|Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - May 23, 2017|
Agenda Item #13
National Beach Safety Week - May 22-29, 2017
Contact and/or Presenter Information
Board of County Commissioners
Adopt Proclamation designating May 22-29, 2017, as "National Beach Safety Week" in Manatee County.
The objective of National Beach Safety Week is to make citizens aware of the need to be safe while in and near the water with special emphasis on the hazards associated with Rip Currents.
Beach Safety Week stresses the following: Learn to Swim; Swim Near a Lifeguard; Swim with a Buddy; Use Sunscreen and Drink Water; Obey Posted Signs and Flags; Keep the Beach and Water Clean; Learn Rip Current Safety; Enter Water Feet First; Wear a Life Jacket.
County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)
Explanation of Other
Instructions to Board Records
Please forward signed Proclamation to Joe Westerman, Chief, Marine Rescue Division.
Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Public Safety Marine Rescue / 001.0007300
Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
Attachment: Beach Safety Week Proclamation.pdf