Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - November 19, 2013
REVISED November 19, 2013 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #12

FY2013-2014 Non-Profit Agency Funding Agreements


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Janice Dunbar-Smith, x3451
LaWanda Timmons, x3678

Brenda G. Rogers, x3030

Action Requested

Authorization for the Chairman to execute FY2013-2014 Non-Profit Agency (NPA) funding agreements for the time period October 1, 2013, through September 30, 2014, with the Agencies listed below, in the respective amounts totaling $284,408 adopted by the Board on 9/19/2013.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
F.S. 125

Background Discussion




Manatee Educational Television Consortium (METV)

METV Programming


Manatee County Rural Health Services (RHS)

Michael Bach Health Center


Gulfcoast Legal Services (GCLS)

Legal Aid Services


Legal Aid of Manasota (LAMS)

Pro Bono Legal Services



  • On 09/19/2013, the Board of County Commissioners adopted the FY 2013-2014 budget that included the above noted funding amounts. METV and RHS are funded through General Revenue.  
  • On 11/05/2013, the Board further approved distributing Manatee County Article V funding in the above noted amounts for GCLS and LAMS. 
  • FY 2014 funding agreements are needed at this time with the agencies to provide an appropriate funding mechanism and service level accountability for the current fiscal year.
  • Agreements specify that funding recipients must perform required levels of service and submit, among other items, proof of insurance.  Special conditions in the agreements provide for additional program specific contractual obligations.
  • Funded agencies are visited during the contract year by Community Services Department staff members conducting program and other site visits.  Monthly or Quarterly desk reviews are also conducted.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (Utilizes exact document or procedure approved within the last 18 months)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

One of each fully executed agreement to Board Records

One of each fully executed agreement to Community Services

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$284,408 Various Accounts; $214,200 General Revenue, $70,208 Article V Funding

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Sample Agreement.pdf