Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - September 13, 2016
REVISED September 13, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #19

Amendment to Agreement with Florida Maritime Museum


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, Executive Director, CVB

Contact:  Monica Luff, Sr. Admin. Specialist, CVB

Action Requested
Approval and authorization for the County Administrator to execute Amendment to Agreement with Friends of the Florida Maritime Museum, Inc.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee Code of Laws  2-29-25  Tourist Development Plan

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

Background Discussion
  • The Agreement states CVB and the Friends of the Florida Maritime Museum (hereafter "Museum") will provide matching funds in an amount up to $180,548 each.  The Museum needs additional time to raise their matching dollars.
  • This Amendment extends the length of the Agreement by two (2) years to give the Museum more time to fundraise.
  • This Amendment does not change the other conditions of the original Agreement.
  • June 20, 2016, the Tourist Development Council unanimously recommended approval to extend this Agreement.
  • Tourist Tax Proceeds will be used for this initiative; no Ad Valorem dollars are being applied.

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 signed original Agreement to Monica Luff, CVB

Copy of approved agenda memo to monica.luff@mymanatee.org


Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Fla Maritime Museum Amend Agreement.pdf