Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - May 19, 2015
REVISED May 19, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #24

Supervisor of Elections HAVA Grant Award


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Jan Brewer, Director, Financial Management, Ext 3726

Candice Cruz, Sr. Budget Analyst, Financial Management, Ext 3733

Action Requested

Authorization for the Chairman to execute a Certificate Regarding Matching Funds obligating Manatee County to provide matching funds in the amount of $7,898 for printing and postage for the FY15 Federal Election Activities Grant; and adoption of budget amendment resolution B-15-056.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

In order to receive the State funding referenced above and more fully described below, the Certificate Regarding Matching Funds must be approved by the Board of County Commissioners and executed by the Chairman.

Background Discussion
  • This appropriation is made available through Section 251 of the Help American Vote Act (HAVA) and the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance. The Manatee County Supervisor of Elections is scheduled to receive $52,655 for printing and postage.
  • Matching funds for this grant money totals $7,898, which is in the Supervisor of Elections budget and must be certified by Manatee County and included in the Supervisor of Elections Federal Elections Activities Plan.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Return the original packet, including the executed Certificate Regarding Matching Funds, to Mike Bennett, Supervisor of Elections. Also, provide one electronic copy to Candice.cruz@mymanatee.org, Financial Management.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$7,898; 0010000800

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  SOE FY15 HAVA Grant Agreement.pdf
Attachment:  B-15-056 SOE HAVA Grant.pdf