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Monday, September 29, 2014


Published Monday, September 29, 2014

Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Director Charlie Hunsicker has been awarded a prestigious statewide award for his efforts to uphold Manatee County Commission’s commitment to healthy beaches. The Florida Shore and Beach Preservation Association has named Hunsicker its Local Government Award recipient and will recognize him at the Association’s annual conference in Bonita Springs this week.

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Sunday, September 28, 2014


Published Sunday, September 28, 2014

The Palmetto City Commission will have a workshop and meeting on Monday. A Manatee Council of Governments meeting will take place Tuesday afternoon, with a presentation by Dr. Diana Greene and Dr. Robin Thompson of the Manatee School District on early childhood programs, a First Responders Active Shooter Drill by East Manatee Fire Rescue Chief Byron Teates, and a "Next Generation" 911 presentation by Manatee County IT's Paul Alexander. A BOCC Land Use meeting will be on Thursday morning.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014


Published Thursday, September 25, 2014
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At Wednesday's Bradenton City Council meeting, citizens addressed the 40-acre Perico Island owned by Neal Communities at Public Comments for the second consecutive time.

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Published Thursday, September 25, 2014
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At the meeting following Wednesday afternoon's budget meeting, the Bradenton City Council heard a presentation on CRA Budget Proposals, heard more public comments on the approved Harbor Sound project on Perico Island, and approved a motion to discuss funding for a conceptual plan for 48th Street Court East with a nearby business that may benefit from said project.

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Published Thursday, September 25, 2014
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At Wednesday's meeting and final public hearing for the City of Bradenton's FY 2014-15 budget, the city council approved two resolutions: one for levying taxes for the coming fiscal year and for the disbursement of funds, and the second for approving the budget and a millage rate of 5.8976, the same rate listed in the current year's budget.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014


Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014

At Tuesday's meeting, the Florida Department of Transportation previewed four of the options to solving the Cortez Bridge's perils. Three of the choices keep a drawbridge in the design and one is a single-span fixed bridge that has little to no chance due to the pitching of the arch in the span.

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Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014

At Tuesday's BOCC meeting, north county golf cart drivers returned to the commission chambers to get some answers, but what they got was a road block, as to when and where they can start their motors.

 

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Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014

At Tuesday's Manatee County Commission meeting, members of the county's healthcare community agreed to piece-meal the next year of health care costs for the uninsured and under-insured residents of Manatee County through a matching state and federal fund program.

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Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The second and final reading and public hearing of the 2014-15 City of Bradenton budget and property tax rate is scheduled for 5:01 p.m. tonight in the City Hall Council Chambers at 101 Old Main St. The council will consider approving a property tax rate of 5.8976 — which is the existing rate.

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Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014

In an eventful Manatee County Commission meeting Tuesday, local hospitals left with more than $7 million in indigent healthcare funds, golf cart riders got closer to driving on the sidewalks legally, and the commission got to see the many flavors of bridge that FDOT has as options for Cortez. The board also voted narrowly to make it official policy not to allow citizens to give public comment at work sessions unless the commentary regards something on that session's agenda.

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Obituaries

Name Date
Christopher Bouwkamp October 28, 2014
David Rojas October 24, 2014
Monique Staves October 27, 2014
Patricia Gandley October 28, 2014
John Dean October 26, 2014
Viola Heckendorn October 25, 2014
Dennis Sabo October 25, 2014
Donald Smith October 25, 2014
James Powers October 22, 2004
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