Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - February 12, 2013
REVISED February 12, 2013, Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #6

National Engineers Week, February 17-23, 2013


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Board of County Commissioners

Action Requested
Adopt proclamation designating February, 17-23, 2013, as "National Engineers Week" in Manatee Country, Florida.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

The Board of County Commissioners has the authority to adopt a proclamation.


Background Discussion
  • February 17-23. 2013 is designated as National Engineers Week.
  • This week is celebrated with the local engineering community hosting numerous public events.
  • Maantee County Public Works has 19 Professional Engineers on staff providing services for Infrastructure, Highway, Traffic and Stormwater Engineering.
  • The proclamation will be on display at all public events.
  • The attached announcement outlines some of the planned public activiites celebrating the National Engineers Week, February 17-23, 2013.
  • The item was placed on the agenda at the request of Sia Mollanazar, P.E., Deputy Director -Engineering Services for the Maantee County Professional Engineers.  Mr. Kwamena Sankah, P.E., with Sarasota County Public Works.  Mr. Sankah is the Secretary of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Suncoast Branch.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please submit a signed copy to Sia Mollanazar, P.E., Deputy Director-Engineering Services, Public Works Department (sia.mollanazar@mymanatee.org)

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
N/A- Proclamation

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Engineers Week Proclamation.pdf