Bradenton Times News Articles
Transit operator David Simpson is the Manatee County Employee of the Month for February 2015. Simpson drives route #8 which serves the Oneco area of the Manatee County Area Transit system.more»
The Bradenton Fire Department is shining the spotlight on Hydrant Maintenance Technician Dennis Williams, who is being recognized for his valuable contributions to the city. It is widely known that first responders exist to serve, protect, and provide care to those in need. What may be overlooked is that they too are in need of a support team that enables them to serve others.more»
At its Tuesday meeting, the BOCC will vote on authorizing the issuance of Public Utilities Revenue Refunding and Improvement Bonds, for no more than $95 million. with a presentation update on the US 41 Pavement Upgrade Project. The Manatee School Board will workshop - with presentations on physical attacks on district personnel by students, as well as staffing plans for schools - and then have a meeting on Tuesday. The Bradenton City Council will meet on Wednesday, and the BOCC Planning Commission will meet Thursday.more»
At Thursday's BOCC Land Use meeting, members approved the first Aldi Inc. grocery store in East Manatee County. The European-style chain provides amenities as an option, and prides the limited choices of brands by top-shelf selection contracted to its own label.
At Thursday's Land Use meeting, Manatee County Commissioners approved phase II of the north county Heron Creek development, adding an additional 10 lots, and an indoor Shoot Straight firing range in south county. Commissioners also approved plans to build a Aldi grocery store in east county on S.R. 70 and 45th Street East.more»
At Tuesday's BOCC Work Session, members heard from Karen Stewart from the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corp. and Cheri Coryea in Manatee County Neighborhood Services. The two issued a report on the level of success the county is receiving from its Economic Development Incentive program.more»
Manatee County Government will host an informational meeting March 6 to offer information to social service agencies that may want to provide adoption preservation and support services for Manatee County families.more»
At Monday's Palmetto City Commission meeting, members approved the appointment of Palmetto Deputy Chief of Police Scott Tyler as the new chief. Commissioners also heard protest from Progressive Waste Solutions on the RFP decision to negotiate a contract with the city's current waste hauler, Waste Management.
On Monday, the Palmetto City Commission will workshop, then have a meeting with a vote on an ordinance to amend regulation of solicitation and panhandling, and another to amend the city's 2030 Comprehensive Plan. The BOCC will hear an update on the county's economic development during its workshop on Tuesday. The Bradenton City Council will workshop on Wednesday, and a Land Use meeting will take place on Thursday.more»