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Progress Report: Manatee District Not Yet Eligible for the State's Seal of Best Financial Management, Report No. 01-09, February 2001
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Best Financial Management Practices Reviews by School Districts

  • On October 27, 1998, the Manatee County School Board agreed by a unanimous vote to institute the action plans in the Best Financial Management Practice Review (OPPAGA Report No. 98-19).  OPPAGA developed these action plans to help the Manatee
  • Currently, the district has implemented 24 (35%) of the 69 action plans contained in the original OPPAGA report and currently is not eligible for a Seal of Best Financial Management.  District staff indicate that the most significant reason for
  • OPPAGA will again review the implementation status of action plans based on the district’s status report in June 2001.

What were our earlier findings?

Report No. 98-19 Best Financial Management Practice Review Manatee County School District, published in October 1998.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Educational Facilities
Student Transportation
School Improvement, Assessment, and Accountability
Public Schools (K-12 Education)

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 04-32 Information Brief: Some School Districts Can Take Steps to Reduce Their Food Service Costs and Ensure Self-Sufficiency, published in May 2004.
  • Report No. 04-26 Information Brief: With Effective Planning, Accountability, and Oversight, School Districts Can Successfully Outsource Services, published in March 2004.
  • Report No. 04-10 Information Brief: School Districts Can Take Steps to Substantially Reduce Their Transportation Costs, published in February 2004.
  • Report No. 03-62 Information Brief: School Districts Can Take Steps to Reduce Facility Operating Costs Through Conservation, Productivity, published in November 2003.
  • Report No. 02-30 Progress Report: Manatee School District Makes Substantial Improvements and Is Now Eligible for Seal of Best Financial Management, published in May 2002.

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by telephone (850/488-0021), by FAX (850/487-9213), in person, or by mail (OPPAGA Report Production, Claude Pepper Building, Room 312, 111 W. Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475).
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