Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - December 2, 2014
December 2, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #13

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 $20.00 for a Community Care for the Elderly Client Co-pay fee and the Clerks $25.00 fee for a total of $45.00 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 Program (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 $20.00 co-pay check written by CCE recipient Harold Kennedy informing Community Services Department 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 by the client, he passed away.  The client has no immediate family that we are aware of.
  • Requesting that check number 2367 for $20.00 and 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, anne.simpson@mymanatee.org, wendy.fuller@manateeclerk.com

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$45.00 CCE FY 13/14 1739001021

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  nsfkennedy.pdf