Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - April 25, 2017
April 25, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #30

Write Off Uncollectible Non Sufficient Funds Check and Clerk Fee


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Tracie Adams / Human Services Manager, ext. 3030

Action Requested
Authorization for Community Services Department to remove uncollectible account for the Non Sufficient Funds check of $25.00 for a Community Care for the Elderly Client Co-pay fee and the Clerks $25.00 fee, for a total of $50.00, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Resolution R-97-041 Standard Service Fee for Dishonored Checks and Florida Statute Chapter 125

Background Discussion
  • The Community Care for the Elderly (CCE) grant funded program allows for the provision of in-home services to county residents aged 60 and over.  Funds are distributed by the State Department of Elder Affairs.
  • Per the contract with the state for these funds, each recipient is assessed a monthly co-pay fee on a sliding scale based on income.
  • The Clerk's office returned a $25.00 co-pay check written by Paul Hochkins for CCE services informing staff that there were Non Sufficient Funds (NSF) in the account.
  • There is a $25.00 Clerk fee for NSF checks per Resolution R-97-041.
  • Before restitution could be made the client passed away.  There is no immediate family that we are aware of.
  • Requesting that check number 0000996951 for $25.00 and the Clerk fee of $25.00 be written off.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Notification of approved agenda to:  tracie.adams@mymanatee.org, angela.wilson@mymanatee.org, and pam.wingo@manateeclerk.com

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$50.00 CCE FY 16/17 1739001022

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  NSFHOCHKINS.pdf