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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

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.


Sunday, June 7, 2015

Published Sunday, June 7, 2015

The Tourist Development Council will meet Monday morning. The Manatee School Board will hold a workshop and executive session Tuesday afternoon, followed by a meeting that evening. The Bradenton City Council will convene a meeting Wednesday, and the Planning Commission will meet Thursday. In addition, the BOCC will have a series of budget presentations this week: a Decision Unit Review on Monday and Tuesday; Constitutional Officers on Wednesday; its Capital Improvement Plan all day Thursday, and a budget public hearing Thursday evening. 


Friday, June 5, 2015

Published Friday, June 5, 2015

At Thursday's Land Use Meeting, Manatee County Commissioners approved the Soho Mendoza (Willow Hammock) Preliminary Site Plan for 299 single-family lots, on 113 acres west of I-75 on the north side of Mendoza Road, at 37th Street East in Ellenton. Critics say it invites too many cars, too much noise and that there aren't enough schools.

Published Friday, June 5, 2015

On Wednesday, Governor Rick Scott announced four license-free fishing days in June for Florida residents and visitors.

Published Friday, June 5, 2015

At Thursday's Land Use Meeting, Manatee County Commissioners approved the Soho Mendoza development consisting of 299 single family lots on 113 acres west of I-75 on the north side of Mendoza Road, at 37th Street East in Ellenton.


Thursday, June 4, 2015

Published Thursday, June 4, 2015

At Tuesday's BOCC meeting, Walter Breuggeman, Project Manager for the Florida Department of Transportation in Manatee County, proposed adding additional turn lanes on 9th Street in downtown Bradenton. The turn lanes would help relieve the south-bound traffic on the Green Bridge, which connects the city with Palmetto.


Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015

They are called Wastewater Facility Investment Fees, and they are designed to cover the infrastructure cost for bringing sewers to new developments. At Tuesday's meeting, Manatee County Commissioners were faced with adjusting for the rising cost of this infrastructure after almost a decade of lax fees.

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015

At Tuesday's Board of County Commissioners meeting, members voted in favor of raising the Wastewater Facility Investment Fee (FIF) on new construction. In other business, the board approved an interlocal agreement to inspect, survey and repair the City of Anna Maria Pier.


Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Published Tuesday, June 2, 2015

At Monday's Palmetto City Commission meeting, members first congratulated Al Konetzni for his 100th birthday (May 14). Al started drawing at the age of 10, and had a wonderful career with Disney as a cartoonist. Commissioners will attend the ASR Well ribbon cutting Friday, June 5. In other business, Palmetto Police won the FDOT Law Enforcement Challenge.


Sunday, May 31, 2015

Published Sunday, May 31, 2015

The Palmetto City Commission will have a workshop then meeting Monday. The BOCC will vote on a Cooperative Funding Agreement with the Southwest Florida Water Management District for the Hidden Harbor Habitat Project during its Tuesday meeting. In addition, the board will have a fund summary review of its budget presented on Wednesday. The Bradenton City Council will also meet Wednesday for a workshop, and the BOCC will hold two Land Use meetings Thursday: the first from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the other from 6 to 8 p.m.

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Name Date
Alice Cosby July 5, 2015
Rick Kinyon July 3, 2015
William Sanderson _
Albert Kight July 1, 2015
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
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