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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Published Sunday, July 20, 2014

The Palmetto City Commission will vote on approval of an aggregate millage rate of $5. 7171 mills at the meeting following its Monday workshop. On Tuesday, the Manatee School Board will have a workshop and meeting, which will include a vote on approval for Shinn & Co. to perform internal audit services for 2014-15. The board will also have a special meeting on Thursday to vote on approval of advertising the 2014/15 tentative annual budget. The Bradenton City Council's Wednesday workshop has been cancelled.


Saturday, July 19, 2014

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014

Tea party Republican Tim Norwood will take another shot at the Republican nomination for Manatee County Commission District 4. Norwood surprised many when he collected 30 percent of the vote in a three-way primary for the same nomination in 2010, despite being heavily outspent by current commissioner Robin DiSabatino when they were vying for the seat vacated by longtime commissioner Ron Getman.


Friday, July 18, 2014

Published Friday, July 18, 2014

The City of Bradenton will have its red light camera contract with Xerox State and Local Solutions Inc. renewed for at least another year. Originally approved five years ago, the decision to renew the contract was made at Wednesday's city council meeting.

Published Friday, July 18, 2014

District 4 Manatee County Commissioner Robin DiSabatino is seeking a second term on the BOCC. While no Democrat has filed for the seat, she is opposed by Tim Norwood, whom she defeated in 2010, in this August's Republican primary.


Thursday, July 17, 2014

Published Thursday, July 17, 2014

At the next Manatee School Board meeting on Tuesday, board members will vote on whether to approve giving more than $116,000 in back pay to former assistant Superintendent and ex-Manatee High Principal Robert Gagnon. The move has been recommended by Superintendent Rick Mills.


Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Published Wednesday, July 16, 2014

At Wednesday's meeting, the Bradenton City Council heard a presentation by Commissioner Carol Whitmore and Jeannie Holmes Bystrom on the issue of the often-lethal harm to local bird wildlife caused by fishing lines. In other business, the council approved a Special Use Amendment requested by Fawley Bryant Architecture for a chilled water facility; a School Resource Officers Program Agreement between the city police department and the Manatee School Board; a contract renewal for the company behind the city's red light cameras; keeping the tentative property millage rate at 5.8976; and establishing public hearing dates for said rate.

Published Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Palmetto City Commissioner Charles Smith is looking to step up to the Manatee County Commission, challenging incumbent District 2 Commissioner Michael Gallen in the August Democratic primary. Smith pledges a more aggressive style that he says is needed to fully address the challenges of the urban district.


Sunday, July 13, 2014

Published Sunday, July 13, 2014

On Wednesday, the Bradenton City Council will vote on approval of a contract renewal for the city's red light cameras, as well as an agreement between the City Police Department and the Manatee County School Board for the 2014-15 School Resource Officers Program.


Friday, July 11, 2014

Published Friday, July 11, 2014

At Thursday's Planning Commission meeting, inspiration showed up wrapped in merit badges and a look of confidence. It was Lane LaBranche, escorted by his grandfather Alan LaBranche, and Lane was there to see what happens behind the dais.


Published Friday, July 11, 2014

At Thursday's Planning Commission meeting, commissioners recommended approval for rezoning of more than 3 acres of agriculture to Heavy Commercial in north Manatee County. In other business, the commission recommended approval for a 535 detached single-family dwelling development, also in north county, this time off Buckeye Road.

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Name Date
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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