Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - March 7, 2017
REVISED March 7, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #25

Amendment One to Reimbursement Agreement with Cortez Village Historical Society


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, Executive Director, CVB, x5913

Contact Person:  Monica Luff, Sr. Admin. Spec., CVB x5913

Action Requested
Authorization for County Administrator to execute Amendment One to Reimbursement Agreement with Cortez Village Historical Society.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Code of Laws 2-29-25  Tourist Development Plan

F.S.S. 125.0104  Authorized uses of Resort Tax Funds

Background Discussion
  • On December 1, 2015, the BCC approved an agreement with the Cortez Village Historical Society to reimburse the Society for 50% of the actual and direct costs incurred (up to $10,000) for capital improvements to the Cortez Cultural Center.
  • To fulfill the original agreement, we are requesting the following changes:
    • Allow CVB to reimburse in-kind contributions to the Cortez Village Historical Society by 100% instead of 50% such as the new roof that Manson Roofing donated to the Society valued at $2,844 (current agreement states we can only reimburse up to 50% of in-kind contributions);
    • Extend the duration of the Agreement to December 31, 2017, instead of December 1, 2016 (to give the Society time to get their receipts together for reimbursement);
    • Allow reimbursements of reimbursable costs retroactive back to January 1, 2014 (current Agreement doesn't stipulate a start date of reimbursable costs).
    • This will not affect the original amount to be reimbursed to Cortez Village Historical Society - up to $10,000.
    • All funds involved are tourism taxes, not ad valorem taxes.

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

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Send 1 signed original to Monica Luff, CVB

Copy of approved memo to Monica Luff, CVB (monica.luff@mymanatee.org) and Eva Galler, CVB (eva.galler@mymanatee.org)

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Cortez Vill Hist Soc - Amend One 2017.pdf
Attachment:  CAO Memo - Cortez Vill Hist Society Amend 1.pdf