Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - August 11, 2015
REVISED August 11, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #31

Environmental Lands Management and Acquisition Advisory Committee Appointments


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Charlie Hunsicker, Director, Parks and Natural Resources
Ext. 6001, charlie.hunsicker@mymanatee.org

Action Requested

Reappointment of two members and appointment of one new member to the fifteen member Environmental Lands Management and Acquisition Advisory Committee (ELMAC).

Incumbents requesting reappointment are: 1) James "Bob" Nicholson, 2) Charles "Rick" Richards IV

New applicant requesting appointment as the representative/employee of the Manatee County School Board is:  Richard Smith

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Resolution 93-55 establishing the ELMAC Committee
Resolution 92-288 establishing uniform policies for advisory boards/committees
Ordinance No. 03-62 expanded membership to fifteen members

Background Discussion
  • The terms for two seats of the fifteen seats on  the ELMAC Committee have expired.  Those two current members are seeking reappointment. 
  • Both incumbents are At-Large Representatives, each serving a one-year term.
  • The vacant position of representative/employee of Manatee County School Board (two-year term) will be filled by the new applicant Richard Smith. 
  • All seats of the fifteen member ELMAC will now be represented.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please send copy of approved agenda to Kay Rogers, Parks and Natural Resources Department, ext. 6043, kay.rogers@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Nicholson ELMAC Application.pdf
Attachment:  Richards ELMAC Application.pdf
Attachment:  ELMAC Application Completed Signed Rick Smith.pdf