Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 7, 2014
REVISED October 7, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #20

Amendments to Reimbursement Agreements with Longboat Key and Manatee Chambers 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 Amended Reimbursements Agreements with Longboat Key and Manatee Chambers 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 only change to Amendment One of the Manatee Chamber's initial Agreement is the extension of the Agreement for another 5 years, ending September 30, 2019.
  • The changes to this Amendment Three of the Longboat Key Chamber's prior Agreements are as follows:
    • allowing the Longboat Key Chamber to be reimbursed up to $3,000 per year for their website development and changes to website (instead of using the monies for signage); and
    • extending the Agreement for another 5 years, ending September 30, 2019.
  • 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 both Agreements.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Send 1 original of each Agreement 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 $58,000/year to Longboat Key Chamber for up to 5 years; up to $10,000/year for Manatee Chamber for up to 5 years

Attachment:  LBK Chamber Agreement_Amend Three - 2014.pdf
Attachment:  Manatee Chamber Agreement_Amend One - 2014.pdf