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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Published Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Mayor Shirley Grover Bryant and the City of Palmetto welcomed new police chief Scott Tyler at last night's city commission meeting. Tyler was the Deputy Chief when Rick Wells gave his resignation in order to take the number two spot at the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Published Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Manatee County Government will host an informational meeting March 6 to offer information to social service agencies that may want to provide adoption preservation and support services for Manatee County families.

Published Tuesday, March 3, 2015

At Monday's Palmetto City Commission meeting, members approved the appointment of Palmetto Deputy Chief of Police Scott Tyler as the new chief. Commissioners also heard protest from Progressive Waste Solutions on the RFP decision to negotiate a contract with the city's current waste hauler, Waste Management.  



Sunday, March 1, 2015

Published Sunday, March 1, 2015

On Monday, the Palmetto City Commission will workshop, then have a meeting with a vote on an ordinance to amend regulation of solicitation and panhandling, and another to amend the city's 2030 Comprehensive Plan. The BOCC will hear an update on the county's economic development during its workshop on Tuesday. The Bradenton City Council will workshop on Wednesday, and a Land Use meeting will take place on Thursday.


Saturday, February 28, 2015

Published Saturday, February 28, 2015

Manatee County Commissioner Larry Bustle isn't known for being chummy with the press. The retired Air Force officer is usually pretty tight-lipped especially with The Bradenton Times, who have covered more than a couple of his faux pas over the years. But at Tuesday's meeting, he let the world know what he thought of TBT county government reporter John Rehill on public television.


Friday, February 27, 2015

Published Friday, February 27, 2015

Port Manatee and its stakeholders look to benefit from full federal funding of a feasibility study related to deepening of its channel and harbor area. Manatee Harbor, near the Gulf of Mexico entrance to Tampa Bay, is one of only 10 waterways in the continental United States identified for such U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funding in the fiscal 2016 civil works budget announced earlier this month by President Obama.

Published Friday, February 27, 2015

The new Southwest Manatee district to reinvest in aging areas is taking form, tourism numbers continue to break records and the County’s economic development incentives continue to create or retain thousands of local jobs. Manatee County Administrator Ed Hunzeker discussed those and a host of other local government accomplishments in his Annual Report to the County Commission on Tuesday.


Thursday, February 26, 2015

Published Thursday, February 26, 2015

During Wednesday's Bradenton City Council meeting, former Manatee County Commissioner and TBT Publisher Joe McClash spoke about what he said was the Southwest Florida Water Management District's disregard for considering local land development regulations when issuing permits for development.

Published Thursday, February 26, 2015

At Wednesday's meeting, the Bradenton City Council voted to approve a special request to allow Nicholas & Hale LLC to install barbed wire at 2505 Manatee Avenue East. Councilman Gene Gallo was absent from the meeting.


Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Manatee County citizens who showed up to object to the county's request to adopt a resolution coupling Animal Network with Animal Services in partnership recognized more annulment than ceremony.


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Name Date
George Bushong April 24, 2015
Confesor Corniel-Rodriguez April 19, 2015
John Colleary _
Nelson Crosby April 18, 2015
Carmen Andersen April 19, 2015
Merlin Gnegy April 18, 2015
Lilian Gonzalez April 18, 2015
Donna Hill April 18, 2015
Roy Tunstall April 17, 2015
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