Bradenton Times News Articles
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.
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.more»
Beginning Monday, February 2, appointments can be scheduled online at taxcollector.com 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.more»
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.more»
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.more»
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.more»
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."more»
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.more»
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.more»
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.