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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Published Tuesday, January 28, 2014

At Monday's MPO meeting, members approved A TIP Amendment extending the Project Development and Environment study for the Manatee County 15th Street extension to U.S.41 Complete Streets Project. The MPO board also added two new members to the Citizens Advisory Committee.


Published Tuesday, January 28, 2014

At the Sarasota/Manatee - Charlotte County/Punta Gorda joint MPO meeting Monday, members discussed: transit coordination between Sarasota and Charlotte Counties; the Englewood Interstate Connector; and the North Toledo Blade Boulevard extension. Each year the two MPOs meet to examine regional planning issues.


Sunday, January 26, 2014

Published Sunday, January 26, 2014

On Monday, the Sarasota-Manatee MPO will hold a regular meeting (which includes a public hearing on FDOT's request to amend its Long Range Transportation Plan to extend the limits of the 15th Street Project Development and Environment northward to US 41), followed by a joint meeting with the Charlotte County-Punta Gorda MPO - all in Venice. One of the BOCC's public hearings during its Tuesday meeting will be on an amendment to county water and wastewater rates, fees and charges. At a regular meeting that night following a workshop, the Manatee School Board will hear details on the district's recent Budget and Planning Priority Community Survey, to be presented by the Citizens Budget Advisory Committee Board. Finally, the Bradenton City Council will meet for a workshop on Wednesday.


Friday, January 24, 2014

Published Friday, January 24, 2014

Bemis Smith, the City Council’s representative of Bradenton’s fourth ward, was chosen by fellow council members to serve as the City’s vice mayor for 2014. The Council usually selects a new vice mayor during the first meeting of each year. Vice Mayor Smith’s appointment was approved at the Jan. 8 meeting. He was nominated by Councilman Gene Gallo, the outgoing vice mayor.

Published Friday, January 24, 2014

At Wednesday night's meeting, the Bradenton City Council approved the land transfer of 48th Street Court East from county to city jurisdiction, and accepted the use of various funds to improve both Manatee County Historical and Love Park. 


Thursday, January 23, 2014

Published Thursday, January 23, 2014
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At Tuesday's BOCC Work Session, Charlie Bishop, Director of Manatee's Property Management, dotted the I's and crossed the T's for County Commissioners in preparation for the final step before signing the contracts to install the county's new Downtown Chiller Plant.



Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Published Wednesday, January 22, 2014

At Tuesday's Manatee County Commission work session, BOCC members met with Children's Services Advisory Board members to discuss the goals and priorities for FY 2014. Topics included: the needs of children and families, accomplishments of funded CSAB programs and recommendations for their improvement.


Monday, January 20, 2014

Published Monday, January 20, 2014

The City of Bradenton's Public Works & Utilities Department is seeking qualified contractors for design and consulting services in areas such as architecture, construction observation, environmental testing, land surveying, traffic engineering and more.


Sunday, January 19, 2014

Published Sunday, January 19, 2014

It will be a quiet week for local government boards. All government offices will be closed on Monday for the MLK holiday. A BOCC work session with the Manatee Children's Advisory Board will take place on Tuesday, and a request for the land transfer of 48th Street Court East from county to city jurisdiction will be voted on at Wednesday night's Bradenton City Council meeting.


Saturday, January 18, 2014

Published Saturday, January 18, 2014

City offices will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. There will be no interruption of household garbage or recycling collection. If your yard waste is normally collected on Tuesday, it will get collected on Thursday instead.

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Name Date
James Sexton April 17, 2014
Francis O'Connor April 4, 2014
Duane Silver April, 2014
Norma Semrinec April 15, 2014
Lee Jackson April, 2014
Virginia Goodhew April 11, 2014
Dorothy Hackett April 9, 2014
Margaret Nelson April 9, 2014
Robert McNally April 2, 2014
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