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Friday, June 19, 2015

Published Friday, June 19, 2015

The first edition of the Manatee Public Library System's new online literary and arts journal has been published. The journal, called 805 Lit + Art, is looking to display fiction, nonfiction, poetry, photography, and all forms of art from all artists willing to submit their work to have it published in the journal.


Thursday, June 18, 2015

Published Thursday, June 18, 2015

At Tuesday's Port Authority meeting, members voted to build a new two acre cargo pad with Gulf Coast Bulk Equipment Inc. In other business, members voted to partner with Logistec USA Inc. to handle perishables at Port Manatee.


Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Published Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Residents of Rubonia want their community center back. They don't want someone else from someplace else coming into their neighborhood and telling them what works best for their community. But Manatee County Commissioners appeared unsure toward the concerns of a dozen residents who came there to speak before the board at Tuesday's meeting.

Published Wednesday, June 17, 2015

At Tuesday's County Commission meeting, members approved the Old Taylor Nursery property for sale to Visible Men Academy Inc. In other business, members also listened to Rubonia community residents plea to keep the Rubonia Community Center from being sold. 


Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Published Tuesday, June 16, 2015

At Monday's Palmetto City Commission meeting, members voted to approve a CDBG grant for a new water main and fire hydrants. In other business, members voted to approve a conceptual design for a building that will house a new "Seahorse" (restaurant) where the old Seahorse used to be (northwest side of Green Bridge). 





Sunday, June 14, 2015

Published Sunday, June 14, 2015

The Palmetto City Commission will have a workshop (which will include discussion of city-owned surplus property—namely, the soccer fields at the 800 block of 14th Street West) then meeting (with a public hearing and vote on an application for a Community Development Block Grant up to $750,000, and a special CRA board meeting) Monday. The BOCC will vote on approval of two Local Development Agreements, and hear an Army Corps of Engineers update on Ware's Creek Tuesday. The Bradenton City Council will workshop Wednesday.


Friday, June 12, 2015

Published Friday, June 12, 2015

At Thursday's Budget Presentation, county administrator Ed Hunzeker said he was pleased to be getting the budget recommendations out to the public early in the process. He said property values have rebounded and the economic recovery is a welcome change. At a public hearing that evening, citizens lent their input to the process. 



Thursday, June 11, 2015

Published Thursday, June 11, 2015

At Wednesday's meeting, the Bradenton City Council heard first readings for an ordinance amending a part of the charter of the city's Firefighters' Retirement System, and an ordinance that would widen the radius of the Village of the Arts District, and further modify standards for signs and fences within the village. The council also approved a motion to continue a public hearing for a Preliminary Planned Development Project approval to its next meeting.


Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Published Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The TDC's FY2016 budget was approved at $5,342,935, while their FY2017 budget passed at $7,382,445. Publications throughout the U.S. and Europe are selling Bradenton and its beaches as the place to go.

Published Tuesday, June 9, 2015

At Monday's Tourist Development Council meeting, members approved their FY2016 and 2017 Budget that include a sponsorship reimbursement of $200,000 for a repeat performance of the River Regatta, $50,000 for arts and cultural promotion and a $100,000 line item for airport promotions.

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Name Date
Thomas Presha June 28, 2015
Ralph Senzamici June 26, 2015
Diane Exten June 27, 2015
Jesse Rumberger June 25, 2015
Larry Hurst June 23, 2015
Robert Johnson June 22, 2015
Ralph Wagner June 22, 2015
Arthur Tennant June 20, 2015
Joseph Perry June 18, 2015
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