Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - February 10, 2015
REVISED February 10, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #6

Gulf Coast Senior Games Week - February 14-22, 2015


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Board of County Commissioners

Action Requested
Adoption of Proclamation designating February 14-22, 2015, as "Gulf Coast Senior Games Week" in Manatee County, Florida.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
FL Statute 125 and Manatee County Code of Ordinances Chapter 2-24

Background Discussion
  • Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department, in partnership with Sarasota County Parks and Recreation Department, is hosting its 26th annual Gulf Coast Senior Games.
  • The Senior Games Week runs from February 14th-22nd, 2015. There are 16 different activities that participants can choose from including archery, basketball shooting, bocce ball, bowling, cribbage, cycling, 5k road race, golf, horseshoes, pickleball, racquetball, shuffleboard, swimming, table tennis, tennis, and track and field.
  • This event serves over 500 athletes annually.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please return approved copy of agenda to Cynthia Gray, Parks and Natural Resources Department, cynthia.gray@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
General Fund-$4,890-Special Events #0010013001/552000/0181001-1000

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
$4,890 annually

Attachment:  Gulf Coast Senior Games Week Proclamation.pdf
Attachment:  2015 Gulf Coast Senior Games Brochure.pdf