Manatee County Government Administrative Building First Floor - Chambers February 15, 2017 - 9:00 a.m.
REVISED February 15, 2017 - Special Land Use Meeting (Continuation from January 26 and 30, 2017)
Agenda Item #2

Resolution R-17-017 - Mosaic Fertilizer LLC, Wingate East Mine


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Rob Brown, PNRD, Division Manager, 941-742-5980 ext. 1870 rob.brown@mymanatee.org

Action Requested
Based upon APPROVAL of the Zoning Ordinance (Ord. No. Z-14-09), the staff report, evidence presented, comments made at the Public Hearing, the action of the Planning Commission, and finding the request to be CONSISTENT with the Manatee County Comprehensive Plan and Manatee County Ordinance 04-39 ("The Manatee County Phosphate Mining Code") as conditioned herein, I move to recommend ADOPTION of Resolution R-17-017, Master Mining Plan, as recommended by staff.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Chapter 125.01, F.S. Powers and Duties of County Commissions

Ordinance 04-39, The Manatee County Phosphate Mining Code

Zoning Ordinance No. Z-14-09

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan (Ord. 89-01, as amended)

Background Discussion
The request is for approval of a Resolution of a Master Mining Plan for Wingate East Mine (approximately 4,341 acres) to include:
  • Allow mining and reclamation of Wingate East Mine inclusive of Wingate Extension (661 acres) and the majority of Wingate Corridor (102 acres), which have been previously rezoned and approved for mining;
  • Allow the impacts to 686 acres of jurisdictional waters, including 649 acres of wetlands;
  • Allow the construction of clay settling area, WE-1;
  • Special approval to mine and disturb within the Peace River Watershed Overlay District (367 acres);
  • Setback reduction from 200' to 140' along both sides of Duette Road;
  • Setback reduction from offsite wetland on Duette Park from 1,000' in order to perform mining activities, including the placement of slurry pipelines and pumps.  No mining extraction activities to occur within 1,000' of the wetland;
  • Relocate the Wingate Utility Corridor and continue its use; and
  • Amend Wingate Extension Reclamation Plan and Environmental Monitoring Program.

County Attorney Review
Formal Written Review (Opinion memo must be attached)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please forward a copy of the executed document to rob.brown@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Exhibit G.pdf
Attachment:  Ex G-Appendix 17-B_Hydrology Evaluation Report.pdf
Attachment:  Staff Report BCC FINAL.pdf
Attachment:  RLS-2016-0602-CAO-comments.pdf
Attachment:  Affidavit of Publishing - Sarasota Herald Line - 1-26-2017 BCC.pdf
Attachment:  Exhibit H Combined.pdf
Attachment:  Exhibit B.pdf
Attachment:  Exhibits C-F.pdf
Attachment:  Exhibit I.pdf
Attachment:  RESOLUTION R-17-017 BCC final.pdf
Attachment:  RESOLUTION R-17-017 BCC rvFeb15.pdf
Attachment:  Exhibit B rv for BCCFeb15.pdf