Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - September 27, 2016
REVISED September 27, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #23

Lake Manatee Water Supply and Water Quality Improvement Phase 2 Project


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Charlie Hunsicker, Director, ext. 6001

Action Requested

Execution of Florida Department of Environmental Protection Agreement No. LP41016 in the amount of $345,000; and adoption of Budget Resolution B-16-088 amending the Annual Budget for Manatee County, Florida, for Fiscal Year 2016.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

FS 125

Background Discussion

The State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water Restoration Assistance, is an agency that provides financial assistance pursuant to line item 1600A of the FY16-17 General Appropriations Act for the Lake Manatee Water Supply and Water Quality Improvement Phase 2 project. Implementation of this project will provide natural resource enhancements at Duette Preserve which will result in the restoration of water recharge areas in the Lake Manatee watershed. The County has actively been restoring wetland hydrology on Duette Preserve since 2004.

Adoption of Budget Resolution B-16-088 is being requested. No matching funds are required.

County Attorney Review
Formal Written Review (Opinion memo must be attached)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Send two signed copies of agreement to Jayne Roberts, Parks & Natural Resources, for submittal to the Department of Environmental Protection for their signature, and copies of approved budget amendments to budget@mymanatee.org and judy.moree@manateeclerk.com.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  DEP Agreement LP41016 with edits.pdf
Attachment:  CAO Written Comments RLS-2016-0648.pdf
Attachment:  B-16-088 09.27.16 Lake Manatee Watershed.pdf