Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - November 15, 2016
REVISED November 15, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #35

LDA-13-02(R) - Parrish Holdings, LLC-Southern Land Parrish, LLC-Southern Hemisphere Manatee, LLC-North Manatee Investment, LLC/The Villages of Amazon South Local Development Agreement (LDA) - DTS20160456

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information

   Sia Mollanazar, Deputy Director Engineering Services, Public Works

   Clarke Davis, Transportation Planning Manager, Public Works, 
   941-708-7450 ext. 7272 

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


Action Requested

No Action Necessary. This is the first of two required public hearings; the second public hearing is scheduled for December 1, 2016.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan

Manatee County Land Development Code

Section 163.3180(5), Florida Statutes

Sections 163.3220-163.3243, Florida Statutes

Background Discussion
  • The request is for approval of an amendment to the existing Local Development Agreement for The Villages of Amazon Subdivision.
  • The request is to amend the date for construction of a sanitary sewer force main from December 31, 2016, by one year to December 31, 2017.
  • The Villages of Amazon is approximately 1,203.83 acres located at the northwest intersection of Moccasin Wallow Road and US 301, at 12420 US 301 North in Parrish.


  • The Villages of Amazon site was rezoned to Planned Development Mixed Use (PDMU) on September 4, 2014 (PDMU-13-37[Z][P]) with the approval of a Preliminary Site Plan (PSP) for 1,999 residential units and 40,000 square feet of commercial and 20,000 square feet of office space.
  • The original Local Development Agreement was approved on November 18, 2014, and the following activities have been undertaken to date:
    • The engineering design, permitting, and construction plan approval for the force main from Amazon to Erie Road has been completed.
    • The railroad crossing north of Erie Road Agreement and permit has been executed and completed.
    • The negotiations for the right-of-way easement for the force main construction south of Amazon property boundary is ongoing and should be executed shortly.
    • Thereafter, the applicant is able to begin the construction and meet the 12/31/2017 time extension request for this amendment.
  • This is the first of two required public hearings. The second public hearing is scheduled for December 1, 2016.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
William Clague reviewed and responded by email to Matter 2016-0775 on October 24, 2016. These comments are attached to this memo.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Villages of Amazon 1st Amendment (CAO Comments) (2).pdf
Attachment:  Maps - zoning flu and aerial.pdf
Attachment:  newspaper advertising.pdf
Attachment:  Villages at Amazon South LDA - LDA-13-02 - Recorded on November 20, 2014.pdf
Attachment:  CAO Comments - William Clague - 10-24-2016.pdf