Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 21, 2014
REVISED October 21, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #20

Amendment Two to Reimbursement Agreement with Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, Executive Director, CVB, x5913

Contact Person:  Monica Luff, Sr. Admin. Spec., CVB, x5913

Action Requested
Authorization for County Administrator to execute Amendment Two to Reimbursement Agreement with Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Code of Laws 2-29-25  Tourist Development Plan

F.S.S. 125.0104  Authorized uses of Resort Tax Funds

Background Discussion
  • The changes to Amendment Two of the Reimbursement Agreement are as follows:
    • Increasing the reimbursement for Promotion of Tourism by $5,000 each year to have the Anna Maria Island (AMI) Chamber manage the new Tourist Info Center at Manatee Public Beach (slated to open in early November 2015).
    • Extending the Agreement for another 5 years, ending September 30, 2019.
    • Replacement of Exhibit A of the Reimbursement Agreement.
  • TDC recommended approval October 20, 2014.
  • All funds involved are tourism taxes, not ad valorem taxes.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
Bill Clague drafted the Agreement.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Send 1 signed Original to Monica Luff, CVB

Copy of approved memo to Monica Luff, CVB (monica.luff@mymanatee.org)

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
1030002300 Tourist Information Center - CVB

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
up to $90,950/year for Tourism Promotion Services/Tourism-related Brand Advertising Services for up to 5 years

Attachment:  AMI Chamber Agreement_Amend Two-2014.doc.pdf