Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - August 11, 2015
REVISED August 11, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #16

Grant for Latino Americans: 500 Years of History!


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Cheri Coryea, Director,
Neighborhood Services Department, X 3468

Ava Ehde, Library Services Manager,
Neighborhood Services Department, X 6301

Action Requested

Authorization for the Board of County Commissioners to accept a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the  American Library Association in the amount of $3,000; Adoption of Resolution B-15-075 to increase the revenues and expenditures for this grant; and Authorization for Cheri Coryea, Director of Neighborhood Services, to execute the Grant Acceptance Form.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Not applicable

Background Discussion

The Manatee County Public Library System has been award a $3,000.00 programming grant for Latino Americans: 500 Years of History!

The proceeds of the grant will be used to host two scholar led viewing and discussion programs, present a Peruvian cooking demonstration, host Author programs and present programs featuring tango dance demonstrations, a conversation club, and children's programs related to the Hispanic culture.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Signed copy of Resolution B-15-075 to budget@mymanatee.org, sheila.ballesteros@mymanatee.org, lori.stephens@manateeclerk.com, and to ava.ehde@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Library Operating Grant Fund (Account # 1029009411)

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Latino Americans Grant award letter.pdf
Attachment:  Latinogrant acceptance2.pdf
Attachment:  Resolution B-15-075.pdf