Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - January 9, 2018
REVISED January 9, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #45

Historical Commission Letter of Resignation and Appointments


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Cheri Coryea, Deputy County Administrator, x 3468

La Wanda Timmons, Senior Human Services Analyst, x 3678

Susan Ford, Lead Analyst, x 3486

Action Requested
Acceptance of letter of resignation from Georgia Brown and confirmation and appointment of four members (Marcia [Marcella] O'Brien, Ed. D.; Nate Marsh; Lori Melton; and Robert J. Moran) to the Manatee County Historical Commission as nominated by the Manatee County Historical Commission.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Ordinance 82-15 establishing the Historical Commission

Background Discussion
  • Pursuant to Ordinance 82-15, which established the Historical Commission, members shall be nominated by the Historical Commission and confirmed and appointed by the Manatee County Board of County Commissioners (BCC). The purpose of the Historical Commission is to collect, read, and preserve historical material related to Manatee County.
  • A nominating committee of the Historical Commission made the following recommendations, which were approved by the Historical Commission:  Seat 5 - Marcia (Marcella) O'Brien, Ed. D.; Seat 6 - Nate Marsh; Seat 7 - Lori Melton; and Seat 8 - Robert J. Moran.  The terms of office for each of these seats is January 1, 2018, until December 31, 2021.
  • In addition, one seat (Seat 1 - Georgia Brown) was recently vacated by resignation. (A copy of the letter of resignation is attached hereto.)
  • The nominating committee considers persons active within the commission, and there is no formal application process for membership on the commission. The Historical Commission has not received any other applications or inquires.
  • Summary information is included in the Attachments listed below.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Resignation Letter - Georgia Brown.pdf
Attachment:  Historical Commission Letter.pdf