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Friday, July 3, 2015

Published Friday, July 3, 2015

There is an opening for a Bradenton representative on the Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Citizens Advisory Committee. The committee provides the MPO input to the transportation and planning process of the local community from a citizen’s point of view.


Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Manatee County’s new donation box ordinance is now in effect. Donation boxes in unincorporated Manatee County are only allowed on the grounds of private, nonprofit organizations.


Sunday, June 28, 2015

Published Sunday, June 28, 2015

The Bradenton City Council will workshop Wednesday. No other Manatee County government boards are scheduled to meet this week. Government offices will be closed Friday, July 4 in observance of the holiday.


Thursday, June 25, 2015

Published Thursday, June 25, 2015

A proposal to have the Bradenton City Council operate as the head of the city's Community Redevelopment Agency while keeping the CRA's existing body passed 4-1 at Wednesday's meeting, with Gene Brown dissenting.

Published Thursday, June 25, 2015

At Wednesday's meeting, the Bradenton City Council vote to effectively govern the city's Community Redevelopment Agency starting January 1, 2016. In other business, the council approved an ordinance amending a part of the charter of the city's Firefighters' Retirement System, as well as an ordinance that would widen the radius of the Village of the Arts District, and further modify standards for signs and fences within the village.


Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Published Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The barrier islands of Sarasota and Manatee County remain hamstrung, submerged with traffic, and are looking to the Coast Guard for help. Official say 20 minutes between bridge openings isn't long enough to draw down road traffic, so they are reaching for yet another tweak to reduce the jam.

Published Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Michael Howe, Executive Director of the Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization, is retiring the first of September and is recommending his Planning Manager David Hutchinson for the job. Howe said, "There is no one smarter or better prepared to do this job than Dave Hutchinson."

Published Tuesday, June 23, 2015

At Monday's MPO meeting, members voted unanimously to appoint MPO Planning Manager Dave Hutchinson to replace Michael Howe as MPO Executive Director. In other business, members voted to approve the MPO's FY 2015/2016-FY 2019/2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). 



Monday, June 22, 2015

Published Monday, June 22, 2015

Port Manatee is adding a 2-acre cargo pad to support storage of prilled sulphur, a new commodity for the Florida Gulf Coast port. Under an agreement signed Tuesday [June 16] with longtime port tenant Gulf Coast Bulk Equipment Inc., construction of the pad is slated to begin in September on the east side of Port Manatee.


Sunday, June 21, 2015

Published Sunday, June 21, 2015

The Manatee-Sarasota MPO will meet Monday, with a report on the state of the Congestion Management Process system and adoption of its Transportation Improvement Plan budget for fiscal year 2015-16. The Manatee School Board will hold a workshop Tuesday afternoon, followed by a meeting that evening (with discussion on the proposal for the board to add two more members to its body). During its monthly evening meeting on Wednesday, the Bradenton City Council will hold a second reading and public hearing on a resolution declaring the council to be the city's Community Redevelopment Agency.

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Name Date
Thomas Presha June 28, 2015
Ralph Senzamici June 26, 2015
Diane Exten June 27, 2015
Jesse Rumberger June 25, 2015
Larry Hurst June 23, 2015
Robert Johnson June 22, 2015
Ralph Wagner June 22, 2015
Arthur Tennant June 20, 2015
Joseph Perry June 18, 2015
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