Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - September 22, 2015
REVISED September 22, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #16

Amendment to Agreement with LWR Sports, LLC (Schroeder Manatee Ranch - Premier Sports Campus)


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, CVB Executive Director, x5913

Contact:  Monica Luff, CVB Sr. Admin. Specialist, x5913

Action Requested
Approval and authorization for County Administrator to execute Amendment to Agreement with LWR Sports, LLC (Schroeder Manatee Ranch - Premier Sports Campus).

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
  • In the original agreement, the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau agreed to purchase Brand Advertising at the new mini stadium at Premier Sports Campus last fiscal year for a five-year period, contingent upon the completion of the mini stadium.
  • Mini Stadium at Premier Sports Campus will be complete during FY 2015/2016 instead of FY 2014/2015. 
  • This amendment changes the agreement term to now officially begin in late 2015 for five fiscal years.
  • TDC unanimously recommended this branded advertising program on October 20, 2014.
  • Tourism 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

1 signed original Agreement to Monica Luff, CVB.  Monica will forward to LWR Sports.

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:  LWR Sports Amended Agree 2015.pdf