Bradenton Times News Articles
The Sarasota-Manatee MPO will conduct a joint meeting the Charlotte-Punta Gorda MPO just before having its own meeting at the Venice Community Center on Monday; the Palmetto City Commission will workshop then have a meeting through the afternoon and evening. On Tuesday, the BOCC will hear a petition by Cargor Partners VIII - Long Bar Pointe LLLP requesting commissioners to adopt an ordinance that would establish a Community Development District in Long Bar Pointe. Later on Tuesday, the Manatee School Board may come to a decision regarding whether to terminate former Manatee High Assistant Principle Greg Faller. Wednesday, the Bradenton City Council will hear information from City Planning Director Tim Polk on modification of the WCI-Tidewater community.more»
At Tuesday's BOCC Workshop, members discussed options to the fate of five of the many county properties which sit vacant within the county, unable to generate more value than cost. From stalled plans for a convention center hotel to an east county water park, proposals have fallen through. County Administrator Ed Hunzeker said, "This is an invitation to negotiate."more»
Coastline West Realty of Florida is happy to announce that Alicia Armstrong, Realtor, has joined their Bradenton office as a Sales Associate. Alicia is a native of Clearwater, FL, and has also lived in Texas, Georgia, Tennessee and Colorado. Armstrong has extensive office and property management experience, also works as a Pre-School Ministry Director, and has been an actively licensed Real Estate agent since 2012.more»
Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, is very pleased to announce that Johna Kennedy-Preston has joined our Healthcare Advisory Services Team as a Senior Medical Consultant.more»
At Tuesday's Manatee County Commission work session, members were given a presentation that identified a hole it the county fiscal bucket and pointed out how to fix-it. Increase the Facility Investment Fees; a policy that supports growth paying for growth.
Willis A. Smith Construction recently hired Daniel "Dan" Bridinger as its new Assistant Director of Accounting. Mr. Bridinger has 17 years of experience in construction accounting, and will primarily be handling the firm's general accounting in addition to assisting the director of accounting.more»
Dr. Jennifer Leigh has joined Gastroenterology Associates of Manatee, LLC. She possesses in-depth specialized knowledge in identifying and treating disorders of the digestive system.more»
Manatee County Government offices will be closed today to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Also, through the holiday weekend the County's e-mail system will be inactive as IT teams transition more than 1,600 Manatee County Government accounts to Microsoft Outlook e-mail.more»
Local governments will be closed for the holiday on Monday. The BOCC will hold two work sessions on Tuesday: one in the morning (when it will discuss service improvements to transit and citizen comment procedures), then one in the afternoon (when it will discuss the Southwest County Improvement District Plan's Neighborhood Improvement Program and disposal of five surplus county properties). The Bradenton City Council will workshop on Wednesday.more»
All City of Bradenton offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. There are no changes to trash collection this week for city residents.