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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Published Wednesday, January 28, 2015

At Tuesday's BOCC meeting, Members voted to adopt the Ordinance 15-06, which creates a Community Development District at property off El Conquistador Parkway at Long Bar Pointe. Commissioners failed to adopt Ordinance 15-10, a document that was what staff in Building and Development Services had hoped to be their Final Draft for their Property Maintenance and Structural Standards.



Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Published Tuesday, January 27, 2015

James Bacon, an administrative specialist with the Public Safety department in the animal services division, has been named the Manatee County government's Employee of the Month for January, 2015.

Published Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Beginning Monday, February 2, appointments can be scheduled online at for driver license, ID card, and title transactions at the Manatee County Tax Collector’s Office. Customers are encouraged to make an appointment in order to be seen as quickly as possible when they arrive at an office.

Published Tuesday, January 27, 2015

At Monday's Palmetto City Commission meeting, Police Chief Rick Wells recognized and congratulated Luciano Diaz as officer of the year (2014). In other business, commissioners voted to approve Ordinance 2013-21 regulating the use and location of storage containers, and received a presentation on the condition of the city's sewers.


Monday, January 26, 2015

Published Monday, January 26, 2015

For the past couple of years, Manatee County Commissioners have struggled with a public audience that hasn't always been forgiving. At Tuesday's BOCC Workshop, board members and staff heard a form of remedy to the disruption some commissioners claim have taken over the citizens comments portion of meetings. County Attorney Micky Palmer presented three possible solutions.


Sunday, January 25, 2015

Published Sunday, January 25, 2015

The Sarasota-Manatee MPO will conduct a joint meeting the Charlotte-Punta Gorda MPO just before having its own meeting at the Venice Community Center on Monday; the Palmetto City Commission will workshop then have a meeting through the afternoon and evening. On Tuesday, the BOCC will hear a petition by Cargor Partners VIII - Long Bar Pointe LLLP requesting commissioners to adopt an ordinance that would establish a Community Development District in Long Bar Pointe. Later on Tuesday, the Manatee School Board may come to a decision regarding whether to terminate former Manatee High Assistant Principle Greg Faller. Wednesday, the Bradenton City Council will hear information from City Planning Director Tim Polk on modification of the WCI-Tidewater community.


Thursday, January 22, 2015

Published Thursday, January 22, 2015

At Tuesday's BOCC Workshop, members discussed options to the fate of five of the many county properties which sit vacant within the county, unable to generate more value than cost. From stalled plans for a convention center hotel to an east county water park, proposals have fallen through. County Administrator Ed Hunzeker said, "This is an invitation to negotiate."

Published Thursday, January 22, 2015

Coastline West Realty of Florida is happy to announce that Alicia Armstrong, Realtor, has joined their Bradenton office as a Sales Associate. Alicia is a native of Clearwater, FL, and has also lived in Texas, Georgia, Tennessee and Colorado. Armstrong has extensive office and property management experience, also works as a Pre-School Ministry Director, and has been an actively licensed Real Estate agent since 2012.

Published Thursday, January 22, 2015

Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, is very pleased to announce that Johna Kennedy-Preston has joined our Healthcare Advisory Services Team as a Senior Medical Consultant.


Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Published Wednesday, January 21, 2015

At Tuesday's Manatee County Commission work session, members were given a presentation that identified a hole it the county fiscal bucket and pointed out how to fix-it. Increase the Facility Investment Fees; a policy that supports growth paying for growth.


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Name Date
Lilian Gonzalez April 18, 2015
Donna Hill April 18, 2015
Roy Tunstall April 17, 2015
Robert Dekar April 16, 2015
Duward Bunch April 15, 2015
Tom Mobley April 8, 2015
Kay Anderson April 11, 2015
Kristine McGuire April 12, 2015
Donald Gifford April 6, 2015
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