Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a .m. - June 16, 2015
REVISED June 16, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #65

Ordinance 15-23 - Donation and Drop Boxes - Jim Minix - Jeff Bowman


Contact and/or Presenter Information


Jim Minix, Chief Assistant County Attorney, County Attorney's Office,  941-745-3750


Jeffrey Bowman, Code Enforcement Chief, Building and Development Services, 941-748-4501 ext. 6854

Bobbi Roy, Planning Coordinator, Building and Development Services, 941-748-4501 ext. 6878

Action Requested


I move to approve Ordinance 15-23.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Section 125.01, Florida Statutes

Background Discussion
  • Ordinance 15-09 relating to the Provisions for Regulations, Use and Location of Donation Drop Boxes in Manatee County was adopted on May 7, 2015.
  • Ordinance 15-09 has been revised to more clearly state that all donation boxes are prohibited on public property but may be placed on private property under certain conditions.
  • The revised Ordinance in strikethrough/underline format is attached to this memo.
  • The revised Ordinance was prepared by the County Attorney.

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 and letter from the Florida Department of State to bobbi.roy@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Memo from Jim Minix Office of the County Attorney.pdf
Attachment:  Ordinance 15-23 - Clean Version.pdf
Attachment:  Ordinance 15-23 in strikethrough underline format changes from 15-09.pdf
Attachment:  Copy of Newspaper Advertising - Unattended Donation Boxes - Ordinance 15-23 - Bradenton Herald - 6-16-15 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Affidavit of Publishing - Unattended Donation Boxes - Ord. 15-23 - Sarasota Herald Tribune - 6-16-15 BC.pdf