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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Published Tuesday, November 25, 2014

See a broken sidewalk? Traffic light not working? Litter along the right of way? For Manatee County residents, visitors and business owners, there’s an app for that.


Monday, November 24, 2014

Published Monday, November 24, 2014

Last week, Manatee County lost a longtime-pillar of its financial administration in Jim Seuffert, Director of Financial Management, who will retire after 30 years on the job.


Sunday, November 23, 2014

Published Sunday, November 23, 2014

No major government board meetings will take place in Manatee County this week. Government offices will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.


Saturday, November 22, 2014

Published Saturday, November 22, 2014

The preliminary plan for a 490 unit apartment complex called Villages at Riverwalk in east Bradenton was approved by the Bradenton City Council in a 4-1 vote, after receiving vocal opposition from Ward 4 Councilman Bemis Smith and a citizen who showed up to give comment.

Published Saturday, November 22, 2014
Laughter, tears and applause filled the first hour of today’s County Commission meeting, as three Commissioners were sworn in to four-year terms and County leaders paid tribute to several high-profile employees. District 4 Commissioner Robin DiSabatino was sworn in to a second term by Judge Thomas Gallen. District 6 At Large Commissioner Carol Whitmore was sworn in to a third term by Judge Janette Dunnigan. Commissioner Charles Smith became Manatee County’s first African American male on the board when he was sworn in by Judge Gilbert Smith, Jr. 

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Published Thursday, November 20, 2014

At Wednesday's meeting, the Bradenton City Council approved a preliminary plan for an apartment community along the Riverwalk. In other business, the council voted to approve allowing signage improvements to the Village of the Arts.


Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Published Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Manatee County has the least expensive utility water of any other county in the region, but residents will see back to back increases in 2015 and 16, after a vote to raise rates by the county commission at Tuesday's meeting. 

Published Wednesday, November 19, 2014

At Tuesday's BOCC meeting, commissioners approved a two-part water and waste-water rate hike. In other business, incumbents Commissioners Robin DiSabatino and Carol Whitmore were sworn-in to serve for another term as County Commissioners, and Charles Smith was sworn-in to serve his first four-year term as a Manatee County Commissioner.



Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Published Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Local governments are swearing in newly-elected and re-elected officials this week. Tonight's Manatee County School Board meeting will include board reorganization, in which new chairs and vice chairs are elected. The Manatee County Commission will seat new members at the beginning of today's meeting. 

Published Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The massive Lakewood Centre project runs from S.R 70, north to S.R. 64 and sits east of I-75 in Bradenton. Last Thursday, Manatee County's Planning Commission recommended the Board of County Commissioners approve a Zoning Ordinance amending the projects General Development Plan, extending its boundaries and relocation of the entitlements of the project's previously-approved DRI.

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Name Date
Lee Edington November 21, 2014
June Stowell _
Eleanor Eason November 17, 2014
Dan Taylor November 16, 2014
Jacklin Suggs November 16, 2014
Frederick Seiden November 14, 2014
Lynn Miles November 13, 2014
Gloria Sells November 6, 2014
Jean Claude Presendieu October 30, 2014
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