Bradenton Times News Articles
At Monday's TDC meeting, members approved a $25,000 contribution to kick off the first Skyway Film Festival, recommended a $1,000,000 contribution to fund the South Florida Museum and requested supplying half of the $60,000 needed for a City of Anna Maria Pier study.more»
At Monday's Palmetto City Commission meeting, members approved a capital improvement for street drains, approved Resolution 2015-04, creating a Citizens Advisory Task Force, and commissioners decided to take some time and get some more information before going forward with support for the next Riverwalk Regatta in 2016, despite recent concessions promised by the event's promoters.
At Tuesday's meeting, the Manatee Board of County Commissioners will vote on whether approve an Interlocal Agreement that would give the school board guidelines for doing an impact fee study, for the purpose of possible reinstatement.
Guadalupe “Lupe” Hernandez has been selected as the Manatee County Tax Collector’s Employee of the Quarter for the 2nd Quarter 2015.more»
The Tourist Development Council will have its monthly meeting Monday morning. The Palmetto City Commission will workshop then have a meeting Monday night, with a public hearing on rezoning of the Bradenton Yacht Club. The school board's workshop for Tuesday has been cancelled. During its meeting Tuesday morning, the BOCC will will vote on approval for an interlocal agreement between the commission and the school board that would provide a formal framework for the school board to conduct an impact fee study. The Bradenton City Council will meet Wednesday evening.more»
Finally, after years in the making, Manatee County's latest Land Development Code took a little bit of shape this week. At Tuesday's work session, representatives from Littlejohn Engineering Associates gave the BOCC a presentation, mapping where and how the new LDC implementation might start.more»
At Thursday's Port Authority meeting, members approved a budget resolution, and an amendment to the contract the port has with Feld Entertainment. Members were also entertained with a presentation by Dan Bjerk, from the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce.more»
At Tuesday's BOCC Work Session, County Administrator Ed Hunzeker reviewed major funding goals that – unlike recent years – increases the County's budget, rather than shrinking it. Additional funding will go to employee compensation, health care and other previous commitments. Infrastructure deficiencies and fighting blight are also tasks that are sure to be included as officials looks to improve the quality of life in Manatee County.
The Manatee County Commission will convene a work session Tuesday morning. That same day, the Manatee School Board will workshop (with presentations on the district's Master Plan, and its Long Range Capital and Operational Plan for Projected Budget and Revenues); at its meeting that evening, the board will vote on approval of reimbursing former MHS Assistant Principal Matthew Kane for attorney's fees from charges related to the Rod Frazier scandal, which he was acquitted from. The Bradenton City Council will meet for a workshop Wednesday, and the Manatee Port Authority will meet Thursday.more»
At Thursday's Planning Commission meeting, members were presented with the Phase One review of the county's long-awaited Land Development Code. It was said that the county will soon have a Development Code that is simpler, cleaner and easier to navigate.more»