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The Manatee County Commission's work session Tuesday morning will address work force issues. Later that day, the Manatee School Board will hold a workshop (with discussion regarding the board's transition following Superintendent Mills' retirement), followed by a meeting (when it will vote on approval of providing attorneys for school board officers and employees named in Gagnon v. SBMC). The Bradenton City Council will meet Wednesday, and the Planning Commission will meet Thursday.more»
It's the end of the U.S. Civil War all over again on May 23, when reenactors and living history interpreters "occupy" the early town of Manatee that partially remains in what is now Manatee Village Historical Park.more»
Longtime residents of one of Manatee's oldest neighborhoods are shunned by five of the seven County Commissioners; told to look the other way from the soon-to-be 40-plus foot homes hugging the broken edges of Palma Sola Boulevard.
Tammy Hopper is Manatee County's Employee of the Month for May. The announcement was made at Tuesday's BOCC meeting, during the awards/presentations/proclamations part of the agenda.more»
At Thursday's BOCC Land Use meeting, members approved the Palma Sola Bay Development Inc. project with a 5 to 2 vote. In other business, members were presented with the first draft of the new rewrite of the County's Land Development Code.more»
It happened during Commissioners' comments at the end of Tuesday's BOCC meeting. Commissioner Charles Smith's statement seemingly started out as a jest, but to Commissioner Larry Bustle it crossed the line. "Not in my district," said Bustle. He was talking about Commissioner Smith's recent self-appointed role as the point-man on the Rubonia Community Center.more»
At Thursday's Land Use Meeting, the BOCC will hold the first of two public hearings on various changes to its Land Development Code.more»
At Tuesday's BOCC meeting, members approved the establishment of the Trevesta Community Development District and the Gamble Creek Community Development District. Commissioners also voted to give the county's top attorney a raise in salary and benefits, then struggled during Commissioner Comments with the question, What to do about Rubonia?
At Monday's Palmetto City Commission meeting, members struggled with River Regatta Boat Race officials over a better understanding than what resulted in the 2015 event. Commissioners wanted guarantees and event officials could only promise things would be better next time out. In other business, members voted for a Cemetery Schedule Ordinance.more»
At Tuesday's Manatee County Commission meeting, the BOCC will vote on approval of an ordinance containing a series of amendments to the county's Tourist Development Plan, as well as ordinances that would create two Community Development Districts. In other business, commissioners will hear a housing and marketing trend report with data on work shortage projections for 'millennial' county residents.more»