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Friday, January 9, 2015

Published Friday, January 9, 2015

At Thursday's Land Use meeting, Manatee County Commissioners once again listened to the impassioned pleas of citizens with deaf ears, approving a 1,103 residential unit development despite widespread opposition and logical concerns.

Published Friday, January 9, 2015

At Thursday's BOCC Land Use meeting, members struggled with the appearance of two of the applications: one a motor pool off I-75 between SR 70 and SR 64, the other a storage unit facility on 26th Street West in Bradenton. In other business, Commissioners approved a rezone and site plan for 1,103 residential units on 69th Sreet East.


Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Published Wednesday, January 7, 2015

The three councilmen who were elected to new terms to start 2015 were sworn in Tuesday morning dur­ing a brief ceremony in the City Hall Council Chambers. Ward 2 Councilman Gene Brown and Ward 4 Councilman Bemis Smith (the outgoing Vice Mayor) were automatically re-elected when no one filed to run against them last year. Ward 3 Councilman Patrick Roff won re-election in November.


Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Published Tuesday, January 6, 2015

When a city waves a flag for an almost $2 million contract, it is usually a sign for all interested parties to take the gloves off and put their wares on the line. At Monday's Palmetto City Commission meeting, Waste Management and Progressive Waste Solutions challenged each others' ability – through a written protest request – to do the job that best fits the city's needs.


Published Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Manatee County will host a January 16 meeting to help local non-profit agencies interested in applying for Human Services grants that go to assist disadvantaged children and families in the community. Community Services Department representatives will hold a funding application orientation meeting Jan. 16 at 8:30 a.m. at the United Way McClure Center, 4215 Concept Court, Lakewood Ranch.

Published Tuesday, January 6, 2015

At Monday night's Palmetto City Commission meeting, members voted to extend Waste Management's temporary contract until July 31, 2015. In other business, members voted in a new Vice Mayor, CRA Board Chair and CRA Vice Chairman for the 2015 year.


Monday, January 5, 2015

Published Monday, January 5, 2015

Manatee County Tax Collector Ken Burton, Jr. was recognized by the US Department of Defense with a Patriot Award for his support of employees who serve in the Guard and Reserves.


Sunday, January 4, 2015

Published Sunday, January 4, 2015

The Palmetto City Commission will have a workshop and meeting on Monday, when it will select a Vice Mayor, as well as a CRA Board Chair and Vice Chair. The City of Bradenton announced on Tuesday, Jan. 6 that Wednesday's workshop has been canceled. The Manatee School Board will workshop on Thursday with a focus on the district's development of its bylaws. The BOCC will have a Land Use meeting on Thursday. (Correction: it was previously stated here that the school board's workshop was scheduled for Tuesday.)


Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Goodwill Manasota is proud to debut its new 2015 marketing campaign featuring Goodwill Ambassadors – community leaders who make a commitment to share the mission of the organization – and the slogan "Reinvent Yourself." The campaign slogan embodies multiple meanings: the reinvention of items that can be repurposed by their new owners, the reinvention of shoppers who enjoy finding 


Sunday, December 28, 2014

Published Sunday, December 28, 2014

The Bradenton City Council will workshop on Wednesday. Government offices will be closed on New Year's Day.

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Name Date
Wanda Rollins March 24, 2015
Charles Tennesen March 23, 2015
Stanley Gralka March 6, 2015
Frances Thomas March 14, 2015
Alma Dauman March 4, 2015
Dorothy Weeks March 14, 2015
Robyn Peters‐Golabek March 14, 2015
Rose Boccio March 11, 2015
William Null March 5, 2015
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