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Wednesday, April 30, 2014


Published Wednesday, April 30, 2014
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At Thursday's Land Use Meeting, Manatee County Commissioners will consider approval for a North Water Reclamation Facility, an Upper Manatee River Road development, a subdivision at Tillett Bayou Preserve and a Race Trac gas station on Pearl Avenue.

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Published Wednesday, April 30, 2014
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Keeping up to speed in the tech world can be difficult, and the scale by which equipment changes presents an added challenge. The IT world has all but reinvented the way people, corporations and governments do their business. So how important is it to be high-tech in today's world? Manatee County Commissioners got a preview at Tuesday's Work Session.

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014


Published Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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An inquiry into whether installing streetlights along University Parkway would be feasible seemingly came to an end with an answer of “no” at Monday’s Sarasota-Manatee MPO meeting.

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Published Tuesday, April 29, 2014

 

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At Monday's MPO meeting, board members approved a set of amendments to the MPO's Transportation Improvement Program; the board also voted 10-5 to give the public access to an upcoming meeting, during which negotiations for extending the employment of Board Executive Director Michael Howe will be discussed. In other business, the board heard a presentation by FDOT on plans for creating "pedestrian refuges" in several traffic-heavy areas along Bee Ridge Road.

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Sunday, April 27, 2014


Published Sunday, April 27, 2014

The Manatee Council of Governments will hold one of their quarterly meetings on Monday. The Sarasota-Manatee MPO will also meet Monday morning, when it will hold a public hearing on several proposed amendments to its Transportation Improvement Program. During a workshop on Tuesday, the BOCC will hear a Housing and Urban Development report on its Community Development Block Grant/HOME Program. Tuesday evening, Manatee Schools Superintendent RIck Mills will meet with local residents at Miller Elementaryabout the proposal to sell surplus property owned by the school. The Bradenton City Council will convene for a workshop on Wednesday. A Thursday BOCC Land Use meeting will include a vote on approval of a map amendment for more than 32 acres for development.

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Friday, April 25, 2014


Published Friday, April 25, 2014

The Manatee School Board’s former staff attorney John Bowen was the subject of deliberation at Tuesday's regular meeting. His successor, staff attorney James Dye, advised that he may have recently violated ethics set by the Florida Bar.

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Thursday, April 24, 2014


Published Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Manatee Healthcare System's CEO is lobbying for another go at an indigent health care sales tax referendum. Kevin DiLallo met with Manatee County Commissioners last week to try to convince them to revive the plan that would allow local hospitals to continue receiving large, blanket payment for treating indigents, even after the county's dwindling funding source expires by adding a half-cent to the local sales tax.

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Published Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A recent law enforcement technology that has been touted to pinpoint the location of gunfire as soon as a shot goes off is under consideration for adoption by the city of Bradenton.

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Published Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Bradenton City Council's Wednesday meeting was light on business, as the board only heard an item to approve of a Special Use request to establish an interior-onlly motor vehicle showroom, called Global Auto Showroom, at 2840, 2842, and 2844 Manatee Avenue East, within the Two Rivers Business Park.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014


Published Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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At Tuesday's meeting, the Manatee School Board approved of a certified public accounting firm proposed to perform the district's external auditing services. The vote followed a presentation heard by board members during the workshop prior to the meeting.

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Obituaries

Name Date
Barbara Pernat July 27, 2014
Homer Cablish July 24, 2014
Barbara Anderson July 23, 2014
Mary Taylor July 17, 2014
Rick Ramhofer July 21, 2014
Leslie Lovestead July 21, 2014
James McCobb July 22, 2014
Edith Norbury July 20, 2014
Richard McLaren July 17, 2014
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