Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - September 22, 2015
REVISED September 22, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #35

Gatewood Drive Extension Agreement for Right-of-Way Island Improvements


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Vishal S. Kakkad, P.E., PTOE, Traffic Design Division Manager, ext. 7812

Action Requested
Authorization for the Chairman to execute the Agreement for Right-of-Way Island Improvements between Manatee County and Lakewood Ranch Stewardship District for Gatewood Drive Extension.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida Statute Chapter 125, Section 125.01 - Powers and Duties

Background Discussion
  • Applicant submitted construction plans for a new road, Gatewood Drive Extension. The plans included a request for the use of decorative posts that do not conform to the county's standards.
  • It has been the Department's procedures to allow private development to provide decorative sign posts or borders which do not conflict with the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices or applicable state laws, so long as the developer agrees to maintain such signs.
  • Staff has requested the developer provide this agreement and that it be executed by the county and the developer before approval of construction plans for Gatewood Drive Extension.
  • The developer proposes to install and maintain non-standard decorative sign equipment along the proposed roadway.

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
Please provide a copy to Sheri Beattie, Public Works Traffic Design, sheri.beattie@mymanatee.org, ext. 3502.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  ROW Maintenance Agreement - Gatewood Drive.pdf