Schedule - Draft Update.pdf
Attachment: Convention Center Half Center Hall - Draft Layout for Meetings.pdf


4. Modifications to the Board of County Commissioners' Meeting Procedures, addressing electronic attendance of Commissioners * Palmer
Attachment: ADA Resolution_R-20-065; Board Procedures.pdf
Attachment: Board Procedures--4-24-20--ADA compliant.pdf

CITIZEN COMMENTS (Agenda Items Only)

The Board of County Commissioners of Manatee County, Florida, does not discriminate upon the basis of any individual's disability status. This non-discrimination policy involves every aspect of the Board's functions including one's access to, participation in, employment with, or treatment in, its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation for this meeting as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), should contact Carmine DeMilio at (941) 792-8784 Ext. 8203 or carmine.demilio@mymanatee.org.

PUBLIC NOTICE: According to Florida Statutes, Section 286.0105, any person desiring to appeal any decision made by the Board of County Commissioners (or the other entities that are meeting) with respect to any matter considered at said public hearing/meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purposes may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.