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Friday, April 24, 2015

Published Friday, April 24, 2015

Manatee County is accepting applications through June 1 for one opening on the Tourist Development Council (TDC) which makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on the expenditures of tourism tax revenues.


Thursday, April 23, 2015

Published Thursday, April 23, 2015

At Wednesday's meeting, the Bradenton City Council gave three proclamations honoring National Arbor Day, National Osteopathic Medicine Week, and Municipal Clerks Week. Council members also approved a consent agenda with resolutions that included included vacation of easement of the Cottages at San Casciano neighborhood, and reversion of subdivision/partial vacation of platted lots at said neighborhood. Both resolutions had public hearings in prior meetings. Councilman Gene Gallo had an excused absence from the meeting. 


Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015

County officials say they couldn't do it alone, and the school board claims they don't have the legal power, and neither say anyone was at fault, but records show both have failed to deliver an impact fee policy that actually covers the impact of new development.

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015

At Tuesday's BOCC meeting, members approved an interlocal agreement with the Manatee County School Board providing for an Impact Fee Study. In said business, commissioners approved a proposal to meet with the board to help expedite the study in a 'workshop/meeting' to re-enact fees.


Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Published Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Over the past week, there have been many questions regarding school impact fees and why the county has not collected them, despite the fact that the authorization for the fees being suspended expired in 2013. Communications between the county and the school district reveal that despite growth in the northeast corridor of Manatee County, the school district asked the county not to collect the fees in 2013 and again in 2014.

Published Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Manatee County is accepting applications for a vacancy on the Historic Preservation Board, a citizen’s advisory committee that makes decisions regarding Manatee County’s archaeologically, historically and aesthetically significant sites.

Published Tuesday, April 21, 2015

At Monday's TDC meeting, members approved a $25,000 contribution to kick off the first Skyway Film Festival, recommended a $1,000,000 contribution to fund the South Florida Museum and requested supplying half of the $60,000 needed for a City of Anna Maria Pier study.

Published Tuesday, April 21, 2015

At Monday's Palmetto City Commission meeting, members approved a capital improvement for street drains, approved Resolution 2015-04, creating a Citizens Advisory Task Force, and commissioners decided to take some time and get some more information before going forward with support for the next Riverwalk Regatta in 2016, despite recent concessions promised by the event's promoters.   



Monday, April 20, 2015

Published Monday, April 20, 2015

At Tuesday's meeting, the Manatee Board of County Commissioners will vote on whether approve an Interlocal Agreement that would give the school board guidelines for doing an impact fee study, for the purpose of possible reinstatement.


Published Monday, April 20, 2015

Guadalupe “Lupe” Hernandez has been selected as the Manatee County Tax Collector’s Employee of the Quarter for the 2nd Quarter 2015.

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Name Date
Edward Huffman May 13, 2015
Cheryl Werner May 9, 2015
James Champlain May 15, 2015
Morton Pitt May 16, 2015
Jane Skorupa May 15, 2015
Chad Day May 16, 2015
Robert Kent May 7, 2015
Lawrence Stickell, May 13, 2015
Muriel Simmons May 13, 2015
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