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Friday, March 21, 2014

Published Friday, March 21, 2014
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At the Manatee Port Authority meeting Thursday, members approved additional funding for the Intermodal Container and Cargo Transfer Yard and additional funding for a cold storage warehouse. The additional funding for both projects is coming from the Florida Department of Transportation Supplemental Joint Participation Agreement program.




Thursday, March 20, 2014

Published Thursday, March 20, 2014

At Tuesday's Manatee County Commission Economic Work Session, Manatee County officials paraded their incentives for business expansion and relocation, project acceleration and fee mitigation, community redevelopment and encouragement zones, with one goal; bringing business to Manatee County.


Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Published Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Late last year, Manatee County Commissioners decided to enter into a dissolution process for both the 14th Street and South County Community Redevelopment Agencies. In turn, they chose to implement a Southwest Tax Increment Financing (SWTIF) process, an effort to bring investment to an even larger segment of southwest Manatee than initially covered by the two CRAs. On January 7 of this year, the BOCC approved the process for both. Commissioners were updated at Tuesday's work session.



Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Published Tuesday, March 18, 2014

At Monday's meeting, commissioners approved a Personnel Policy for city workers, approved a motion to negotiate an RFP contract for garbage and trash pick-up on April 21, and in other business, City Commissioners again requested the precinct list from the Supervisor of Elections. 


Sunday, March 16, 2014

Published Sunday, March 16, 2014

The workshop preceding the Palmetto City Commission's regular meeting on Monday has been cancelled. At that meeting, the commission will vote on whether to approve an amendment to the city code of ordinances to establish a new personnel policy. The BOCC will hold a workshop on Tuesday that will focus on a CRA Update; Jobs Now/Workforce Training; and the Tax Abatement program. The Bradenton Planning Commission will workshop then have a regular meeting on Wednesday, and the Manatee Port Authority will discuss tariff changes when it convenes on Thursday.


Friday, March 14, 2014

Published Friday, March 14, 2014

Mr. Bob Gertz, owner and operator of the Parrot Cove Marina, wants to add 6 births to his 30-birth marina, start to allow live-a-board residents and divide the property into two parts, so that he can remain in his home when retirement calls; trouble is, his neighbors say they are already overwhelmed with the overflow that comes along with this pint-size marina.


Published Friday, March 14, 2014

Starting this month, the City of Bradenton will install new water meters for many residential and commercial users. The plan is to phase out obsolete water meters in order to improve the efficiency of meter reading and billing. The contractor for this project is Utility Metering Solutions.

Published Friday, March 14, 2014

At Thursday's Planning Commission meeting, members recommended approval and rezoning for 120 detached residential dwellings at Pope Road and 44th Avenue East, and recommended approval for an amended Development Order for a 1,362 unit site and 603,000 sq. ft. of commercial space at I-75 and State Road 70. In other business, commissioners struggled to find consensus for specific stipulations on a preliminary site plan for Parrot Cove Marina.


Thursday, March 13, 2014

Published Thursday, March 13, 2014

The expansion of the Turning Points homeless shelter, located in the Bill Galvano One Stop Center in Bradenton, was the cause of lengthy debate at Wednesday's city council meeting. Councilman Bemis Smith, who brought up the issue during Council Reports, was of the view that the legality of the special use permit given to the shelter for the expansion's was at the least, highly questionable. 

Published Thursday, March 13, 2014

Sarasota Count smart-growth group Control Growth Now will celebrate its 25th Anniversary this Saturday. Former Sarasota County Administrator Randall Reid will be honored as the CGN Citizen of the Year. Reid was hired to replace Jim Ley, who resigned in 2012 amid a massive purchasing scandal. Reid was lauded by citizens and good government activists as an open, honest and fair administrator who stood up for the citizens and the community – not just the privileged few.

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Name Date
James Sexton April 17, 2014
Francis O'Connor April 4, 2014
Duane Silver April, 2014
Norma Semrinec April 15, 2014
Lee Jackson April, 2014
Virginia Goodhew April 11, 2014
Dorothy Hackett April 9, 2014
Margaret Nelson April 9, 2014
Robert McNally April 2, 2014
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