Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - February 13, 2018
REVISED February 13, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #52

Health Care Advisory Board Appointment

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Ava Ehde, Interim Director, Neighborhood Services Dept., ext 6301

Joshua T. Barnett, Health Care Services Manager, ext 3978

Cheri Coryea, Deputy County Administrator, ext 3468

Action Requested
Appointment of one individual to fill the Mental Health seat on the Health Care Advisory Board.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Resolution R-17-035

Background Discussion
  • The Mental Health seat became vacant due to term limit. Two applicants, Kirk Zeppi and Linda McKinon, provided their interest to fill this seat.
  • Resolution R-17-035 establishes the roles and responsibilities of the Health Care Advisory Board (HCAB) as directed by the Board of County Commissioners (BCC).
  • The HCAB evaluates and monitors the Health Care System in Manatee County.
  • The HCAB does not self-assign projects.
  • The BCC provides the HCAB with top priorities to work on annually and to report back to them.
  • When available, County staff assists the HCAB.
  • The HCAB reviews evidenced based practices.
  • The HCAB meets a minimum of eight times yearly.
  • The HCAB provides written and or verbal reports to the BCC to provide background into the research they conduct and that may include recommendations.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please send a copy of the approved agenda item to Joshua Barnett (joshua.barnett@mymanatee.org) and Marianne Lopata (marianne.lopata@mymanatee.org).

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  HCAB Application - Linda McKinon.pdf
Attachment:  HCAB Zeppi Kirk 1.22.18.pdf
Attachment:  HCAB Mental Health Application Matrix 02132018.pdf
Attachment:  Current Positions & Names.pdf