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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.


Thursday, April 24, 2014

Published Thursday, April 24, 2014

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.

Published Thursday, April 24, 2014

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.

Published Thursday, April 24, 2014

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.


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.

Published Wednesday, April 23, 2014

At Tuesday's BOCC meeting, commissioners approved Resolution R14-072 making April, 25, 2014 "Free Transit Day" in Manatee County. In other business, county attorney Micky Palmer postponed a vote on the revised procedures for meetings of the County Commissioners: Resolution 2014; to be heard at a later date.


Published Wednesday, April 23, 2014

At Tuesday's meeting, the Manatee School Board voted to approve a contract for external auditing services by Moore Stevens Lovelace PA. During public comments, board members heard several citizens express opposition to the possible sale of the park property on Jessie P. Miller Elementary. The board also approved notice of advertising for revision of its wellness and nutrition policy.


Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Published Tuesday, April 22, 2014

At Monday's meeting, members voted to go forward with a general description plan for the new Palmetto Police Department headquarters and also voted to put the city's waste contract out for bid in an RFP. In other business, commissioners voted to continue the moratorium on internet cafes; continued a vote until May 19 for Ordinance 2013-20, regulating outdoor vending machines; and approved a preliminary plan for a six-family dwelling development on 11th Street in Palmetto.


Monday, April 21, 2014

Published Monday, April 21, 2014

Manatee County is now accepting applications for two upcoming vacancies on the Tourist Development Council which makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on the expenditures of Tourist Tax Revenues. The Tourist Development Council is comprised of nine volunteer members who make recommendations to the County Commission on the effective operation of the projects in the Tourist Development Plan and the uses for which Tourist Development Tax revenues may be expended.


Sunday, April 20, 2014

Published Sunday, April 20, 2014

The Manatee Tourist Development Council will meet Monday morning. Later that day, the Palmetto City Commission will convene for a workshop and regular meeting. During Tuesday's regular meeting, the BOCC will vote on on approval of a plat for a 67-lot subdivision. The Manatee School Board will have a workshop - with a review of a presentation by a new public accounting firm selected to provide external auditing - and a regular meeting that day. On Wednesday, the Bradenton City Council will have an afternoon workshop on a new gunfire alert and location technology for law enforcement, followed by a regular meeting in the evening.

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Azalee Green July 27, 2014
Annie Miller July 27, 2014
Mary Cadogan July 30, 2014
David Bray July 21, 2014
Robert Timony June 28, 2014
Barbara Pernat July 27, 2014
Homer Cablish July 24, 2014
Barbara Anderson July 23, 2014
Mary Taylor July 17, 2014
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