Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - November 5, 2013
REVISED November 5, 2013 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #25

Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC, Contribution for Rye Environmental Center


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Charlie Hunsicker, Director

Action Requested
Accept $75,000 contribution from Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC, for Rye Preserve environmental education center, and adopt Budget Resolution B-14-015 amending the annual budget of Manatee County for fiscal year 2014.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

FS 125
Ord. 08-32

Background Discussion
  • Per Ordinance 08-32, Section 6, N.(3), Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC, is to contribute $75,000 toward an environmental education building and provide educational materials.
  • Manatee County Parks & Natural Resources Department has obtained  and installed a portable classroom from the Manatee County School Board at Rye Preserve.  The classroom will be refurbished to provide educational programs and exhibits.
  • Adoption of Budget Resolution B-14-015 is being requested to put the funds in the Rye Preserve Environmental Center project.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please send copy of approved agenda to jayne.roberts@mymanatee.org and the Clerk of Circuit Court Finance Dept.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$75,000 donation

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
One Time

Attachment:  Letter from Mosaic.pdf
Attachment:  Ord 08-032.pdf
Attachment:  Budget Resolution B-14-015.pdf