Bradenton Times News Articles
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.more»
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.
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.more»
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.more»
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.more»
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.more»
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.more»
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.more»
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.