Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #19

Reimbursement Agreement for Symphony on the Sand Event


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, Executive Director, CVB, x5913

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

Action Requested
Authorization for County Administrator to execute Reimbursement Agreement with Anna Maria Island Community Orchestra & Chorus, Inc., for the Symphony on the Sand event.

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
  • CVB is sponsoring (up to $30,000) the Symphony on the Sand event, which was established to drive tourists to the Bradenton Area during a non-peak season.
  • The event will be held on November 14, 2015, at Coquina Beach.
  • Event is being promoted and marketed in the region.
  • This is a budgeted item included in the CVB's Fiscal Year 2016 budget, which the TDC unanimously recommended approval on June 8, 2015; and was ultimately approved by the BCC on August 18, 2015.
  • All funds involved are tourism taxes, NOT ad valorem taxes.

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

Send 1 original Agreement to Monica Luff, CVB

Copy of approved agenda memo to Monica Luff, CVB  (monica.luff@mymanatee.org)

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
1030002202548000 CVB Promotions Promotional Activities

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
up to $30,000.00

Attachment:  Symphony on Sand 2015 Agreement.pdf