Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - September 27, 2016
REVISED September 27, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #33

Health Council of West Central Florida


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Andy Guyre, Human Services Division Manager
Community Services Department, x3493

Action Requested
Appoint one (1) Health Care Provider and one (1) Consumer of Health Care over the age of sixty (60) to serve on the Health Council of West Central Florida Board for two-year terms from October 1, 2016-September 30, 2018.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Florida Statutes Chapter 125

Florida Statutes Chapter 408.033 (Local Health Councils)

Manatee County Resolution R-92-288

Background Discussion
  • The purpose of the Health Council of West Central Florida (HCWCF) is to assess the health status of area residents, develop policies for improving health services, and to prepare a district health plan to guide state certificate of need decisions.
  • The Health Council consists of twelve members, two of whom Manatee County appoints for two-year terms.  The other members are appointed as follows:  Hillsborough County (5), Polk County (3), Hardee County (1), and Highlands County (1).
  • There are two categories for Manatee County Appointments:
    1. Health Care Consumer over age 60 
    2. Health Care Provider
  • The applicants for Health Care Consumer over 60 are:
    1. Ray Dielman (Incumbent)
    2. Adam Hernandez
    3. Charles O. Ward
  • The applicants for Health Care Provider are:
    1. Eric Folkens, M.D. (Incumbent)
    2. Kimberly A. Sand
  • Terms will be 10/1/2016-9/30/2018.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Notify Andy Guyre (andy.guyre@mymanatee.org), Marianne Lopata (marianne.lopata@mymanatee.org), and Shirley Talley (shirley.talley@mymanatee.org) of the individuals selected.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  HCWCF Application Matrix.pdf
Attachment:  Ray Dielman.pdf
Attachment:  Eric Folkens.pdf
Attachment:  Adam Hernandez.pdf
Attachment:  Kimberly Sand.pdf
Attachment:  Charles Ward.pdf