Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - June 6, 2017
REVISED June 6, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #8

Hurricane Readiness Month - June 2017


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Board of County Commissioners

Action Requested
Adopt Proclamation designating June 2017 as "Hurricane Readiness Month" in Manatee County, Florida.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion

The goal of Manatee County’s Hurricane Readiness Month is to promote preparedness for tropical storms and hurricane hazards that can potentially affect our area during the Atlantic Hurricane Season that begins June 1st.

The Manatee County Division of Emergency Management will be sharing disaster planning information to highlight how to get ready for severe and tropical weather including thunderstorms, tornadoes, floods, and hurricanes. Residents, visitors, and businesses are encouraged to learn about hurricane evacuation levels, evacuation routes, and hurricane shelters available in Manatee County, in addition to learning about emergency alerts and notifications.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please return a copy of the signed proclamation to Candace Kelly in Emergency Management, candy.kelly@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$0.00 001.0007001

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Hurricane Readiness Month Proclamation.pdf